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Florence: 1-Hour Private Tour of an Ancient Florentine House

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Step into the past with a visit to Palazzo Davanzati, a typical aristocratic residence from 1500s Florence. Explore this perfectly preserved palace and learn the history of the noble families who called it home with commentary from an expert guide.

Highlights

  • Discover the evolution of the palace from medieval tower house to Renaissance residence with your local guide
  • Admire the fascinating collection of personal artifacts and priceless art belonging to the Davanzati family
  • See authentic furniture and decor that illustrate life in the Renaissance

Description

Together with your guide, discover the life of the wealthy Florentine nobles from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Admire authentic period furnishings and decor that illustrate the daily life of the Florentine aristocracy. Start your tour at the entrance of the Palazzo Davanzati, a typical aristocratic residence from 1500s Florence. Explore the palace initially owned by the Davizzi family before the wealthy Davanzati family bought it in 1578. Witness the evolution of the palace from medieval tower house to Renaissance residence with the help of your expert guide. Relive the customs and daily life of the Florentine aristocracy from the 14th and 15th centuries as you pass from room to room. Admire a fascinating collection of artifacts that belonged to the Devanzati family and see the authentic decor and furniture that dates back to the 14th and 19th centuries. Step into the famous rooms of the parrots and peacocks and admire the work of Filippo Brunelleschi: the Madonna and Child, as well as other priceless masterpieces like Della Robbia's Virgin of Mercy.

Includes

Expert guide Entrance ticket

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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