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Michelangelo: from A to Z

The most complete tour about life and art of Michelangelo, for his passionate admirers and for those who know nothing about him.

Florence was the birthplace of Michelangelo, here he grew up, here he took his first steps in art. And despite the fact that Michelangelo spent a lot of time in Rome, he always loved Florence, and the city always attracted him, mentally or physically. Here he left behind a significant number of works, which we will have the opportunity to enjoy.

During the tour, you will find out how young Michelangelo lived and what dreamed of, what doubts and anxieties tormented him throughout his life, what ideas he put into his works, what techniques he used, what kind of character he had, how he treated women and whom he loved.

During this tour we will visit the following museums: the Academy of Arts Museum, the Bargello Museum of Sculpture, the Medici Chapels and the Lawrence Library, the Buonarotti House Museum and the Church of Santa Croce, (Museum of the City Cathedral, subject to availability). You will see almost all the works of Michelangelo in Florence with the exception of the painting Tondo Doni (Uffizi Gallery) and statue of the Victory (Palazzo Vecchio).

Price: 300 euro (8 hours)

Entrance tickets: 85 euros per person with Firenze Card *

*Firenze Card (buy online) allows you to visit all museums in Florence with priority access. Valid for 3 days.

Микеланджело. Оплакивание Иисуса Христа.
Экскурсия по Медичи во Флоренции

The history of Florence is strongly linked with the name of the Medici, who ruled the city for three centuries.

Do you want to know how from simple middle-level feudal lords the Medici turned into one of the most powerful families in Florence? What was the balance of power in the city? And what played a decisive role in the rise of Cosimo the Elder to power? During the tour you will learn about the main protagonists of the family Medici, their character, strengths and weaknesses, details of their intimate life.

But it is no less interesting to know what caused the extinction of this powerful dynasty and how hard were the last years of the Medici reign.

During the tour we will visit places associated with the Medici family: their tomb in the Medici Chapel, the family church of San Lorenzo, the first mansion the House of the Medici-Riccardi and the Palazzo Vecchio (temporary home of Cosimo I and his family).

Price: 200 euro (4 hours)

Entrance ticket: Medici Chapels (9 euros), San Lorenzo (8 euros), House of Medici-Ricardi (10 euros), Palazzo Vecchio (12.5 euros)

The Medici: the Rise and the Fall of Dynasty

Tour: following the footsteps of the Perfumer

A fascinating excursion into the world of aromas is an unforgettable experience and immersion in the widest range of smells and feelings.

Our tour will begin with a visit to the oldest pharmacy in Florence, where the "enfleurage" method of extracting fragrances was born. Here you will be able to see different devices that the monks used to create various potions and mixtures.

Next, we will go to the perfume museum, where you can get acquainted with the basic components of perfume: the individual smells of certain natural or artificial ingredients.

Afterwards, a boutique of niche perfumery is waiting for us, where experienced staff will conduct a tasting of perfumes according to your preferences and, if desired, help you choose the perfect fragrance.

Here you will find brands such as Casamorati, Xerjoff, Widian, Roja, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris, Memo, Kilian, Ex Nihilo, Nobile 1942, Cire TrvDon, Alexandre. J  and  other.

At the end of the tour, we will have a small wine tasting with traditional Tuscan snacks.

1-2 people 150 euro,

3-6 people 100 euro 

The price includes an entrance ticket to the museum and wine tasting.

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Экскурсия Модная Флоренция
Fashionable Florence

Only few people know, that in the middle of the 20th century Florence was the capital of European Fashion, and still remains the center of Men's Fashion. During the tour, we will find out when and who organized the first Fashion Week in Florence, and what was particular about it.

Many High Fashion brands originated in Florence, among them are Roberto Cavalli, Emilio Pucci, Ermano Scervino, Guccio Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo. In addition, from young designer brands of medium-high range can be noted the companies as Braccialini and Patrizia Pepe. We will talk about some of them in details during our tour and visit museum expositions of famous designers.

During this tour, you will learn how tastes and fashion have changed over the centuries, what materials the Florentines preferred. We will visit one of the historical silk factories, a leather or fur factory, where you can plunge into the creative process of making products totally by hand in the best Italian traditions. Leave some time for shopping!

Basic Tour from 3 hours  150 euro

Entrance ticket: Gucci Museum (8 euros), Salvatore Ferragamo Museum (6 euros), Palazzo Pitti (13/16 euros)

Tour to leather factory

For several centuries Florence has been famous for its leather craftsmen and the exquisite products they produce. The traditions of leather craftsmanship are passed down from generation to generation, and artisans still closely monitor the quality of their products, because all products are still handmade. Many world brands like Prada, Gucci, DG and others produce their leather lines in Tuscany.

You have a unique opportunity to visit a small family company, opened in 1972 and successfully operating in the leather goods market for more than 50 years. In the 80s, this company produced for well-known brands, but since the 90s they have specialized themself in the production of their own lines.

During our tour you will see live how a leather bag is made, you will feel the smell of genuine leather and you will be able to enjoy exclusive shopping in the showroom at the factory.

Factory tour:  100 euro

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Individual tours and excursions

If you did not find anything suitable for you, we are always happy to listen to your wishes and make an individual route, including or excluding certain places. Our goal is to make your holiday as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. And that's why our Florence and Tuscany tours are very flexible and strive to adapt to your holiday vision.

In addition, if you are not the first time in Tuscany and Florence, and you have already seen everything offered, you can send a request for an exclusive tour, and we will come up with something original proposal for you.

Create your custom Florence itinerary for a day or Tuscany itinerary for several days.

When organizing an individual tour of Florence, you can include one or another museum, attraction, suburbs of Florence, shop or wine cellar. It is enough to tell us the vector of your preferences, and we will optimize the route and time of the tour .

Organizing your individual tour of Tuscany, you can request a one-day or multi-day itinerary, with or without a guide, with gastronomic, musical, cultural or a spa activities. We are ready to consider any of your wishes!

Price on request.

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