Off the beaten track in central Italy

a day in Città della Pieve  in Umbria Tuscany is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy. Florence, Pisa, Siena or Lucca can get really crowded during the high season between April and September. While many of us dream of a relaxing holiday, far from the crowds, everyday rush and confusion, often this […]

Contemporary art in Florence

The Roberto Casamonti Collection Florence, the cradle of Renaissance, every year attracts millions of visitors because of its medieval and Early Modern art and architecture. Florence is the city of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci and the Florentine museums house some of the greatest masterpieces of European modern art, paintings by Titian, Rembrandt and Rubens. […]

“Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo” at Palazzo Strozzi

Exhibition review On 9 March Palazzo Strozzi inaugurated the exhibition Verrocchio , Master of Leonardo, the first retrospective ever dedicated to this Florentine master who shaped the artistic life of the city during the one of the most prosperous periods in its history. You can visit the show in Florence until 14 July. Then a […]