The cradle of the Renaissance and one of Italy's most visited cities, Firenze (or Florence) is packed to the rafters with must-see landmarks and magnificent monuments. The capital of the Tuscany region is bursting at the seams with palaces, churches and galleries, ensuring there's no shortage of things to see for those visiting the city on a cultural getaway. Bought a ticket and now catching the train to Florence? Firenze Santa Maria Novella, the city's main train station, is located right in the heart of the urban centre, offering essential connections to destinations across the Tuscan area, via regional and direct trains, and the whole Italy, via the famous Frecce, the Trenitalia high-speed, and the rail services on important national routes operated by Italo. The train to Florence from nearby Bologna takes as little as 35 minutes, the journey time from Pisa is 48 minutes, while connections from Milan (Milano Centrale train station) take 1h40mins, and from Rome (Roma Termini train station) 1h30mins. Besides Firenze Santa Maria Novella, the city presents also another major train station, Firenze Campo di Marte.