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De’ Medici huizen in Toscane

  • De’ Medici huizen in Toscane

    De rijke familie De’ Medici bestond uit bankiers, politici, meesters in de kunsten en zelfs pausen. Ze waren bijzonder invloedrijk in Toscane vanaf midden 14e - tot halverwege de 18e eeuw. Ze hebben een ware schat aan De’ Medici landhuizen achtergelaten.

    Deze landelijke en elegante gebouwen in de buurt van Florence weden gebruikt door de familie om in stijl vrije tijd door te brengen in hun paleizen op het platteland. De diverse landgoederen, boerderijen en jachtlodges zijn een mooi voorbeeld van de Renaissance- en Barokarchitectuur en hebben vaal prachtige tuinen. Hieronder een paar bijzondere villa’s:

    •De versterkte Villa del Trebbio en Villa di Cafaggiolo in de Mugello gebied zijn de oudste De' Medici villa's in Toscane.

    •Villa di Careggi en Villa Medici in Fiesole werden gebouwd voor recreatie, met binnenplaatsen, balkons en tuinen.

    •Villa di Castello heeft een prachtige tuin, ontworpen door Niccolo Tribolo.

    Al met al zijn er ongeveer 16 grote villa's en nog eens 11 kleine De’ Medici villa's in Toscane die u kunt bezoeken om te genieten van hun historische en architectonische pracht!
    Klik hier voor de locaties van alle De’ Medici villa's in Toscane

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Florence: 30-Minute Interactive Self-Guided Audio Tour of Florence Duomo

Turn your phone into a personal interactive tour guide and discover the beauty of the Duomo (Cathedral) of Florence. Begin your exploration at any time at the entry to the Cathedral, in the Piazza del Duomo.
— You don't depend on a guide or a group tour
— You control the tour
— All content in your language
The interactive tour is filled with stories from local residents, audio guide, video clip, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

vanaf €10

Relaxing dinner in a Tuscan countryside house for special occasions

Experience an unforgettable day in a typical Tuscan farmhouse, among vineyards and amazing views.
You will taste the best dishes of the Tuscan tradition along with the best local wines (Chianti, Brunello etc).
On demand, you can be acompanied by a local musician that will play traditional Italian songs during the dinner.
This experience is reccomended for special occasions like birthdays, honeymoons, anniversaries.

vanaf €75

Dan Brown's Inferno private tour in Florence - Follow Robert Langton's tracks

Private tour on the tracks of of Dan Brown's Inferno book
Inferno tour of Florence based on Dan Browns famous book. Follow Robert Langton's tracks in Florence starting from the Boboli gardens, admire the grottoes and the fountains mentioned in the book such as the Cerchiata dei Lecci and Buontalenti Grotto.
Cross the Ponte Vecchio and arrive to the Palazzo Vecchio.
The palace offers the opportunity to admire some of the most remarkable masterpieces as paintings and sculptures of the Renaissance, amongst them the Genius of Victory by Michelangelo.
See the death mask of the famous poet Dante Alighieri, who wrote the Divine Comedy, and inspired Dan Brown's book.
Walk in the area where Dante Alighieri lived and visit to the Baptistery admiring its fabulous Mosaics.

vanaf €350

Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Lucca

Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of Lucca cuisine and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine.
During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.

vanaf €145