Apartments in Florence Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, is a city overflowing with art, culture and romance. The architecture is a testament to a splendorous past. If that isn’t enough, the Tuscan capital is surrounded by typical Mediterranean landscapes, dotted with grapevines, olive groves and enchanting villages. If you plan on visiting Florence for business, a romantic weekend, a family holiday or with a group of friends we have a wide range of apartments at your disposal. Renting an apartment in Florence is a great alternative to staying in a hotel, offering competitive pricing and all the comforts of home. You will enjoy more space, a more relaxed atmosphere and greater privacy. Our holiday apartments in Florence come with a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, washing machine, WiFi and other comforts to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Eating Out in Florence Vegetables and locally grown meat feature heavily in Florentine cuisine. One of the most emblematic dishes is Steak Florentine, a succulent char grilled T-bone steak drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salt. Other typical dishes include “ribollita”, a hearty Tuscan soup and “panzanella” a salad made from bread, tomato, onion and basil. A typical dessert is small almond flavoured biscuits called “cantucci” which are usually served accompanied with sweet wine. Monuments in Florence Florence is like a magnificent open air museum which contains many artistic treasures from the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods. The heart of Florence is the Piazza della Signoria where you can find the Palazzo Vecchio with its tall tower. The white marble façade and the impressive domed roof of the Florence cathedral is another of the city’s symbols. The Ponte Vecchio, Ufizzi Gallery and the Galleria dell’Accademia which houses Micheal Angelo’s David are other must see sights of Florence. Shopping in Florence The fashion empires of Gucci and Roberto Cavalli began in Florence, as well as other Italian designers however that doesn’t mean the shopping in Florence is limited only to luxury goods. The markets of San Lorenzo or Porcellino are full of antiques, handmade products and fresh produce. Typical artisanal products in Florence are leather goods, accessories made of silk and fine paper. Florence with Children Apart from the delicious pizzas and exquisite gelatos children will absolutely love the fairytale Boboli gardens. The Leonardo Da Vinci Museum, dedicated to his and other inventions is another great place for children, their imagination and curiosity is sure to be awakened as they marvel at the works of this great man. Florence Nightlife Florence is a university city which gives the night a special atmosphere. Give yourself to the night as you lose yourself amongst the many bars and clubs of the city. Although the bars and clubs are spread out throughout the city the main areas to go out in Florence are around the Cathedral. On the south side of the river, in Oltrarno, you can find a more laidback bohemian crowd. Why Rent with Friendly Rentals? Friendly Rentals has a wide range of apartments in Florence. From large apartments suited to groups or families travelling with children to small studio apartments perfectly suited to those looking fro the perfect romantic weekend getaway in Florence. All of our apartments are centrally located meaning you will have restaurants and everything else only minutes away. Our apartments in Florence have been carefully selected to ensure they meet your exacting standards and are regularly inspected. We are always available to answer any queries you have whether it is during office hours or on our 24 hour emergency hotline.