Fine Arts, Art History and Italian language courses in Florence

One-day Art History classes in Florence

These courses are very intensive and are meant for those who have little time to spend in Florence but they wish to experience an intensive day of Art History and discover the renaissance buildings of the city as well as its unique museums.

One-to-one or very small group classes are held both in English and in Italian over the week and the weekends.

For individuals and pre-established small groups the programme and the schedule of these courses can be totally tailored to their needs and interests.

It is possible to visit the most important museums of Florence such as the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery, the Palatine Gallery and the Boboli Gardens, the Bargello National Museum, the Museum of San Marco, the Museum of Medici Chapels, the Opera del Duomo Museum, the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the churches devoted to Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce.

The programs

OD1 The secrets of Florence

An historical walk throughout the centre of Florence, discovering unknown corners and the secrets that just Florentines know.

2 hours of private guided tour.

OD2 The don't miss in Florence

The Uffizi and Accademia Gallery are a must. Admire Botticelli’s Venus and Primavera, Michelangelo’s David and some of the most important artworks of the Renaissance period.

5 hours of private guided tour.

OD3 The intensive Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens

Spend one day with our Art teacher in Pitti Palace, the ancient royal palace, visiting its 7 extraordinary museums and relax in the Boboli and Bardini Gardens, the main seat of the Medici grand dukes of Tuscany in Florence, the first and most familiar formal 16th-century Italian gardens.

5 hours of private guided tour.

OD4 The intriguing history of Lorenzo de' Medici

A guided tour through the streets of Florence on the paths of the famous statesman and patron of scholars, artists and poets: Lorenzo de’ Medici, also known as Lorenzo the Magnificent. Visits to the most significant monuments and places relatetd to this major Renaissance figure: the San Marco Museum, the San Lorenzo church and the Laurentian Library, the Medici Riccardi Palace, the Medici Chapels.

5 hours of private guided tour.

OD5 Michelangelo in Florence

A guided tour in Florence on the trail of Michelangelo Buonarroti, visiting the most important museums in town that exhibit some of his most remarkable artworks: the Casa Buonarroti, the Bargello Museum, the Medici Chapels, the Accademia Gallery and Santa Croce church.

6 hours of private guided tour.

OD6 Brunelleschi and the cathedral

Discover the secrets of one of the most famous monuments in the world, visit the cathedral, the baptistery and the museum of the Duomo. You will be introduced to “one of the world’s most important collections of sculpture.” Our Art histroy teachers will take you back to renaissance period. You will learn how Brunelleschi built his marvellous dome (the “Cupola”) and how  Lorenzo Ghiberti created the Gates of Paradise. Among the many artworks you will admire masterpieces suche as the Cantorias by Luca della Robbia and Donatello, as well as the the Deposition by Michelangelo.

4 hours of private guided tours

Please Note

The programs may be subject to some slight variations. The courses is held on a one-to-one tuition basis or for a pre-established small group (max. 6 people).

Price details

Prices for individual lessons

OD1, 2 hours, €65
OD2, 5 hours, €250
OD3, 5 hours, €250
OD4, 5 hours, €250
OD5, 6 hours, €300
OD6, 4 hours, €200
Enrolment fee €45

Please Note

The above-mentioned prices are meant for individual lessons.

Students who enroll in twos can have a 25% reduction on the tuition fees.

Course price includes

Museum tickets and reservations.


Please let us know your requests regarding dates, schedules and duration for the course your group wishes to attend and we will reply you with all the details regarding special prices, schedules and extra-curricular activities.

For small groups all courses can be booked on any date. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 20% more.

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