Visit the home of the famous Medici family, the Pitti Palace, and admire works of art at the Palatina Gallery, and two other exhibition spaces all housed in this magnificent renaissance palace.
When in 1560 the Medici family moved to the Pitti Palace in Florence, the entire neighborhood was submitted to a transformation with the construction of the Boboli gardens on the hill behind the palace, and many noble residences along the Via Maggio. Nowadays, the Pitti Palace is an extraordinary container of museums, which can satisfy a multitude of interests, from paintings to fashion, from pottery to jewellery.
This tour focuses on the visit to the Palatine Gallery, on the piano nobile, the noble floor of the Pitti Palace. With our Palatine Gallery guided tour you can enjoy a profusion of paintings by well-known European artists, such as Caravaggio, Tiziano, Raffaello, Rubens, and Van Dyck. And if you have a special interest in painting frames, well, then this is a must-see for you!
Your guide will accompany you through the magnificent rooms of the Palatine Gallery, describing the most outstanding paintings, after a survey of the architecture of the Pitti Palace, and the history of the Medici family.
Piazza Pitti 1, at Pitti Palace outside main, central, wooden doorway