FLORENCE : ITALIAN ART
Florence, cradle of the artistic renaissance which spread all over the world.
It gathers together in its historic centre museums, palaces, churches and historic squares. All preserving the medieval architecture from the time of the Medicis who controlled Florence and Tuscany from the 15th century. Due to them, we can enjoy the eternal beauty of Florence and its artistic treasures.
The Uffizi Gallery, considered to house the largest and most extensive collection in the world of masterpieces, paying homage to Italian and international art.
The Academia Gallery, another important gallery in Florence where you can see the original David by Michelangelo.
The Bargello Palace, that houses the National Museum containing the most renowned sculptures on an international level. Masterpieces by Michelangelo, Donatello, Cellini and others.
Palazzo Vecchio (The Old Palace), here is the « Room of 500 »: the enormous council chamber. The largest in volume in Italy. Both Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci were called upon to paint the frescoes.
Florence is of moderate size and can be easily visited on foot, but discovering its secrets needs time.