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Uncover The History Of The Famous Medici Family Over A 2.5-Hour Private Tour



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Story Telling

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Join this incredible travel experience and learn about the intriguing history of the Medici Family, a family that ruled Florence for over three centuries. This tour dwells into the power, money, plots and murders that defined this family. Walk past the highly significant San Lorenzo Church and then move to the Cathedral of Florence. Go to Piazza della Signoria and enjoy exploring Uffizi, one of the most important museums in the world.

  • Gain fascinating insights and anecdotes about the powerful Medici family
  • Visit places related to the Medici legacy such as the Piazza del Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio
  • Pay your respects at the San Lorenzo Church 
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    • We will begin the tour from the Medici palace and walk through the neighbourhood where the Medici Family lived, to the San Lorenzo Church, where they are all buried. 
    • Then, we will proceed to Piazza del Duomo, where the magnificent Cathedral of Florence is located. The cathedral also witnessed the terrible assassination of Giuliano dei Medici. 
    • We will walk through the medieval area to see the medieval houses and talk about life back in those times. We will stop in Piazza della Signoria, the political centre of Florence, which served as the residence of the Medici family for a short time. 
    • Next to the square is Uffizi, one of the most important museums in the world. The building was built by Cosimo the Ist of the Medici family for a very important purpose - the offices! 
    • We will cross Ponte Vecchio, the famous bridge, known to be the bridge of goldsmiths. Why do you think it was called the bridge of goldsmiths? The reason is behind the Medici!  
    • We will finish this experience at the Pitti Palace, the last Medici residence. You will hear interesting stories about the last member of the family, and how and why this great bloodline ended.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance ticket, if any
Meeting Point

Piazza San Lorenzo (by the statue in front of the church)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

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


    The Medici's secrets revealed

    Our private tour was a journey through the Medici family’s secrets. Chiara took us to hidden corners of Florence, revealing the family's dark past and their influence on the city's politics. We explored lesser-known landmarks, and learned about the family's role in shaping Florence's artistic and cultural legacy. The tour was both informative and engaging, and our guide's expertise made it an unforgettable experience. Highly recommended.

  • Alex

    A journey through time

    Chiara’s private tour was a journey through time. We learned about the family's political power, their patronage of the arts, and their influence on Florence's Renaissance era. Our guide was knowledgeable and engaging, and took us to iconic landmarks such as the Palazzo Pitti and the Medici Chapel. Highly recommended for anyone interested in Florence's rich history.

  • D


    The Medici's legacy

    A journey through the Medici's cultural and artistic legacy. Our guide was knowledgeable and engaging, and took us to iconic landmarks such as the Basilica of San Lorenzo and the Ponte Vecchio.

  • S


    "Expertly guided tour"

    The tour was expertly guided. Valentina was knowledgeable and passionate, and took us to iconic landmarks such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Vecchio.

  • J


    A must-do for history buffs

    The private tour is a must-do for any history buff visiting Florence. Federica's expertise and enthusiasm made the tour informative and engaging.

  • S


    Insightful Medici tour

    Chiara’s tour was insightful, informative, and engaging. She took us to iconic landmarks and revealed the family's cultural and artistic legacy.

Starting From


USD 197 / group

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

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