Follow in the footsteps of the Medici family on a 2-hour walking tour of Florence. Visit the Boboli Gardens and discover the beautiful palaces the Medicis built. Learn about their legacy to the "Cradle of the Renaissance" as patrons of the arts.
What to Expect
Discover the magic of Florence on a walking tour that follows in the footsteps of the Medici family, and learn more about some of the greatest patrons of the Renaissance.
Hear how the Medici family ruled Florence for centuries, how they commissioned many masterpieces of art, and how they contributed to the success of famous artists and scientists of the Renaissance. Learn about their promotion of art and literature, and how they built important collections of paintings, sculptures, scientific and musical instruments, many of which are now displayed in the city's museums.
See the beautiful palaces they built, with special emphasis on the Pitti Palace in the grounds of the Boboli Gardens. Now home to some of the world’s most important paintings by artists such as Raphael, the Pitti Palace is a beautiful monument in its own right. Explore the grottoes and sculptures of the gardens surrounding the palace, and discover the biggest public gardens in Florence.
- Local guide
- Entrance ticket to the Boboli Gardens
- Entrance ticket to Pitti Palace