Have you heard of the Medici? Learn all about the legend behind one of the most powerful families in Florence on a tour around the city.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Description

Go on a journey through the history of Italian legacy when you sign up to the Medici Florence Free Walking Tour. Learn about the famous Medici clan, a legacy comprised of popes, queens and warriors, all of whom left behind thousands of landmarks and statues in the city of Florence as a symbol of their great economic fortune. Enjoy a tour around the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, the Piazza del Duomo or Ponte Vecchio as we unravel the history of one the most significant and influential lineages in the whole of Italy.

Know the Medici around Florence

Alongside our Spanish speaking guide, take a stroll alongside the river Arno and pass through the Vasari Corridor, explore the main elements, part of this wealthy family who lived in Florence. Among the family´s main figures, it supplied two queens of France, Catherine di Medici and Maria Medici; two important regents and key monarchs in the French monarchy and three popes, Leon X, Clement VII and Leon XI. Other figures such as scientists and artists were also born like Cosimo il Vecchio (Cosimo the Elder), Lorenzo il Grande (Lorenzo the Great) or Lorenzo il Magnifico (Lorenzo the Magnificent.)

The Medici family rose to become famous in all of Europe. The family was well-known for their banking, founding the Medici Bank, known all across Europe. The linage endured a long time due to scheming methods, fights and secrets and ended up in the murder of Alessandro Medici, the first Duke of Tuscany.

This tour covers some of the must-see places in Florence whilst the expert guide shows us around Piazzale Uffizi, located near the famous Uffizi Gallery, the house of Michelangelo´s David and unravels some of the darkest and most intriguing family secrets. Marvel at the famous Renaissance architecture which is typically Tuscan and which you will undoubtedly fall in love with.

Enjoy a walk through Italy´s art capital and live the legacy of what was once the most powerful family in Europe when you sign up to the Medici Florence Free Walking Tour.

Featured places

  • Church of St. Lorenzo in Florence
  • Church of St. Felicita
  • Piazza San Lorenzo
  • The Palazzo Medici Riccardi
  • Piazza Duomo- Congiura dei Pazzi
  • Piazza Signoria (Second residence Medici-Perseo)
  • Piazzale Uffizi
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazza Pitti
  • And much more!

Details

Duration
2 hours
Language
Spanish speaking guide
Rates
Free tour
Time
You can check it on the calendar (on the right side) or on the Book button!
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description
Accessibility
The route is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Anyway, you can enjoy the extensive array of activities that we offer!

Included

The best Spanish Speaking guides of Florence

Excluded

Food and Drinks
Transport (walking tour)

Meeting point

Piazza di San Lorenzo

Conditions

How to book?
Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation.
Planning an activity for more than 5 people?
You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.
Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?
Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.
Can I modify or cancel my booking?
Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.

Our promises

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