Four amazing days in Florence – Marilyn and Alf

Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, as seen from Piaz...

Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, as seen from Piazza della Signoria (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Detail of the in the Plaza della Sign...

English: Detail of the in the Plaza della Signoria, in Florence. Français : Détail de la Fontaine de Neptune, sur la Plaza della Signoria, à Florence. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The achiepiscopal seminary of Florence, seen f...

The achiepiscopal seminary of Florence, seen from the other bank of Arno river. Italiano: Il seminario arcivescovile maggiore fiorentino. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: The Duomo in Florence, seen at sunset...

English: The Duomo in Florence, seen at sunset. Français : Le Duomo à Florence, au coucher du soleil. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Florence

Florence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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English: Michelangelo's David (original statue... English: Michelangelo’s David (original statue) Deutsch: David von Michelangelo (Original aus der “Accademia” in Florenz) Nederlands: David van Michelangelo (het originele beeld) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For us, Florence will surely be one of the highlights of our “Taking the slow road to Cyprus” adventure.

There are two key reasons why Florence, one of the World’s most beautiful cities’, attracts UNESCO millions of tourists annually – art and architecture. Supporting attractions include restaurants, shops and markets.

The biggest attractions are probably:

One of the personal highlights for Marilyn was the Gucci Museum with its ninety year history of Gucci fashion.

The main downsides for Florence are probably the crowds and the costs.

We observed tourists from around the World and most noticeably Americans, Japanese, French, and…

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