The Flowering of the Renaissance

Michelangelo captured David’s indignation and determination in his expression.

The Baptistery is green and white marble only, no flowers; the newly baptized would emerge through the Gates of Paradise to enter the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Flower, made from green, white and pink marble, with stylized flowers everywhere.

This beautiful building is topped with Brunelleschi’s famous Dome.










Top off the day with Steak Florentine and chianti!