FLORENCE HIGHLIGHTS & MEDICI FAMILY THROUGH LOCAL STREET FOOD WALKING TOUR WITH CHIANTI WINE AND ACCADEMIA GALLERY

Join our Monolingual Small group Walking Foodie walking tour to discover the Mighty Medici Family, and its intrigues. Along the way you will taste some of the most typical delicatessen of the Renaissance City, such as a Salami (cold cuts) plate, a Gottino, an excellent glass of the famous Chianti wine, coccoli, e and a hand made Gelato. At the end, discover also the secrets David’s, Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Accademia Gallery. You want to join the Foodie Medici Family walking tour with Accademia Gallery but you are not sure when you can go? This solution is your best opportunity to take part at our tour in total liberty. Purchase now the tour and when you decide to go ... just arrive at the meeting point at the right time. No reservation is required... just bring your ticket. Medici Family in Florence. Banking, commerce, and religious influence led the Medici Family to become one of the most powerful families in Florence, while tasting some of the best products of the Florentine food culture such as a Gottino (glass of Chianti wine), a selection of traditional Salami, coccoli (deep-fried dough bites) and last a delicious home-made Gelato. The Medici story began when they migrated to Florence from a little town in Tuscany. Our professional guide will escort you on a tour across years of history safely preserved within the architecture, palaces, churches and art that were sponsored by the Medici Family. During the tour we will have the opportunity to observe Palazzo Medici, Palazzo Vecchio the most important civil building in the city; where will also discuss the open air sculptures found within the Loggia della Signoria. We will also observe the Pitti Palace which was home to the Medici family. Strolling along the banks of the Arno will bring us to Ponte Vecchio, a bridge famous for its beautiful gold jewelry; on the top of the bridge is the hidden Vasari Corridor, which allowed the Medici family to travel secretly and safely from their home at Pitti Palace to the government building, Palazzo Vecchio. At the end of the tour, after time at leisure, join a small group tour of Accademia Gallery. In this 2nd part of the tour you will discover more about the imposing statue of a young hero, David, which became the symbol of the Republic of Florence. This museum displays other important sculptures by Michelangelo, such as I Prigioni (The Incarcerated) and San Matteo (St Matthew), together with an interesting collection of religious paintings and panels. A special section of the Accademia gallery is dedicated to the musical instruments, showing an original Stradivari viola belonged to one of the Medici’s members, the Prince Ferdinando, Grand Duke of Tuscany. HIGHLIGHTS Choose the day you prefer, no reservation is required Fully Refundable if not used Special price for Kids: a bargain for families! VIP experience in our Monolingual Small Group tour: 25 people or less 3 Food Stops to taste the traditional local flavors Take pleasure sipping Chianti wine and tasting typical Tuscan Salami, coccoli (deep-fried dough bites) and Gelato Skip - the - line Accademia Gallery Hear about the history of Medici Family, admire Michelangelo’s David, and much more! Languages English and Spanish Redeem informationVoucher type: E-VoucherE-voucher. Show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity.LocationStarting point: Via Cavour 21 Red - Florence - Florence - ITEnd point: Academy Gallery. Via Ricasoli, 60.ScheduleOpening datesFirst part12:45 - 14:45Second part16:15 - 17:15Closing datesDuration: 3 HoursGuiding optionsGuiding type: GuideGroup size: 25 PeopleRequirementsWe regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our tours.

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