Florence is the capital of the Tuscany Region. Founded by the Romans in the first century BC. It is a major city with its industries and crafts, trade and culture, art and science. Florence contains an exceptional artistic patrimony, Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, geniuses Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Boccaccio, Dante. And  it is easily accessible from most important places both in Italy and abroad, thanks to the motorway, airport and train station. The Chianti area, between Florence and Siena, is one of the most beautiful countrysides in all of Italy and famous for the production of wine!