Florence attracts students from all around the globe. We consider ourselves to be an international school and are uniquely located in the landmark that was once the home and studio of Renaissance Artist, Author and Architect Giorgio Vasari. The Florence School is located in the heart of the city’s historical center situated on a quiet street with the studios and classrooms steps away from Piazza Santa Croce. Our historic neighborhood is one of the most beautiful settings in Florence that breathes the Renaissance atmosphere. Walk out the school building and you are minutes away from the Uffizi Gallery, Loggia dei Lanzi, cross over the Arno River and its a short walk to the historic Ponte Vecchio. Our advantageous location provides the Florence School students a vibrant and inspirational surrounding for art and cultural studies.
Florence is an incredibly beautiful city often called "the birthplace of the modern world". It offers an amazing sensation of "seeing" and feeling": with the sheer magnificence of the Duomo, the incredible collections of the Uffizi, Galleria dell'Accademia, the frescoes in the Capella Brancacci, and literally hundreds of smaller sites, churches and palaces which contain several centuries of an electrifying history and culture.