Experience cultural Florence with Institute for CulturelTravel. Our Florence cultural tours offer you the opportunity to see this stunning city at its best. For art lovers there is nowhere quite like Florence. Defining Florence’s landscape are the great churches of the Franciscans and Dominicans which helped shape the cultural development of Italy. They sit alongside the palaces of the Medici and their peers whose artistic patronage helped change the course of art history. Often referred to as the ‘Cradle of the Renaissance’ the city’s museums are unparalleled in their paintings and sculptures. The city offers a plethora of museums and palaces including the Uffizzi Gallery, Academy Gallery, the Medici Chapels and the New Sacristy, the Palazzo Medicic Riccardi, The Church of San Lorenzo, the Princes Chapel and the Palatine Gallery.