Luxurious Secrets of Florence
Florence is an ancient city with incredible artwork and in a way, it’s an open air museum itself. During the Renaissance, Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci created some of their best work in this city. In this blog we will take you on a trip and show you some of the secret luxuries of Florence.
Florence is home to many unknown gems like secret tunnels, hidden museum artefacts that carry encrypted messages and many forgotten private areas. In Florence it is hard to believe your eyes due to the fact that everywhere there is hidden meanings that go beyond just the exterior.
Florence is such a beautiful city and it keeps its medieval integrity because of it’s strict laws that don’t allow the residents to change features of their homes such as doors, windows, frescoed walls and ceilings. The best place to catch an incredible view of Florence is up from the Duomo. The entrance ticket costs 15€ and it includes the Campanile which offers the best view of the city. Inside the Duomo there is a spectacular ceiling fresco, 80 metres high and it is also the size of a football field. Did these painters have wings?
Fine Dining and the Best Views of Florence
Another great view point is from the restaurant SE•STO on Arno (http://www.sestoonarno.com). Located on the rooftop of the 5 star Westin Excelsior Hotel. With its rooftop position and jewel-like glass box, it offers breathtaking view over Florence and the surrounding hills. In the kitchen, the bright rising star of cuisine executive chef Matteo Lorenzini welcomes guests with an innovative Italian cuisine with an international touch.
Palazzo boutique Hotel
If you feel like staying in a deluxe palace, “Piazza Pitti Palazzo” offers an incredible boutique hotel. The family lives on the third floor but they rent the second floor to guests. The hotel offers marvelous rooms with fascinating 16th century fresco paintings which add medieval Renaissance-like atmosphere to your stay. These rooms cost 350€ per night.
Hidden Art Tours
When in Florence, it is imperative that you visit museums such as the Uffizi which offers tours of the Botticelli rooms and the Museo Galileo. With a private guide you can find out many secret symbolic meanings and codes inside of paintings and artworks for 250€.
To understand all hidden meanings in Florence for 500€ is possible to purchase the consulting of Maurizio Seracini who worked on and was in the book “The DaVinci Code”. He has uncovered nearly every secret of Florence and he can decipher most codes. He can help you discover hidden Frescos by Leonardo Da Vinci by giving you directions and descriptions that will lead you to find them on your own.
Private Parties and Charities for the Elite
In Florence, there are certain private luxury parties and events that are only for media magnets, fashion designers, TV personalities and fashionable restaurateurs. The “Teatro Pergola” hosts very extravagant parties. To get the invitation to this party, you must receive an invite from the owner of this club, be in the club, or pay 5000€. Many of these events also feature auctions of various items and all the money goes to charity.
After a great experience in Florence, if you really want to soak in some more Renaissance, you can go to the Galleria Romanelli and have a self-sculpture created and in a way you can immortalize yourself. In this Gallery there is a dynasty of sculptors who have worked there over many years. These sculptors claim to have made statues of princesses and wealthy billionaires. To have a self sculpture made it costs around 4200€.
Luxury Car Rentals
If you’re looking for a luxurious ride, Italy is the right place to be because it is full of amazing brands such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, and Maserati. A great company to rent these amazing vehicles from is “Europe Luxury Car Hire”. This organization could provide you with a luxurious Maserati with 4.7L V8 that accompanies 440HP for 1500€ for two days.
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Uffizi, Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Maria Del Fiore, and Santa Croce are all honorable mentions that make Florence so amazing. Through the intricate cobblestone roads and all the amazing artwork, there is an element of Florence that gives it an almost fairy-tale like atmosphere. The sense Florence emits causes a feeling that makes people desire to write, sculpt, paint and create. It is true Florence is a city of luxury but you don’t need to find entertainment in clubs and shopping centers because the mysteriousness and age of the city captivates a person to be in astonishment.