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Pitti Palace, Palatina Gallery, the Medici: Arts and Power.67 Reviews
Explore the former home of the grand-dukes of Tuscany on a tour of the Palatina Gallery in the Palazzo Pitti. Marvel at art by masters of European painting, such as Caravaggio.
- Discover masterpieces of European art in the Palatine Gallery
- Explore the former residence of the grand-dukes of Tuscany
- See stunning frescoes and stucco work from the Renaissance
DescriptionExplore one of the great treasures of the Renaissance, and see art by masters of European painting on a guided tour of the Palatine Gallery, Florence. Located in the former residence of the grand-dukes of Tuscany and later King of Italy, the museum is the 2nd most important Florentine painting gallery after the Uffizi Museum. Follow your guide to see masterpieces by renowned artists, such as Rubens and Caravaggio. Learn to appreciate the skills and techniques of artists like Tiziano and Raffaello. Works are shown on dividers between the fantastic rooms of the Renaissance palace, still decorated with extravagant frescoes and stucco work. Once the guided section of your tour is complete, feel free to stay and browse at leisure. See the Treasure of the Grandukes at Palazzo Pitti's ground floor and discover Italian art from the 18th and 20th centuries at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna on the top floor.
Includes2-hour guided tour including Palatina Gallery Entry ticket
- Non-flash photography is allowed in the museums All large bags, rucksacks, and big umbrellas must be left in the cloakroom Museum tickets provided by the local partner are valid for all Pitti Palace's museums. These can be visited in your own time at the end of the guided tour