FAI opens the doors of palaces and gardens
October 15 in the whole of Italy FAI Day Make Autumn. What are you going to see in Florence
Over 700 sites were open in these two days, for those who have hearts to the natural and artistic heritage Italian. Are almost always inaccessible spaces and exceptionally open to the public, arecheologiche areas, nature trails, villages, gardens, churches, palaces and museums. In the province of Florence among others, the Antiquarium of VILLA CORSINI of Castello, close to Florence (via Petraia 38) from 9.30 am to 5 pm opened in an extraordinary way, an unexpected treasure trove of antiquities. In the halls of the magnificent country house restored to their original splendor, is in fact hosted a gallery of classical statuary in almost all belonged to the Medici collections which, in Florence, knows few rivals: Etruscan sarcophagi, colossal marble statues of Roman and figured capitals.
Other accessions in the province of Florence:
Address: Certaldo Alto. Hours: Sunday 24, at 10 am -5 pm. Walk through the streets of the center, a true urban jewel that keeps intact its medieval appearance with its narrow streets, towers, walls, entrance gates and brick floors. In 2013 marks the 700th anniversary of the birth of Boccaccio, a chance to visit the house and tomb of the writer.
All the accessions in Florence:
Address: Piazza San Pancrazio, 2. Entry only for members with FAI opportunity to sign up on the spot. Hours: Saturday 23, 10 am - 4.30 pm (last admission), Sunday, 24, 10 am - 1.30 pm (last admission).
GIARDINO BARINI E VILLA BARDINI
Address: Costa San Giorgio, 2. Hours: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24, 10 am – 5 pm (last admission). Sunday 24, at 11 am, a conversation with the master perfumer Lorenzo Villoresi on "Scents of Florentine gardens." 2 pm, conversation Mara Loving on "Myths and Legends of the trees." Access to exhibitions Boldini and Capucci reserved for Registered FAI, with the possibility to register on site.
ISTITUTO DI SCIENZE MILITARI AERONAUTICHE
Address: Viale Air Force, 14. Hours: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24, 10 am – 5 pm (last admission). To visit you must present a valid identity document.
Address: Piazza San Pancrazio, 1. Hours: Saturday 23, 10 am - 4.30 pm (last admission), Sunday, 24, 10 am - 1.30 pm (last admission).
Address: Via Stibbert, 26. Hours: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24, 10 am – 5 pm (last admission).
PALAZZO PORTINARI SALVIATI
Address: Via de Bonizzi. Hours: Saturday 23, 10 am - 4.30 pm (last admission). The palace built in the fifteenth century by the Portinari family went to the Salviati in the sixteenth century.
VILLA LA QUIETE ALLE MONTALVE
Address: Via di Boldrone, 2. Hours: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24, 10 am - 4.30 pm (last admission).