Art & Design Student Trips in Florence

Home to such iconic museums and galleries as the Uffizi, Accademia and the Pitti Palace, as well as the magnificent and ornate Duomo and Baptistry, Florence is a renaissance gem and a perfect setting for any Art and Design trips to Italy for groups. 

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Boboli Gardens

The Boboli Gardens is a beautful haven in the city, home to a collection of sculptures dating from the 16th through the 18th centuries, as well as a number of Roman antiquities. Take your group on a guided tour and enjoy fantastic views over the city from the top.

Cappella Brancacci

The Cappella Brancacci is sometimes referred to as the Sistine Chapel of the early Rennaissance and it contains many of the finest and most important works of the period and it an important visit for students of Art and Design. Construction of the Chapel began as early as 1386. The frescoes contained within it were largely painted by a talented artist Masaccio however after his early death at the age of just 27, the mantle was t read more ...

Cappelle Medicee

The Medici Chapels are the two structures at the Basilica of San Lorenzo. They date from the 16th and 17th centuries and were built as extensions to Brunelleschi's 15th-century church, with the purpose of celebrating the Medici family, patrons of the church and Grand Dukes of Tuscany. The Sagrestia Nuova was designed by Michelangelo and the larger Cappella dei Principi, though proposed in the 16th century, was not begun until the early read more ...

Galleria dell’ Accademia

A must-see on any Art and Design study visits to Florence, The Accademia di Belle Arti was Europeʹs first school of drawing.The Gallery is particularly famous for its sculptures by Michelangelo: the Prisoners, the St.Matthew and, especially, the statue of David, which was transferred here from Piazza della Signoria in 1873. Under 18s enter free with student ID. Contact our expert Florence art trips team and we will create a fantastic itine read more ...

Modern Art Museum (Palazzo Pitti)

The Art Gallery, located on the second floor of the Pitti Palace, was founded in 1914 and initially comprised works of art brought in from the Academy of Fine Arts. The current museum collection comprise thirty rooms tracing a wide chronological arc from the time of Pietro Leopoldo up to the First World War. The tour organised in chronological order and by historical-topical category, attempts to provide groups with a clear view read more ...

Palazzo Vecchio

The Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence and has has been the administrative seat of the city for over 700 years. This huge, Romanesque, crenellated fortress-palace is among the most impressive town halls in Tuscany and houses an impressive array of artefacts and works of art.

San Marco Museum

The museum occupies a vast area of the Dominican convent of San Marco and preserves much of it's original atmosphere. Founded in 1436 and designed by the architect Michelozzo, the convent played an important role in the cultural and religious life of Florence, especially at the time of Savonarola. Student groups visiting the Museum will see the frescoes painted by Fra Angelico, one of the great artists of the Renaissance.

Santa Maria Novella Church

Santa Maria Novella church is situated just across from the main railway station which shares its name. Chronologically, it is the first great basilica in Florence, and is the city's principal Dominican church. The church, the adjoining cloister and chapterhouse contain a store of art treasures and funerary monuments. It will certainly be of interest to students of classical Art, due to the frescoes by masters of G read more ...

The Duomo

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore or the Duomo, as it is more commonly known, is the heart of Florence, begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to the design of Arnolfo di Cambio and completed in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. The exterior of the basilica is faced with polychrome marble panels in various shades of green and pink bordered by white and has an elaborate 19th century Gothic Revival façade by Emili read more ...

The Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is quite simply one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world and a must visit Art and Design study trip for your school or student trip to Florence.   Contact our Florence Group art trips experts at FHT Student Group Tours for reservation details and we will create a fantastic itinerary for your next educational study tour to Italy with your art group.

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