You’ll be overwhelmed by Florence’s rich history while visiting the Uffizi, Florence’s most famous museum that houses the Medici family’s collection of art—including works from Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo. Walking through the streets of Florence, you’ll be overpowered by the feeling that this city, the capital of the beautiful Italian state of Tuscany, was the birthplace of the European Renaissance and a metropolis that exuded its cultural influence for centuries. Home to the powerful Medici family, who cultivated Florence as a center for the arts during the sixteenth century, the city’s rich offering of art and cultural history is astounding. You’ll be charmed by Florence’s beauty and majestic allure when exploring the Pitti Palace, the Florentine Royal Palace, and Florence’s stunning cathedral, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore. You’ll marvel at the city’s beautiful parks and marketplaces, where this lively city reveals its true charm.