Art Tours in Italy
With its far-reaching history and well-known appreciation for the arts, Italy is a top destination for those seeking the finer things in life. Thanks to artists like Michelangelo, Botticelli, and da Vinci, Italy was put on the map for its artistic endeavors long before many other European countries considered art an important part of their culture. Nowadays you can take in the local arts scene by enjoying the art tours in Italy.
If you’re a Renaissance junkie, Florence is the place for you. On your art tour, your guide will take you to see masterpieces by Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Botticelli. This includes the famous statue of David at the Accademia. At the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, you’ll see firsthand the beautiful artwork in the dome by Brunelleschi and Giotto’s Bell Tower. When all that’s through, take some time to go sightseeing through the beautiful streets of Florence.
In Rome, your guide will introduce you to treasures such as Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne, as well as Canova’s Pauline Borghese. You can see all this at the Borghese gallery, inside the beautiful Villa Borghese mansion. You’ll also see artwork by Caravaggio, as well as Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love. You can also experience a art tour at the Vatican, where your guide will tell you about the Vatican’s major works of art. You’ll see the Gallery of Paintings, Raphael’s Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel.
From Rome, it’s even possible to hop on a guided tour that will take you to some of Italy’s other hot spots, such as Naples and Venice. You’ll get a full art and history tour in addition to your art tour, and you’ll be glad you did!