Florence for Art, Architecture and Atmosphere May 31st 2011 We have spent the last four days of our trip visiting the delights of Florence and believe me you need all that time to appreciate all that the city has to offer. It is a triple 'A' city - Art, Architecture and Atmosphere and they all come in abundance.
The Art is everywhere - the galleries, palaces and churches and it is predominately from the Renaissance period which has its roots in t ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more