Guide To The Treasures Of The Pitti Palace in Florence Italy

If you’re planning a trip to Florence, be sure to include a visit to the magnificent Pitti Palace on your itinerary. This guide will give you an overview of 20 must see masterpieces and famous paintings in the palace. The Pitti Palace is truly one of Florence’s must see sites, offering visitors a wonderful and … Read more

Guide To the Vatican Pinacoteca

Here’s my guide to visiting the Vatican Pinacoteca, which is the Vatican’s picture gallery. It’s one of the world’s best small museums. In this guide, I identify 18 must see masterpieces in the Vatican Pinacoteca and give you tips for visiting the renowned, but largely secret, art gallery. More than 7 million people visit the … Read more

Top Attractions in Pisa Italy: So Much More Than the Leaning Tower

If you’re planning a trip to Tuscany, the charming city of Pisa should definitely be on your itinerary. From the iconic Leaning Tower to the stunning Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa offers a wealth of attractions and things to do that are sure to impress.  But Pisa is not just about its famous landmarks or the … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To The Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (+ Tips!)

Here’s my guide to visiting one of Italy’s must see wonders, the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. Wallpapered with exquisite frescos by Giotto, the chapel is one of the world’s greatest art works. It was just enshrined on the the UNESCO list of world heritage sites in 2021. In 1303-05, Giotto painted a cycle of 39 … Read more

Visitor’s Guide to Mantegna’s Groundbreaking Camera degli Sposi In Mantua Italy

Here’s my guide to Andrea Mantegna’s famous Camera degli Sposi in Mantua Italy. The Camera is a magical room frescoed with illusionistic paintings in Mantua’s Ducal Palace. It’s considered a hugely influential masterpiece from the early Renaissance. The fresco is famous for being the first trompe l’oeil in the history of painting. This is an … Read more

Guide To Andrea del Verrocchio’s Artworks In Florence

f you’re planning a trip to Florence and you’re interested in seeing the masterpieces of sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio, then here’s the guide to help you out. Although Verrocchio is mostly known today as the teacher of the great Leonardo da Vinci, he was also an important and influential artist of the Renaissance in his … Read more

Visitor’s Guide to Mantua’s Spectacular Te Palace

If you’re planning to visit the hidden gem town of Mantua in northern Italy, make sure to check out the spectacular Te Palace. Considered one of the world’s most unique and beautiful buildings, it’s a wildly inventive and theatrical feat of both architecture and decoration. This ultimate guide will help you plan your visit. Te … Read more

Piero Pilgrimage: Guide To the Piero Della Francesco Trail in Italy

If you’re an art lover, you don’t want to miss the Piero della Francesca Trail in central Italy. This guide will take you to all the best places to see the magnificent artwork of this legendary Italian Renaissance artist. For years, people from all walks of life have made the pilgrimage to central Italy to … Read more

Florence Art Bucket List: 30 Famous Paintings in Florence

Looking to discover the most famous paintings in Florence Italy? You’ve come to the right place! 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 … Read more

Famous Botticelli Paintings in Florence Italy

If you’re following the Botticelli Trail in Florence, Italy, then you’ll want to check out this guide to 12 famous paintings by Sandro Botticelli. This guide will give you an overview of Botticelli’s life and his must masterpieces in Florence. Whether you’re a lover of art or just curious about Botticelli’s works, this guide will … Read more