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  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Make like Renaissance nobility, and spend an evening in a Florentine ‘palazzo’ with a lavish 4-course banquet accompanied by Chianti wine, music and dancing. In the palace’s opulent banqueting hall, feast on Tuscan dishes, such as ‘cinta senese’ pork, as dancers and classical musicians in 15th-century costumes provide the entertainment.


  • Renaissance banquet and entertainment evening in Florence
  • Spend the evening in the banqueting hall of a beautiful Florentine palazzo
  • Enjoy music by harps, flutes and a soprano singer while watching 15th-century dances
  • Feast on a 4-course banquet, enjoying delights such as cured beef and ravioli
  • Sip Chianti wine and coffee, and take home a certificate of your experience

What You Can Expect

Renaissance Court Banquet in Florence

Soak up the atmosphere of a 15th-century Florentine banquet!

Meet your host in central Florence, and take a short stroll to one of the city’s beautiful palazzos for your evening Renaissance banquet. Head inside the exquisite banqueting halls of the noble residence, and take a seat at your table as music is provided by harps, flutes and the sweet, high-pitched tones of a soprano singer.

Take in the surrounds, enjoy the entertainment and watch the waiting staff, jesters and dancers — all dressed in beautiful Renaissance costumes — work their way around the room. If you are lucky, you may be selected to dress up in costume and even learn some of the elegant 15th-century dances!

As the show around you continues, savor your 4-course meal and sip on a glass of Chianti wine. Finish the meal with coffee and receive a personalized parchment certificate, bearing the emblem of the palace, before leaving.

Sample Menu:

First course:
  • Cured beef with arugula (rocket leaves), cherry tomatoes, pine nuts and mozzarella
Second course:
  • Risotto with asparagus, ricotta and spinach ravioli with tomato and basil sauce
Third course (choice of one):
  • Beef with roast potatoes
  • Breaded sirloin of cinta senese with roast potatoes
  • Fillet of sea bream with scalloped potatoes and a mussel sauce
  • Tiramisu and Bavarian cream

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Absolute must see and experience. Better then I expected. Great night excellent food.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Fabulous evening out. Not easy to be sure of the venue but look out for the large arched portico doors - it's on the Florence Lions Club. Amazing decor and much much MUCH more enjoyable than the Viator description. No hidden costs and lots of wine + multi choice main courses. top entertainment. V gd

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