Medici Chapels private tour with a 5 star tour guide

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Enjoy an insightful private tour of the Medici Chapels, two landmarks of Florentine architecture and the final resting place of members of the famous dynasty that shaped the history of Florence. If you are an art lover it’s a must, but without a tour guide you will deny yourself a unique opportunity to learn the tales and secrets hidden within their walls.

See the monumental Chapel of Princes. Built as the mausoleum for the Grand...
Enjoy an insightful private tour of the Medici Chapels, two landmarks of Florentine architecture and the final resting place of members of the famous dynasty that shaped the history of Florence. If you are an art lover it’s a must, but without a tour guide you will deny yourself a unique opportunity to learn the tales and secrets hidden within their walls.

See the monumental Chapel of Princes. Built as the mausoleum for the Grand Dukes of Florence, it became a breathtaking museum decorated with most precious and incorruptible materials: marble, granite, jasper, alabaster, and lapis lazuli and many other semiprecious stones.

Then discover the New Sacristy, another masterpiece of Michelangelo Buonarroti, where he revealed himself not only as a talented sculptor but also as an expressive architect.

Join us for this incredible tour and smoothly navigate inside the Chapels. See incredible details with our expert guide, avoiding all the hassle of big group tours.
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Stop At: Cappelle Medicee, Piazza di Madonna Degli Aldobrandini 6, 50123, Florence Italy

Step into the Medici Chapels and into the world of the Medici Dynasty, the Godfathers of the Renaissance and the great masters of Florence.

Visit the Chapel of Princes – the place of self-celebration where the Grand Dukes were originally buried. Admire its sumptuous decoration and learn about the technique of Florentine mosaic along the way. Unveil the secrets of the mysterious deaths in the Medici family and learn about the results of the last exhumation of the Medici bodies.

Discover the New Sacristy – an unequalled masterpiece of the great Michelangelo Buonarroti. Admire his sculptures of the allegorical figures of Night and Day, Dusk and Dawn and admire the perfection and ambiguity of his finished and unfinished sculptures. Learn the secrets behind the graves of the young...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cappelle Medicee, Piazza di Madonna Degli Aldobrandini 6, 50123, Florence Italy

Step into the Medici Chapels and into the world of the Medici Dynasty, the Godfathers of the Renaissance and the great masters of Florence.

Visit the Chapel of Princes – the place of self-celebration where the Grand Dukes were originally buried. Admire its sumptuous decoration and learn about the technique of Florentine mosaic along the way. Unveil the secrets of the mysterious deaths in the Medici family and learn about the results of the last exhumation of the Medici bodies.

Discover the New Sacristy – an unequalled masterpiece of the great Michelangelo Buonarroti. Admire his sculptures of the allegorical figures of Night and Day, Dusk and Dawn and admire the perfection and ambiguity of his finished and unfinished sculptures. Learn the secrets behind the graves of the young heirs of the Medici family.

See the grave of Lorenzo the Magnificent and learn the story about the Pazzi Conspiracy – the murderous plot that took the life of Giuliano, Lorenzo’s beloved brother. Learn how this event opened up a new chapter of the Florentine history, triggering a bloody revenge that provoked the wrath of the pope.

Learn about the last heir of the Medici dynasty, Anna Maria Luisa, a forward-thinking woman who made a fortune for Florence leaving the family treasures to her beloved city!

This is a truly unique opportunity to see incredible sites that are still off the beaten path of huge tourist crowds. With your own private tour guide you will be sure to have a memorable experience, learning about the history of Florence and its stunning artistic treasures.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Cappelle Medicee
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Medici Chapels entrance tickets
  • Licenced Tour Guide
Not Included
  • Food and Drinks
  • Pick up and Drop off
Departure Point
Cappelle Medicee, Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.