Learn about the powerful Florentine families and their turbulence history, as well as influential Medici Family and their Renaissance city. You will see the first palace of Medici Family and the Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo area and then continue to Ponte Vecchio through Duomo.
Your expert guide will explain to you about the Medici palaces and famous Vasari Corridor, as well as the other main attractions in the city. The walking tour will start at San Marco Square, you will meet with your expert guide in front of San Marco Basilica. After the short information about the Basilica, you will continue to San Lorenzo neighborhood, the home to the first Medici Palace in Florence and the Medici Chapel. [readmore] Moreover, you will have a chance to look at the famous open-air market that specialized in leather goods and clothing as much as souvenirs. As you continue, you will learn more about the Medici Family and Florentine history from your expert guide. Next, you will see the iconic landmark of Florence; Duomo where the Baptistery, Brunelleschi’s Dome, and Giotto’s Bell Tower are waiting for you.
Right next to the Duomo your guide will show you Dante’s home, ex-prison new museum; Bargello. Later, you will try your chance to “Il Porcellino”, the bronze boar statue which can bring you luck if you rub his nose.
You will then continue to Piazza della Signoria and Loggia dei Lanzi to admire the beauty of the Palazzo Vecchio. You will explore the history of the Palace and admire to open-air museum at the Loggia. Then you will continue Vasari Corridor to reach your last stop; Ponte Vecchio.Read more
It is recommended that participants wear comfortable shoes