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Guided tour of Florence with young children and teen-agers

Guided tour of Florence with young children and teen-agers

Choose carefully your tour guide in Florence! If you have young children and teen-agers do trust me: I have experience and patience and a lot of fantasy in finding the best way to attract their attention. My guided tour of Florence become a never boring experience of colors, flavours, art and ... More

Great innovation in Florence

Great innovation in Florence

At last Florence has its Museums CARD. It costs 50 euros and you can use it in very many museums of Florence: state museums and city government ones. You can buy the card on line (www.firenzecard.it ) or take it directly at the Airport of Florence or at the Information points (via Cavour and ... More


Official tourist guide

Official tourist guide

Always choose an official tourist guide: it is warrenty of quality. In order to obtain my license from the city government of Florence, 20 years ago I passed the public competition which consisted of a test and an oral part with different subjects: art history, history of Florence, art ... More

A question of Taste

A question of Taste

From March 12 2011 to March 14 2011 at the Leopolda Station in Florence, Pitti Imagine presents the 6th edition of Taste - Travel through the different ways of taste. It is one of the most famous taste fair dadicated to products of very high quality: three days of tasting, events, shopping. A ... More


Private tours in Florence

Private tours in Florence

It is time to plan a visit to Florence. Spring is coming and Florence is offering even more than its wonderful monuments and museums: a lot of exhibitions and events. There is a grest turmoil! Do choose to visit Florence with an officiale tour guide! A private guide is able to show you better ... More

The restoration of the Tribuna in the Uffizi Gallery

The restoration of the Tribuna in the Uffizi Gallery

The restoration of the famous room called Tribuna in the Uffizi in Florence will last one more year. The octagonal room was designed by Beranardo Buontalenti for Francesco I de’ Medici in 1584 in order to display paintings and sculptures of the Medici collection. The restoration of the ... More


Saturday in Oltrarno

Saturday in Oltrarno

Tomorrow Saturday March 26 another meeting with the artisans in Florence - Oltrarno (the other side of Arno river, the left bank where you can still artmencraft). At the SAM (the Space for Art and jobs) from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm ONE DAY LONG LUNGO UN GIORNO. Do not miss to see the performances of ... More

March 17  2011 in Florence

March 17 2011 in Florence

Next March 17 in order to celebrate the 150 anniversary of the unification of Italy, state and city government museums of Florence will be free and will remain open until 1:00 am. The feast od the unification will start at 7:00 pm on March 16th with a lot of events. Mainly the City government wants ... More


The restoration of Dante'statue in Santa Croce square

The restoration of Dante'statue in Santa Croce square

On the occasion of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy the statue of Dante Alighieri, in front of the Church of Santa Croce in Florence will be restored. The statue was made by the sculptor Enrico Pazzi in 1865, in order to celebrate the sixth centenary of Dante's ... More

Florence Capital of Art

Florence Capital of Art

An incredibly rich May in Florence is waiting for tourists and people fond of art . The cultural program of Florence will consist of three wonderful exhibitions settled in three prestigious places. We start on May 11 2011 at the National Museum of Bargello with the exhibition: The water, the stone ... More