We hope you're still enjoying our series of 'Italian' articles as it's high time we took you for another amazing trip. The focus for today is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Considered to be the birthplace of the Renaissance, a centre of medieval European trade and finance, Florence has been called 'The Athens of the Middle Ages'. Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Attracting millions of tourists every year, the Historic City of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. Art and architecture are not the only things Florence is so well known for as it is also an important city for Italian fashion, being ranked in the top 15 fashion capitals of the world.