The Bargello was the first political building in Florence, it was started in the middle of the Thirteenth century, a visit in this museum will bring you back to ancient times, you will literally step back into the Middle ages with its incredible stories.
If you love sculpture you cannot miss it, if you are not passionate about sculpture you will become so. Michelangelo Buonarroti, this name is enough to make you imagine the masterpieces you are going to see, the original David made by Michelangelo was transferred to this is Gallery in 1872 for preservation reasons
Since its renovation and reopening the Museum with its 6.000 sq. mt. of exhibition space has been such a success and now boasts several million visitors every year.
The Uffizi Gallery is not simply one of the most important museums in Europe. It was one of the first museums in the world and it hosted a private collection of one of the richest families in Europe, the Medicis.
Florence has always been a city of middle class families and businessmen, only one Palace is completely different as it was the Palace of the Gran Dukes of Florence which later became the Palace of the King of Italy.
The imposing fortress palace has several names, Palazzo dei Priori, Palazzo della Signoria, Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo Vecchio. As it has always been the political heart of the city it was modified and enriched over the centuries. It has been the site of the government since 1300.
A genius! But what does it mean really, how come that a young man from a small village in the countryside with apparently a simple life and without a formal education has become one of the best painters ever, one of the most successful engineers and musicians, a unique artist and a unique scientist.
If you love art you love Michelangelo, through his works you will discover the personality and the extraordinary life of a man that even today, after so many centuries, is giving us so many emotions.
Fiesole and the beautiful treasures of the area, with its Roman ruins, its quiet convents, the ancient churches and precious museums make you experience the peaceful surroundings of Florence, with its history, art and traditions.
It is well known all over the world that shopping is relaxing, and Florence is the perfect city to do some shopping as it is traditionally the city or artisans.
The centre of Florence is still full of nice peaceful and quiet areas. The Oltrarno district with its artisan’s shops, its typical cafés and its beautiful churches is for sure one of the truest Florentine places in the city.
Such an important dynasty that Netflix coproduced the television drama series about them, no wonder you are curious to discover the real story of the family. An extraordinary family, the House of the Medici was among the most important in Florence for 300 years.