Museums / Culture, City
Kid Friendly: Yes. The tour is geared to adults. Explanations can be adjusted for children and the palace can be fun for kids, but this is not a "kid's tour".
The Old Palace is equipped with ramps and elevators. The tower and the "sentinels'walkway" are NOT accessible.
Maximum travelers: 6
Italian (fluent), English (fluent)
Florence's Civic Museum and Town Hall
Take a special visit to the Palazzo Vecchio - (even at night - from April to September) This 3 hours tour starts in the Signoria Square for an introduction to Florence's history, then we will go to one of Florence's most important civic monument, which has been the the seat of government since 1299. We will journey through Florence's history and discover the intimate secrets, extraordinary artworks, and breathtaking views that make the Palazzo truly unique and loved by the Florentine people. We'll walk in the footsteps of Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and other famous and renowned men and women from Florence's past.
We can also choose to walk up to the lookout and tower.
We can meet in the Signoria Square for a brief introduction to Florence and then we will go to the Old Palace .
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: we can meet at the Palazzo Vecchio, or at a location to be determined.
End location: the tour finishes in the Palazzo Vecchio
Duration: 3 hours
The tour is not available on Thursday afternoons.
Evening tour are available only in the summer months ( april to september) cooresponding to the Palazzo's extended summer hours.
In order to climb the tower you must select an earlier starting time ( in summer no later than 5 pm and in winter no later than 1 pm).
Guide service throughout the museum and priority entrance.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
14 Euro - Per person.
The Palazzo Vecchio tickets are 10 to 14 euro per adult. 8 to 12 euro for children under 18.
Entry ticket costs are not included and will have to be paid for when we go into the museum.
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Our afternoon with Laura was amazing! She is an exceptional guide and we highly recommend her. We wish would have had more time in Florence to spend more time with Laura!