Because you get a first hand experience with history, culture, arts and shopping opportunities!
Just think of Renaissance, Humanism, Dante, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Macchiavelli, the Medici Family, Savonarola, Giotto, Brunelleschi, the Uffizi Gallery…
Florence, Italy boasts almost eighty more museums, the Duomo and many more churches containing numberless pieces of art, the Golden Gates of Heaven, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Signoria, the Temple of Glory of Santa Croce, St. Lawrence and Porcellino Market, etc.
Following our charming local guide, Signorina Serena, you learn all about those places.
But Florence, Italy does not live only of its past, its it a vibrant city pulsating with thousands and thousands of locals and visitors shopping for gold, leather goods, artifacts, clothes, shoes, souvenirs, eating in fancy restaurants or simply strolling and watching people.
Shhhhh: here come five cheerful ladies of my group each carrying a heavy shopping bag. They are singing: “Are you warm are you real, Mona Lisa, or just a cold and lonely, lovely work of art? Mona Lisa!“