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September Feasts on the hills of Florence

poggio-a-caianoThere a lot of September Feasts on the hills of Florence, Italy. The Siege of Villa Medici (28th edition) in Poggio a Caiano want to celebrate the commemoration of the stop at Villa Medicea made by the Princess Joan of Austria on her way to marry Grand Duke Francesco I de’ Medici in 1565. For all the feast’s duration there will be a great gastronomic stand with delicious local dishes.

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Famous frieze restored in Villa Medici

Villa Medicea (Massimiliano Galardi) - CCSaturday, March 3, 2012 at 17 will be opened and presented to the public the new exhibition hall of the Villa Medici at Poggio a Caiano with the famous frieze in terracotta glazed. The new Hall of Frieze is dedicated to the famous frieze of the late fifteenth century commissioned by Lorenzo the Magnificent inspired by the classical myths and allegories interpreted as the Platonic myth of the soul.

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