Italy Art Tours and Attractions
In this article we will explore some of the fabulous art galleries and museums in Italy that may have not already been on your list. The first and most famous Italian art gallery is the Museo e Galleria Nobile di Milano, or the Museum of Modern Art. It was founded in 1963 and serves as a joint project of the city of Milan and the Vatican. The museum consists of over one hundred and fifty artworks from various genres and was designed by famous Italian artists.
Other great museums in Italy include the Uffizi Museum in Florence which hosts famous paintings by Michelangelo, Botticelli and Giorgio Vasari. Another great place for art lovers is the Duomo, which is the main attraction for art collectors. This museum is home to some of the most famous paintings and sculptures in Italy including the Renaissance and Museo Civico, both made in 1512 by Michelangelo. The Aquarium Museum of Milan also features some great aquatic animals such as sharks and penguins.
Florence and Tuscany are also great places for art lovers. Florence has many famous attractions such as the Duomo, Catacombs of Florence and the Ponte Vecchio Bridge. Tuscany offers beautiful villages such as Siena and Paganello. If you love Italian wine then you should visit the Uffizi Museum, the Florence University and the Vatican Museum. There are also the best art museums in Tuscany such as the Uffizi Museum, Santa Maria Novella and the Museo Civico. Some of the most famous paintings from Tuscany include the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper by Michelangelo, Madonna and Child with Mary and Madone by Sandro Botticelli.
Milan is another great place for art lovers and tourists to go to. One of the best museums here is the Uffizi Museum. This museum has a fantastic art collection, which includes some of the most famous works from various artists. There are also the best museums in Milan such as the Uffizi Museum, Sasso Museum and the Prada Museum.
The town of Turin is a famous place for collectors all over the world. There are some famous paintings that can be seen here such as the portrait of Jesus Christ hanging in the Turin Church. Piazza San Marco is one of the best places to visit in the city and is where the statue of Madonna and Child once was. Piazza San Marco is surrounded by many churches and palaces and has a very unique architecture. This is the oldest part of the city and is surrounded by a number of cathedrals and other buildings.
Venice is another must see city in Italy and is probably one of the world’s most famous cities as well. People come from far and wide to visit this art house as it houses some of the most famous museums in Europe. Some of the museums include The Louvre, The Medici Museum and The Aquarium. One of the most famous attractions here is the Duomo, which is the center of political, opera and ballet activities. This is a must see for all who go on a European art tour and is a definite place to make on your bucket list for an Italy art tour.
The city of Florence is a beautiful place with lots of cultural and historic attractions. This is a small town that is famous for its museums and art. There is the famous art house, The Museo e Galleria Florentine where you can see typical Florentine pottery along with other typical Florentine furniture. You can also visit the Pizzae Grande, or the palace garden, The Comune di San Cassiano. The church called Santa Croce is an important attraction here as it is one of the famous church complexes in Italy. Other attractions include the Duomo, The Ponte Vecchio and The St. Croce Muraille.
Florence is a beautiful city and a major tourist destination. There are many places in Florence that you can visit such as the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona, Piazza Aldoge and Piazza Castello. The museum here is called The Museo e Galleria Civico which is a famous architectural masterpiece and is known for its renaissance paintings. Other notable museums include The Uffizi Gallery and The Musee des Beaux-arts. Last but not least, the best place to eat in Florence is the restaurant La Perloga Restaurant, which is situated between the Catacombs and the church of Santa Croce.
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