Start with a welcome glass of prosecco and then step back in time to a sordid past woven in hidden alleys on the Renaissance Secrets & Scandals: Florence Unveiled Tour.
Secrets and scandals
We’ll let you in on some of the best-kept (and sleaziest) gossip of old Florence and the Renaissance. We’ve got the tea on some of Florence’s most famous people. Nobody is exempt. We’ll draw back the curtains on Florence’s dirtiest secrets and sexiest scandals.
An absolute first in Florence
Explore the less celebrated, but all the more tantalising, history of scandal and drama during this unique adults-only tour of the city.
Florence unveiled tour
Fame and fortune during the Renaissance inevitably generated numerous scandals, notorious reputations and epic rumours. From the outrageous lifestyles of the rich and famous to their crimes of passion, hear all the juicy and sordid details behind the dramas that rocked the world of this high society.
Sex and drugs…
Get the scoop behind the shady secrets of the Medici family’s ascent to power. Witness generations of moral bankruptcy, corrupt money handlings, and crooked dealings with pirates. Learn all about the tension between the Pope and the Jewish ghetto. Visit the historic red light district of Florence and a black market brimming with drugs. Opium, Belladonna, and some of the vilest poisons you can imagine, Florence had it all. And we’ll show you the alchemy and witchcraft they sprang from.
Walk in the footsteps of Dante Alighieri and visit the hidden district of San Martino. Learn how often political power shifted in Florence’s Golden Age. Visit Florence’s first orphanage. Get up close and personal with some of the most vulgar statues and paintings of the Renaissance. These sometimes cheeky, sometimes outright crude messages are in Florence’s greatest monuments. We’ll take you to Leonardo da Vinci’s old home, where you’ll learn all about the rumors that drove him to self-exile.
ArtViva Office in Florence
Via dei Sassetti, 1, Firenze, FI, Italia
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