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Guided Tour: Florence and Fashion

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Besides being a capital city for art and culture, Florence also has a great tradition in fashion and in fine handicrafts. It can be said that the Haute Couture was born in Florence. The city boasts designers such as Gucci, Enrico Coveri, Roberto Cavalli, Patrizia Pepe, Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci and has the only museum in Italy dedicated to fashion and its history: The Costume Gallery.

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Guided Tour: The Florentine Handicraft

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The workshops of artisans still make Florence one of the most renowned cities in the world for the quality of its hand-made products, including semi-precious stones, paper, scagliola, silk, leather and jeweler.

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Guided Tour: The Jewish Tradition in Florence

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The Jewish world doesn’t feature in the traditional image of the capital town of Tuscany, which is instead renowned as the cradle of the Renaissance, the city of Dante and Michelangelo. Yet, precisely in the 15th century - il Quattrocento – one of the periods of maximum splendor in the history of the city - a Jewish community settled in Florence, becoming a continuous element of its life and giving important cultural contribution.

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Guided Tour: Renaissance Italian Gardens in Florence

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Besides the archaeological and architectural heritage, Florence also boasts botanical and environmental treasures, starting from the Boboli Gardens or from the Bardini Garden, close to Piazzale Michelangelo. In addition, the Florentine territory is rich of old castles and villas built by important local families, including that of the Medici.

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Following Leonardo's Footsteps

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Following Leonardo's Footsteps, is a special itinerary that will lead to the discovery of the great Florentine genius, Leonardo from Vinci: from the places of his childhood, ending with a visit to the Leonardo Museum, where over one hundred models reconstruct many of the inventions of the Florentine artist and scientist.

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WOMEN FEATURED IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

WOMEN FEATURED IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Costume Gallery, Pitti Palace, permanent exhibition. From Wednesday, November 13th the museum housed in the Pitti Palace opens its doors to the public with the exhibition Women...

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