Travel guide to Florens
Without exaggerating, Tuscany is the most photographed and circumcirkle region. It has a long history and beautiful landscape. Florence is the centre of Tuscany which is definitely worth a visit.
Florence was founded in 58 BC. In the 1300s Florence was the richest city in Europe and it was during the Florentine Renaissance that Brunelleschi became the father of modern architecture. It was then Botticelli painted the "Venus" and spring ", Michelangelo sculpted" David "before he was summoned to Rome by the pope.
Communications in Florence
Airport: Florence, Pisa and Bologna
Florence airport is small and flexible. Upon arrival you come directly out to the rental cars, tourist information as well as taxis and buses. Upon departure is a cafe and a few souvenir shops.
Florence Airport Amerigo Vespucci Information International +39 055 30 61 702
Pisa Airport is the biggest in Toscany.
Pisa aereporto Galileo Galilei +39 050 9 293 78.
Train/bus from/to Pisa:
20 min from Florence airport to the central trainstation, price 4€. From Pisa airport it goes fast trains to Florence.
Taxi from airport costs around 20€ depending on traffic and how musch luggage you have. It takes around 20-30 minutes.
There is a charabane, a red double-decker, that you solve ticket to and then you can jump on and off for 24 hours. The price is 20 euros and that includes a pair of headphones and guided tours in various languages, including English language. Read on:
With S.I.T.A you can take the bus to several Tuscan cities, like Siena, Tavarnelle, San Gimignano (with a change in Poggibonsi) or Greve. Bus tickets can be purchased at the SITA bus station, near the train station.
Nice markets in Florence
Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo
Piazza del Mercato Centrale
mon – sat. 7 – 2
Mercato di San Lorenzo
Piazza San Lorenzo
Every day: 9 – 7
Mercato di Sant’ mbrogio
mon - sat 7-2
Mercato delle Pulci
Piazza dei Ciompi
Mercato del Porcellino
Loggiato del Porcellino
Via Porta Rossa every day 9 – 8
Piazza Santo Spirito
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