Invest in an Italian mortgage for Florence
Described as the jewel of the Renaissance, Florence – also known as Firenze – was home to the forefathers of Italian art such as Cimambue and Giotto and geniuses Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Evidence of the city’s creative history can be seen all around from the infamous Michelangelo’s David standing proudly in the Piazza della Signoria to the masterpieces enclosed in the world famous Uffizi gallery. With direct roads leading to Siena, Rome Naples and Pisa, the rest of Italy is within easy reach of Florence making it the ideal place to invest your Italian mortgage.
Get to know this city of culture with an Italian mortgage
Florence’s skyline is dominated by the vast Brunelleschi’s dome, the third largest Christian church. The church is just one of hundreds of churches dotted around the city which are filled with some of the finest art in the world – San Miniato al Monte, San Lorenzo, Santa Maria Novella, Santa Trinita, the Brancacci Chapel at Santa Maria della Carmine, Santa Croce, Santo Spirito, SS Annunziata, Ognissanti and plenty of others.
The city also boasts over 80 museums including Palazzo della Signoria (aka Palazzo Vecchio) – famed for its magnificent rooms and great works of art – The Archeological Museum and The Museum of the History of Science.
Walk over the famous Ponte Vecchio with an Italian mortgage
If however shopping is more your scene or you need a break from the plethora of culture on offer, the high-end jewellery lining the Ponte Vecchio Bridge will certainly not disappoint. This medieval bridge spans over the river Arno and has been filled with goldsmiths since the butchers, fishmongers and greengrocers were ousted by Cosmino I in the 16th century.
Florence is synonymous with style. The city has some of the most famous shops in the world including Gucci, Pucci, Ferragamo, Valentino, Prada, Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Beccelati and Frette; enough to please any fashion savvy buyer.
After the shops close, its time to sample the simple Tuscan dishes from one of the many restaurants that line the city’s streets. Tuscan food is renowned for its use of simple and natural ingredients; rich sauces and heavy flavours are not to be found here. Tomato stews, bread soups and steak are most commonly on the menu and should be enjoyed with the top-grade Chiantis produced from the many vineyards that adorn the surrounding countryside.
Fall in love with beautiful Florence and opt for an Italian mortgage
Florence has so much to offer prospective property buyers in Italy. The rich culture and array of Renaissance architecture and artwork that fill the city make it a city full of delights that you can’t help but fall in love with.
If you are interested in looking at Italian mortgages for this enchanting city, Conti are the people to contact. Our knowledge of the ins and outs of mortgages for Italy makes us the perfect choice for Italian mortgages. Speak to one of our advisers today on +44 (0)1273 77281.
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