Step by step relive the adventures of Professor Robert Langdon in Florence along some of the most important places of the Renaissance city in a mysterious atmosphere full of puzzles, revealed symbols, major arcana like the one that runs along the pages of Dan Brown's bestseller .
Dante and the Divina Commedia, the " Map of Hell by Botticelli " the Baptistery, the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio with the Salone dei 500. You will admire the "Sala delle Mappe", the balconies and the death mask of Dante Alighieri.
The path will take you to immerse yourself in the spectacular Boboli Gardens and the Grotta del Buontalenti the curious three-room environment populated by frescoes, stalagmites and ancient sculptures. And than one may also visit the elegant Grand Hotel Baglioni, cited in Dan Brown's novel, where it is possible to stay.
At Palazzo Pitti the former residence of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany, you will fully breath the electrifying atmosphere of the exclusive Vasari Corridor which dates back to 1564 when the Grand Duke of Florence, Cosimo I de 'Medici ordered to its architect Giorgio Vasari the construction of a path that would allow him and his royal family to move to safety from their residence in Palazzo Pitti, to Palazzo Vecchio, the seat of government on the other side of the Arno river: one of the most impressive architectural masterpieces of the Renaissance. A must is the wall painting of the Battle of Marciano where you will find the clue " cerca trova ."
And while walking inside the Uffizi Gallery you will have the chance to admire masterpieces by genes such as Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and many others.
After enjoying not only the atmosphere but also Tuscan cuisine you will take, like the heroes of the novel, a train to Venice.
To follow the tracks of the Professor you will sail along the Canal Grande to Piazza San Marco and the Basilica without forgetting The Clock Tower - which also appears in the James Bond "Moonraker" - and the Palazzo Ducale, the residence of the Doge, authority of the Republic of Venice for about 700 years until 1797.
And to relax from the adrenalinic adventure nothing better than a stroll through the calli or slow rocking to the rhythm of the waves of the lagoon on a gondola !
Art, history and culture of two of the most beautiful Italian cities to live with the Dan Brown novel in hand !
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