If you are coming to Florence you should add to your list the tour of the Duomo terraces: it’s a unique experience to do at least once in your life! Below we listed some of the reasons that make this Florence exclusive tour a must-to-do. Continue reading “Visit the exclusive terraces of Florence Cathedral”
We finally have more information about the release of the TV series “Medici: The Magnificent” and we’re very excited about it because we have been the private guides of the main actors. Let’s find out more about it. Continue reading “Waiting for the TV Series Medici The Masters of Florence 2”
The Museum Zeffirelli, and International Center for the Arts and Enterntainment dedicated to the Maestro
Last October opened in Florence a new museum: the Museum Franco Zeffirelli, dedicated to the artistic and cultural heritage of a seventy-year career.
Franco Zeffirelli was born in Florence in 1923 and is one of the most famous and awarded Italian directors, as well as producer of operas, films and television; he was nominated 14 times for an Oscar, won 5 David di Donatello and several international awards. His films and operas are authentic maserpieces, that are now available to Florence, his city, and the world.
The Zeffirelli collection displays 250 works by the Maestro including sketches, pictures and original costumes. The exhibition is chronologically subdivided in Prose Theatre, Opera and Cinema.
Openings and Tours of Zeffirelli Museum
The Museo Zeffirelli is located inside the monumental Complex of San Firenze in the city center of Florence, just few steps from Palazzo Vecchio. It’s opened from 10am to 6pm every day, except on Thusdays; ticket costs 10€ per person, while children under 6 years old are free.
Photo credits – Fondazione Franco Zeffirelli
While February is ending we are planning the guided tours in Florence, for Italian-speaking residents and not only residents, in March and April. We are going to visit unknown museums, secret gardens, and off-the-beaten streets. Check out the calendar! Continue reading “Svegliatevi bambine: Spring is coming to Florence”
New seasonal pricing is coming to the Uffizi Galleries’ circuit, that includes the Uffizi Gallery, Pitti museums, and the Boboli Gardens. Let’s have a look together at the new tickets. Continue reading “New Tickets for the Uffizi Gallery”
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Are you coming to Florence with your family and children? Would you like to discover more about Florence and its magnificent Renaissance art? We have a created a family-friendly walking tour to visit Florence and meet the Renaissance super-heroes. Here some of the super-artists you meet during our Florence walking tour. Continue reading “Visit Florence with children: meet the Renaissance Super-Heroes of Florence”
Welcome to September! In Italy September is that time of the year when schools start after the long Summer holidays, harvest is coming soon and you count the days to Christmas. We have a rich program of tours for the entire month of September! Continue reading “Waiting for Autumn: Tours in Florence in September”
Summer is the season of Florence boat tour: we organize cruises down the River Arno at sunset, when the sun colors up the city in gold. During the 1 hour cruise you see Florence from a complete different point of view and you spot 3 things we suggest you take pictures of. Continue reading “3 things to take pictures of while cruising the Arno river”
In Italy we celebrate Ferragosto on August 15th and it’s a catholic feast to celebrate the Assumption of Mary. This means that is a public holiday and most of the museums, offices, shops and restaurants are closed. Here a list of the museums in Florence opened on Ferragosto. (updated in 2018) Continue reading “Ferragosto in Florence: the museums open on August 15th 2018”