Visitor’s Guide To the Medici Palaces in Florence Italy

Planning a trip to Florence Italy? The three palaces of the Medici family are among Florence’s top attractions. The Medici were the most celebrated family of the Renaissance era. Florence is synonymous with the Medici and the Medici is synonymous with Florence. Everything the Medici owned, created, and commissioned is gorgeous. If you’re an art … Read more

How To See Michelangelo’s David (And Other Masterpieces!) In Florence’s Accademia Gallery

“No other artwork is equal to David in any respect.” — Giorgio Vasari Here’s my guide to seeing Michelangelo’s David at Florence’s Galleria dell’Accademia. David is one of Florence’s top attractions. The Accademia is one of the world’s most famous museums. David is arguably the world’s most famous sculpture. It’s a beautiful piece of art displayed in a beautiful … Read more

Visiting The Historic Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, The Complete Guide

Here’s my guide to visiting the Palazzo Vecchio. The palace is the civic heart of Florence and one of its most hallowed historic sites. The Palazzo Vecchio is a doughty medieval fortress on the outside. In contrast, on the inside, it’s a resplendent Renaissance palace filled with artistic treasures. It’s one of Florence’s most important … Read more

Ultimate Guide To The Basilica of San Lorenzo In Florence

Here’s my complete guide to the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence Italy. I tell you everything to see inside and give you must know tips for visiting and getting tickets. The San Lorenzo complex is vast. It includes the basilica itself, Brunelleschi’s Old Sacristy, the Medici Chapels, the Medici Crypt, and the Laurentian Library. … Read more

Guide To Florence’s Brancacci Chapel, a Revolutionary Masterpiece of the Early Renaissance

Here’s my guide to visiting the magnificent Brancacci Chapel in Florence Italy. If you’re an art lover, the Brancacci Chapel is must visit attraction in Florence. Inside, you’ll find a stunning fresco cycle by the artist Masaccio. His frescos are a paramount work in art history. They are the supreme example of early Renaissance painting. … Read more

Guide To The Top Attractions in Florence Italy

Looking for some amazing things to do in Florence Italy? Here’s my complete guide to the top 25+ must visit attractions, sites, and landmarks in Florence Italy. You’ll find all the best things to do and see in Florence, an overwhelmingly beautiful city. Florence is known as the “Cradle of the Renaissance.” With the best … Read more

Botticelli’s Life And Must See Paintings in Florence Italy

Are you on the Botticelli Trail in Florence Italy? If so, here’s my guide to 12 famous paintings by Sandro Botticelli in Florence. I give you an overview of these Botticelli masterpieces and tell you where to find them. Botticelli was the greatest painter of the early Renaissance period. He was a true son of … Read more

Italy Art Bucket List: Definitive Guide To The Best Art In Italy

Want to know here to find the best art in Italy? Look no further! This is the definitive guide to the best art works and masterpieces in Italy. This guide includes famous paintings, sculpture, and frescos from ancient Rome to the Renaissance to Modern art. I describe the art works and tell you where to … Read more

Guide To Andre del Verrocchio’s Sculptures In Florence

Here’s my guide to seeing the masterpieces of sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence Italy. Posterity knows Verrochio mostly as the teacher of the immortal Leonardo da Vinci. But Verrocchio is one of the most important and underrated artists of the Renaissance. Unless you’re a Renaissance devotee, he may be the most influential artist you’ve … Read more

Florence Art Bucket List: 30 Important Paintings in Florence Italy

Here’s my guide to 30 must see art works and masterpieces in Florence Italy. The city of Florence is the cradle of art in the Western world. Florence is home to scores of museums, palaces, churches, and cloisters that contain incredible masterpieces. The art in Florence is dominated by one period, the Italian Renaissance. Within … Read more