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 2019) Continue reading “Ferragosto in Florence: the museums open on August 15th 2019”
On June 24th Florence celebrates San Giovanni with a day rich of events and official appointments both for Florentine people and visitors. Check out the main events!
Do you know that Florence oldest hospital was founded by the father of Dante’s lover Beatrice? Today it’s also a new museum of Florence!
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”
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”
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”
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. Continue reading “Visit Florence new Museum 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”
UPDATED IN DECEMBER 2018
The countdown for Christmas has officially started! Below you have all the major museums’ schedules during the upcoming Christmas holidays in Florence. Continue reading “Florence Museums Open for Christmas and New Year Day”