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Tribute to Cosimo I of the Medici

Tribute to Cosimo I of the Medici

Do visit the exhibition A woven biography. The XVII century tapestries in honour of Cosimo I, created to celebrate the 5th Centenary of Cosimo's birth. The nine large tapestries in wool and silk, displayed in the magnificent Sala Bianca at the first floor of the Pitti Palace of Florence, ... More

Romanzo breve, gentlemen fashion at the Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace of Florence

Romanzo breve, gentlemen fashion at the Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace of Florence

Until September 29 2019 the Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace of Florence presents an ehibition of Gentlemen fashion to celebrate the 30 th Anniversary of Pitti Image. On display about 110 pieces by fashion designers and brands who made the history of men Collections from 1989 to 2019. An ... More


All the colours of the Jewish Italy

All the colours of the Jewish Italy

Do not miss the splendid exhibition "All the colours of the Jewish Italy" at the Sala Magliabechiana of the Uffizi Gallery of Florence. About 140 pieces: tapestries, fabrics, laces, dresses and religiuos objects which present for the first time the history of the italian Jews ... More

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

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


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

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

Your authorized tourist guide of Florence suggests a different tour. We start around 4.00 pm when most of people have already gone and we finish with an aperitive with deliciuos little things (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