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August 29, 2016

The end of Summer in Florence

Came back from holidays a few small cue not to think too much ..

Summer is almost over, we know, but not to think too much here for you a top list of magical places to discover in Florence, from day to night.

In the field of outdoor parks and gardens is a must visit to the great Boboli Gardens is one of the greatest examples of historic gardens in Italy, connected with the Pitti Palace and the Forte Belvedere. The garden, which welcomes more than 800,000 visitors each year, is remarkable not only for its historical value and landscaped, for its collection of sculptures, ranging from Roman antiquity to the sixteenth and seventeenth century.

To admire a unique view and relax peacefully on the grass, we recommend the Rose Garden, a lovely park in the Oltrarno area below the Piazzale Michelangelo to the west, Viale Giuseppe Poggi.

It 'a secret garden inside a museum, unique in its kind, which has ancient artifacts such as the rare Japanese armor at the end of' 880 and more, we are in fact in the garden of the Museum Stibbert, a large park, which is home to some curious monuments, fountains and sculptures. It looks like an intricate series of paths that go up and down in the bush, with furniture and corners for relaxing and viewing.

It's getting late and we have a little peckish. For a lunch break outdoors cie are spoiled for choice in the large garden of the Four Seasons Firenze Gherardesca invites us to Al Fresco, trattoria with outdoor barbecue chic and casual. If you're in the area here is the Piazza della Signoria Gucci Cafe, contemporary kitchen wing of the eponymous museum finally in Piazza Santa Maria Novella awaits the atmosphere naturally elegant and contemporary JK Lounge, adjacent to the famous hotel JK Florence.

We're in Florence and we can not talk about art, here's our roundup of exhibitions not to be missed: On the occasion of the celebrations of 450 years at the Tower of St. Nicholas the exhibition Effect Michelangelo from 1874 to 2014, a unique opportunity to visit one of the most famous towers in the city. At the Museo degli Argenti in the imposing Palazzo Pitti until 28 September is in progress, the exhibition Sacred splendor. The Treasure of the "Chapel of the relics." Also in Palazzo Pitti but in the frame of the Palatine Gallery, until 28 September is the monographic exhibition of Jacopo Ligozzi. Universalissimo painter: the great painter of his time, designer dresses and embroidered fabrics. Up to 2 November, the Galleria degli Uffizi houses the exhibition about the birth of the language of modern art entitled Pure, simple and natural art in Florence between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
The Accademia Gallery until December 8th you can visit The fortunes of the primitive. Art treasures from the collections of Italian eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
There are three international artists the stars of the new exhibition at the Museo Gucci and entitled Femininity radical, until September 7.
Until April 12, 2015, at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Equilibrium, an exhibition dedicated to the foot and its function with wonderful works of great artistic value.
All'Aria Art Gallery until September 7, do not miss the high-glam shots of Roxanne Lowit, with the exhibition Be Fabulous. We anticipate finally from 20 September at the Palazzo Strozzi a major retrospective dedicated to the genius of Pablo Picasso.

To contemplate Florence immersed in un'atmsfera timeless do not miss a ride on the Arno accompanied by boats ranaioli, in a return path from the bridge to Ponte Vecchio to Carraja, from Ponte Santa Trinita. Every day from 10.00 to 19.30. Info: 347 7982356

It's getting late and we arrive at sunset, before the well-deserved break apertivo we head towards the splendid Horticultural Garden of Florence, located in Bologna, in the north of Florence. In addition to the Loggia Bondi, in the garden there is also a greenhouse in iron and large glass that had no precedent in Italy when it was built; from the garden can also be accessed at the garden of the gardens of Parnassus in which is housed the Garden of the Righteous. To visit at sunset when the lights come on in the greenhouse and begins the most impressive of shows.

And 'the Happy Hour! To discover the coolest aperitifs, those with the most beautiful view and the most romantic here is our Best Of, across from leggare!

The day comes to an end quais, but we can not conclude without a well-deserved dinner. Here's to you our Best Of dedicated to Florence restaurants that you absolutely must not miss!

Have fun! 

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