Worldwide known as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is one of Europe’s greatest homes of art. It comes as no surprise that every living artist has left a trace of their work in this city. From Michelangelo to Giotto to Tintoretto and Leonardo, Florence is a living and breathing canvas. But there is so much more to Florence than art and monuments. Over the past few years, it has developed a buzzing cultural life that is able to seamlessly blend together opera, contemporary art, theatre, nightlife and more.