The discovery of Renaissance treasures and Medici’s history and secrets inside their Palace
What Will I See?
Our Gray Line Florence guided tour of the majestic Palazzo Vecchio, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio from 1298 to 1314, will bring you inside the former house of Medici. The 14th century palace is one of the highlights of the Florence's Italian Renaissance legacy. Roam the regal halls and take in its decorative treasures.
What Will I Do?
Our expert guide will accompany you around the Palazzo Vecchio, an Italian Renaissance masterpiece created by Arnolfo di Cambio, which has become of the foremost symbols of Florence. The grand palace was home to the Medici family and the interior showcases the best of Italian Renassaince masterworks, featuring frescoes, paintings, decorations and statues from the Italian masters such as Michelangelo, Donatello, Verrocchio, Vasari, Ghirlandaio and Bronzino. The halls of the building are a veritable museum. Feel free to explore the renowned "Hall of the 500," Francesco I de' Medici's personal study and the exquisite private quarters of Eleonora of Toledo and Cosimo I de' Medici. The palace surrounds a courtyard designed by Michelozzo, which displays frescoes painted by Giorgio Vasari in 1565, ornate columns and stunning sculptures by Battista del Tadda and Andrea del Verrocchio.
Why Should I Go?
Our guided visit to the wondrous Palazzo Vecchio is a unique opportunity to view the luxury of Florentine Renaissance life from the inside. The home of Medici, today the seat of the city government, houses a treasure trove of Renaissance relics as well as insight into the history of Florence and the illustrious figures who once roamed the halls of this spectacular building.
• Check-in and Meeting Point:
Check-in Time: 06:15 pm in front of the Gucci Cafè, at n.10, Signoria Square. Our Assistant waits for you wearing blue clothing with Caf Tour Gray Line Florence logos
No penalty for cancellations up to 48 hours in advance of the schedule departure time. Less than 48 hours and in case of no show, 100% of penalty
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