Login to your account:

Puccini

Puccini

Giacomo Puccini was born in Lucca on December 22nd 1858. The last four generations of his family dedicated their lives to music, both from the maternal and the paternal side. His birth house, at Corte San Lorenzo, beside San Michele square is ....

Read More

Giotto

Giotto

Ambrogio Bondone, welll known as Giotto.

The probable date of birth of Giotto is the year 1267, born at Colle di Vespignano, in Mugello. This idea is derived from a report of the Florentine chronicler Antonio Pucci (aprox. 1348-1388), which places his death in 1337, at the age of seventy. Giotto ....

Read More

Piero della Francesca

Piero della Francesca

The touching image of the Madonna del Parto was painted in just seven "working days" (presumably before 1465) by Piero della Francesca. She is distant as a heavenly vision and yet alive and real in her post-adolescent freshness. The fresco was planned to complete the back wall of the main altar in ....

Read More

Galleria degli Uffizi

Galleria degli Uffizi

Work signed by Giorgio Vasari, by commission of Cosimo I from the Medici, the Gallery of Uffizi is a masterpiece itself. A project from the 1560 was to build a new seat of the Tuscan Grand Duchy administrative and judiciary offices ("uffizi") that connected the Ponte Vecchio to the new ....

Read More

Locanda Le Giunche

Locanda Le Giunche

La Locanda Le Giunche is located close to Guardistallo, province of Pisa in between the lush green Hills of the Etruscan coast, with a special climate which is very healthy all year round. In summer there is always a slight breeze from the ocean and in winter time it’s never ....

Read More