Re-visit the Renaissance and fly with Austrian Airlines to Florence and see for yourself why the Tuscan region of Italy is considered the Athens of the Middle Ages. Known as the "Cradle of the Renaissance," Florence is situated on the River Arno that carries the warm Mediterranean climate throughout the architectural accomplishments of beautiful arches, bridges, cathedrals, monuments, palaces and parks. Florence, the Kingdom of Italy, holds true to its history by showcasing an unparalleled stage of artistic endeavors, languages, musicians, cuisines and the famous Historic Centre that was honorably claimed as a World Heritage Site in 1982. The Tuscan environment is encapsulated within the cobbled streets of Florence, guiding you on a remarkable journey through one of the most beautiful accomplishments in the world. Let the wealth of the Renaissance be painted before you, and awaken intrigue to the sights, sounds and tastes of Florence.