Italian job: What to do in Florence?

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The old proverb says that all roads lead to Rome… but you’d do well to go a bit up north and experience the renaissance Italy – in Florence! This beautiful Italian town is catching the eyes of travelers for centuries (remember Tea with Mussolini) and it has so much to offer – grab a guy on yec.com and enjoy this picturesque city together!

Once in Florence (vegans and vegetarians, skip to the next paragraph please) you’ll immediately notice Florentine steak – it’s a monstrously huge slab of beef that the Florentines call dinner. If you manage to eat it whole, you’ll earn the respect of your man, proving that you’re a man’s man (no pun intended).

Florentine steak – part meal, part protein, part challenge.

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Of course, Florence isn’t all about eating delicious food (you can get that in any part of Italy – they seem to be the masters of cooking) – it’s all about the art! Galleria degli Uffizi (Uffizi gallery) is one of the world’s best museums – Piazza della Signoria, where it is located, is breathtaking, and the museum offers a unique chance to gaze upon the works of true masters of shapes, colors and styles.

Piazza della SIgnoria

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Uffizi gallery

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Florence has several prominent campaniles (bell towers), but Giotto’s Campanile is easily the most beautiful one – with a height of 85 meters (280 feet) and beautiful carvings and works of art, it’s truly a sight to behold!

Giotto’s Campanile – beautiful work of art!

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And, of course, no visit to Florence would be complete without Michelangelo’s masterpiece – the statue of David! Original David can be seen at Galleria dell’Accademia, but there’s a replica just outside.

Statue of David.

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