The Card Players, the Vasari Corridor and the Georgofili Bombing

I giocatori di carte di Bartolome Manfredi

It’s been 25 years since the terrorist attack happened in Florence in the night between May 26th and 27th, just few steps away from the Uffizi Gallery. The attack was carried out by the Sicilian Mafia and killed 5 persons, injured 40 people and damaged many works of art. One of those is The Card Players by Bartolomeo Manfredi. Continue reading “The Card Players, the Vasari Corridor and the Georgofili Bombing”

Stories and facts about the Vasari Corridor

Ponte Vecchio visto dal Corridoio Vasariano

The Vasari Corridor is one the most renowned secret passages in the world: since the late Renaissance it connects the Uffizi Gallery to the Pitti Palace. It was closed to the public in November 2016 and it will be reopened to the public in 2021.

While we’re waiting for the great reopening of the Vasari Corridor here we listed some curiosities and facts of this hidden passage of Florence!
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Florence Street Art: meet the new Renaissance in Florence

Florence street art

Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance, today as it was 500 years ago. The new Urban Renaissance is along the streets, on the walls, the street signs and in all the street art you see around Florence.

Here a some pictures of the most iconic street artists in Florence. Join us to Florence Street Art Tour (& Food)! Read the tour’s review by our customers Greg & Susan here! Continue reading “Florence Street Art: meet the new Renaissance in Florence”