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Stroll Through The Cobbled Medieval Streets Of Prato Over A 2.5-Hour Private Tour



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Sign up for this tour to explore the well-preserved historical center of Prato, starting at the impressive Duomo Cathedral. Admire the intricate marble decoration and the Pulpit of Donatello and stroll through the main street. Visit the Town Hall square, home to the statue of Datini and the Palazzo Pretorio Museum. Learn about medieval life by visiting a 13th-century house tower and the last remaining Suevian Architecture at the Castle of the Emperor.

  • Admire the Cathedral square with its imposing marble decoration, and visit the Duomo
  • Marvel at the Castle of the Emperor - the last remaining of Suevian Architecture
  • Understand how the Medici family is linked to the Church of Santa Maria delle Carceri
  • Stroll Through The Cobbled Medieval Streets Of Prato expand_more
    • The tour begins at the grand Duomo of Prato, where you'll walk around Cathedral square and admire its impressive marble decoration, including the unique Pulpit of Donatello, created by a highly skilled Renaissance sculptor. 
    • After visiting the Town Hall square, you'll see the statue of Datini, a key figure in the Middle Ages who revolutionized banking in Italy, and the Palazzo Pretorio Museum, displaying art and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
    • Next, visit a well-preserved 13th-century House-tower to learn about daily life during the medieval period. 
    • Marvel at the last remaining example of Suevian Architecture at the Castle of the Emperor, and discover the connections to the renowned Medici family at the stunning church of Santa Maria delle Carceri. 
    • The tour concludes at the beautiful St. Francis brick church, dating back to 1282.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Grand Duomo of Prato

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • M


    Prato was great!

    Eleonora's walking tour of Prato was an unforgettable introduction to the city's history and culture, with her engaging storytelling and expert knowledge making it a truly immersive experience.

  • G


    Authentic experience

    The tour was a delightful and unexpected discovery, with our guide’s passion for the city and its traditions making it a charming and authentic experience.

  • L


    Great experience

    Eleonora's walking tour of Prato's historic center was a journey into the city's rich and complex past, with her ability to decode the layers of art and architecture and her contagious enthusiasm making it a truly engaging experience.

  • G


    Just stunning

    The Prato tour was a deep dive into the city's medieval heritage and religious traditions, with her insights into the stunning cathedrals and monasteries and their significance adding a spiritual dimension to the experience.

  • G


    Grateful for the experience!

    Eleonora's walking tour of Prato's neighborhoods and districts, from the medieval walls to the contemporary suburbs, was a comprehensive and insightful exploration of the city's diversity and social fabric, with her empathy and curiosity making it a truly inclusive experience.

  • M


    Wonderful experience

    The tour was a cultural immersion that surpassed all expectations, with our guide’s ability to connect with locals and showcase the city's vibrancy and creativity making it a truly authentic and inspiring experience. From the buzzing markets to the quiet courtyards, every corner revealed a new facet of the city's identity, and Eleonora's passion and energy made us feel like we were part of it.

Starting From


USD 197 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

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