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Be careful to tricks!

Be careful to tricks!

As an official local guide in Florence I recommend you to be very very careful when you decide to reserve tickets for the Uffizi Gallery or for the Academy Gallery.Recently they createthe website of the Firenze Musei toreserve tickets even on internet, but you can also callat (0039) 055 294883 the ... More

Paris is well worth a  mass!

Paris is well worth a mass!

Until November 2, at the museum Medici Chapels in Florence an interesting exibit is celebrating the forth centenery of Henry IV' s death. He was Maria de' Medici's husband and Florence wanted to celebrate a funeral "in effige", coommissioning to several artists monocromes paintings for ... More


Florence  in an original way!

Florence in an original way!

Do visit Florence with an official turist guide! Dochoose Alessandra Gardin, your official guide in Florence! She is the right person for showing you the masterpieces famous all over the world and the secrets of such a magic town. You can have a custom made tour according to your interests and your ... More

A marble pianoforte

After Michelangelo’s passion for the marble of Carrara, where he usedto go and select the best pieeces of marble forhis famous statues visible in manymuseums in Florence, suchas the Academy Gallery and the Bargello, another artist, more contemporary, David Bryan, seems to be fondof the ... More


The Galileo Museum

The Galileo Museum

After atwo year restauration, Florence's Institute and Museum of the History of Science renamed the Galileo Museum, has reopened to public. The new facility, hailed as one of world's high-tech, cuttting edge museums, will showcase a collection of over 1,000 items, including telescopes, maps, ... More

Virtues of Love. Wedding paintings in the Florence of Quattrocento ( XV century )

Virtues of Love. Wedding paintings in the Florence of Quattrocento ( XV century )

In Florence, at the Academy Gallery and at the Museo Horne, until the end of September there is the exibition “Virtues of Love. Wedding paintings in the Florence ofQuattrocento ( XV century ). It consists of over 40 paintedpanels belonging to different museumsfrom all over the world. Most ... More


Gardens in Florence and  all around Florence

Gardens in Florence and all around Florence

This is the best moment of the year for visiting gardens and Florence offers an incredible choice. Surely the best and most famous is the Boboli garden, behind the Pitti Palace. Probably not everybody knows that with the same ticket you can visit Boboli, the Museum of the Porcelaine and going up to ... More

Caravaggio and his followers in Florence

Caravaggio and his followers in Florence

On the occasion of the 4th centenary of CARAVAGGIO' s death (1610) Florence celebrates this great artist with an exibition which will be on from May 22nd until October 17th. The exibit will be located in three different places: at the Uffizi Gallery with 47 paintings and 13 drawings, at the ... More


 «Eighth Army…Various. Liberation of Florence in the photos of the Eighth Army»

«Eighth Army…Various. Liberation of Florence in the photos of the Eighth Army»

On the occasion of the Italian National Feast of Liberation, April 25 and only until May 8,at the Medici Riccardi Palaceof Florence will be an interesting exibit showing the photographs made by the Eighth Army during the Liberation of Florence in 1944. It consists of 80 shots showing imagines of ... More

Week of Culture

Week of Culture

Until April 25 all the museums of Florence will have a free entrance. Take advantage of this opportunity booking a walking tour with a tailor made tourist itinerary andreserve an official and expert tourist guide who can take you through the masterpieces of a wonderful city. More