Thousands of people are drawn to Italy each year, attracted by the rich culture and history that the country has to offer. As a result, Florence is one of the most visited cities within Italy, and as such, has a wide range of accommodation on offer for tourists. The best choice for anyone wishing to get a better feel for the city, though, would be to stay at a holiday rental apartment in Florence Historic Centre. This places the holidaymaker right at the heart of things, whilst at the same time, provides all the facilities and comforts that help it to feel like a home away from home. In what can at times be an expensive city, the fully-fitted kitchen is also a welcome feature that can help to cut down on the number of times that eating out is necessary.
Most people that choose to stay in self catering accommodation in Florence Historic Centre will be doing so in order to see the many wonderful attractions and landmarks. There are some options for those people seeking physical activities, though, and these include walks around some of the parks, cycling and golf. As with all cities, there are also a number of gyms and leisure facilities, but most of these would require memberships, although the occasional one might take day visitors.
There are many places of interest to visit both close by and further out from the holiday rental apartment in Florence Historic Centre. The closest place is the Piazza della Signoria, which is considered to be the heart of the historic centre. There are many amazing buildings and statues here which are held in the Loggia della Signoria. Other significant attractions include Il Doumo which is a large, awe inspiring Gothic cathedral; The Baptistery which is one of the oldest buildings in Florence, and the Ponte Vecchio which is the oldest surviving bridge in Florence.
Florence has a Mediterranean climate, which is typified by hot, humid summers and mild winters. Rainfall is spread evenly through the year, with approximately 70mm per month falling. The months of June through to August are both the hottest and the most humid, where the day time average high temperatures can reach 30 degrees Celsius. The lows rarely go beneath 16 degrees. During the winter, the average day time highs can still be 10 degrees, with lows at 2 degrees. This means that a holiday in Florence Historic Centre can be taken at any time of year.
Florence does have its own airport, named the Peretola Airport (FLR). This airport does take in flights from around Europe, but its connections to the UK are more limited. Currently, only two services are available, which are Meridiana Fly who connect with London Gatwick (LGW) and Cityjet who fly out of London City (LCY). Although car rental is available at the airport, it is not really needed for a stay in a holiday rental apartment in Florence Historic Centre.