Italy tours – Scrovegni Chapel and Uffizi Gallery

Scrovegni Chapel (Padua, Veneto, Italy) is a destination that must be included in one of your future Italy tours. It is located 42 kn West of Venice. Giotto’s murals reveal the realism and emotions of each character, and the power of color is simply amazing. Covering every centimeter of Scrovegni Chapel these murals are among the most important paintings worldwide. Giotto and his students worked on the 38 scenes from 1303 until 1306. Easy to read in the medieval books, these scenes illustrate the life of Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ. Together with his other murals from Assisi Chapel that illustrate the life of St. Francis, this cycle of paintings constitutes the greatest work of the artist.  Find a tour company for Italy and schedule your tour today,

 

Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Tuscany, Italy) is also a must-see. Here, in a palace designed in 1560 by architect Giorgio Vasari for the Grand Duke Cosimo de Medici, you can see some of the most recognized masterpieces of Western civilization, mostly Renaissance paintings. It is considered one of the most important galleries of paintings in the world. Botticelli rooms (Allegory of Spring and Birth of Venus) are the most populated. You will also find works by Giotto, Cimabue, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Piero della Francesca and the list goes on.

For relaxation you can enjoy a coffee at the museum`s bar, with a great view over Piazza della Signoria, the heart of the city. The U-shaped gallery can be easily divided into several areas to visit separately, maybe even during more of your future Italy tours.

 

 

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