Great Discoveries self-guided audio tour of the Pitti Palace provides today’s tourist with the most enjoyable and informative way to visit the most majestic of the Renaissance palaces. Lavishly decorated and fully furnished, it remains one of the most extraordinary residences in the world. From the 16th century on, the Pitti Palace has been home to all of the ruling families of Florence, Tuscany, and Italy; including the Medici’s, Lorraine’s, Bourbon's, Bonaparte’s, and the Savoy’s. Today its countless rambling rooms house several museums, the most important of which is the Palatine Gallery, whose beautiful salons are filled from floor to ceiling with paintings from the private collections of the Medici and Savoy’s. It is one of the largest and most important museums in the world containing works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli, Lippi, Tintoretto, Peter Paul Rubins, and others. Our carefully researched tour guides you through the Palatine Galleries and the Royal Apartments pointing out and describing the most significant artworks by some of the most hallowed names in Italian and European art. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.
AMOR&POESIAPODCAST Podcast do artista plastico, ilustrador e locutor brasileiro, Daniel Amaral. Fique a vontade, caso queira deixar algum comentario.
By Daniel Amaral
This is the podcast from Aff the Cuff, Scotland's Number 1 traditional folk session band, based in Carnoustie, near Dundee. Visit our website at www.affthecuff.org.uk. ````We have tried to capture the magic of a real pub session, with minimal editing, capturing the banter as well as the music, some of which is polished and a lot which is not. Interact by emailing us with requests (not "kill the podcast!", please) and we'll see what we can do.
By Aff the Cuff
Going well beyond conventional tours, this engaging guide takes you through beer gardens, a palace and all things Bavarian. Check out a few sites, stop for coffee or to buy a souvenir and resume your tour whenever you like. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com
Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998, this square has been a functioning marketplace since the 15th century. Take in the beauty of the Belfry Tower, Town Hall and the House of the King, not to mention all the elegant Guild Houses. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com
Great Discoveries Audio Tours offer today’s tourist the most enjoyable and informative way to visit Florence’s Galleria dell’ Accademia. Famous sculptures by Michelangelo Buonarroti, including his Four Prisoners, the St. Matthew, the Pieta di Palestrina and his renowned statue of David are displayed here. The Galleria contains paintings by the great Florentine maestro’s of the early 16th century, Fra' Bartolommeo, Andrea del Sarto, Perugino and others. This eclectic collection also consists of works from the Byzantine era dated to around the 13th century, but overall it consists mostly of 14th and 15th century Renaissance art. This carefully researched tour guides you through the Galleria as a professional narrator, accompanied by historically appropriate background music, points out and describes its most significant works. Step back in history as you listen to enchanting tales of the Galleria and the great maestros who created this incomparable art. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.
See the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica as you have never seen or heard it before. In an audio tour lovingly narrated by Sister Wendy, you'll open your eyes and your heart to the magnificent wonders of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Ceiling, and be immersed in the intense spirituality that permeates St. Peter's and the entire Vatican City. Just download the Artineraries Tour onto your mp3 player or iPod, and you're on your way to a remarkable journey of discovery as told through the art, artists and popes whose passion and vision make for a truly unforgettable experience. This is track one of a multi-track tour for Sister Wendy's Sistine Chapel in Rome, Italy. To download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com
Great Discoveries self-guided audio tour provides today’s tourist with the most enjoyable and informative way to visit the Piazza della Signoria. While the Piazza del Duomo has historically provided the focus for the city’s religious obsession, Piazza della Signoria has always been the civic heart of Florence. Facing directly on the square are the Loggia della Signoria, with its three arches, and the dominant Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace), the seat of the city’s governments since 1302. Close by lies the entrance to the most exalted of Florence’s spectacular museums, the Uffizi Gallery. Piazza della Signoria houses several notable pieces of public sculpture and is a meeting place for the city’s thousands of annual visitors and Florentines alike. This magnificent square unfolds like an open-air gallery in which even the statues allude to episodes of the city’s civil history. Our carefully researched tour guides you along and identifies the Piazza’s most important buildings and statues, insuring that you will clearly understand each item’s historic and artistic significance. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.
Although the Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace) today contains the offices of Florence’s Mayor and City Council, much of it is open to the public including the Hall of the 500, the little Study of Francesco I and two of its three spectacular apartments. The vast halls and state apartments are ornately decorated in the style of the late Renaissance. Major attractions inside Palazzo Vecchio include the Room of the Lilies, Eleanora di Toledo's apartments, the Courtyard of Honor with the Putto Fountain, and Michelangelo's statue the Victory. The Quarters of Pope Leo X are being used to house Florence’s City Council and as reception rooms for the mayor and are not open to the public. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.tourcaster.com