Narrow, angling and stone-paved roads flanked by medieval tower houses and renaissance palaces topped with decorative overhanging cornices open up to piazze boasting monumental iconic architecture.

Villa Aurora is located about 15 min from downtown and can be easlily reached by tram, each student is provided with a public transportation pass good for your entire stay.

Things to do in Florence

Stop in one of the dozens of world-class museums in the city with the highest density of internationally esteemed artworks in the world. A few to get you going:

UFFIZI- painting and sculpture

ACCADEMIA sculpture (DAVID)- painting, musical instruments

PALAZZO PITTI- painting, sculpture, decorative arts, royal apartments, costume/fashion

PALAZZO VECCHIO- civic museum

PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA- the Roman Heart of Florence

PONTE VECCHIO- an everlasting symbol of Florence

Our Faves

Here you will find pins to some of our favorite spots here in this amazing city.

Florence is a city that is full of art, history, fashion, culture, food, and so much more. Being known predominantly as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is still engulfed in the same splendor to this day. With architecture that can be seen as works of art that concealed inside their walls even more works of art, some of which come from the hands of some of the most famous and prestigious artists throughout history.

This lively city has so much to offer. We invite you to join us and discover with us some of our favorite spots, and eventually you too will get to explore this amazing city for yourself and find your own favorite spots.

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