Cosimo Vecchio de'Medici, the first ruling figure of the de'Medici clan, was at the forefront of the campaign to promote artistic endeavors, especially to students and young people. de'Medici, who had a passion for fine art, surrounded himself by artists and sculptors alike, most notably Donatello.
With our expert local guide, you will trace the footsteps of this famous family to get an overview of their massive impact left on Florence. Beginning with the family's first home, the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, and on to their private church, the beautiful San Lorenzo, you will be awed by the immaculate design and attention to detail paid to the construction of these places. Before ending our day, you will see the beautiful Medici Chapels, one of which was designed by Michaelangelo himself.
Departures: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM,
Meeting instructions: Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.
Special instructions: - The price of this tour does not include the per person entrance fees for the Palazzo Medici (€8), Medici Chapels (€8.5), and the Church San Lorenzo/Laurentian Library (€8) to be paid on site.