Renowned as the Cradle of the Renaissance, the spectacular capital of the Tuscany region is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. A school trip to Florence showcases a cultural and historic gem which will mesmerize your students due to its undeniable beauty and charm.
The magnificent Historic Centre of Florence attracts millions of tourist annually and is one of the most visited destinations in Europe. Constructed around the famous Piazza della Signoria and Piazza del Duomo, the centre collects the city’s most important cultural heritage sites. Here, students will be able to explore the Baptistery of Saint John, which was dubbed the Gates of Paradise by Michelangelo, and the unbelievable Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore which is the third largest Christian church in the world and also the symbol of the city as it dominates Florence’s skyline.
The Florentines invented both the Renaissance and Neoclassical architecture, which greatly influenced and revolutionised the way other major cities were in Europe were built. Over the centuries, the exquisite capital has been home to many Renaissance masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Giotto, Brunelleschi and Michelangelo who have left their legacy in a trove of world renowned art and architecture.
Your students will be able to wander through the vibrant narrow streets which evoke a thousand tales and also discover hidden piazzas whilst enjoying various iconic sights, statues and sculptures, and inspiring museums and galleries, such as the Uffizi, Bargello and the Palazzo Pitti.
Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your unforgettable school trip to Florence.