Experience the exciting discovery of Palazzo Vecchio´s secret paths that are not accessible to the general public.
Only recently these areas have been made available for small groups (maximum of 12). Ascend the narrow passages of Duke Gualtieri´s medieval stairway and you will discover an unexpected path beyond a door hidden by a painting.
Admire the precious and imposing coffered ceiling of the Salone dei Cinquecento as you explore the Medicean Palace from a different, intriguing prospect.
At the end of the visit, the experience continues with a Florentine lunch. Enjoy delicious food in an ancient merchant gallery in the heart of the Medicean district. Admire the precious and imposing coffered ceiling of the Salone dei Cinquecento found in the heart of the Medicean district.[readmore] Overlooking the Piazza della Signoria and Loggia dei Lanzi, the Palazzo Vecchio, with its crenelated battlements and 311-foot Arnolfo Tower, dates back to 1299. One of Florence's most renowned attractions, the palace features a series of luxurious courtyards and halls, as well as numerous secret passages. A treasure trove of medieval masterpieces, the Palazzo Vecchio includes works by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Giorgio Vasari. This VIP tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours.