The Private Residence of Medici Dynasty: Pitti Palace

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tyrrhenian Coast

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from$55.95
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Guided Tour to the Palatine Gallery and the Royal Apartments, the private art collection of the Medici family inside of their last somptuos residence including remarkable masterpieces by Botticelli, Titian, Rubens, Caravaggio and many other Italian and European painters from the XVth to the XVIIth centuries.
Discover the magnificent Pitti Palace, the last residence of the Medici Family.The Palace is situated in the Oltrarno district on the south side of the River Arno, a short distance from the Ponte Vecchio. The palace was bought by the Medici family in 1549 and became the chief residence of the ruling families of theGrand Duchy of Tuscany. It grew as a great treasure house as later generations amassed paintings, plates, jewelry and luxurious possessions.Led by your expert Guide you will have the opportunity to discover the Palatine Gallery hosting legendary masterpieces, frescoes and paintings by Raphael, Titian, Andrea del Sarto,Amerighi da Caravaggio and Rubens, along with other famous European masters from the Renaissance to the '700.You will also have the chance to have a close look to the Royal Apartments, characterized by sumptuous furnishings and works of art from the 16th through 19th centuries.

What’s included

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Galleria Palatina in Palazzo Pitti

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Skip the line
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