Private tour

Palazzo Vecchio: Museum and Tower Guided Private Tour

Activity provider: City Florence Tours

Palazzo Vecchio: Museum and Tower Guided Private Tour

Activity provider: City Florence Tours

From US$ 124.54 per person

Skip the lines and explore the Palazzo Vecchio on a private tour with an expert guide. Learn about the history of the Hall of the Five Hundred and Arnolfo's Tower.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Spanish, French, German, Italian, English, Russian, Portuguese
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Palazzo Vecchio on a guided tour
  • Learn about the history of the Medici Family from an expert guide
  • Explore Arnolfo's Tower and enjoy panoramic views of Florence
Full description
Discover the history and art of the Palazzo Vecchio on this private tour. Meet your guide outside the palace, skip the lines and learn about the many roles of this emblematic building throughout Florence's history. Visit the incredible collection of Renaissance artwork, marvel at the exquisite ceilings in the Hall of the Five Hundred, and explore a hall filled with ancient maps. Travel through time to the end of the 13th century when the palace was built, and then follow its path to becoming the seat of the Florentine Republic, and later the residence of Grand Duke Cosimo I de Medici. Tour the Government Halls and the Granducale family's private rooms, renovated by Giorgio Vasari, and explore the apartments of the Grand Duchess Eleonora of Toledo. Climb Arnolfo's Tower for panoramic views of Florence.
Includes
  • Ticket to the Palazzo Vecchio with priority entrance
  • Private tour guide
  • Audio equipment for groups of more than 5
  • Entrance to Arnolfo's Tower
  • Salone dei Cinquecento (conditions permitting)
  • Transportation to and from the museum
  • Food or drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the local partner's office at Via dei Castellani, 18 rosso, in front of the general exit of the Uffizi Gallery. It is two minutes' walk from Palazzo Vecchio. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starting time.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card for children
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
Customer reviews

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Everything perfect. Elena is very competent and her German is very good.

September 16, 2021

Daniela ist eine sehr nette, sehr kompetente Führerin. Können wir jedem nur weiter empfehlen. Neben ihrem großartigem Wissen ist die freundliche Art hervorzuheben, mit der sie auf ihre Kunden eingeht,

September 8, 2021

Fabulous guide. Very knowledgeable. Good pace on the tour.

July 14, 2021

Product ID: 393494