Private tour

Florence: Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens Private Tour

4.8 / 5

11 reviews

Florence: Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens Private Tour

From US$ 145.14 per person

Discover one of Florence’s most popular attractions, the Pitti Palace, on this private tour. Admire the final residence of the Medici Family, learn about the Pitti Family, marvel at the palace's luxurious architecture, and explore the Boboli Gardens.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French, Spanish, Italian, English, Portuguese, Russian, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private tour of the lavish Pitti Palace
  • Learn about the Medici Family and the Pitti Family
  • Listen to your guide's fascinating facts and stories
  • Admire the luxurious interior and sprawling Boboli Gardens
  • Visit a selection of the palace’s highlights including the Royal Apartments
Full description
Meet your guide at Pitti Palace, then head inside for your private tour. Start off with an introduction to the famous Medici Family and the Pitti Family. Learn about their historical influence on Florence and what their lives here would have been like. Follow your guide around the palace, which is similar to an open museum. Walk in the footsteps of grand dukes, and admire the richly decorated interior. Highlights of the tour include the Palatine Gallery, the Royal Apartments, the Gallery of Modern Art, and the Museum of Fashion and Costume. At the end of the tour, receive your priority entry ticket to the Boboli Gardens. Finally, explore the gardens at your own leisure, and marvel at the Renaissance statues and carved fountains.  
Includes
  • Private tour of Pitti Palace
  • Priority entrance to Pitti Palace
  • Priority entrance to Boboli Gardens
  • Audio headsets (for groups over five)
  • Free admission to the Garden of Villa Bardini
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide in Boboli Gardens
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet at the CITY FLORENCE TOURS office next to 14 Via De’ Castellani and in front of the general exit of Uffizi Gallery. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity begins to exchange your voucher at the ticket counter.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Know before you go

  • On busy days, you may be required to wait in the security check line
  • After the tour you can enjoy free time to explore
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5

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The Pitti Palace tour with Martina was excellent. She is extremely knowledgeable about art, art history and the general history of the Renaissance. She shared many details about the artists and their relationships with each other. The Palace has a tremendous amount of artwork but Martina focused on the significant pieces. She was excellent.

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September 27, 2021

Our guide “Jacomo” was great again! We had it for the second time! He told us a lot about the history of Pitti Palace and presented a lot of interesting pictures. He loves the story of Florence and he passes it on in exactly the same way. The Boboli Gardens are also very beautiful with a great view over Florence.

July 2, 2021

the organization impeccable the guide Leonardo, a very good guy, made us live the visit in an exceptional way: clear, positive, we spent 1h30 'without realizing it .... an experience that I recommend to everyone ...

June 15, 2021

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