Florence • Italy 2008
26th August 2008 12:36
Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy. The city is considered a cultural, artistic and architectural gem.
Florence was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Politically, economically, and culturally it was the most important city in Europe for around 250 years; from some time before 1300 until the early 1500s.