Florence was an incredibly important and influential city during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance being named both "the Athens of the Middle Ages" and the "Jewel of the Renaissance". Today Florence is best known for its influence in art and architecture that was left behind during this time. Some locations became a UNESCO World Heritage Site are visited millions of people each year!
International students flock to this city to learn Italian and to experience Florence's art and history. Florence is one of the best preserved Renaissance cities and one of the most beautiful in the world!