Private Piazza della Signoria and Skip-the-Line Palazzo Vecchio Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Italy

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Be amazed by the insuperable harmony of one of the most beautiful monumental complexes worldwide!
Discover with your private Guide the extraordinary beauty of one of most renowned and photographed squares and historical palaces in the world. Piazza della Signoria with the sculptural masterpieces of Loggia dei Lanzi, where to admire absolute treasures as the “Perseus with the Head of Medusa” by Cellini and the “Rape of the Sabine Women” by Giambologna.It is an incomparable "open-air museum" and the elegant Palazzo Vecchio with the embattled tower has been the political headquarters and one of the symbols of the city for centuries. It was founded in 1299 based on a project by Arnolfo di Cambio and was the seat of the Seignory (Palazzo della Signoria) in the fifteenth century.In the 1500s Cosimo de’ Medici appointed Vasari to transform it into a sumptuous palace for the grand-ducal family. Inside we can admire, besides the elegant courtyard, the beautiful "Salone del Cinquecento" and the whole complex of the “Quartieri Monumentali”, frescoed by Ghirlandaio, Salviati, Bronzino and Vasari and embellished with sculptures by Michelangelo and Donatello.

What’s included

  • Private guide for 2 hours approx
  • Earphones for groups of more than 8 participants
  • Entrance fees for the Palazzo Vecchio Museum

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Skip the line
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