Combo Ticket Land of the Renaissance Museums - Terre del Rinascimento

Visit Tuscany off the beaten track, and see some of the most charming smaller towns (and their museums)!

€ 0,00

Overview

A combo ticket for the museums of the Lands of Renaissance.

A cheap “combo ticket” allows you to enter the Museums of the Terre del Rinascimento system:

Museo Leonardiano, Casa Natale di Leonardo, Museo della Collegiata, Museo del Vetro, Casa del Pontormo, Museo di Fucecchio, Fondazione Montanelli Bassi, Museo della Ceramica, Museo Archeologico, Centro Espositivo della Cantieristica e del Canottaggio, Fornace Pasquinucci, Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi, MuMeLoc.

The combo ticket Terre del Rinascimento can be picked up at the ticket office of any member museum (excluding Exhibition Centres, the Foundation Montanelli Bassi and the Pontormo Birth house). The ticket is not subject to any limit of validity and allows one entry to each museums listed.

In an area that still preserves the evidence related to the Renaissance, just 30 km from Florence, there are several possibilities for the visit and the itinerary: art lovers will find masterpieces preserved in the Museum of the Collegiate of Sant'Andrea in Empoli and in the Museum of Fucecchio and, again at Empoli, they will be able to visit the birthplace of the painter Pontormo; lovers of archeology and local history will discover the remains of the Archaeological Museum of Montelupo and more recent evidence collected in the MuMeLoc of Cerreto Guidi. Following, instead, the traces of the great personalities who lived and left their mark in this area, do not miss the Leonardo Museum, a large and original collection of machines inspired by the work of Leonardo engineer and technologist, set to Vinci, birthplace ogf the genius, where you can also visit the house where he was born, and the Medicean Villa of Cerreto Guidi, hunting lodge and relax palace built by Cosimo I de Medici.

The Ceramics Museum of Montelupo is dedicated to the historical local manufacturers with a trail dedicated to the production of artistic ceramics from the Middle Ages to the present day, the Muve Empoli traces the recent history of the glass industry, and the Exhibition Centres (Fornace Pasquinucci and Boat Building and Rowing) document the most flourishing activities of the river port of Capraia e Limite.

Save time in ordering! Add into your basket all the museum tickets you want, then fill the form and send the request.

Before making your Uffizi Gallery reservation, please, read the Ordering Informations

IMPORTANT NOTICE: After succesfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (one working day after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address [email protected] Special attention for AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net mailbox users. Vouchers will also be available, aftre one business day from the request, at the page http://www.weekendinitaly.com/get_vouchers2.php

Cancellation policy: if you cancel a confirmed visit, the cost of unused ticket(s) will be refunded minus the service fee.

How to get there
The Lands of Renaissance are 30km far from Florence, direction South West

  • From Florence or Pis: Motorway A1, exit Lastra a Signa or Motorway A12 exit Pisa-centro. Take the highway (Superstrada S.G.C.) Florence-Pisa-Livorno (FI-PI-LI) exit Empoli est (for Cerreto, Empoli and Vinci) or Montelupo (and Capraia e Limite)
  • From Montecatini and Val di Nievole: SS 436 to Vinci
  • From Siena: Highway (superstrada) Siena/Firenze , from the motorway link road A1 Firenze Certosa follow up to exit Lastra a Signa then take superstrada FI-PI-LI
  • From Val d’Elsa: SS 429

The Museums Terre del Rinascimento:

Vinci

Leonardo Museum in Vinci
Piazza dei Guidi
ph 0571-933251
Every day
9:30 am - 6 pm (Nov-Feb)
9:30 am - 7 pm (March-Oct)

www.museoleonardiano.it

In two locations, Palazzina Uzielli and the Castle of the Counts Guidi, the Museum has one of the largest and most original collections dedicated to Leonardo engineer and scientist and, more generally, the history of art during the Renaissance.

Natal house of Leonardo in Anchiano
Via di Anchiano
Ph 0571 56519
Every day
9:30 am - 6 pm (Nov-Feb)
9:30 am - 7 pm (March-Oct)

www.casanataledileonardo.it

3 km away from the center of Vinci, surrounded by olive groves, is placed the house where Leonardo was born in 1452. The house can also be reached on foot, it presents an exhibition on the life and paintings of Leonardo and a meeting "special" with the Genius.

Empoli

Museum of the Collegiate of St. Andrew
Piazza della Propositura, 3
Ph 0571-76284
Tuesdays - Sundays:
9 - 12 am / 4 - 7 pm
Closed on Mondays

www.terredelrinascimento.it

Founded in 1859 and part of the historic Church of St. Andrew, it is one of the oldest ecclesiastical museums in Italy. It contains masterpieces of Tuscan art from the XIV-XVI centuries, including paintings by Filippo Lippi, and Masolino Botticino, as well as sculptures by Rossellino and a series of glazed pottery from the workshops of Della Robbia.

MuVE- Museo del Vetro
Via Ridolfi, 70
Ph 0571 76714
Tuesdays - Sundays:
10.00 - 19.00

www.museodelvetrodiempoli.it

Housed in the beautiful Salt Works, the MUVE, traces the history of glass production in Empoli between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries through the presentation of objects, images, and multimedia applications.

Natal house of Pontormo
Via Pontorme, 97
Ph 0571 994346
Tuesdays and Fridays
10 am - 1 pm
Saturdays and Sundays
4 - 7 pm

www.casapontormo.it

The house where the painter Jacopo Carucci, alias Pontormo, was born in 1494, still keeps the facsimile of the diary of the artist and of the preparatory drawings for the paintings displayed in the nearby Church of San Michele. In the historic mansion is also housed the Madonna of the Book, an old copy of the original painting.

Fucecchio

Museo Civico
Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 27
Ph 0571 244304
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.00 - 13.00
Saturdays and Holidays, festivi 10.00-13.00/16.00-19.00

www.terredelrinascimento.it

Inside the Corsini complex, the collection traces the history of the area from prehistoric times to the Modern Age with archaeological finds and works of art from the Middle Ages to the present day. Rounding out the path copies of the fauna of Padule di Fuchecchio.

Montanelli Bassi Foundation
Via Guglielmo di San Giorgio, 2
Ph 0571 22627
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.00 - 13.00
Saturdays and Sundays 15.00 - 19.00

www.fondazionemontanelli.it

The Foundation, established in 1987 by the Indro Montanelli, contains extensive original documentation of the famous journalist and writer from Fucecchio. Here are also fully rebuilt his studies in Milan and Rome.

Montelupo Fiorentino

Ceramics Museum in Montelupo Fiorentino
Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 8
Ph 0571 51352
From March 1 to October 31:
Wednesdays - Sundays: 11.00-19.00
From November 1 to February 28:
Saturdays 14:00 - 19:00 / Sundays 11.00 - 19.00

www.museomontelupo.it

With a rich exhibition of artifacts, reconstructions and iconographic documentation, the museum traces the history of ceramics produced in kilns in Montelupo from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, the period of maximum development of the village, to the Modern Age.

Archeological Museum in Montelupo Fiorentino
Via S. Lucia, 10 - Loc. Ambrogiana
Ph 0571 541547
From March 1 to October 31:
Wednesdays - Sundays: 11.00-19.00
From November 1 to February 28:
Saturdays 14:00 - 19:00 / Sundays 11.00 - 19.00

www.museomontelupo.it

From Prehistory to the Middle Ages, through a large section dedicated to the Roman era, the collection includes exhibits and artifacts from the archaeological excavations carried out in the territory of Montelupo Fiorentino, in particular that of the Roman Villa of Vergigno (I century BC.).

Capraia e Limite

Shipyard and Rowing Exhibition centre in Limite sull’Arno
Ph 0571 978135/6
Thursdays and Saturdays:
4 - 7 pm

Home to the oldest rowing club in Italy (founded in 1861), and to numerous shipyards, the river port of Limit is now a quaint museum dedicated to the history of shipbuilding.

Exhibition centre “Fornace Pasquinucci” in Capraia
Piazza Dori
Open only during exhibitions

www.fornacepasquinucci.it

The old furnace for the production of pottery is now home to cultural events and exhibitions of modern art.

Cerreto Guidi

Medici Complex in Cerreto Guidi
Via Ponti Medicei
Ph 0571-55707
Every day: 9 am - 7 pm
Closed the 2° and 3° Monday of every month

www.terredelrinascimento.it

Inside the splendid rooms of the hunting residence of Cosimo I, the collection of Medici portraits, the furnishings and hunting weapons, takes the visitor through five centuries of history of the villa.

MuMeLoc - Museo della memoria locale
Piazza Dante Desideri
Ph. 0571 906247
Tuesdays - Saturdays: 8.30 - 13.00
Wednesdays: 15.00 - 18.00

www.mumeloc.it

In a path made â??â??up of voices, images and testimonies, the museum evokes memories and traces the territory since World War II.

Le Terre del Rinascimento

Leave the busy city center of Florence and discover an area just 30km outside of town, where the thirteen museums of the “Terre del Rinascimento” system await you. The famous landscapes of the province of Florence, where Leonardo da Vinci was born, is full of charming little towns brimming with history, nature, and traditions. Your  “Terre del Rinascimento” Combo Ticket has unlimited validity!

Vinci, Birthplace of Leonardo

In Vinci, everything and everyone speaks about Leonardo Vinci, artist and Renaissance genius par excellence. Visit his birth-house in Anchiano, now a museum dedicated to the pictorial works and the deep bond of Leonardo with his land. Take a peek at the Church of Santa Croce, where he is said to have been baptized, or the squares of the village that celebrate Leonardo's passage, such as the scenic Piazza de Guidi, redesigned by Mimmo Paladino. Last but not least, the Leonardo Museum awaits you – dedicated to Leonardo the inventor, technologist, and engineer, with 3D reconstructions of his designs and workshops to explore his seemingly boundless universe further.

Cerreto Guidi, Medici Land

In the undulating landscape of hills covered with vineyards and olive trees, Cerreto Guidi draws the visitor's attention from afar. Travel back in time as you visit the grandeur of the Medici Complex, built by Cosimo I as a hunting lodge and retreat. The Medici residence now hosts the Historical Museum for Hunting and the Land, the first Italian museum dedicated to hunting, and an outstanding collection of paintings and art objects that belonged to the Medici family. Audio material, images, and objects collected in the Museum of Local Memory reflect the most recent events of local history.

Empoli, Art and History

History, art, and culture are featured in Empoli, which has a historical town center of great artistic value and is the birthplace of prominent figures such as the painter Jacopo Carrucci, known as Pontormo, and the musician Ferruccio Busoni. The main historical buildings are located in the central Piazza Farinata degli Uberti or dei Leoni. Here you'll find the Palazzo Ghibellino, home to the Museum of Paleontology, the Praetorian Palace, and the Collegiate Church of St. Andrew and the adjacent Museum of the Collegiate Church, one of the oldest ecclesiastical museums in Italy. The local production of green glass is now documented in the picturesque MUVE-Glass Museum, with an interactive museum trail to discover the stages of glass production and its importance for the region of Empoli.

Montelupo Fiorentino, City of Ceramics

The age-old tradition of artistic ceramics of Montelupo Fiorentino, once workshop and furnace of Renaissance Florence, is still alive in the prestigious activities of factories and numerous workshops. The recently renovated and expanded Museum of Ceramics exhibits artifacts of the Montelupo ateliers from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance until the Modern Age. From Prehistory to the Middle Ages, through a large section dedicated to the Roman era, the collection of the Archaeological Museum contains exhibits and artifacts from the excavations carried out in the territory of Montelupo Fiorentino, in particular that of the Roman Villa of Vergigno (1st century BC). Every year during the month of June, the history and traditions are revived in the International Festival of Montelupo Ceramics that animates the streets and squares of the historical center for an entire week.

Fucecchio, a Castle on the Via Francigena

The history of Fucecchio is mainly linked to the Via Francigena (an ancient road and pilgrims path to Rome) – Fucecchio was a crossing point of the Arno river. A stretch of ancient pavement is still visible today in Galleno. The heart of Fucecchio is the Corsini complex, built on the ruins of the medieval castle, home to the Museum of Fucecchio, and Poggio Salamartano, religious center of the local community since the 11th century. One of Italy's most famous journalists and writers, Indro Montanelli, was born in Fucecchio. The Montanelli Bassi Foundation is dedicated to his work and memory, displaying significant documentation on the journalist as well as exact reconstructions of his studies in Rome and Milan.

Capraia e Limite, Tradition on the Banks of the Arno

Known since ancient times as a river port and inseparably linked to life on the Arno, Capraia e Limite has a centuries-old tradition of shipbuilding documented in Limite at the Exhibition Center of Shipbuilding and Boating, where you’ll see miniature models of boats, caulking and carpentry tools, as well as documents on the history of the Società Canottieri Limite. On the forested slopes of Montalbano, beyond the village of Capraia, you'll find the remains of the wall of Barco Reale, a vast area used as a hunting lodge by the Medici in the 16th and 17th centuries. The area boasts a good network of trails ideal for hikers and horseback excursions.

For more information visit www.terredelrinascimento.it or contact the Tourist Office (Ufficio Turistico Intercomunale) in Vinci at +39 0571 568012 or via email at [email protected]

Prices Detail

Timetables

/var/www/weekendinitaly.com/cache/volt/frontend/weekendinitaly/%%var%%www%%weekendinitaly.com%%templates%%frontend%%weekendinitaly%%views%%item%%index.volt.compiled:153:null
dfghjk