Latest update: 23 February 2022
The historic town of Vinci is situated within the Metropolitan City of Florence province and has a population of around 15,000.
Standing at an elevation of 97 metres above sea level, it's located a distance of 44 kilometres west of Florence, the regional capital of Tuscany. Places of interest nearby include Carmignano and the Medici Villa La Ferdinanda - Artimino.
The town of Vinci will forever be linked to one of the most illustrious figures in Italian history: it's most famous son, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519). The Renaissance painter, mathematician and engineer was born in the tiny hamlet of Anchiano, a few kilometres to the north of Vinci. The town is something of an homage to the Renaissance genius with the Museo Ideale Leonardo Da Vinci and the Museo Leonardino da Vinci, as well as numerous other references to his work.
Comune di Vinci
Province: Metropolitan City of Florence
Population: 14,744 (source: ISTAT 1 January 2022)
Size: 54 km²
Elevation: 97 metres
Famous native: Leonardo da Vinci, artist/polymath (1452-1519)
Close by: Carmignano, Medici Villa La Ferdinanda - Artimino
Recommended accommodation: Hotel Monna Lisa