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Objects of interest in the Tuscany

                                                   coat of arms of the city                              of District                                 coat of arms of the Medici

The largest and city of the Tuskany usually-visited with security lies in the basin of the Arno, surround by hills, which rise in the north rapidly to the Apennin. The offer at objects of interest and art treasures is much too extensively, over also only on to be able to seize approaching everything. But most visitors want also only win one impression and saw the most important buildings. Unfortunately the
city has meanwhile trouble to bear the constant and strong Tourismus run on and does not even come around in the winter around a certain row. A small roundtrip the landmarks of the city should include:
first the wonderful Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore with its multicolored marble lining and the stately dome Brunelleschis. In addition belongs the older Baptisterium San Giovanni (11.-12nd Jh.) in the protoroman style and the Campanile (very good prospect). Just as famous is the Piazza della Signoriaalsothe Palazzo Vecchio, me long lot David and the well of Neptun, and a little further the medievalArnrobridge Ponte Vecchio, on that itself the old goldstores line up closely together. The Palazzo del Bargello is the oldest received local palace, the loggia dei Lanzi a building of representations of the citygovernment. The palaces that rich fiorentiner families Palazzo Strozzi, Palazzo Rucellai point towardit that typical architectural style of the fiorentiner Renaissance up. The Palazzo Pitti to southernbank of the Arno by the Medici one bought, which put on beside it the Giardini di Boboli. Regarding Churches point themselves the first characteristics of the Renaissance with  San Lorenzo, to that Frontsof Santa Maria Novella and San MiniatoFranziskaner church Santa Croce savesnumerous art treasures in its inside, and except-accustoms completely building of churches is Orsanmichele,a converted grain store. Of the PiazzaleMichelangelo out is offered a beautiful view from above on thecity. One should visit oneself also the old market hall built in art nouveau, because there can youeverything buy which to the palate benefit belonged.
aluminium Monte. The   or

trips into the privince: 
Fiesole is alone already well-known as lookout point, because as from here one sees Florence only from few Points. Is
the hill small town etrusk. Origin and thus older than the Roman Florenz. Remainders etrusk. Walls, roem. Amphiteater,
remainders of hot springs, Roman cathedral S. Romolo, Palazzo Petroio,  Church Sant'Alessandro,Palazzo Vescovile
and the monastery San Francesco.  Completely in the proximity the interesting Church Badia Fiesolana and the mansion
Medici from the early Renaissance. Also in the proximity of Borgo San Lorenzo, the principal place of the Mugello,
which was again developed after an earthquake 1919 (Pieve San Lorenzo), are the castle-similar mansion Cafaggiolo,
a summer seat of the Medici, and that Castello del Trebbiowith gardens from that 15. Jh. Scaperia: Palazzo dei Vicari.
Surrounded by close stone oaks of forests the monastery Vallombrosa lies (at the 11. century). The small old part of
town of Certaldo, determined by buildings of bricks , lies on a hill over the Elsa valley. In the church SS. Michele e Jacopo
is kept the body of the poet Boccaccio, in that Casa Boccaccio its old age to have spent is. At the city hall Palazzo Pretorio
remind numerous Coat of arms to the fiorentiner city owners.
Empoli lives today mainly on the industry (glass), has however also a cathedral worth seeing, those Collegiata di S. Andrea
to the Piazza Farinata degli Uberti and some interesting museums. Not far northern Vinci ,the place of residence
Leonardo's (museum) lies, however in the nearby Anchiano was born (birth house).  Castelfiorentino exhibits
a Cappella della Visitazione (Fresken); Barberino Val d'Elsa still city bricks from that 13. Jh. and a Palzzo Pretorio. In the
proximity the castle ruin Semifontes. Impruneta, at the edge fiorentiner chianti, is admits for its red clay/tone and its
Terracottavasen. Worth seeing the church S. Maria dell'Impruneta with a two-story cloister.
Also worth seeing Greve in chianti with the pretty  arcade market place.
Close Panzano in chianti those Roman Pieve S. Leonino with cloister.