Florence Travel Guide1 Feb 2016

Florence Travel Guide

Last Christmas holidays we made a one-week travel to Florence, where we visited the main points of interest of the capitol city of Tuscany. We also made some routes by car in order to visit some other places in this region like Siena, Pisa and Vinci, among others.

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Oberhofen Castle24 Apr 2015

Oberhofen Castle

As we were going back to Interlaken after visiting Thun we stopped at Oberhofen. This is a little village on the shore of the lake Thunersee which outstands for its impressive castle. This is maybe one of the most picturesque places in this particular region in Switzerland, and the castle is really famous for its amazing medieval tower and the funny turret over the water.

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Leonardo Museum, Vinci14 Mar 2015

Leonardo Museum, Vinci

Vinci is about 45 km from Florence (in direction to Pisa). This place holds the last museum we visited, about the genius Leonardo da Vinci. There’s another similar museum in Florence, but at the tourism office they recommended us to visit this one in Vinci. And that’s what we did. Vinci is a very little village and its historical centre is closed to the traffic, so you have to leave the car in the surroundings

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Galileo Museum13 Mar 2015

Galileo Museum

Galileo Galilei Museum is an essential place in Florence for everyone passionate about navigation, astronomy, physics, medicine and any other science. It’s also suitable for curious people or for amateur or professional inventors. It’s very close to Ufizzi Gallery, but this museum is pretty less crowded. This is the only place in the world where the gadgets made by Galileo are kept. Here we can see complete scientific collections from the Houses of Medici and

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