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High Fashion at the Pitti Palace

High Fashion at the Pitti Palace

High Fashion and Nature at the Pitti Palace of Florence with the astonishing exhibition Animalia. In the roooms of the Museum of Fashion and Costume, dresses as sculptures, fabrics and embrodery as paintings. Dresses, accessories and jewels belonged to Collectiones from 2000 up to 2018 and have ... More

Verrocchio at Strozzi Palace

Verrocchio at Strozzi Palace

From March 9th until July 14th, the Strozzi Palace in Florence will host a magnifecent exhibition " Verrocchio: Leonardo's Master". Do not miss it. Over 120 masterpieces among paintings, statues and drawings from the most important museums and collections in the world. Arart from ... More


Marina Abramovic at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

Marina Abramovic at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

Until 20 January 2019 Palazzo Strozzi is hosting Italy’s first ever major retrospective devoted to Marina Abramović, one of the most celebrated and controversial figures on the contemporary art scene, a woman who with her works has revolutionised the very idea of performance art, putting ... More

Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery

Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery

The Leicester Codex by Leonardo da Vinci will be on display at the exhibition Il Codice Leicester di Leonardo da Vinci. L'acqua microscopio della natura (The Leicester Codex by Leonardo da Vinci. Water as microscope of nature)at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence from October 29 2018 until ... More


One ticket for the complex of the Duomo

One ticket for the complex of the Duomo

The Opera del Duomo of Florence has decided to change the price and the extension othe global ticket for the complex of the Cathedral (or Duomo). From January 2018 the ticket will cost 18,00 euros and it will last 72 hours, since the first validation. It includes, as before, the access to the ... More

Walking tour and aperitive

Walking tour and aperitive

Tour authorized tourist guide of Florence suggests a different tour. We start around 4.00 pm when most of people have already gone and we fini su with an aperitive with deliciuos little t hings (italian style) around 7.00 pm.It is a different way of apreciating the city, in a less congestioned ... More


Food and art

Food and art

Do choose un itinerary able to satisfy your interest for art and your interest for food. A taste of Michelangelo and a walk throught the market stands. Let your art expert and official guide of Florence take you to discover the young Michelangelo first. Some extraordinary works made by the ... More

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana  and  Schifano

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano

From 16 March to 22 July 2018 Palazzo Strozzi of Florence is hosting the exhibition Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano, an itinerary of art, politics and society in Italy from the 1950s to the protest years in the late ’60s, with eighty works of art by masters as Renato ... More


Madonna by Giotto at the Museum of the Opera del Duomo

Madonna by Giotto at the Museum of the Opera del Duomo

The splendid Madonna and Child from the Church of San Giorgio alla Costa, painted by Giotto between 1288 and 1295, is visible again at the Opera del Duomo Museum. Originally preserved at the Museo Diocesano of Santo Stefano al Ponte, it was damaged in 1993 because of the bomb in the nearby Via ... More

Easter in Florence  -  The Explosion of the Charriot

Easter in Florence - The Explosion of the Charriot

The ancient tradition of the Explosion of the Charriot dates back to the Crusades, when a noble Florentine of the Pazzi family brought from Jerusalem a few pieces of flintstone of the Holy Sepulcrum. Since that moment we started lighting the candles on Holy Saturday. On Easter day, this year is ... More