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  • Address: Piazza de' Pitti, Florence 50125, Italy
  • Hours: Open daily at 8:15am, closing times vary depending on the month. Closed Christmas and New Year's
  • Admission: Fees vary depending on gallery

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Pitti Palace (Palazzo Pitti)

The Pitti Palace was built by rivals of the powerful Medici family in the mid-1400s. A century later, the Medicis took over the huge Renaissance palace, and it was the home of Florentine rulers until the early 20th century.

Today, the massive palace houses a number of picture galleries and museums, and is surrounded by gardens and ornate fortifications. To see the entire collection would take days if not weeks, so choose your favorites and plunge in!

A tour of the royal apartments reveals the Medicis'  taste for over-the-top decor. An impressive collection of Renaissance masterpieces is housed in the Palatina Gallery, with works by Raphael, Titian and Rubens. To see the Medicis family's silverware, head to the Silver Museum, or take a stroll around the Renaissance Boboli Gardens, with its statues and grottoes.

Practical Info

The Pitti Palace is on the southern bank of the River Arno, reached via the lovely Ponte Vecchio bridge. From the Duomo, it’s around a 10-minute walk.

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Gardens of Florence Walking Tour, Florence, null
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Gardens of Florence Walking Tour

Florence is famous for its typical "Italian-Gardens" which were designed in particular shapes during the Renaissance time. Among them, Boboli's Garden ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

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Skip the Line: Pitti Palace and Palatine Gallery Walking Tour, Florence, Half-day Tours
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Skip the Line: Pitti Palace and Palatine Gallery Walking Tour

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See masterpieces by Raphael, Titian and other artists during a 2-hour guided tour of the Palatine Gallery in Florence’s Pitti Palace (Palazzo Pitti). Breeze ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.30
Private Palatine Gallery Guided Visit, Florence, Cultural Tours
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Private Palatine Gallery Guided Visit

Follow your private guide and discover the history of this magnificent Palace and the Medici dinasty, the most important and influential Renaissance family.

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $244.63
Florence Skip-the-Line Pitti Palace Palatine Gallery and Modern Art Gallery Ticket, Florence, ... 
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Florence Skip-the-Line Pitti Palace Palatine Gallery and Modern Art Gallery Ticket

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When you are in Florence don't miss the opportunity to visit the grand residence of the Medici: the Pitti Palace.

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: Flexible

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Pitti Palace Guided Walking Tour, Florence, Museum Tickets & Passes
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Pitti Palace Guided Walking Tour

Guided visit to the Royal Family's Pitti Palace. The 2-hour tour includes visit to the Palatine Gallery and the Royal Apartments, which host important ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $37.72
Florence City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Florence, Walking Tours
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Florence City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 1, 2 or 3 days

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Florence Eco Tour by Electric Golf Cart, Florence, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Florence Eco Tour by Electric Golf Cart

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Leave no footprints on an eco tour of Florence by electric golf cart and marvel at the landmarks of Piazza Santa Croce, Piazza Signoria and Santa Maria ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 85 minutes (approx.)

From USD $33.15
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Florence Walking Tour

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Get to know Florence’s history and sights on a 2.5-hour morning walking tour of the city! With an expert local guide, discover the neighborhood of San Lorenzo ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.01
Florence Beer Tasting and Walking Tour, Florence, Walking Tours
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Florence Beer Tasting and Walking Tour

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This tour will offer you the opportunity to taste four different styles of 100% Italian craft beer, each offered exclusively in the pubs you will visit.

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $67.44
2-Hours Walking Tour in Florence, Florence, Beer & Brewery Tours
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2-Hours Walking Tour in Florence

On this 2-hours walking tour of Florence, you can choose to either see the “must-see” highlights, such as the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio, or you can leave the ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.59

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