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Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Bapistery of San Giovanni Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Bapistery of San Giovanni Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

The Baptistery is a building that is beautiful to look at, both inside and out, a masterpiece of architecture whose beginnings date back to antiquity. Like many holy places in Europe, there is no way of telling exactly how long the Baptistery has been revered. The origins of the temple, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, are uncertain but according to local lore there has been some sort of shrine on this spot since ancient Roman times, a temple dedicated to Mars, the Roman god of war. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Basilica di San Lorenzo Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Basilica di San Lorenzo Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Great Discoveries audio tour of the Basilica di San Lorenzo provides today’s tourist with the most enjoyable and informative way to visit this resplendent 15th century church. This Italian Renaissance masterpiece was designed and built by Filippo Brunelleschi, the greatest of all the Florentine architects. Generations of Medici, Florence’s wealthiest and most powerful family, put some of the world’s greatest artists to work here, men like Michelangelo, Donatello and Filippo Lippi. This was their family church and for over three-hundred years generations of the great and not so great Medici were buried here in the richly decorated though somewhat opulent Medici Chapel. Our carefully researched tour guides you through the Basilica, the Medici Chapel, Michelangelo’s New Sacristy and his Laurentian Library. Along the way our professional narrator, accompanied by historically appropriate background music, points out and describes the most significant works of art and other historic treasures. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Basilica di Santa Croce Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Basilica di Santa Croce Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Great Discoveries audio tour provides today’s tourist with the best way to visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, perhaps the most beautiful Gothic church in all of Italy. Contrary to the heavy and dark reputation of Gothic architecture, the Santa Croce is actually light and airy, a unique blend of styles and thought. The sun filters through the many stained glass windows, playing multi-hued rays along one of the worlds greatest repositories of Renaissance art and sculpture. The effect inspires peace and spiritual tranquility and an incredible awe for human accomplishment takes root. Indeed, the city of Florence Italy, sensing the perfect peace granted by the Basilica, has buried many of her most famous sons and daughters here. Santa Croce contains more skeletons of Renaissance celebrities than any other church in Italy. Here you will find the monumental tombs and mortal remains of Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, Gioacchino Rossini, Ugo Foscolo, and many others. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Assisi Basilicas-English Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Assisi Basilicas-English Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

In this stunning Artineraries™ Tour, you will learn about the artists and religious figures who made history as you make your way through both the Upper and Lower churches. You will even hear about all of Saint Francis’ brethren buried with him in the crypt and all of the legends that made him one of the most revered persons in Christianity. Over one hour of audio includes a broadcast of the Earthquake which shook the dome and many of St. Francis’ prayers. Follow the tour, and you will be intimately connected to this great man and the city which he called home. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Israel - Old Jaffa Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Israel - Old Jaffa Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Jaffa, one of the oldest port cities in the Mediterranean, has become a must-see for every Tel Aviv visitor. Built on a high cliff overlooking modern Tel Aviv, the trendy and bustling city is a fascinating contrast with Jaffa’s captivating ancient port, archaeological exhibits that present 4000 years of history, picturesque artists' quarter and lookout point with a unique view of the coastline. The tour also leads you to Jaffa’s intimate lanes while showcasing its historical landmarks from the days of the Egyptians, Phoenicians, the Old and New Testaments, the Crusaders, Napoleon and the Turks. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Haliburton Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Haliburton Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Adventure seekers are you ready! The Haliburton Highlands Hidden Gems Audio Tour is a -Choose Your Own Adventure! -Along the way you will drive to four very unique locations each with its own history and exciting activities. These activities all take place outdoors and can include Geocaching (Treasure Hunting), swimming, white-water and flat-water kayaking or canoeing, fishing, hiking, picnicking and even conquering the “Blairhampton Triangle”. It is recommended that Adventurers bring along a camera, as you will be visiting some of the most picturesque locations within the County of Haliburton. The tour can be done in one day or over multiple visits, although we hope that once you’ve visited these unique locations that you will return over and over again. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour please visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Germany - Cologne Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Germany - Cologne Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Roaming the home of the famed Cologne Cathedral and the colorful annual “Karneval” is best done at your own pace. Follow the recommended route or choose your own path using the accompanying city guide, which is packed with info including maps and insider tips on entertainment and dining. Written by locals, this package takes you well beyond the borders of conventional tour routes. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Germany - Munich Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Germany - Munich Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Going well beyond conventional tours, this engaging guide takes you through beer gardens, a palace and all things Bavarian. Check out a few sites, stop for coffee or to buy a souvenir and resume your tour whenever you like. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Georgia - Margaret Mitchell's Atlanta Driving Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Georgia - Margaret Mitchell's Atlanta Driving Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Tour beautiful neighborhoods while you experience Margaret Mitchell's life and hear her descriptions of it. The tour begins by the Margaret Mitchell House and ends at her gravesite at Oakland Cemetery. Along the way, view her homes and see some of the Civil War battlefields which formed the backdrop for "Gone with the Wind". This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Georgia - St. Simons Island Driving Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Georgia - St. Simons Island Driving Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Travel back in time to explore St. Simons Island’s history. Hear voices of Fanny Kemble, Anna Matilda King, General Oglethorpe and others as they tell their stories and describe the island. Relive African American slave history. Listen to the poetry of Sidney Lanier and music of different eras as you cruise through marshland and under spreading live oaks. A map leads the way to the St. Simons Lighthouse, the Bloody Marsh, Retreat Plantation, Christ Church and Ft. Frederica. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com

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