International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Florence & the Chianti Region

Location: Italy


Explore the "Cradle of the Renaissance," home to artists such as Michelangelo, Masaccio, Donatello and Ghiberti, and view their masterpieces as you tour the famous Uffizi Gallery. Wander through the central square and marvel at Brunelleschi's towering Duomo and Ghiberti's golden Gates of Paradise. Spend the afternoon walking through the bustling San Lorenzo market where you can find everything from pasta and vegetables to purses, belts and shoes. End the day by enjoying stunning views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo.

Continue onto the Chianti region and visit a vineyard, typical of the region. Enjoy the picturesque views of the valleys and surrounding hillsides that stretch out into the distance, and complete the visit with a wine and food tasting highlighting the area's best culinary treasures.

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