A few days ago Florencepass decided to enrich its website with a special feature: all our tours to discover Florence can now be given away, as well as normally bought! Christmas is coming and the “Make a gift” of Florencepass[…]
Peter Leopold of Lorraine – Date of birth: 1747; Date of death: 1792 Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790, Peter Leopold carried out many major political, economic and administrative reforms. He began the drainage of the marshlands of[…]
Normally we hear: “This is the most beautiful work Michelangelo ever sculpted!” – cried out with a highly emphasizing voice. But what about Michelangelo’s ugliest work?
Oltrarno, diladdarno for Florentines, is the very part of the city where still noeadays we can hear the voice of one ironsmith shouting outside his bottega to a doratore, a picture-frame gilder. Corniciaio dell’Oltrarno nella sua bottega
“Hallo everybody and welcome to Florence! My name’s Maurizio Tocchioni and I work as a licensed tour-guide in Florence since 1982…”. How many times I have started my speech like this and how many visitors I have accompanied to admire[…]
So often I love to take pictures while working. I am conducting a tour and… all of a sudden a special scene appears in front of my eyes, few seconds and my little, trusted digital camera is in action!
Hello everybody, actually I don’t know if the gentleman in the picture really wanted to order such a big ice cream…
Mostly read Italian newspaper “La Repubblica” publishes an article about Florencepass’s Florence + Uffizi Gallery + Vasari Corridor tour! Enjoy! Read article
Without patience also Michelangelo’s David would not exist!
Often when staring at the majestic dome of the Cathedral of Florence, I think of how patient people were in those times!