Travelling around Italy you will visit renowned museums, fascinating churches and superb historical palaces filled with paintings, sculptures and frescoes. But how can such treasures be preserved throughout the centuries?
Join one of our expert art historians to discover the meticulous restoration techniques adopted to protect their original splendour. Explore Florence’s Opificio delle Pietre Dure restoration centre, where you will see expert conservators at work as they clean a painting from the candle smoke or whiten a marble bust. Visit the frescoes laboratory and get behind the scene of how this invaluable art works are painstakingly preserved.