- Discover Florence's symbols using all your senses with interactive, family-friendly activities
- Led by a local historian or expert with inquiry-based learning techniques and trained to work with children
- Florence Duomo, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza della Signoria, and Ponte Vecchio
Florence for Kids
Florence Scavenger Hunt
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Molly holds an MA in Italian literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she completed her PhD coursework and exams with a specialization in Renaissance and Early Modern periods. She spent a year in Venice as an undergraduate while at the University of California-Santa Cruz and afterwards worked in Siena for two years for the University of California Education Abroad Program. She later went to graduate school and, after finishing her studies in Madison, found herself back in Venice once again for another year, this time conducting archival research for her doctoral dissertation. She has remained in Italy ever since, has taught courses in Renaissance history in Florence, and is a licensed tour guide of Florence and its province.
Sally holds an MA in art history from Syracuse University with a focus on Italian Renaissance art. She originally moved to Florence in 2014 to finish her master's research and continues to live and work there, sharing her passion for her adoptive city’s fascinating history with visitors and lecturing about Italian art and culture for university field studies programs. She is especially interested in Florentine mannerist sculpture and Medici patronage, and has researched the effects of Renaissance literature and philosophy on the visual culture of the period.
Alessia has a degree in Art History and a Master in conservation of artistic heritage, a passion that she had since she was a teenager. After two years in Paris in late 90's, she is back with another scholarship in 2003 at the Louvre. She studies how museums are focusing on activities for families, museum education, and tours for people with special needs. Since 2002 she has worked as a tour guide with enthusiasm and she loves to show Florence blending history, art, food and fashion. Alessia has also been a docent in the vocational schools for guides and she is mother of two children.
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