Does anyone know of a small group tour of San Miniato? I sure haven't found one.
And if there's no tour, where might I hop the bus to get there and then walk down? I see it's #13. Can we buy a ticket when we hop on the bus vs going to SM Novella?
Thanks for your help on this. I...
I hope it's okay to post this here but I'm staying in an apartment in Florence (already paid for) and I read Lourdes article about the frescoes in the San Gimignano
and now I want to go experience them in peace and...
I've decided to just alert folks that you can not actually view Donatello's crucifix at Santa Croce as it's blocked off for people praying, plus it's behind a black cage.
I hope some day they move it so we can view it.
Here's my photo from yesterday...
I'm curious about the current use and accessibility of the Baptistry to the residents of Florence today. Can the common Joe still be baptized here and when? It seems so packed with us tourists.
In preparation for my return to Florence on 12 March !!! I'm taking a couple courses. There's focus on Vasari's biases/pov but I'm curious if anyone here has read his book and was it worthwhile?
It's even available on kindle!
I am returning to Florence for 2 weeks, including Easter, this March 2018. On my last visit (2014) I visited Medici homes/libraries etc. and in one there is a small chapel. The background is all black and painted with nature in vibrant colors... birds, fruits, vines. I...