Visit the Pitti Palace in Florence with this guided tour: the best wat to admire its wonderful architecture togheter with its impressive art collection. You will have the chance to visit the Galleria Palatina, one of the most important museum in Florence, to see some masterpieces of art.
Pitti Palace, one of Italy's most popular architectural monuments, is situated in the beautiful town of Florence. One cannot deny the beauty of this enormous and ancient Palace. A tour of the Palace clearly reveals the Medici's love and passion for top notch and classy décor. Today, the Pitti Palace spreads over a large area and comprises the beautiful Galleria Palatina, one of the best museums in Florence.
The Pitti Palace, that was once the home of the dukes, now comprises one of Florence's best museums. Behind the palace is the beautiful Boboli garden, one of the most popular gardens in Italy.
Being in the great Pitti Palace provides the visitors and the tourists to visit the Galleria Palatina, situated on the first floor in the left wing.
Most of the important paintings that were hung in the gallery and are still displayed in Galleria Palatina today were collected by Medici himself. The collections of paintings include works of some very great artists of the Renaissance and Baroque periods such as, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, and Van Dijk and so many other masters.
The beauty of these painting often leaves people in a state of admiration and love for the Italian art and culture. There are over 500 Renaissance paintings displayed in this main gallery of the palace.
Aside from the beauty of palace and the Galleria Palatina, another interesting aspect that you will come across while visiting the palace are the names of the rooms of the gallery. They are mostly named after the theme of the work displayed inside the room or by the artists represented.
The finest rooms that anyone may come across were designed especially by the very popular Pietro da Cortona. Its five Planetary Rooms consists of high ornate celings with frescoes and stucco work. The work by this great artist represents and celebrates the Medici lineage.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
This tour is free for children under 6 years.
This tour will run with a minimum number of 2 participants.