During this 3 hour guided tour of Florence you will be able to visit the highlights of Florence from a different perspective. While strolling through the old town with your tour guide of Florence you will discover the fascinating story of the Medici family, magnificence, power, control, but also intrigues and assassinations, gossip and much more about the godfathers of the Renaissance.
The guided tour of Medicis’ Florence will start from Piazza San Lorenzo, the Medici quarter. Your Florence tour guide will tell you the story of this magnificent family while visiting Palazzo Medici Riccardi, the first residence of the family and the Medici Chapels.
A tour of Florence and the Medici is not complete without a guided visit of Michelangelo’s New Sacristy that houses the tomb of Lorenzo the Magnificent, a great talent scout and protector of the artists during the Renaissance times.
During a nice stroll through the piazzas of Florence you will discover the stories of the Medici popes and queens and their unconventional lifestyle.
Many of the statues in Piazza della Signoria were made for the Medici and one of these depicts Cosimo de’ Medici, the one who commissioned the Uffizi building, one of the oldest museums in the world.
Your private tour guide will take you to Palazzo Vecchio, to visit the royal apartments of the Medici family, special places that bring the Medici history to life.
The last stop during your Florence tour will be Piazza Pitti, dominated by the last residence of the Medici, Palazzo Pitti. Here, in 1743 Anna Maria, the last member of the family, died leaving the Medici artistic treasures to the city of Florence and its people.
The entrance tickets to the museums are not included.