Guided tour

Palazzo Vecchio: Semi-Private Tour

Palazzo Vecchio: Semi-Private Tour

From US$ 66.73 per person

Visit the museum of Palazzo Vecchio, the stunning symbol of the history of Florence and Medici family. Accompanied by a local and professional guide, you can fully appreciate the Renaissance as you discover the residence of the Medici.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Explore Palazzo Vecchio or Palazzo della Signoria
  • Discover the Museum and learn about Florentine history
  • Learn some fascinating historical facts from your guide
Full description
Upon meeting with your fun and friendly guide, you will then kickstart the action by taking the priority entrance into the palace, making sure you waste no time waiting in line. The building, built at the end of the year 1200, holds a vast array of icons and items that belong to the Medici family.  Inside, you can visit the Halls of the Government of the Republic, the rooms of the Grand Ducal Family, the "Sala dei Gigli", the "Sala delle Mappe Geografiche" and the Sala of the last Chancellor of the Republic". Prepare yourself for the main attraction, the Salone dei 500, entirely frescoed by Giorgio Vasari. After the guided tour you'll have the possibility to return even during the days following the visit, to explore the museum again freely since the entrance ticket does not have an expiration date.
  • Ticket with priority entrance
  • Professional tour guide (only inside the museum)
  • Earphones (from more than 5 people)
  • Palazzo Vecchio museum ticket
  • Transportation to and from the museum
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips for the guide
  • In case of rain, access to the tower is suspended
  • Archaeological itinerary ticket
  • Ronda Tower and Walkway ticket
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Look for the local partner's office next to the number 14 of Via De' Castellani, precisely at the number 18/red, in front of the general exit of the Uffizi Gallery, two minutes walk from Palazzo Vecchio.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This visit is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • On busy days, you may be asked to enter via the security check line
  • Please bring your passport or ID card. For parents, please bring the photo ID of your children(photos on mobiles are accepted)
  •  You must exchange your voucher at the office to join the tour
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access to the museum may not be guaranteed due to the reduction of the maximum visitor capacity
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We had a guide named Martina and she was very good and very competent. We went through all the beautiful rooms and så the magneficient pictures. We got the story of the Uffizies and how the came to Florence.

July 23, 2021

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