After a short introduction in front of the
Church of S. Maria Novella, we will
reach the Basilica di San Lorenzo,
one of the oldest and most important churches of
the city where also Brunelleschi and
Michelangelo had worked.
We will reach Palazzo Medici Riccardi
that is considered the place where Renaissance
took place. This building has been the first
place where the Medici family
lived and where artists such as Donatello,
Michelangelo, Paolo Uccello, Benozzo Gozzoli and
Botticelli have worked.
After this we will go to Piazza del Duomo,
the heart of Florence, dominated by the
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto’s
and the Battistero
di San Giovanni.
Through Via del Proconsolo, we will reach
Piazza San Firenze and we will stop in
front of the Museo del Bargello, one of
the main museums of the city (and of the world!)
full of pieces of art made by artists such as Donatello, Ghiberti, Cellini, Giambologna and
many other important sculptors.
We will walk through
via dei Leoni
and via de’ Neri,
where we will stop in a couple of little local
small bites of typical florentine food.
The tour will move toward the Arno river
where our guides will tell you something about
the Ponte Vecchio, the Corridoio
Vasariano and the Uffizi museum, that
are together with the beautiful Piazza della
minutes walking from the end of the tour.
will finish in front of the Museo
in a place from where you will be able to admire
the amazing Basilica di S. Miniato.