If you are in Florence and you want to explore it in a not ordinary way, take a promenade through the most characteristic sites of the city which are often left out of the traditional touristic itineraries.
Start at the central train stration and walk until the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, a square dominated by the wonderful façade of the church. It is a perfect combination between Gothic and Renaissance styles.
This is the city that houses the oldest university in the world, since it was founded in 1088. Bologna has always been very important over years, since Etruscans times, up to Middle Ages.
It is situated in the centre-north of Italy, and it is its seventh largest city in the country.
If you love photographs and you want to see something different in the first capital of Italy, you can’t miss Henri Cartier-Bresson Photographe.
It is a very interesting exhibition where you can admire more than a hundred black and white pictures shot by the French artist during his career, between the early 30’s and the end of the 70’s.