PRIVATE Walking Tour around Medici Family

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Duration: 1 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the Medici's story with a walk through the most important streets and palaces. On this tour we deal with the rise of the Medici family and the relationship between political power and art. You will discover how it was possible that this family could govern in Florence for over three centuries and how they supported the main artist in the world: Michelangelo, Botticelli Raphael.

What's Included

Licensed tour guide

Small groups

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 13
  • YOUTH: Age: 14 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Basilica di San Lorenzo
The Basilica di San Lorenzo (Basilica of St Lawrence) is one of the largest churches of Florence, Italy, situated at the centre of the city’s main market district, and the burial place of all the principal members of the Medici family from Cosimo il Vecchio to Cosimo III.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
The Laurentian Library was built thanks to the patronage of the Medici pope Clement VII, the library was built to emphasize that the Medici were no longer merchants but members of intelligent and ecclesiastical society. It contains the manuscripts and books belonging to the private library of the Medici family. The library is renowned for its architecture, designed by Michelangelo, and is an example of Mannerism.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cappelle Medicee
The Medici Chapels are were built between the16th and 17th centuries as extensions to Brunelleschi's 15th-century church, with the purpose of celebrating the Medici family, patrons of the church and Grand Dukes of Tuscany: the Medici family. The Sagrestia Nuova ("New Sacristy") was designed by Michelangelo himself.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Palazzo Medici Riccardi
The Palazzo Medici Riccardi was designed for Cosimo de' Medici, head of the Medici banking family, and was built between 1444 and 1484.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Cathedral, formally the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is the cathedral of Florence (Italian: Duomo di Firenze). It was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to a design of Arnolfo di Cambio. The cathedral complex, in Piazza del Duomo, includes the Baptistery and Giotto's Campanile. These three buildings are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site covering the historic centre of Florence and are a major tourist attraction of Tuscany.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Battistero di San Giovanni
The Florence Baptistery, also known as the Baptistery of Saint John stands in both the Piazza del Duomo and the Piazza San Giovanni, across from Florence Cathedral and the Campanile di Giotto. The Baptistery is one of the oldest buildings in the city, constructed between 1059 and 1128 in the Florentine Romanesque style.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Campanile di Giotto
Giotto's Campanile is adjacent to the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Baptistry of St. John. This tower is one of the showpieces of Florentine Gothic architecture with its design by Giotto, its rich sculptural decorations and its polychrome marble encrustations.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cupola del Brunelleschi
This dome is one of the biggest mystery in art and architecture of every time. It was the largest in the world. It remains the largest brick dome ever constructed.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Palazzo Vecchio
The Palazzo Vecchio ("Old Palace") is the town hall of the city. This massive fortress-palace is among the most impressive town halls of Tuscany. Overlooking the square with its copy of Michelangelo's David statue as well the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi, it is one of the most significant public places in Italy, and it hosts cultural points and museums.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Corridoio Vasariano
The Vasari's Corridor is an elevated enclosed passageway in Florence which connects the Palazzo Vecchio with the Palazzo Pitti. To enhance the prestige and clean up the bridge, in 1593 the Medici Grand Dukes prohibited butchers from operating and selling there in favor of gold and silver merchants.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Uffizi is one of the most important Italian museums and the most visited, it is also one of the largest and best-known collection in the world of paintings of the renaissance. You can find here paintings of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Botticelli, and other masters.

Thanks to this guided tour you will be taken on a journey into art and history surrounding by over 80 halls full of masterpieces of art from the 12th century up to the 16th century.

The best collection of renaissance paintings in the world is waiting for you!

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ponte Vecchio
The Old Bridge ("Ponte Vecchio") is a medieval it the oldest bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy. It is noted for the shops built along it, as was once common. Butchers, tanners, and farmers initially occupied the shops; the present tenants are jewelers and art dealers.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palazzo Pitti
Pitti's Palace was bought by the Medici family in 1549 and became the chief residence of the ruling families of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. It grew as a great treasure house as later generations amassed paintings, plates, jewelry and luxurious possessions.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Piazza della Signoria
Piazza della Signoria is an L-shaped square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. It is the meeting place of Florentines as well as the numerous tourists, located near Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza del Duomo and gateway to Uffizi Gallery.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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