Florence: Palazzo Vecchio Guided Tour

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Uncover the rich history of Florence with a guided tour of Palazzo Vecchio, the iconic town hall that has been the heart of the city's politics and governance for centuries. Delve into the fascinating world of the Medici family as you explore their lavish palace, and listen as your knowledgeable guide regales you with tales of the palace's storied past, revealing the secrets and legends that have shaped Florence into the city it is today.


Uncover the allure of Florence's iconic Palazzo Vecchio, the former residence of the powerful Medici family and a cornerstone of the Renaissance movement. This 90-minute guided tour delves into the rich history of the palace, a potent symbol of civil authority in Florence. As you venture through the palace, be awestruck by the majestic "Salone dei Cinquecento", the largest and most historically significant room within the palace. Marvel at the ornate paneled ceilings, sprawling wall frescoes, lavish golden decorations, and imposing sculptures that adorn the walls. Your journey continues on the second floor, where you'll discover the elegantly appointed Apartments of the Elements, the ornate Apartments of Eleonora of Toledo, and the historic Hall of Priors. Wander through a series of intimate chambers and a chapel, beautifully frescoed by the renowned artist Bronzino.

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