Florence: Palatina Gallery and Pitti Tour

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Florence: Palatina Gallery and Pitti Tour

From $64.74 per person

Explore the palatial former residence of the Medici family. Enjoy a guided tour of their vast private collection of paintings arranged in rooms sumptuously decorated with baroque stuccoes and frescoes.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1.5 hours - 95 minutes
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Renaissance masterpieces in the Palatine Gallery
  • Skip the line and spend more time inside
  • See stunning frescoes and stucco work from the Renaissance
  • Visit the Royal Apartments of the Palazzo Pitti
Full description
Go on a guided tour through the Palatine Gallery, the opulent Renaissance palace that served as the Medici family's main residence after it was built during the 15th century. Marvel at the incredible collection of artworks arrayed in the style typical of private collections surrounded by rich decor and ornate original frames.  Accompany your local guide through the gallery and admire dozens of Renaissance paintings, including masterpieces by Botticelli, Titian, Rubens, Caravaggio, and many other Italian and European painters from the 15th to the 17th century. Explore the Planetary Rooms, which were designed by the great Baroque painter Pietro da Cortona to provide a stunning backdrop of frescoes and stucco to the paintings in the Medici collection. Finally, visit the royal apartments once inhabited by the King of Italy.  After you 1.5-hour tour, enjoy free time to return to any rooms or paintings you want to take a closer look at. This is the ideal tour for art and history lovers alike, made all the better by your knowledgeable tour guide and coveted skip-the-line access.
Includes
  • Official certified guide
  • Radio system to hear the guide
  • Entrance ticket with reservation
  • Skip the line access even during peak season
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Skip the line in event of delays or strikes by the museum management

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    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes

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    • Pets
    • Oversize luggage
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • The tour is wheelchair accessible
    • Pets and large luggage are not allowed
    • The tour operator guarantees skip the line access even during peak season, except in the event of delays or strikes by the museum management
    • Please note that if you arrive after the tour start time you will not be able to join and will not be refunded or have your tour rescheduled
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements, in which case you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • The entrance tickets will be delivered by the guide at the meeting point prior to the start of the tour
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 / 5

    based on 11 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
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    Our guide Giacamo was great. He was very knowledgeable and spoke perfect english. Thank you very much.

    July 18, 2021

    Far too expensive for a guided tour.

    July 29, 2020

    VERY GOOD TOUR AND EXCELLENT GUIDE, VERY CLEAR IN ITS EXPLANATIONS AND VERY DIDACTIC. I ACHIEVE THAT WE ALL WERE VERY ATTENTION TO WHAT WE WERE ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE PALACE AND THE WONDERFUL WORKS THAT ARE INSIDE.

    October 25, 2019

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