― Beautiful Florence Firenze, Italia ∙ Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and the province of Florence. The most populous city in Tuscany. The city's economy and its writers, painters, architects and philosophers all made Florence a model of Renaissance culture. ∙ Florence is famous for its history, it is known as the cradle of the Renaissance for it's monuments, churches and buildings. Talented artists left their mark with magnificent buildings [...].