10Florence, Italy

Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a living museum of art and architecture. The city’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasts masterpieces like Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell’Accademia and Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus at the Uffizi Gallery. Wandering through Florence’s cobbled streets, visitors encounter magnificent cathedrals, such as the iconic Duomo, and charming piazzas brimming with life.