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Read full article "Gardens in Florence"
Take time to take a break in between visiting museums and churches to enjoy some of Florence's beautiful gardens. Here are our favorites in the center, some with the added advantage of offering a great view!
Read full article "Last Supper in Santa Croce"
One of Giotto’s most talented followers, Taddeo Gaddi dedicated thirty years to the decoration of the refectory of Santa Croce (between 1334 and 1366), which even if devastated during the 1966 flood of Florence, still allows us to appreciate Gaddi's talent.
Read full article "Last Suppers in Florence"
Far from most of the crowds, there is a fascinating journey you can follow in Florence following the specific theme in religious art of "Last Suppers". These can all be visited for FREE in Florence and give you an idea of what inspired Leonardo da Vinci's more famous scene in Milan, as well as give you a chance to go on an adventure to decipher art symbols and religious iconography. Join us!
Read full article "Florence's Duomo"
The famous cathedral dome dominates the skyline of Florence, with its eight white ribs against a background of terracotta tiles. Close up it is so huge as to be quite overwhelming.
Read full article "Accademia Gallery"
The Accademia houses Michelangelo's David, easily the most famous sculpture in the world. Once inside, you'll also see Michelangelo's unfinished and powerful Prisoners, along with a few works by Perugino, Giambologna, and Botticelli.
Read full article "Uffizi Gallery"
One of the world's top art museums, the Uffizi Gallery houses some of the most important works of the Renaissance, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Giotto, Botticelli and Michelangelo and a large collection of Greek and Roman sculptures.
Read full article "Museum Bookings"
Florence attracts millions of visitors every year. Often you have to stand in line for hours before entering the Uffizi Gallery or the Accademia. It's better to book your tickets in advance.
Read full article "Exhibits in Florence"
A list of exhibits currently going on in Florence, with details on opening hours, ticket costs and general description of the exhibits.
Read full article "Piazza della Signoria"
Standing in the Piazza della Signoria with the shadow of the forbidding Palazzo Vecchio, it is impossible to escape the sense of Florence’s past political might.
Read full article "Leonardo da Vinci Museum" Go to www.mostredileonardo.com
The museum, located a block off the Duomo, offers real-size reconstructions of some of Leonardo da Vinci's most impressive designs from his notebooks, including machines of war, machines of civil utility and flying machines in his search of making man take flight. A visit to this museum is a special occasion to journey back in time to learn more about the life and mind of the genius from Vinci.
Read full article "Uffizi Tours"
The Uffizi Gallery is Italy's most visited museum. Avoid long lines and enjoy your visit to the Uffizi in the company of a tour guide that will explain and place into the context the beauty and wonder of the masterpieces in the Uffizi.
Read full article "3 days in Tuscany"
Looking for suggestions on what to see in Tuscany in just 3 days? Here you find suggestions on what you must see and do in Tuscany even if you have only 3 days to spend in Italy.
Read full article "Medici Villa at Castello"
Visit the Medici Villa at Castello and its splendid Italian garden. Designed by Tribolo, the same architect of the famous Boboli Gardens in Florence, the garden's many statues and fountains, the Cave of Animals, secret gardens and more are a delight to enjoy a quiet day during your trip to Florence. Just a bus ride away, and entrance is free!
Read full article "City Museums in Florence"
Here's a list of the “city” museums in Florence, with address and hours, which should help you have everything on hand when deciding where to go next as you visit the city.
Read full article "Medici Villa Petraia"
Visit the Villa and the beautiful Italian garden that surrounds the villa that used to be the home to the Medicis, the Lorraines and even the king of Italy. This gem is waiting to be discovered, as it off the beaten track and off many itineraries.
Read full article "Planetarium in Florence"
Lovers of the stars and our solar system cannot miss the chance to see the interesting planetarium of Florence and participate in one of the guided visits offered by expert astronomers.