The Medici Family changed the actual sense of art, to the point that they have been described also as the makers of modern Art. Five hundred years ago they started commissioning great artists such as Botticelli, Brunelleschi and Michelangelo, leaving an incredible artistic heritage to the entire world.
Let's go to see how all this has had been possible... join this walking tour in Florence. Led by our experienced, professional guide you will stroll in the historic center of Florence reaching the family's main palaces and churches.
Starting from Palazzo Medici Riccardi, the first family residence, you will reach San Lorenzo district with its Basilica planned by Filippo Brunelleschi. After walking briefly through the heart of the city you will see from the outside the Cathedral with the adjacent bell tower and the Baptistery with its marvelous “Gate of Paradise”.
Your tour continues in Piazza della Signoria, dominated by the stunning Palazzo Vecchio, where the Vasarian Corridor starts. Following from the outside this enclosed passageway that leads to Palazzo Pitti we will reach Ponte Vecchio, the world’s most renowned bridge, and eventually Palazzo Pitti, the last family residence, where the tour ends.
To fully enjoy the authentic flavor of the city, during the tour you will taste a delicious Gelato (Italian ice cream) in one of the most famous gelateria of Florence.