6 reasons why you should visit the Uffizi Gallery on a private tour

The Uffizi Gallery is the most frequently visited museum in Florence. Its incredible collection of Italian painting attracts the visitors from all over the world. Most of the guests who enter the Gallery want to admire the masterpieces by Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Caravaggio. However, the Uffizi Gallery offers much more than that! How big […]

Casa dell’Orafo in Florence

Where goldsmiths are at home There is a place in Florence where the little rooms of an old convent turned into microscopic studios of zealous goldsmiths. This place is called Casa dell’Orafo, the Goldsmith’s house! Let us visit it together! Casa dell’Orafo – a convent changed into artisans’ laboratory In 1593 the Grand Duke of […]

“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 […]

Off the beaten track in Florence, Italy – the park of Pratolino

a day between nature and art If you are tired of crowds in the centre of Florence, get on the bus and visit the park of Pratolino, once one of the most magnificent Medici’s villas, today a beautiful green area where nature meets with art. The villa of Pratolino and the vast park surrounding it […]

Santa Croce Church in Florence

Art, history and Franciscan spirituality     Florence is so much more than the Uffizi Gallery! Almost at every corner the city surprises you with yet another little treasure: a statue, a tabernacle or some beautiful frescoes. And then, there are the Florentine churches which preserve countless masterpieces, traces of long and prosperous history of […]

The Gardens of Florence

a walk through the Oltrarno It’s springtime! Finally! We’ve been waiting for so long! This winter seemed endless, it was cold and even snowy, and we were waiting for the spring more than ever. Finally, here it is, with its colours and scents! Spring is the best time for walks and hikes and with the […]

Textiles and wealth in fourteenth-century Florence at the Accademia Gallery

exhibition review Florence is undoubtedly the city of fashion. It’s a hometown to Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo and every year it hosts the famous fashion show “Pitti”. Many students from all over the world come to Florence to study fashion at one of the prestigious schools located in the city, such as the famous Polimoda. […]