- A scholarly day in Florence, highlighted by a tour of the great artistic masterpieces at the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace.
- Led by Alessandra, art historian and Florence private guide
- Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Pitti (Galleria Palatina, Museo degli Argenti, Galleria del Costume), and Boboli Gardens
Inspired Itinerary: Medici Treasures
Does Context offer Pre-Travel seminars about Florence?
Where do we meet? Where does it end?
Alessandra's full-day itinerary in Florence will meet at the Uffizi Gallery and end near the Boboli Gardens. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map, and a 24-hour phone number for any last-minute issues.
What if it’s raining?
Tours operate rain or shine, but in the case of inclement weather, your expert will modify the tour so more time is spent indoors. It never hurts to be prepared; we encourage keeping an eye on the weather and bringing along an umbrella, sunscreen, water, or a hat as needed.
Born and raised in Florence, Alessandra has a degree in art history from the University of Florence with a specialization in seventeenth-century painting. She obtained an Masters from the European University Institute in Florence, where she defended her Ph.D. in history, focusing on the patronage of Tuscan nobility in Europe during the seventeenth century. In addition, she holds a diploma in archival administration, paleography, and diplomatics from the State Archive in Florence. She has been teaching art history and Italian culture for several years in various schools and institutions in Florence and across Italy.