Guided tour

Florence: Mysteries of the Medici Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: My Green Tour srl

Florence: Mysteries of the Medici Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: My Green Tour srl
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From US$ 36.77 per person

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Uncover the rise and fall of the Medici Dinasty. Learn about the incredible story of this banking family that used their wealth and influence to become the leaders of Florence and make the magic of Renaissance possible.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, English, German, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the incredible story of the Medici Family
  • Follow the traces of the work commissioned by the Medici family
  • Learn about the most remarkable members of the dynasty
  • Marvel at the impressive Commesso Fiorentino design of the Medici Chapel
  • Choose between a shared group or private walking tour
Full description

Experience the history of Florence through learning about the contributions of the infamous Medici family while seeing their influence on the city first-hand. Visit the Medici Chapel and see the gorgeous mosaic work.

Listen as your expert guide takes you on a tour of the past, and hear how money and power drove an intense rivalry between the Strozzi, Pazzi, and Medici families. Discover the secrets and mysteries of the Medici family as your English-speaking guide takes you through the old streets and squares.

Stroll through the traces left by the most extraordinary members of the Medici dynasty. Enter the Medici Chapel where most of the remaining remnants of the family found their last shelter. See the sparkling semi-precious stones in the Florentine mosaic Commesso Fiorentino.

Includes
  • Expert multilingual guide
  • Medici Chapel admission (if option selected)

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 229 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Value for money
      4.3/5

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    Informative tour with competent tour guide. However, the tour lasted more than 1 hour longer than planned, partly because a big city run was taking place at the same time and there were a lot of people in the city, but also because the guide had a lot to tell. Didn't bother us much, but you should know that and plan more time in the back. For us, lunch before the subsequent visit to the Uffizi (for which you also have to plan some time) was much shorter. The information could be structured a little better so that it is easier to follow.

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    October 3, 2022

    The tour was a lot of fun, it was super interesting to explore Florence in the footsteps of the Medici. The tour is highly recommended for those who, after all the art in the city, would like to learn more about one of the most fascinating centuries in the history of Florence and everyday life under the rule of the Medici. Special thanks to our guide Emma - she was very knowledgeable and made the tour very enjoyable, exciting and entertaining.

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    September 23, 2022

    We booked conveniently via the app at relatively short notice with 1.5 days in advance. It would be good if you could not only filter the date and the desired language, but also the number of participants. A big compliment & big thank you to our guide VICTORIA ♡! She gave us a great tour of the Medici topic, the content was conveyed very well, she responded directly to questions and all in all it was just a lot of fun with her!

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    August 23, 2022

    Product ID: 404095