Art & Museums

Tuscany, cradle of the Renaissance,

Art & Museums

Known as the cradle of the Renaissance, Tuscany boasts an immense artistic and cultural heritage and has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, where not only the historic centre of art cities like Florence, Pisa and Siena are featured, but numerous towns and places like Pienza, San Gimignano and Val D’Orcia as well. Tuscany is a region where progress has its foundations in tradition and culture is rooted in ancient times. In any town, village and city you can breathe Art and Culture, that are present in every corner.

A true open-air museum, a natural symbiosis between art, history and expressive forms of architecture and urban development. Tuscany has been a real source of inspiration for thousands of artists and writers and has given birth to prominent personalities in history. One need only think of poets like Danti Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca and Giovanni Boccaccio, painters like Piero della Francesca and Michelangelo, musicians like Giacomo Puccini, scientists like Galileo Galilei and Leonardo da Vinci.

The culture of Tuscany spread out from Florence all over Europe, fascinating visitors, pilgrims and nobles.

 

In Tuscany, the Renaissance generated art and engineering and architectural development, especially in Florence, where art shops, artisans and new neighbourhoods were born. Aristocratic philanthropy fostered the development of the city and the construction of religious buildings, gardens and fine monuments. Tuscany can boast prominent figures the likes of Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Born in the village of Vinci, Leonardo is considered the finest and most talented mind of his century. His artistic apprenticeship took place in one of Florence’s most prestigious workshops, that of Andrea Verrocchio.

Today these masterpieces can be admired in museums and galleries scattered throughout the art cities. A place not to miss is the worldwide renowned Uffizi Gallery, known for its extraordinary collections of sculptures and paintings from the Middle Ages to the modern age. However, the Uffizi Gallery is not the only museum worth visiting.

Book Tuscany Experiences has selected some of the region’s most important museums, to help you live an experience that will give you an agreeable sense of enchantment and a profound peace deriving from a beauty unique in its kind.

Do not let this opportunity slip by, do not postpone to the next time! Book with us in advance, avoid the line and secure your entry to avoid disappointment.  

San Gimignano Walking Tour & Vernaccia Tasting

Explore the historical town of San Gimignano, known by many as "Medieval Manhattan"
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Celebrating Leonardo Da Vinci

Verrocchio, Il Maestro di Leonardo

A special exhibition that celebrates and recounts the story of the great Renaissance artist Verrocchio whilst also celebrating the life of Leonardo, so if you do happen to be in Tuscany at this time, don't miss this international event.
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Uffizi Gallery Private Guided Tour

A tour not to be missed in one of the most visited museums in the world.
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Florence Basilica Tour

This is an incredible tour allowing you to discover Florence and it's great Churches, this isn't a classic tour but a tranquil one.
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Basilica Saint Maria Novella and Officina Profumo Farmaceutica

A great tour to let you know better the most powerful and important family that ruled Florence from the Renaissance, the Medici. 
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Medici Family Tour Including Palazzo Vecchio

Discover all the secrets of the Medici family, starting from San Lorenzo church and ending in front of the imposing Pitti Palace
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The Medici Family in Florence

A great tour to let you know better the most powerful and important family that ruled Florence from the Renaissance, the Medici. 
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Uffizi Gallery Guided Visit

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A tour not to be missed in one of the most visited museums in the world.
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In The Footsteps of Michelangelo

This tour will take you in the footsteps of the great artist Michelangelo Buonarroti.
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