Enter a Caravaggio, comes a Raphael. Tiziano leaves for an exhibition abroad but meanwhile return the Angels (famous) by Rosso Fiorentino. These are the Uffizi, a kind of supermarket of art, treasure trove of masterpieces from every century and a dream destination for art lovers from around the world. Indeed, it is strange to see the long line of foreigners waiting patiently for their turn to enter, while many Italians despite having the opportunity have never been to the Uffizi. Of things to see there are: if you think the first picture that pops into your head, you will probably find here. The journey begins with the hall of the fourteenth century, and the three altarpieces by Cimabue, Duccio and Giotto, depicting all the “Madonna and Child Enthroned”. Then a crescendo of beauty: Botticelli, Leonardo, Signorelli, Perugino, Durer, Caravaggio and then and then and then … Plan a full day for the visit, put a pair of shoes, and then enjoy the show.
When: Tuesday to Sunday, from 8.15 to 18.50 hours
Never: Mondays, New Year, May 1st, C