Uffizi

Culture
by Laura Morelli | Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:51
In the fall of 1504, 21-year-old Raffaello Sanzio mounted a mule and began winding his way down the mountainous pathsfrom Urbino. At first glance, leaving his…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:00
On Italy’s Republic Day, June 2, some of Florence’s most important museums and cultural sites reopened to the public, following the reopening a week or two…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/19/2020 - 14:14
As the coronavirus emergency is keeping us all at home, it is still possible to travel virtually to Italy and visit some of its outstanding museums, from the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/24/2019 - 06:25
For Christmas this year, the Uffizi Gallery, Italy’s most renowned art gallery, offers art lovers a virtual journey through the history of art. Called “Nella…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Fourteen completely renovated rooms have opened on the first floor of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, forming a new large section of paintings dedicated to the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:20
The successful ‘Sundays at the Museum’ initiative, which provided free admission to state museums on the first Sunday of the month, has been replaced by ‘…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:17
The Vasari Corridor, the elevated enclosed passageway built in 1585 to connect Palazzo Vecchio to the Pitti Palace in Florence, will reopen to the public in…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/24/2019 - 23:00
Here's a round-up of some of the most interesting events and news relating to travel in Italy in 2019. We'll keep covering travel news throughout the year to…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/17/2019 - 03:00
Uffizi Gallery director Eike Schmidt is urging Germany to return an 18th-century painting stolen by the Nazis in the Second World War to Italy. The oil…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:35
Those seemingly endless lines outside the Uffizi Galleries in Florence? They soon may be gone. Uffizi director Eike Schmidt announced a new entry management…