Digital Postcards from the Duomo

From reality to virtual to back to reality, the Opera of Santa Maria del Fiore has made another untraditional move to prevent vandalism on the tops of Brunelleschi’s Duomo and Giotto’s Bell Tower. When the accumulation of graffiti at the tops of some of Florence’s most historical monuments were cleaned about a year and a half ago, a modern and stainless era of graffiti was introduced.  Read details on the project’s launch here. A [...]

Guided Tours at an Unbeatable Price

With the arrival of autumn, the association MUS.E is offering residents and tourists guided tours at many state-run museums in Santo Spirito, San Frediano and Santa Maria Novella every day in October except Tuesday at a nominal fee. The tour costs €2 for residents and €4 for non-residents, in addition to the standard entry price. The Brancacci Chapel (Santa Maria del Carmine, Piazza del Carmine) is a true and authentic treasure reflecting the [...]

Museums and Sights in Florence

Facciata del Duomo di Firenze

Amici degli Uffizi The Amici degli Uffizi (Friends of the Uffizi) pass is one of the best deals in Florence. Included in one annual payment are unlimited trips to any of the 23 state-run museums, including the Medici villas. An adult pass costs € 60; family of two adults and two children under 18 years of age € 100; students and people up to 26 years of age € 40. Uffizi Gallery [...]