Monthly Archives: July 2011

Uffizi evening special opening, Summer 2011

Do not miss the opportunity of experiencing an evening tour to the Uffizi Gallery. The museum will be open every Tuesday until 10,00 pm during Summer 2011. From now advance booking is available on request. Book your evening visit to … Continue reading >>

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The Vasari Corridor in Florence

This fantastic architectural project connects the palazzo vecchio to Palazzo Pitti and was built in 1565 in just five months for the marriage of Cosimo’s son, Francesco, to joan of Austria. The longo corridor crosses the Arno river over the … Continue reading >>

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Visiting the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – Botticelli

The paintings by Botticelli are displayed in rooms 10-14. They represent the height of the Uffizi collections. The large profane allegories painted for the Medici, with advice from the poet Poliziano, are the symbol of humanistic culture in the 15th … Continue reading >>

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The Uffizi Gallery in Florence

Among the major museums in the world, the Gallery of the Uffizi is one of the oldest. The building was projected by Giorgio Vasari and commissioned by CosiMo I de Medici. The palace became the seat of the magisterial and … Continue reading >>

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Ponte Vecchio, The Old Bridge in Florence

The name “Ponte Vecchio“, which means the “old bridge” derives from the fact that the bridge is the oldest in the city. Moreover, this bridge is the only one not destroyed by the German mines in World War II. The … Continue reading >>

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La Traviata at the Boboli Gardens in Florence

Do not miss this unforgettable event, the most beautiful and prestigious garden in the city of Florence, once the garden of the Medici’s family residence, Palazzo Pitti, will be now the gorgeous scenario of La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. The … Continue reading >>

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