Considered the birthplace of Renaissance, Florence is the capital of Tuscany. Its historic center is one of the most visited in the world and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. Florence is also in the top fifty fashion capitals of the world. The old districts still define the geography of Florence: you can know more information in the following sections about Santa Croce, Santa Maria Novella, Oltrarno (San Frediano + Santo Spirito) and Duomo â€“ Cathedral areas and their incredible artistic heritage. Habitat Apartments provide high quality apartments in central Florence, close to Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery and the Brunelleschi Dome.
Pontassieve is a municipality in the Province of Florence in Tuscany, located about 14 kilometers east of Florence. It is located in the Arno valley at the point where the Sieve river flows into the Arno. This is a green zone with many hills and fresh air, that was bombed during the war, but nowadays Pontassieve may charm you with new constructions and restorations.Also Pontassieve is a good location for country vacation accommodations in Tuscany, you can see that life goes slowly there. The municipality is famous because of its numerous churches, “chiesas”, some of them were built in the X century. Pontassieve is a good place to go for wine routes if you are tired of busy Florence´s streets, as it is very good connected and reachable by bus and by train.
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