Monthly Archives: November 2017


Campanile di Giotto: a special point of view to enjoy the Duomo

By |2017-12-21T14:18:03+00:00November 30th, 2017|Florence monuments|

Campanile di Giotto: a special point of view to enjoy the Duomo Campanile di Giotto, the Florence Cathedral bell tower, is one of the beautiful features of the monumental complex of the “Duomo”, along with the Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni) and the recently refurbished museum of the Cathedral.  […]

Santa Croce Florence: an Italian culture “Hall of Fame”

By |2017-12-21T14:18:03+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Florence monuments|

The Santa Croce Florence Basilica is a Franciscan church, one of the three related to the main medieval Mendicant Orders, along with Santo Spirito (Holy Spirit, Augustinian) and Santa Maria Novella (the “new” Saint Mary, Dominican). […]

Santa Maria Novella: the “other” St. Mary’s church in Florence

By |2017-12-21T14:18:03+00:00November 15th, 2017|Florence monuments|

Santa Maria Novella is, for many coming to Florence, the very first artwork they will meet. Even if it is not as famous as her “big sister”, Santa Maria del Fiore, the church and its cloister are definitely worth a visit. […]

San Marco Florence: church, monastery, museum

By |2017-12-21T14:18:04+00:00November 9th, 2017|Discovering Florence|

San Marco Florence is a religious complex and a museum as well. Maybe it is not the most famous museum in Florence, but San Marco is a great start to a tour of a Florence at the dawn of the Renaissance. San Marco Florence: a troubled start The original monastic complex of the site dates [...]

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