Guided tour

Florence: Medici Family History Tour

Florence: Medici Family History Tour

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Relive the story of the family that managed to become the symbol of a city, facing countless obstacles, betrayals and victories. Explore the most symbolic places of the Medici family in Florence, the most famous city of the Renaissance.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Palazzo Medici Riccardi (inside)
  • See the Palazzo Strozzi, Palazzo Albizi and Palazzo Vecchio (outside)
  • Revive Medici's betrayals and victories against their powerful enemies
  • Walk around the most symbolic places of the Medici family in Florence
Full description
Relive the story of the family that managed to become the symbol of a city, facing countless obstacles, betrayals and victories. Explore the most symbolic places of the Medici family in Florence, the most famous city of the Renaissance period. See where many of the scenes from the tv series “The Medici” took place, and uncover the true essence of the main characters of the Medici Family, Lorenzo the Magnificent, Cosimo the Elder or Piero the Unfortunate. You can also explore the amazing palaces of enemy families like the Strozzi, Albizi, and Pazzi. Together, you will visit the Palazzo Medici, a famous architectural work of the fifteenth century and the beautiful Chapel of the Magi, which was painted by Benozzo Gozzoli. You will also visit a secret place where the genius Michelangelo learned to sculpt, under the shadow of one of Donatello’s pupils, the Bertoldo.
Includes
  • Official guide exclusive for the group
  • Skip-the-line access to the monuments visited
  • Pick-up and drop off
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • 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

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Meeting point

Meet at the main door of the Medici Palace.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 31 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.3/5
  • Organization
    3.8/5

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The guide, Andrea, was very good and passionate. But the overall service was not up to expectations as we were 10 people divided into 3 groups of 3 different languages: Italian, English and German. Therefore Andrea repeated the same explanations 3 times, to the detriment of the time available to all 3 groups.

May 30, 2022

Very good guide (English speaking - easy to understand). She really had a clue and was able to convey that alive and well. Small group (6 people) Relatively noisy environment and no reinforcement - sometimes difficult to understand. In the palace: a few steps. Lift available, but a bit tedious (detours). Outside: A few kilometers have to be walked. You should be able to ...

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October 21, 2019

Very knowledgeable woman who could tell us a lot. Unfortunately, she did not cooperate at Palazzo Medici and allowed all kinds of groups to go ahead, so we had to wait. The organization must reserve a time in advance. With the ticket we were able to enter later in the day.

October 14, 2019

Product ID: 186207