Global Perspectives - Italy: Florence

We’ll visit the most iconic monuments of Florence: the Duomo, the Baptistry, Medici Palace, Piazza della Signoria Square, Ponte Vecchio. We’ll learn about the history of the Medici family, their economical fortune and artistic interests; we’ll talk about the Pazzi Conspiracy and the black death; we’ll discover the history of Florentinian poets like Boccaccio and Dante, architects like Brunelleschi, artists like Leonardo, Michelangelo, Cellini, and travellers like Amerigo Vespucci. 

  • Urbanism
  • Architecture
  • Culinary
  • Historical Markets
  • History of the Renaissance
  • Renaissance Architecture
  • Michelangelo
  • Medici
  • Brunelleschi
  • Medieval Art
  • Pisano
  • Ghiberti
  • Dante
  • Renaissance Art
  • Social history
  • Vasari
  • History of Florence
  • Museums of Florence
  • World War II


Piazza Michelangelo, San Lorenzo Market, Medici Chapels, San Lorenzo Square, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Medici Palace, Via de Martelli, Piazza Del Duomo, Via Dello Studio, Dante’s Quarter, Piazza San Martino, Piazza della Signoria, Loggia Dei Lanzi, Uffizi, Lungarno, Ponte Vecchio.

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