Photo of the week: Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy

This week’s travel photo is of Ponte Vecchio over the River Arno in Florence, Italy. This 14th century bridge has a line of shops on each side and is a popular attraction in this beautiful city.

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  • Beautiful! I remember walking across Ponte Vecchio and almost being blinded by all the jewelry in the shops 🙂
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  • Simpo. I Sep 20, 2017

    Great Photo, Florence has very nice places to visit. Florence is a brilliantly sentimental Renaissance city, with hundreds of years of wonderful engineering every step of the way, never neglecting to motivate. One thing you can’t miss is the complex of structures in the Piazza del Duomo, including the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore with its wonderful arch offering far reaching perspectives of the city, the Campanile Bell Tower, and the Baptistry of St John with its broadly luxurious cut bronze entryways. Obviously there are numerous historical centers and exhibitions. You can’t leave without seeing Michelangelo’s David in the Galleria dell’Academia. The San Lorenzo and Little Piggy markets are incredible for shopping and you can unwind in one of Florence’s many parks. Tuscany appreciates an exceptionally hot atmosphere, so for a break from city touring why not go to the shoreline at Viareggio, which is open in less than one and a half hours via auto or prepare. The Crocodile Water Park in Arezzo offers heaps of fun with slides and whirlpools.

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