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Amber’s Italy: Venice, Florence, and Rome in photos.

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Travel Tips

February 7, 2022 by Untours Staff

Italian cities offer something for everyone, and its three best-known cities are each so distinct. Amber Martin, our Italian Untour Director, has shared a few of her favorite city photos from her recent travels to Italy this past November. Those who follow us on Instagram may have enjoyed her takeover, with photos from all six…  


Stendhal Sydrome: The Florence Condition

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Arts Florence Italy Museums Tuscany

January 12, 2021 by Andrea Szyper

You might have heard of the Stendhal Syndrome, or the Florence Syndrome. You may have even experienced a mild case of it yourself. It is the feeling of being overwhelmed by too much art: too many beautiful paintings, sculptures, frescoes, mosaics, architectural wonders. It is a particular physical and mental response to art that was…  


The Artists of the Uffizi

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Arts Florence Italy Museums Tuscany

December 29, 2020 by Andrea Szyper

When we say Renaissance, what is the first city that comes to mind? For us, and for most, it is Florence. A cradle of architecture and artistic growth under the patronage of the Medici, Florence was seminal in the development of western art and culture. On our upcoming Virtual Weekend in Tuscany, we will explore…