Florence holiday package covering museums, buildings, beautiful cathedrals and churches can be a memorable time which one can cherish forever. Florence being an old city is full of historical monuments and museums which are full of rare beauties to keep tourists busy during their entire holiday package to Florence. This city also possesses elegant streets, squares, buildings and beautiful and attractive market places which make holiday package to Florence a trip to the glorious past of the city and its role in Renaissance.
The Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore situated in the religious heart of the city, Piazza San Giovanni, once was the biggest building in Europe, the work of green, pink and white marble on the façade, elaborate doors and stunning statues inside makes it extremely beautiful and Burnelleshi's dome inside is a masterpiece. This massive, historical and very beautiful monument is must see in every Florence holiday package.
Close to Cathedral of Santa Maria is 14th century Giotto's Bell tower, this 85 meter high construction was a creation of three architects and provides a breathtaking view of the city. It has a beautiful dome and being close to Santa Maria Cathedral one can enjoy picturesque view of the cathedral too. This place too is not to miss in every Florence holiday package.
Accademia Gallery is one of the major attractions of Florence and essential part of every Florence Holiday Package. This place is home to many old florentine paintings from the period between 13th to 18th centuries. The prize possession of this place is Michelangelo's David, a statue which is considered as a symbol of Renaissance movement, it has many other sculptures of Michelangelo and very interesting collection of musical instruments.
Uffizi Museum is another place and an integral part of Florence Holiday packages, this place is the oldest museum of Europe which was started as an exhibition center of Medici's collection. Today this museum holds 1600 pieces of art displayed in 45 different rooms. It has art pieces of great masters like Michelangelo, Leonardo da vinci, Giotto, Botticelli, Perugino and Raphael.
Palazzo Vecchio too is an important monument because of its historical importance, for centuries this place has been a center of political activity and has stood as symbol of the city. Decorated by the works of Michelangelo and Vasari it has now been converted into a museum. The historical importance and its beauty make it a part of Florence Holiday Packages.
Ponte Vechhio is a bridge but oldest surviving bridge in Florence which was built in 13th century. This bridge is popular amongst tourist because it provides a very mesmerizing view of river Arno and on the Oltarno side of the bridge is Manneli tower built in medieval times. This place is also a part of Florence holiday packages and tourist love to purchase articles from Gold and silversmith shops on the bridge.
Boboli Gardens and Pitti Palace are famous as these not only provide lovely view of the city but also have numerous galleries and museums. These museums have works of masters of modern art, costume designs and silver articles. This place belonged to Medici family and has some part of their collection too. No Florence holiday package is complete without visiting this place to get the feel of old glory and grandeur of the city.
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