Discovering the Florentine Oltrarno

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Date: Saturday 15 May 2021



Unusual Florence: by popular demand, they continue in May and June
theatrical walks in the footsteps of the great writers

Discovering the Florentine Oltrarno

From Saturday 8 May to Sunday 20 June 2021

Archètipo Cultural Association
Unusual Florence 2: Oltrarno
In collaboration with tour guides Laura Gensini and Chiara Migliorini,
with the actors Chiara Ciofini and Rosario Campisi and the support of UNICOOPFIRENZE

18 appointments sold out in just a few days, 1,200 people on the waiting list ...
Extraordinary success for “Firenze Insolita”, the theatrical walks to discover the Florentine residences and places frequented by the great writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

By popular demand, it also continues in May and June: “Firenze Insolita 2: Oltrarno” is the new cycle of events organized by the cultural association Archètipo directed by Riccardo Massai, with the support of UnicoopFirenze.

A new path that, from Saturday 8 May to Sunday 20 June, will reveal, among others, the birthplace of Aldo Palazzeschi, the house where Carlo Levi composed his masterpiece Christ stopped in Eboli - the same building in which Umberto also lived Saba - the palace where Rainer Maria Rilke composed the Florentine Diary, the residences of the poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, the one where Sibilla Aleramo received desperate letters from Dino Campana.

To lead us among works, stories and anecdotes, will be the tour guides Laura Gensini and Chiara Migliorini, with the theatrical forays of the actors Chiara Ciofini and Rosario Campisi.

Walking from one house to another, we will also talk about intellectuals who lived in the Florentine Oltrarno districts: Marino Moretti, Giovanni Papini, Tommaso Landolfi ... And again, the San Frediano district with the eyes of Vasco Pratolini and the house where Giorgio De Chirico lived, in a succession of literature, architecture, art and curiosities with the support of period images to rediscover Florence and the lives of the writers who lived there.

A unique experience, narration and theater in comparison, history and books in the places that inspired them.
All participants will be provided with sanitized earphones to enjoy the visit safely and in full compliance with anti-Covid regulations.

“Firenze Insolita 2: Oltrarno” will offer 14 events on weekends in May (Saturday at 4.30 pm, Sunday at 10.00 am) and June (Saturday at 6.00 pm, Sunday at 10.00 am).

Full ticket € 18.50 + commission. Coop member reduction ticket € 13.50 + commission

Tickets can be purchased from Monday 3 May on the BOX OFFICE circuit
tel. 055 210804 -

Each visit will last approximately 3 hours for a maximum group of 15 participants.
Start and end of the guided tour: Piazza de 'Pitti n. 14.
The route will take place on foot outdoors and will also be carried out in case of rain. People with motor disabilities, in wheelchairs as well as families with children and strollers can also participate.


CALENDAR and HOURS of visits:
• May: Saturday 8 at 16.30 - Sunday 9 at 10.00
Saturday 15 at 16.30 - Sunday 16 at 10.00
Saturday 22 at 16.30 - Sunday 23 at 10.00
Saturday 29 at 16.30 - Sunday 30 at 10.00

• June: Saturday 5 at 18.00 - Sunday 6 at 10.00
Saturday 12 at 18.00 - Sunday 13 at 10.00
Saturday 19 at 18.00 - Sunday 20 at 10.00

Info: Archètipo Cultural Association


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