Via Dello Sprone

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About Via Dello Sprone, Florence

The Fountain dello Sprone, or Fontana dello Sprone, also called the Fontana del Buontalenti is an early 17th-century Mannerist-style public fountain found at the corner of via dello Sprone and Borgo San Jacopo, in the quarter of Oltrarno in the city of Florence, region of Tuscany, Italy. The fountain, located at the acute angle (sprone) formed by the intersection of the two streets, nestled against the private building, was designed and sculpted by Bernardo Buontalenti and completed in 1608, likely for the celebration of the wedding of Cosimo II de' Medici and Maria Maddalena d'Austria. The fountain consists of a grotesque bearded face with a water spout protruding from its mouth, with a swirling marble conch basin below. It has undergone various restorations: in the 17th century by Giuseppe del Rosso, and a recent restoration in 2014.

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Overview of Via Dello Sprone

Walking past the city of Florence, you will come across Via Dello Sprone. Missed by most of the visitors, Via Dello Sprone is unique in its own way.

Florence is brimful with interesting attractions like Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery, Basilica Di Santa Maria Del Fiore, Piazzale Michelangelo and Basilica Di San Miniato Al Monte. You can also check out the whole list of things to do in Florence.

Florence tours ideally do not include a visit to Via Dello Sprone.

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Combine two best-selling Florence tours at a discounted price, and enjoy a day of art and sightseeing in the city! This small-group Florence Super Saver includes skip-the-line entry to the prestigious Accademia and Uffizi galleries, two of the most famous art museums in the world. Start your morning skipping the line at the Accademia Gallery, then a walking tour around the town's historic center. Explore the Duomo and finish the day with a guided Uffizi Gallery tour.

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VIP Duomo Tour And Secret Terraces
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Want to explore some hidden terraces of Florence? Then this tour is perfect for you. You will explore the famous dome after climbing atop. Apart from this you will also go to the high terraces and enjoy panoramic views of Florence. Avoid queues and ask all that you can to your expert guide, who will help you solve the crypts as well as explain you the intricacies of architecture in all the places you visit. 

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Have a walking guided tour of the best of city centre and don’t miss to the unforgettable Accademia Gallery!

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Combine Chianti wine with blissful Tuscan countryside on a half-day wine tour from Florence! With a tour escort, travel out of Florence and spend the afternoon at an enchanting castle winery in the Chianti Fiorentino region and in an ancient winery in the Chianti Senese, with local wine-expert guides. In both wineries tour the wine cellars, hear the secrets of Tuscan winemaking, and then sample prestigious Tuscan wine alongside some traditional Italian snacks.

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