There are few cities in the world that can rival Florence Italy for its rich history and beauty.

Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, and of the province of Florence. Florence lies on the Arno River and it is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and was long ruled by the Medici family. Florence keeps an exceptional artistic heritage which is a marvelous evidence of its aged culture. Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, lived in Florence as well as Arnolfo and Andrea Pisano, renewers of architecture and sculpture; Brunelleschi, Donatello and Masaccio forefathers of the Renaissance, Ghiberti and the Della Robbias, Filippo Lippi and Angelico; Botticelli, Paolo Uccello and the universal genius of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.

The Historic Centre of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1982 .

Uffizi apartment is one of the prettiest vacation rental apartments in the very centre of Florence. It is located just behind the Uffizi Gallery - across the street ! - in an elegant, quiet and clean neighbourhood.

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Excellent location, few steps from Uffizi Gallery; steps from Signoria square and Old Bridge. You have a just a short walk to the Duomo, Palazzo Strozzi, Bargello, Piazza della Repubblica and the state museums. Walking between Renaissance architecture, streets filled with historic coffee bars and fascinating shops.