One of Italy’s most atmospheric and beautiful cities, Florence contains a spectacular array of renaissance art and architecture within its compact and vibrant centre. One of its most iconic sites is the Florence Cathedral, with its terra-cotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and bell tower designed by Giotto. Also the Sights of note include the Duomo, the Uffizi gallery, Pitti Palace and the Boboli gardens. The city also offers the finest culinary traditions of Tuscany, in particular olive oil, meat dishes and Chianti wine.