Chianti to drink and to taste8h
Have you already been to Florence and want to find out what is hidden around this beautiful city? Not far from the cradle of the Renaissance is the Chianti, famous for the production of excellent wine and for the medieval villages that offer picturesque views of the vineyards. From a winery in a castle, you will go in search of local oil and wine productions stopping to taste directly from the producers, carefully chosen by our expert guides.
Court Mecenates and Collections3h
The Medici house was made up by skillful bankers, powerful businessmen, and lovers of art in all its forms. The House of Lorraine inherited the Gran Duchy of Tuscany after the dying out of the Medici family. They were also attentive and sensitive collectors.
Discovering Florence With Your Kids3h
Are you traveling with your kids and wonder whether a walking tour would turn out a fun experience or a nightmare? We have a string of success stories. You will discover that your child could be easily entertained by the city´s mysteries, plots, riddles and mythology.
Florence…with your hands in pasta!3h
Are you passionate about cooking and want to try your hand at preparing something typical of Tuscany? With this gastronomic itinerary In Love With Florence will introduce you to Florence through some local products of salami, pasta and ice cream. If you want you can also test yourself with the master pasta makers and ice cream makers that we will present to you.
Following in Michelangelo´s tracks3h-5h
Michelagelo as a sculptor, painter, architect, poet, philosopher: an overall genius with a complex personality, he dealt with popes and prestigious patrons who treated him as their equal. His career bloomed in Florence, just a few steps away from the current location of the same David he carved at only 26.
Middle Ages and the Renaissance3h
Once upon a time the rich Florentines lived in tower-houses whose height was a strong symbol of power and wealth; at the same time those towers provided defense from enemies in rough times. When Florence reached a moment of enduring peace towers were replaced by magnificent dwellings.
Once Upon a Time…The Uffizi Gallery3h
Taking your kids to one of the most important European art museums might be a scary thought. Let us change your mind. We will turn the gallery into a fairy tale populated by rulers, saints, mythological creatures, animals and pretty ladies, as we step through the magical doors that lead inside an enchanted castle filled with priceless treasures.
Pitti Palace: A luxurious court3h-6h
Opulent and sturdy, elegant and refined: this is Pitti Palace. A monumental complex that testifies the splendor of the Medici, Lorena and Savoy House. Powerful dynasties that ruled Tuscany and Italy alike. Once a simple noble residence, it became royal palace and it was theater of Granducal fortunes and events.
The Uffizi was born at the behest of the Grand Duke Cosimo I in order to host the administrative offices of the Tuscan State. Later his son Francesco I transformed the last floor of the building into his private gallery and a few years later decided to allow the visit on request. It thus became the first museum in Europe.