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The Medici Family and the Potential of Art - Walking Tour in Florence
  • AVAILABILITYAll year round
  • DURATION2 hours
  • STARTS10:00 am
  • LIVE GUIDEEnglish

Enjoy a pleasant Florence walking tour to discover the most significant sights of the city in the footsteps of the Medici dynasty, synonymous as an unparalleled patron of the arts during the Italian Renaissance.


  • Licensed local guide
  • Gelato (italian ice cream)
  • Earphones for groups of more than 8 people

What To Expect

The Medici family changed the very sense of art and they have been defined also as the makers of modern Art.
Five hundred years ago they started to commission great artists such as Botticelli, Brunelleschi and Michelangelo leaving an incredible artistic heritage to the entire world.

Let’s go to find how all this has had been possible, join this Florence guided walking tour.
Led by your experienced professional guide you will stroll in the historic center of Florence reaching the family’s main palaces and churches.
Starting from Palazzo Medici Riccardi the family first residence you will reach San Lorenzo district and its Basilica planned by Filippo Brunelleschi.
After walking briefly through the heart of the city you will see the Cathedral from the outside, the adjacent bell tower and the Baptistery with its marvelous “Gate of Paradise”.
Next the tour will take you on the Piazza della Signoria dominated by the stunning Palazzo Vecchio where starts the Vasarian Corridor, the enclosed passageway that leads to Palazzo Pitti.
Following it from the outside walking on Ponte Vecchio, the world’s most renowned bridge, you will reach Palazzo Pitti the family last residence, where the tour ends.
During the tour, to fully enjoy the authentic flavor of the city, you will taste a delicious Gelato (Italian ice cream) in one of the most famous gelateria of Florence.


Palazzo Medici Riccardi


Additional Info

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.  In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Not suitable for pets

A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable shoes are recommended

Please be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour starts

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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