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Guided Tour: The Medici in Florence

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This tour will help you discover the powerful family that ruled Florence for centuries, leaving an indelible mark on the city's artistic and cultural life. Since his rise to power until the last Grand Duke, the Medici family is indissolubly linked to the history and art of Florence. In this tour, you'll learn the political rise of the Medici, their lifestyle and most importantly their patronage of the city

 

3 hours tour

Starting from Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, home of the first Medici and typical residence of aristocratic Florentines, and passing through the district of San Lorenzo, we will arrive to Piazza della Signoria, heart of Florentine political life.

We will enter Palazzo Vecchio, home to the Medici between 1540 and 1565. 
Leaving Piazza della Signoria we will cross Ponte Vecchio, famous for its gold and jewelry workshops that leads to Piazza Pitti, dominated by its magnificent Palazzo Pitti final residence of the Medici. Book a walking tour of Florence with us!

The duration of the guided tour is approximately three hours long and includes the entrance into Palazzo Vecchio subject to entrance fee, not included in the tour rate.



visite guidate Galleria Palatina 6 hours tour

 

Starting from Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, we will pass by the  Church of San Lorenzo and reach the Medici Chapels, where we'll admire the Mausoleum of the Medici Grand Dukes, lavishly decorated in fine stones and marble, and the New Sacristy, holding Michelangelo's tombs of the Medici Family. After the visit of Piazza della Signoria, crossing Ponte Vecchio, we will reach Palazzo Pitti
The huge Palazzo was the last residence of the Medici and also of the Lorena and Savoia families. 
We will enter the Galleria Palatina, housed in the former Medici private living quarters, a stunning collection of over 500 paintings by both Italian and foreign artists from the XV to XVIII century, including exceptional works by Raphael and Titian.


Duration: The duration of the guided tour is approximately six hours long and includes entrance into the Medici Chapels and Galleria Palatina,  subject to entrance fee, not included in the tour rate.

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