How To Get to Uffizi Gallery

If you’re planning a trip to Florence, you’ll want to make sure you visit the Uffizi Gallery. This renowned museum, established by the infamous Medici family, houses some of the most beautiful works from the Italian Renaissance, and is a must-see destination for art lovers and history buffs alike. There’s a lot to take in

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20 Essential Things to Do in Florence

There’s something in the water in Florence. No one place has produced more masterpieces than the Tuscan capital. With a homegrown talent sheet that includes names like Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Giotto, Dante, and a certain Medici family, Florence more than earned the moniker ‘birthplace of the Renaissance’. As the heartland of Western

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Donatello Show

For the first time in 40 years, Italian Renaissance master Donatello (ca. 1386–1466) has a major solo show—and the curator, Francesco Caglioti, hopes the blockbuster exhibition will help elevate the master sculptor to the level of fame enjoyed by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo. The reason Donatello has been eclipsed in the public eye by his countrymen?

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