Guided tour

Palazzo Vecchio: Tour

Palazzo Vecchio: Tour

From US$ 49.61 per person

Find out all the secrets of the Palazzo Vecchio and marvel at its collection of Renaissance art with an expert guide. Skip the ticket line and explore the former home of the renowned Medici family.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Join a guided tour for an in-depth look at the iconic Palazzo Vecchio
  • Avoid the ticket line and head straight inside with your expert guide
  • Explore the palace's chambers and passages and see statues by Donatello and more
  • Discover the extensive influence of the Medici family during the Renaissance era
  • Marvel at the Salone dei Cinquecento and learn about a secret Da Vinci fresco
Full description

Take a journey through Renaissance history and art on a guided tour of the Palazzo Vecchio. Save time on waiting in the ticket line and enjoy more time to appreciate the many treasures inside. 

Meet your expert guide outside the palace to start your tour of this medieval building. Skip the ticket line, then explore the palace's ornate rooms and renowned collection of Renaissance artworks. 

Marvel at the high decorated ceilings and the stunning frescoes in the Hall of the Five Hundred. Admire impressive Renaissance statues by Donatello and Michelangelo and visit a hall filled with ancient maps. 

As you wander through the extensive apartments and halls, learn about the power and influence of the famous Medici family. Discover private rooms, hear about the palace’s history, and find out what everyday life there was like. 

Also listen to stories and myths from the Renaissance period, including the tale of a secret fresco by Leonardo da Vinci in the palace's Salone dei Cinquecento.

  • Access to Palazzo Vecchio
  • Access to Salone dei Cinquecento
  • Live tour guide

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    Meeting point

    At the Horse statue of Cosimo I in Signoria Square

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    4.9 /5

    based on 184 reviews

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    Very good guide!!

    March 3, 2022

    We loved the palace!!!! Our guide was very good but sometimes it was difficult to listen to her since we did not have headphones....

    August 18, 2021

    Our guide Andrea lived up to expectations. Knowledgeable and very didactic of the subject. 100% recommendable

    December 30, 2019

    Product ID: 395915

    VA ID: 395915