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Things to do in Florence

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The jewel city of Florence lies in the Tuscany region of Italy. Florence is in a fertile valley surrounded by the Appenine Mountains. The valley has many vineyards and olive groves.

Places to visit in Florence include the Plazza Signoria with the impressive Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia del Lanzi. The old city center includes such sights as the Franciscan Church of Santa Ceoce and the cathedral with the cupola by Brunelleschi and Giotto's bell tower. Nearby is the Accademia Gallery with the statue of David by Michelangelo.

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Florence is near many places for a day side trip including Pisa and the famous leaning tower. The picture perfect seaside village of Cinque Terre is also nearby. Day trips to Rome are also available from Florence.

Five day motorcoach trips from Rome are available visiting Pisa, Florence and Venice.