FLORENCE: ITALY 2015 SITE
A Room With A View/Camera Con Vista: A few minutes from the centre of town. (Via Fratelli Dandolo, 5 piano II -- second floor; +39 3335 737 810)
Characteristic Artist's Apartment: (Via dei Pepi 64; +39 3920 656 520)
High Priority Sites
Other Starred Sites
Chapel Of The Magi (Cappella dei Magi): Benozzo Gozzoli's fresco "Procession of Magi" (1459) is in the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi. See also Magi Chapel -- Wikipedia, Palazzo Medici Riccardi -- Wikipedia, and the Museums of Florence site. Booking is advisable. The museum is open 9-6 from Thursday to Tuesday.
Other Possible Sites
Bargello: The Wikipedia site includes basic information. Donatello's "David" is one of the star attractions.
Santa Croce: Includes the tombs of Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli.
Sassetti Chapel: Inside the Basilica of Santa Trinita, this chapel is notable for Domenico Ghirlandaio's "Stories of St. Francis."
San Marco -- Wikipedia: Includes a series of frescoes by Fra Angelico. See Convent Of San Marco -- The Museums Of Florence for a fuller sampling of the paintings. The official web-site is at Museum Of San Marco.
Museo Galileo: A small museum dedicated to the famous scientist.
***One particularly useful official site can be found at Hours And Tickets Of The Polo Of The Museums Of Florence.***
Polo Firoentio Museale and/or Firenze Musei :These sites have information on advance Florence Museum tickets. See also Guide to Uffizi Gallery Museum. It is recommended by guidebooks that these tickets be reserved.
Musei Civici Florentini: Information about the city's civic museums.
Getting To Florence By Air: Includes information about getting the 4 kilometers from the airport to the historic core.
Turismo In Toscana: The official Tuscany tourism web-site.