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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

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


The Antinori lunetta at the Bargello Museum in Florence

The Antinori lunetta at the Bargello Museum in Florence

Until April 8 2018 at the National Museum of Bargello in Florence, it will be possible to admire the “Antinori lunetta”, the glaced terracotta masterpiece Giovanni della Robbia made at the beginning of the XVI century under the commission of Niccolò di Tommaso Antinori. ... More

Special opening time

Special opening time

The Bargello Museum will be open on Monday September 18 from 8:15 to 5:00 pm, but it will be closed on Monday September 25. on Sunday September 24 these museums will be extraordinary open: the Bargello Museum from 9:00 to 2:00pm Palazzo Davanzati from 3:00 pm to 7:00 ... More


At the Strozzi Palace the Florentine Cinquecento

At the Strozzi Palace the Florentine Cinquecento

From September 21 2017 to January 21 2018 at the Strozzi Palace in Florence we can admire the superb exhibition " The XVI century in Florence, Michelangelo, Pontormo and Giambologna". More than seventy masterpieces by several artists such as Michelangelo, Bronzino, Rosso Fiorentino, ... More

Plautilla Nelli nun and paintress

Plautilla Nelli nun and paintress

From March 9 2017 until June 4 2017 at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence an interesting exhibition regarding a nun paintress: Plautilla Nelli. Art and devotion in convent following Savonarola. Five paintings by Plautilla (one of the few paintresses in XVI century), found out in Umbria and Tuscany ... More