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Richard-Ginori Museum of the Manifattura di Doccia

14:13 25 August in

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Bandini Museum of Fiesole

14:00 30 July in

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_tabs style="horizontal"][vc_tab title="Museum" tab_id="1401092217359-3-5"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The Museum Of Sacred Art of San Donnino, recently opened up, is housed in the complex adjacent to the church of Sant'Andrea which, as regards the visit to this museum, represents its natural complement. The visit starts in an open gallery...

Museum of the Works of the Prato Cathedral

13:56 30 July in

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San Donnino
Museum of Sacred Art

10:06 30 July in

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Villa medicea della Petraia

07:43 19 September in

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Villa Corsini in Castello

09:29 19 September in

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Garden of the Medici Villa in Castello

10:15 23 October in

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Tomb of Montagnola

10:04 22 September in

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Museum of Sacred Art
of San Martino a Gangalandi

12:45 23 October in

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Abbey of San Salvatore
and San Lorenzo in Settimo

09:34 06 November in

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