Palazzo Vecchio, a window on Florence
- Art city Breaks; Tours in Tuscany
1500 years of history in one place, this tour explores Florence’s past through the historical layers of Palazzo Vecchio, from the ancient Roman theater on which it was built to its role in the medieval city, to symbolizingthe power of theSignoria de' Medici.
Meeting point: Palazzo Vecchio ticket office
Duration: 3 hours
Private tour (4-10 people) €320 (price per group)
Group (10-25 people) € 34 (price per person)
Languages: English, French, Spanish
1500 years of history in one place, the tour explores Florence’s past through the historical layers of Palazzo Vecchio. We begin by visiting the archaeological excavation of the Roman theater and medieval structures beneaththe building, going on to explore the history of Piazza della Signoria and the building itself. We followwith a visit to the Quartieri Monumentali, with the magnificent Salone dei Cinquecento and the precious Studioloof Francis I.
The visit is an exceptional overview of the history of Florence.The area where the building is located, Piazza della Signoria,possesses various achievementsand features that bear witness to the city’s evolution over time, from the founding of the ancient Roman town to current public works.