26 April 2017
HOTEL SAVOY LAUNCHES ITS NEW “DESTINATION EXPERIENCES” IN FLORENCE, EXCLUSIVELY DESIGNED FOR HOTEL’S GUESTS TO DISCOVER THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
Discover Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, from a different perspective through the immersive experience created by Hotel Savoy, the Rocco Forte Hotel located in the heart of the city. Guests can choose one of the two newly launched destination experiences exclusively available to guests of Hotel Savoy: “The Medici Experience” and “Art Hunt: discover the Uffizi with your children”.
The Medici Experience: The Medici Family, Masters of Florence and the small screen
Guests can enjoy a one-day guided itinerary designed to discover the family that invented the Renaissance, Inspired by Medici: Masters of Florence, the new television drama series about the Medici dynasty, which has gained international acclaim with stars Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden, this is a unique chance to learn about the fascinating history of the Florentine Family and admire their palaces and priceless art collections. Guests of Hotel Savoy can unravel their story by following an original journey that will take them both inside and outside Florence, through some of the most iconic locations where the series was filmed. Among other highlights, the itinerary includes the Church of San Lorenzo and Michelangelo’s Medici Chapels, the marvellous Palazzo Medici Riccardi and a visit to the Uffizi Gallery, to admire la Primavera, painted by Botticelli in 1482. For more information: /hotels-and-resorts/hotel-savoy/destination/the-medici-experience/.
Art Hunt: Discover the Uffizi with your children
Hotel Savoy gives its younger guests the chance to turn their visit to the Uffizi Gallery and its works of art into a fascinating and fun game. How? By inventing an entirely original treasure hunt that will arouse children’s curiosity and their artistic sensitivity as well as giving their parents the possibility to enjoy a family visit to the Uffizi, led by a professional guide. Children will be given a magic box containing a treasure map, a route through the museum’s main rooms, and a series of cards which show the treasures hidden in the works of the greatest masters. It is all there waiting to be discovered. The theme of the treasure hunt is animals included in the masterpieces of artists such as Caravaggio, Raffael, and Botticelli amongst others. Upon returning to the hotel, every young guest who completes the hunt will receive a delicious treat as reward from the Hotel Savoy team. For more information: /hotels-and-resorts/hotel-savoy/destination/art-hunt/.
For more information and bookings: +39 055 2735835, email@example.com
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Rocco Forte Hotels
Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 10 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas.
Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Assila Hotel, Jeddah; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg,
Future opening: Rome in 2018, Shanghai in 2018
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Rocco Forte Hotels