IMPORTANT: TO BOOK FOR FREE JUST GO TO www.florencefreetourtale.com.A cheerful and leisurely Florence introduction, with valuable information about how to enjoy the city, tips and stories that will arouse your curiosity.Discover the essence of Florence and the reasons why this city became the center of the Renaissance! Learn to appreciate the details about the architecture details and how to choose the best places to enjoy every minute of your stay in this wonderful town.You’ll meet a guide in your language that will introduce you Florence in an easy and funny way. They will also give you tips that only a local would give you.Be part of TourTale’s project to give everybody the opportunity to fall in love with this city as we tour guides are! We give to each other the freedom to let our creativity flow in order to create unforgettable walking tours. The route includes the most important places of the city, like Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio.
Ciao! I am a native English speaker, and a historian of the Florentine Renaissance and I'm a licensed tour guide here in Italy. My master's degree in Florentine Renaissance history and my love for the city are strong foundations for what I share in my tours, and my background teaching college level history gave me experience making history come alive and explaining it clearly. I balance anecdote and information, providing context and insights that keep participants engaged. This tour provides an orientation to the city center, as well as to the Renaissance history of Florence, preparing you for continued exploration during your stay. I can be counted on for recommendations on where to get the best gelato and how get off the beaten path!
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Visit sights in Harlem pertaining to the culturally explosive days of 1920's Harlem, when art and culture was used as a tool for African-Americans and Blacks to define ones own self image, therefore redefining how the world viewed people of color in America. Walk in the footsteps of legendary figures such Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughs, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Harry Wills, Eubie Blake and many more.
The tour of the Renaissance begins from the magnificent Triumphal Arch of Castel Nuovo: the entrance was commissioned by Alfonso of Aragon in the mid-1400s in memory of his entry into the city and the victory over French rule over Naples. The tour will continue to the area south of Spaccanapoli with a stop in Santa Maria la Nova where supposed to be buried the Count Dracula, the Renaissance Loggia of San Giovanni Maggiore and the magnificent Church of Sant'Anna dei Lombardi are thought to have been buried with a gem: the sacristy completely painted by an unpublished Vasari.Another important stop is the facade of the church of Gesù Nuovo with the inscriptions of the guilds of the Piperno masters, but our journey will end, after having crossed the whole of "Spaccanapoli" and Piazza San Domenico Maggiore where we can taste a great “Sfogliatella” or we could have a caffè, in the delightful church of S. Angelo in Nilo where on the altar there is a wonderful work by the master Donatello.
Walk the Renaissance art and fresco Avenue of Milan. In a 3 hours tour you can discover one of the most beautiful tours of the city admiring some of the most spectacular artistic masterpieces of Milan. The tour starts in front of the Università degli Studi di Milano and continues through Piazza del Duomo and the street of wonders to the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie.In Milan, the old buildings are not imposing and opulent like ones in Rome. Milan has a discreet elegance that almost whispers. Milan is not a city on the grand scale, like Paris or London, but if you go beyond the narrow streets, and past the house facades, you discover fantastic interiors, small gardens and intimate refined settings. When you really know milan you think at something exclusive. Milan always insisted upon rigorous simplicity, no stand exhibitionism. Milan is a secret city and you need a guide to understand why this city is imposing itself as a world capital of economic, elegance and sweet life.
Embark on a journey through present-day Harlem – see the people and places of the Harlem Renaissance, and discover why this time in American history was so magical and vital for African-American culture.Highlights● Delve into the depths of this time in American history with our extremely knowledgeable guides● Experience some of the most beautiful theaters, ballrooms, and churches in Harlem● Visit the Abyssinian Baptist Church, Alhambra Ballroom, Hotel Theresa, and many more● Learn about the numerous jazz clubs, speakeasies and people associated with them along the way uptown● Learn about the importance of the 135th Street area to African-Americans in Harlem● Find out where Langston Hughes is buried and the location of Swing Street/Jungle Alley
We will have the pleasure of traveling together with you to the places and secrets that still exist today in Florence. Our tour will be about the secrets of the Medici family and the history of the Renaissance. Our starting point will be in Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, San Lorenzo.
An exclusive experience in Florence which includes Uffizi Gallery Tour, Walking Tour. Skip the long line to reach the Renaissance masterpieces in Uffizi Gallery and learn the stunning history from your expert guide. Then learn about the fascinating history of the birthplace of Renaissance from your expert guide.