The Unique Florence event (Manifestazione Firenze insolita) offers guided tours in Florence’s Uno Quarter including: the Rose Garden(open during the winter months as well), from the end of November to the end of December, 2012.
CHILDREN IN THE GARDENS
The New Rose Garden, which is a public park in Piazzale Michelangelo, was built in 1865 by the architect Giuseppe Poggi, and has been recently renovated by the Florence city council.
A treasure hunt for children and guided tours in the New Rose Garden. This garden has been enriched by the works of the Belgian artist Jean Michel Folon which have been permanently placed amongst breathtaking panoramic views and large terraces.
The tours will be offered by the city of Florence and are completely free for everybody!
There will be a guided tour in English at the Rose Garden (for the non-EU citizens of Florence).
OPENING HOURS: Sunday the 2nd and Sunday the 9th of December at 11:00
DURATION: 1 hour each visit
WHERE: from Piazza Poggi follow the ramps up in the Piazzale Michelangelo direction
RESERVATION REQUIRED: call 339/4923532 or send an e-mail to info@contemporaryflorence ( the tours will be postponed in case of rain).
It ‘the only garden in the world with Folon’s sculptures, AN ABSOLUTE MUST SEE!!!!