“From the gardens of wonders to the gardens of contemporary sculpture”, a conference with Antonella Massa 01/03/2012

Every year, the Centro Guide tourism office, ( with the support of the Florence Ente Casse di Risparmio), organizes a series of conferences during the period which goes from December 2011 to March 2012. The common theme of this cycle is the history of the Florence and Tuscany gardens, from the Middle Ages to the…

Via Tornabuoni a Firenze

Via Tornabuoni is considered the commercial centre of Florence, it has been recently become pedestrian area, so that we may appreciate every single corners of the road. Nowadays as we know,  it is the best known for containing names in Italian fashion, Pucci, Gucci, Prada, Armani, Cavalli, Max Mara, Tod’s and others. It’s the main…

The artisan tour

One of the most authentic neighbourhood of the old Florence, as you can see on a map, is displayed among: the river Arno on the North side,  Ponte San Niccolò on the east side, the Carmine church on the west, Palazzo Pitti on the south. This zone is crossed form Via Guicciardini, reconstructed in the…