Guided tour of Palatine Gallery at Pitti Palace in Florence

Duration: approx. 2 hours  Location: Florence
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Per person
38.00
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Why choose this experience?

1 To discover one of the most fascinating museums in Florence with an interesting guided tour
2 Because you will enjoy one of the finest collections of art in Florence, collected by the refined artistic taste of the Medici and Lorena families
3 To benefit from privileged access to the Palatine Gallery in Florence and avoid long queues at the ticket office

In Florence, a guided tour of the Palatine Gallery at the Pitti Palace to admire one of the largest collections of works of art housed in the heart of the Tuscan capital.

The Palatine Gallery in Florence houses the extraordinary art collection of the Medici and Lorena families, a majestic 'picture gallery' assembled by the Grand Dukes of Tuscany over the centuries, valuable evidence of the refined artistic taste of the two families.

By booking online a guided tour of the Palatine Gallery in Florence of the Palazzo Pitti you will benefit from privileged access to the building and avoid usual the long waiting times at the ticket office.

The splendid Palazzo Pitti Palatine Gallery is a short walk from Ponte Vecchio, on the left bank of the Arno. The meeting point of the tour is in front of the ticket office of the Pitti Palace, outside the building.

The Palatine Gallery in Florence, Italy is recognized as one of the most fascinating museums in Tuscany, and located on the first floor of the Palazzo Pitti which occupies some of the most beautiful halls of the complex, decorated with stucco and frescoes, many of which were created by Pietro da Cortona.

During the guided visit of the Palatine Gallery, our guide will show you the most important treasures of the museum in the itinerary that includes the major halls and works contained inside.

The exceptional collection of the Palazzo Pitti Palatine Gallery includes paintings and works of art from the late Renaissance to the Baroque era and is considered one of the most important examples of 'picture gallery' in Italy: unlike modern museums, the paintings are displayed following purely a decorative and not chronological order. The paintings and their sumptuous frames cover the entire surface of the walls and are arranged in symmetrical patterns that reflect the tradition of the collections of the 17th century and, in particular, the set up that was originally created by the Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo between the 18th and the 19th century. The construction and the precious decorations found in many of the rooms give the Florence Palatine Gallery at the Pitti Palace a unique charm.

During the guided tour of the Palatine Gallery, Florence, you will admire masterpieces by artists such as Raffaello, Rubens, Caravaggio, Botticelli, Paul Bril, Salvator Rosa, Titian, and many other masters from the Renaissance to the 17th century, as well as fine examples of Roman art and of French and Florentine art.

The halls of the Palatine GalleryPalazzo Pitti in Florence  also offer the opportunity to admire the superb furniture, among which we point out the cabinets inlaid with semiprecious stones.

At the end of the guided visit to the Palatine Gallery – lasting approximately two hours - you can stay within the complex to visit the Royal Apartments of the Pitti Palace, which are included in the admission ticket to the Palatine Gallery. The Royal Apartments are located in the right wing of the Palace - the rooms of the Royal Apartments and the Palatine Gallery have been the residence of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany and the Kings of Italy from 1860 to 1919 - and boast décor and works of art dating from the 16th the 19th century.

The Palatine Gallery and Royal Apartments in Florence: a unique experience to feel like protagonists in the most beautiful halls of one of the most famous buildings in Florence.

Book online now one of the most beautiful guided visits of the Palatine Gallery! Entrance with reservation and a guided visit of the Palatine Gallery, Florence including a free visit of the royal apartments of Palazzo Pitti.

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Important info

Availability:

From 1 April to 31 October, except for 1 May

Departure point:

Florence, in front of ticket office of Palazzo Pitti

Departure time

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
4pm

Languages available

English: Tuesday, Saturday
French: Tuesday, Friday

Prices

Full price: €38.00

Concessions:
children up to 6 years: free

Duration

approx. 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Guided visit to the Palatine Gallery Pitti Palace, Florence
  • Admission ticket with Skip the Line access to the Palatine Gallery Pitti Palace
  • Entrance to the Royal Apartments Pitti Palace
Exclusions
  • Guided visit to the Royal Apartments Pitti Palace
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

Non è previsto alcun rimborso: in caso di NO-SHOW (mancata presenza alla partenza del tour all’orario e punto di ritrovo indicati nel voucher) e/o di rifiuto del servizio in loco; qualora i clienti si perdano durante il tour; nel caso in cui i clienti decidano di abbandonare il tour prima della fine del servizio.

Per effettuare il tour, è necessario presentarsi al punto di ritrovo almeno 15 minuti prima dell’orario di partenza indicato, e presentare una copia del voucher (in formato elettronico o cartaceo).

La partenza del tour è garantita con un minimo di 2 persone per lingua.

Le prenotazioni possono essere effettuate fino a 48 ore lavorative  prima del servizio.

In casi di forza maggiore (come scioperi, lavori stradali, condizioni meteorologiche avverse, chiusure improvvise, …) l’itinerario potrà subire delle modiche. In ogni caso, verrà garantita la stessa durata e qualità del servizio prenotato. Se il tour include l’accesso a musei e luoghi di culto, il fornitore non è responsabile per eventuali ritardi causati dai siti inclusi nel programma di visita.

In caso di eventuali problemi in loco, potrete contattare il numero di emergenza indicato sul voucher.

The ticket also includes the Royal Apartments Pitti Palace, which you can visit freely at the end of the guided tour of the Palatine Gallery, Pitti Palace.

To reserve this tour a minimum number of 2 participants is required.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute), the tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.

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