Ponte Vecchio Bridge in Florence
The only surviving bridge from Florence’s medieval days, generic
Above one side runs the Vasari Corridor, built in late Renaissance and complete with all the artistic and political bravado of the Medici rulers who commissioned it. Nowadays, Ponte Vecchio is one of the city’s best known images and a world renowned monument that draws millions of people to Florence every year. Thousands of couples especially visit the bridge while enjoying a Florence honeymoon as there is a legend according to which if you and your loved one attach a padlock to any surface of the famous bridge and then throw away the key into the Arno River below, your love will last forever. Conclusively, no Florence vacation could be complete without at least some time spent dawdling on the Ponte Vecchio and for that reason we certainly include it in all of our Florence vacation packages.