The Cradle of the Renaissance Era. For many, Florence is synonym to style both in its glorious past and today's Italian fashion. Commerce and culture, art and science, industry and craft, this is a city where every aspect of humanity is represented in excellence. Known for the contribution of its citizens to the Arts and Sciences, Florence is a place that delights its visitors. This was the home of great personalities such as Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolo Machiavelli, Michelangelo Bounarotti, Dante Aligheri, Raphael, and the Medici family among others. Their legacy can be admired in its museums, Galleria degli Uffizi, one of the largest museums of the world, Galleria dell'Accademia, where the famous David by Michelangelo is located, churches and cathedrals, Orsanmichele, Duomo - Santa Maria del Fiore and Baptistery - two of the oldest monuments of Florence, and squares, Piazza della Signoria, one of the political hubs of Florence for centuries where many famous sculptures are located. Step back into a Fiat and Vespa-filled Renaissance.