Tour price 150,00 Duration 3 hrs Entrances yes Days of the week Everyday People with disabilities Yes
Come to know one of the most important families in history, The Medici Dynasty. Discover their rivals, the curiosities, their palaces and the most significant members through the frescoes and the works they commissioned to the greatest artists of the time and that tell us about them still nowadays.
On this private guided tour you will visit the places of the family, with the entrance inside Signoria palace, discovering Cathedral square, Ponte Vecchio and Pitti square, their last residence.
San Lorenzo district and Medici Chapels:
San Lorenzo district was chosen by the Medici as the place where to build their residence. The Basilica is the oldest in Florence and bacame the family church, just behind the palace. Its facade is unmistakable because remained unfinished. The Medici Chapels history is closely linked to the triumphant ascent of the Medici, where are preserved the bodies of the members of the family buried here.
Inside there is the New Sacristy, with sculptures by Michelangelo and the magnificent Cappella dei Principi, the mausoleum which was to testify, with its large dome and its interior completely decorated with marbles and semiprecious stones, the power of the Medici ruling.
To admire the religious complex of the Baptistery, the Belltower and the Cathedral with its magnificent Dome by Filippo Brunelleschi.
The area of the historical centre where is still possibile enjoy from the past the medieval atmosphere in the narrow streets and the high towers from XII century.
Signoria palace and square:
Entrance and guided tour inside the Signoria palace to visit Cosimo and Eleonora’s sumptuous apartments, who made an important renovation and enlargement of the Palazzo, with decorations of the interiors with paintings, stuccoes, wooden finishes, sculptures and tapestries.
The palace overlooks the square where there are the copy of Michelangelo’s David statue as well as statues from Renaissance, transforming the place in a open air museum.
The U-shaped palace from Renaissance that houses one of the most important museum in the world, containing masterpieces by Botticelli, Leonardo, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Raphael and many more.
Ponte Vecchio (bridge)
The symbol of the town, the medieval bridge famous for its pictoresque jewellry shops from XVI century. The only one bridge of Florence survived to World War II.
Admire the square and the facade of the imponent Pitti palace, the last residence of the Medici.
– Know closely one of the most influent family of Europe
– Visit Signoria palace and admire one of the most beautiful square in the world
– discover Florence of the Medici family
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