Come and listen to this family’s plotting, power games, conspiracies, wives, and lovers. You will learn about who Cosimo The Elder really was, Peter the Gouty, and Lorenzo Il Magnificient. We will show you the Palaces of Rinaldo degli Albizi, as well as the Strozzi and the Pazzi families, the sworn enemies of the Medici Family. This is a tour you do not want to miss.
You will visit the Chapel of the Magi, frescoed in the fifteenth century with the real portraits of the family members. You will stop in the magnificent cloister where the park full of statues began and more notably, where Michelangelo learned to sculpt. Your eyes will dazzle as you wander among the rooms where the famous Michelangel, Marsillo Ficino, Agnolo Poliziano, Pico della Mirandola, and many other artists and philosophers.
The Palace, created by Michelozzo, was built in 1444 by Cosimo il Vecchio de 'Medici, Pater Patriae, and is considered the first Renaissance palace in the world.
Later in the tour, we will walk outside and stop to see important buildings for the history of the Medici family and of Florence.
We will tell you the true story of the Medici, Albizi, Strozzi, Pazzi, and other families who have had the good fortune (or perhaps the misfortune) of meeting the Medici in their lives!
Available days: Every day except Wednesday
Bookable Starting Time: From 9:00 am to 04:00 pm
Duration: 3 hours
All, on reservation
Adult rate: The rate of the tour depends on the number of people. CALCULATE YOUR OWN RATE!
Child rate: From 6 years to 17 years with ID. Please insert number of people!
Meeting Point: Palazzo Medici, main entrance, Via Cavour
The rate includes: Expert Guide