What to see at Florence’s monumental Pitti Palace


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Looming large on the Florentine skyline the Pitti Palace is the grandest and most impressive private palazzo in the city. Built 560 years ago, it has been home to millionaire bankers, the famous Medici family, Napoleon and the King of Italy. And today it houses eight museums, over 250,000 works of art including masterpieces by Titian and Raphael...

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The 4 Best Venues to Experience The Opera in Florence


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Florence is famous for its wealth of culture. From its breath-taking Renaissance art to its delicious cuisine, or from its long history to its glorious Tuscan landscapes there is more than enough to fill a lifetime. But did you know that an Italian wrote the first opera in Florence and it was performed there in the late 1500s? And today the city...

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