SINCRESIS is a cultural association for contemporary arts born in 2006 in Empoli, a town situated between Florence, Pisa and Siena in Tuscany.
The president of the association is Alessandra Scappini, a historian of modern and contemporary art who works as teacher and in the research in University of Florence and in Polytechnic in Milan.
Sincresis from 2006 organizes exhibitions, cultural discussions, lectures, workshops with national and international artists.

It is a space for exhibitions and an artist residency, but it offers also a service for cultural tourism such as stays in some periods during the year.
SINCRESIS has a studio apartment available for residency. The location is very comfortable and functional to respond to each necessity and request.
In fact it is in the centre in Empoli, a modern town only thirty - five miles west of Florence, in a quiet position that allows to go all over various tourist itineraries and, if you desire, also to book a guide through association or to go freely on the numerous artistic and cultural journeys in the territory.

It is possible to arrive by airport Galilei in Pisa or Peretola in Florence, by train from Florence, Pisa or Siena, by car from motorway /highway A1 and FI – PI –LI Exit Empoli.
600 metres after Exit Empoli there is our residence to stay. It is adequate also for itineraries in bicycle because is situated along the road that connects Florence with Pisa.

The distances:
By Florence 35 kilometres
By Pisa 55 kilometres
By Siena 80 kilometres
These cities can be easily reached by bus or train from Empoli.
The station is about 700 metres from our location
We can come to pick you up from airport or station if you communicate your arrival time

Characteristics of residence
The apartment is on the ground floor with its private hall and bell.
It is a space of 50 metres square composed by bedroom with two beds, a divan used as bed, wardrobe, a breakfast zone with table and chairs, a kitchen, a desk for reading and using computer, a library with a complete set of reference books and catalogues of history of art and literature, cultural booklet/pamphlet, tourist guides.
You can use telephone, TV and wifi that are in the apartment which is complete with central heating and cool in the summer. The bathroom is distinguished in two rooms with sink, water and shower.
The apartment is located in a large inner square with a garden and with an electric gate where you can to park a car or bicycle all the day.
The residence is always opened all day and you can enter and come out all 24 hours.

Public Services:
Supermarket to 100 metres
Hospital to 300 metres
Station to 800 metres
Rent a car to 800 metres
Rent a bicycle to 800 metres or also in location
Gymnasium and Relax centre to 500 metres

Some museums and historic monuments that you can visit in our territory:
Saint Andrea’s Church, Empoli
Museum of Sacre Art, Empoli
Jacopo Carrucci, Pontormo artist’s House, Empoli
Leonardo artist’s House, Anchiano, Vinci
Museum dedicated to Leonardo, Vinci
Museum of Ceramic, Montelupo Fiorentino
Villa Medicea, Cerreto Guidi
Center for contemporary art, Luigi Pecci, Prato
Villa Celle, Pistoia
Fabroni Palace, Pistoia
Villa Medicea, Poggio a Caiano
Ardengo Soffici Museum, Poggio a Caiano
Uffizi Museum, Florence
Medici Ancient Palace, Florence
Strozzi Palace, Florence
Public Palace, Siena
Cathedral, Siena
Cathedral, Baptistry and Leaning Tower, Pisa

Sincresis Associazione Culturale per le arti contemporanee
Sede: Via della Repubblica, 52/54 - 50053 Empoli (Firenze) - Tel. +39 0571 73619 -
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