History and Art.
Few Italian cities can offer so many modern and efficient facilities in such a small area, that is also full of art and history, as Florence. The city is the beating heart of Tuscany, one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in Italy.
Tuscany is a gently hilly region, known for its vineyards and olive groves. Large houses and small villages are scattered around the low hills. Its rich rolling landscape is complemented by towns that are simply bursting with Renaissance art and architecture.
Named UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982, Florence has more than one million Renaissance artworks. These include masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, and Brunelleschi’s famous masterpiece the Dome.
The hub of Italian fashion since the 1950s, Tuscany is the birthplace of global brands such as Gucci, Pucci, Roberto Cavalli. Moreover, the city’s most influential fashion clan—the Ferragamo—has applied its renowned sense of style to four VIP hotels across the town.
The traditional artisan workshops of the Oltrarno produce some of the finest products including leather craft, gold craft, knitwear, furniture and antiques.
Situated in one of Italy’s best wine-producing areas, with Chianti and Montepulciano among its famous products.
The area is served by two international airports: Florence airport located just 4 kilometres from the city centre, and Pisa.
High-speed trains connect Florence to Rome airport for intercontinental flights in about 2 hours.
Visitors can choose between 550 hotels in Florence, 114 of which are rated 4- and 5-stars.
In the Tuscan region as a whole there are more than 440 hotels rated 4- and 5-stars.
The Florence Congress and Conference Centre has a capacity up to 1,850 seats. Another 150 venues are perfect for conferences and events: villas, historic houses, residences of prestige, theatres and castles, hotels, congress centres and unusual locations.