City of Lilies

The heart and soul of Renaissance art and architecture is found in Florence and surrounded by the natural beauties of the Tuscany region.
During the Middle Ages, it was a financial center of European trade and the birthplace of the Renaissance which then spread throughout Europe. Florence continues to be world-renowned for its famous masterpieces and historic landmarks. Italians have a zest for learning, loving and living which is reflected in their lifestyle especially when it comes to their traditional foods. From Florentine steak to pizza and gelato, they have perfected the art of delicious, Mediterranean cuisine.