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Medici Florence Tour
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US$ 23.10
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Delve deep into the passionate history of one of Italy's most influential families: the Medicis. Discover their secrets and their artistic legacy on this walking tour of Florence.

Palazzo Pitti, in Florence
Inside the Palazzo Medici in Florence
Basilica of San Lorenzo
Ponte Vecchio in Florence

Medici Florence Tour Itinerary

This guided walking tour of the Florence of the Medici family will take you to some of the Italian city's most important monuments, revealing the history of the richest family in Italy and their huge impact on the art and architecture of the region. Amongst the family members, there were three popes, two queens, various military leaders and a number of politicians, like Lorenzo "The Magnificent". Did you know that this family governed Florence for 350 years?

During the tour, you'll admire the façades of the Basilica of San Lorenzo and the Medici Chapel, where the remains of the family members rest, as well as the Uffizi Gallery, the prestigious gallery originally built to house the city's Magistrates. The route will of course take in the iconic Ponte Vecchio, where you'll hear how the family modified the structure of the bridge in order to adapt it to their bourgeois tastes. 

Your expert guide will explain their history and reveal curious facts surrounding them while you contemplate the famous Vasari Corridor, a covered passageway that connects the palace with the Palazzo Vecchio so that the Medici family could pass freely between the palaces without mixing with the public.

The visit will come to an end at the Palazzo Pitti, a majestic Renaissance palace where the Medici family would hold extravagant parties and banquets as a display of their power and wealth.

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Adults Children between 6 and 14 years old Children under 6 years old
Medici Tour
US$ 23.10
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Medici Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 23.10
  • Children between 6 and 14 years old

    US$ 11.60
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 90% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide with expert knowledge of Florence history and art.

When to book?

You can book up until 1 hour before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The show represents local culture.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 23.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Via Cavour 21, Red