This charming walking tour in the center of Florence runs along a charming one-mile route, which crosses a UNESCO World Heritage site: a mile with the highest concentration in the world of wonderful monuments and open air artworks! With our guide you will discover the most important places of the city, tracing the fascinating history of the Medici dynasty, the family who put his power and wealth at the service of patronage and art, thus laying the foundations of the Renaissance. You will learn stories, anecdotes of intrigues, power struggles, secrets and betrayals, but also stories of amazing foresight that lead leaving to the city and to the world a priceless heritage of art and culture. You can admire palaces, monuments, streets and squares where the members of the Medici family lived, as Palazzo Medici Riccardi (their first residence in the San Lorenzo district) and the Medici Chapels (their church and mausoleum). Within walking distance you will find then the magnificent Cathedral, with its imposing Cupola by Brunelleschi and the splendid Palazzo Vecchio, (their second residence) that dominates Piazza della Signoria. Later you will follow from the outside the whole path of the Vasari corridor, through Ponte Vecchio until getting to the majestic Palazzo Pitti, which hides the beautiful Boboli Gardens (the last Florentine residence of Medici).

 

Don't leave your experience of Medici ends here! Add to your guided tour the entrance ticket to Boboli Gardens and enjoy a pleasant walk in the Park. At the end of the tour the guide will give you all the information you need to use your ticket entrance.