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!
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”
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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”
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”