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!
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”
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”
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”
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”
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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!
Continue reading “Stories and facts about the Vasari Corridor”
The tourist season has just started and we’re happy to announce 3 new walking tours in Florence to discover the real Firenze! Continue reading “Florence Walking Tours: discover the real Florence!”