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Tour of Florence in the footsteps of Inferno by Dan Brown with secret sights of Palazzo Vecchio and lunch

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Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Discover the mysterious message of Vasari: "search and find"
  • Follows the adventure of Robert Langdon inside Palazzo Vecchio
  • Look at the original Dante's death mask
What to expect

This activity starts with a typical Florentine lunch in a characteristic and historic restaurant located in the ancient merchant open gallery in the heart of the Medicean district.

The tour takes place after lunch in Palazzo Vecchio, built in 1299 to be the basis for the Republic of Florence, and then restored by Vasari for the Grand Duke Cosimo de’ Medici. It will have access to places not normally open to visitors, led by an English-speaking professional guide authorized by the Museum. During
this extraordinary tour you will have access to the Duke of Athens staircase, a secret escape way built in the thickness of the walls of the building and you can discover the magnificence of the “Salone dei Cinquecento”: here are the huge frescos by Vasari, with the mysterious message "cerca trova" (Seek and You Shall find) at the top right of the painting. Furthermore you can climb the ancient “Capriate” (trusses) supporting the roof of the Salone dei Cinquecento and you can see the original “death mask of Dante Alighieri”, and then move into the “Hall of Geographical Maps”, where lies the secret passage used by Langdon to escape from the building: you can enter through that secret step up in the “Bianca Cappello’s dressing room”, also this opened exclusively for this must-experience. After the guided visit it is possible the access to the secret Studiolo of Francesco I.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Palazzo Vecchio entrance fee
  • Lunch with drinks
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
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  • Child (ages 0-5): free of charge
  • Child (ages 6-11): reduced rate
Where

Via Borgo San Lorenzo 33/37red, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Meeting point:

From 12:00 pm Lunch at Giannino Restaurant – via Borgo San Lorenzo 33/37red. At 01:45 pm - Florence. Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio entrance on the left side (Via dei Gondi) – at the ticket office

What to remember
  • The activity starts with the lunch
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour departure
  • Clients should have copy of the voucher
  • Subject to reconfirmation 24h before the tour date
  • PLEASE NOTE: The entrance time of the Guided Visit can be subject to changes not depending on Caf Tour & Travel but on the Museum availability. If the scheduled time will not be available, it will be confirmed the nearest available day and/or entrance time
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When
  • From April to October, on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday at 03.00pm
  • From 12:00 pm lunch at Giannino Restaurant
  • At 01:45 pm - Florence. Piazza della Signoria
  • Approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes + Lunchtime
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Caf Tour & Travel - Gray Line Florence
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