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Florence: Walking Tour and Visit to Palazzo Vecchio

Product ID: 242872
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Explore Florence and discover the town’s history and culture on a nearly 3.5-hour walking tour. Visit the Palazzo Vecchio and benefit from the vast knowledge of your expert art guide to get the most out of your visit to the museum and Medici residences.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an intimate experience of Florence's most popular sites
  • See the Hall of Geographical Maps and Dante’s death mask
  • Marvel at the glamour and lushness of the Palazzo Vecchio
  • Savor an Italian breakfast on a panoramic terrace of a palazzo
Full description
Embark on a fascinating city highlights walking tour of Florence and enjoy the personalized attention of an art expert who will guide your small group through the historic parts of Florence on this 3.5-hour tour. Learn the story of the powerful Medici family in Florence as your group visits the Pallazo Medici Riccardi, one of their first residences and the San Lorenzo Cathedral, their family church.

Then, head to the highlight of this tour, a visit to the Pallazo Vecchio, the Old Palace and the present-day town hall of Florence located in the heart of the city. Built in 1299 to house the leaders of the medieval city it is the symbol of the city’s history. Admire the architecture of the palazzo, and its sculptures and paintings, and learn about its rich and complex history over the centuries. See the Hall of Geographical Maps and Dante's death mask known from Dan Brown's Inferno novel.

At the end of the tour, discover the incredible ancient skyline of Florence from a unique perspective and enjoy an Italian breakfast relaxing on a spectacular panoramic terrace of a historic palazzo. This tour is a perfect way to get an introduction to the charming historical city center of Florence.
Includes
  • 3.5-hour small-group walking tour
  • Licensed English-speaking art expert guide
  • Masterclass about the Medici Family
  • Entrance fee to Palazzo Vecchio including the Hall of Geographical Maps and Dante’s death mask
  • Italian breakfast and coffee
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Florencetown Tours & News Stand - Piazza della Repubblica (next to the Apple Store under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that due to the possibility of some of the halls of Palazzo Vecchio being closed for institutional events, the itinerary of the tour may sometimes undergo some minor changes, but the quality of the tour will remain the same
• Please note that this tour is not suitable for people with impaired mobility
• Big bags and liquid bottles will not be allowed inside the museums
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Florencetown

Product ID: 242872