Visit to Florence City Center and Uffizi Gallery Museum

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by intern No Comments

Friday, October 28, 2016

Firenze skyline   Ponte-Vecchio-Florence-1600x900

Meeting Point: piazza della Signoria, Florence - 12.30 p.m.

This trip is mandatory if you are attending the Supplementary Art Course while pursuing the completion certificate.


12.30 p.m. – meeting in Piazza della Signoria (in front of Palazzo Vecchio, near the David statue) - visit to Florence city center with Professor Annarita Paolieri

2:00 p.m. – guided visit to the Uffizi Gallery Museum with Professor Annarita Paolieri

6:30 p.m. – estimated ending time of the visit


Students attending the Supplementary Art Course will have their Uffizi Gallery Museum entrance tickets sponsored by VIU. For other students, the ticket fee is 8 €. All participants will have to pay for their own travel.


Means of transportation will be arranged on your own. The recommended way to reach Florence is by train (station name: Santa Maria Novella). You may check both Trenitalia and Italo websites.

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Uffizi Gallery Museum, one of the most famous museums in the world, hosts exceptional collections of masterpieces dating back to the 14th century and Renaissance period, such as famous artworks by Botticelli, Caravaggio, Leonardo, Raffaello and Michelangelo.



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