The city of Florence, in the heart of Tuscany, has attracted artists and scholars since the 13th Century. Modern Florence reflects this rich artistic and cultural heritage and its many museums, galleries and buildings chronicle the advance of the Renaissance. Heart Aches, Buckets Lists, Favorite Places, Favourite Places, Florence Italy, Study Abroad, The Cities, Travel, Silver Jewelry
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Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy - The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. "The Five Lands" is composed of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is the main church of Florence, Italy... ordinarily called the Duomo, Firenze 3 by M. Llorens
Santa Maria del Fiore (also known simply as the Duomo) is the cathedral of Florence known for its distinctive Renaissance dome. Its name ("Saint Mary of the Flower") refers to the lily, the symbol of Florence. The impressive Gothic cathedral complex includes the Duomo, the famous baptistery and a campanile