Florence, city of art par excellence, birthplace home of the Renaissance at the end of the 14th century and world heritage of humanity by UNESCO, welcomes each year thousands of tourists remaining gaping to admire artistic jewels such as the Gallery of the Academy with Michelangelo’s David, the Uffizi, the Ponte Vecchio, the Palazzo Vecchio and all other architectural works, medieval and Renaissance. Anyway, Florence exudes art and beauty matter what activity you want to perform: relax you?, take photos? or enjoy your historic hotel? After walks in the center of Florence’s Duomo Ponte you Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi and all other points of tourist interest in the Tuscan capital, a good option is to relax somewhere quiet, without too many tourists and with a pleasant atmosphere. San Miniato and Le Cascine, Bobolino Giardino Giardino di Boboli are places that lend themselves to relaxation:-San Miniato is a quiet place located just behind the wall, that separates the area Monte Alle Croci, where is located the Church of San Miniato. Crossing the door of San Miniato and turning to the right, you’ll find yourself on a hill at the back of the medieval city wall. You will appreciate the tranquility, you will not find many people and the path of pavers is going to shake and you will lead, by tipping the wall, to a point overlooking the wonderful houses and fields of olive trees of the famous Tuscan countryside. -Le Cascine is located only 15 – 20 minutes walk from the city centre.
Walking along the Arno River you will reach a road surrounding Florence. On the other side of the road, you will find a few quantos miles of parks, that coming out of the noise of the city you will seem a more idyllic place. -The Bobolino Giardino is a very well maintained public garden which, despite what one might think, is not officially in the Giardino di Boboli, although there it takes the name.