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Citta Nascosta Firenze

#307 of 805 Tours in Florence
Florence, Italy
About Citta Nascosta Firenze
Founded in 1994, the cultural association Citta Nascosta organizes guided tours, personalized events, unique and unforgettable experiences, to discover the amazing hidden treasures of Florence and Tuscany. Participants are accompanied by art historians, architects, residence owners, experts, who always offer an original and exclusive point of view, with special attention to quality and involvement
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Discover what life was like for Florence residents from the Middle Ages through its years as the cradle of the Renaissance on an exclusive 'Art of Living in Florence' tour. Visit such places as the Palazzo Davanzati, which houses the Museum of the Old Florentine House, and the Palazzo Medici — an exquisite example of Renaissance architecture and home to the frescoed 'Chapel of the Magi.' Afterward enjoy a private visit to a historical palace, home to one of the oldest established families in Florence.
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Janedoran wrote a review Apr 2016
Singapore, Singapore11 contributions8 helpful votes
Recently my granddaughter visited me from England and asked if we could tour Florence with an eye to understanding why the Renaissance had its origins in that city. I have lived here forty years but was not sure of an answer so we asked Emily Grassi at Citta Nascosta to help us understand why here and why then. She was stunningly well informed about every aspect of the cultural, religious, sociological and economic background and explained how it was all entwined generating the energy and creativity that is now called the Renaissance. She nudged us subtly but methodically to an understanding of the process that brought great wealth and great power to this relatively small yet fiercely independant city. I would recommend Emily's guidance for anyone who wants a view to why Florence was the birthplace of Humanism. That is what the city is all about and we often lack the insight to see why. Our tour was rewarding and we highly recommend it anyone looking for this perspective on our beautiful and artistically endowed city.
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Date of experience: April 2016
No name wrote a review Nov 2015
Milan, Italy194 contributions85 helpful votes
I have just got back from a long weekend in Florence. In order to visit the city properly and try to instill some culture in my children I booked two half days with a private guide. They also booked museum tckets for me. I was advised to do a city tour first which was brilliant in order to understand the lay of the town and its main monuments. After which we had another half day visiting two museums. It was the best part of our stay in Florence. Our guide was amazing, very knowledgable interesting and patient with the children, asking them questions to tease out their history and hisory of art. It is the way forward from now on.
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Date of experience: November 2015
Axmy wrote a review Apr 2015
Bloomfield Hills2 contributions
Citta Nascosta planned our trip with absolute attention to detail and with total perfection. We saw amazing sights even many not typically opened to the public and all the logistics were flawless. We never had to worry about anything which made the trip both enjoyable and stress free. All of the guides with Citta Nascosta were so knowledgable and friendly and we are now happy to call them our new friends.
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Date of experience: May 2014