HIDDEN

GEMS

We get it, we hate tourist traps too and in Florence, it feels like there is no avoiding it. But after a few small steps you'll be able to discover a world of hidden treasures that even locals may never have seen. But we have...

 

 

VILLA IL GIOIELLO
historical - culture – museum 
Built in the 14th century, Galileo Galilei lived his last years here. Today the villa belongs to the Department of Astronomy of the University of Florence.
 
MUSEO DELL’OPERA DEL DUOMO
art - museum - culture 
It contains beautiful sculptures removed over time from both the interior and exterior of the Duomo. Make sure to check out Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise!

 

 

TEATRO DEL SALE
hidden gem - music -cool
A members-only theatre where you can enjoy all kind of music and performances. Become member to join their buffet dinners taking place before the shows!

 

 

THE HORNE MUSEUM
historical - museum - art
Formerly the home of English poet Herbert Percy Horne, it now holds a refined mine of masterpieces of painting and sculptures. 

 

 

LA SPECOLA MUSEUM
culture - museum - cool
The oldest scientific museum in Europe that hosts the world’s largest collection of anatomy waxes. Care to see a detailed body of the large intestine?

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