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 […]

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. […]

Quality Leather in Florence

Pelletteria Artigiana Viviani Florence is undoubtedly one the Italian fashion capitals! Here, in 1921, Guccio Gucci established his brand, which would become world-famous in the blink of an eye. In 1927, instead, Salvatore Ferragamo opened his first laboratory in via Mannelli. Today, Florence hosts many fashion schools that attract students from all over the world […]

Artisans in Oltrarno

Meet the Florentine fashion designers I met Livia couple of years ago through a friend in common. Already during our first talk, I learned that she was fashion designer and that she run her own boutique in Oltrarno. Soon after, I visited Hello Wonderful for the first time and, I have to say, I was […]

“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 […]