Organize your guided tour of the Medici Chapels of Florence with an expert guide who will guide you along the way commenting on the main works of the museum and in particular the sculptures of Michelangelo, the Chapel of the Princes, the monumental part of the Medici family tombs and the crypt. This guided tour provides the opportunity to benefit from the explanation of an official exclusive guide for 3 hours. The guide's commentary will also include a brief commentary on the church of San Lorenzo, of which the chapels are part, without accessing the inside.
The price includes: exclusive single-language guide service for about 3 hours, skip-the-line entrance tickets with reservation to the Medici Chapels, and headsets for groups of more than 7 participants.
All Italy Travels guides are guides authorized by the province of Florence, with great experience and able to guarantee an excellent level of professionalism, competence and excellence in their work. For this reason our staff is constantly committed to guaranteeing a very high quality service to our customers by providing them with the best guides who work in the square of Florence, mostly art historians and teachers in artistic subjects. Private tours that include entrances to Florentine museums always include tickets with reservation to avoid waiting in front of the ticket offices.
THE TOUR - Useful Information - the Medici Chapels of Florence
A visit tailored for you
The route can be adapted to the requests of the participants, for example families with children, visitors with special interests, difficulties in making long journeys on foot.
Inside the museums there are routes for people with mobility difficulties. As this is a tour with a private guide, it is possible to customize the route adapting it to visitors with disabilities. Please report it in the notes field of the booking form.
DESCRIPTION: in the company of an expert guide, you will visit the monumental complex of the Medici Chapels located behind the church of San Lorenzo to which they are part.
THE TOUR - Useful information on the tour of the Medici Chapels
This tour lasts about 3 hours in total, of which 2 hours and 30 minutes of guided tour. The itinerary can be customized according to the special requests of the visitors. Normally the tour includes a commentary on the church of San Lorenzo from the outside.The tour continues with a detailed exhibition inside the Chapels.
The path is divided into three stages. On the ground floor there is the crypt, where some tombs of famous members of the Medici family are located. The tour continues towards the new sacristy, an architectural work by Michelangelo. 6 famous sculptures by the great artist are exhibited here. The tour ends at the Cappella dei Principi, the grandiose funeral monument that the Medici decided to build to celebrate their power and wealth. In this large and sumptuous space it is possible to admire the decorations of the floors and walls made by the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence. A work of the highest manufacturing and exceptional value for the use of precious materials and for the wise art of the authors.
CANCELLATION POLICY - PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS
From booking to 4 days before the date of the visit, the cancellation penalty applied is equal to 30% of the total tour price.
For those cancellations that are communicated to Italy Travels from 3 days prior to the day of the visit, the cancellation penalty applied is the full amount of the tour (100% of the total price), you will not be entitled to any refund.
The aforementioned cancellation policy will be applied proportionally to partial cancellations of the number of participants in the tour.
Cancellation requests must be sent in writing by email.
Children up to 5 years old join the tour for free. Visitors 6-17 years old join the tour at a reduced rate.
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