Private Medici and Florentine crafts tour

Explore the famous Medici dynasty and take a trip to a Florentine mosaic workshops. On this private tour, you will also get to experience and taste of some Tuscany produce, such as olive oil, Tuscan prosciutto and chianti wine

Highlights and what's included

  • English speaking, local expert guide
  • Taste some Italian and Tuscan specialties like extra virgin olive oil, Tuscan prosciutto, Chianti wine
  • Entrance fees to Cappelle Medicee


Starting with a visit to a Florentine mosaic workshop, you’ll discover the unique technique developed by the Medici family, a technique still used by a few selected artisans. After this, you’ll reach the Renaissance Cappelle Medicee (the chapels of the Medici family) which are entirely covered with Florentine mosaic and are a true jewel of Florentine architecture.

Inside the Medici Chapel’s museum your guide will show you some of the most beautiful statues created by Michelangelo for the Medici, a family which he had a difficult but artistically fruitful relationship with.

The tour ends inside the central market of San Lorenzo with a food and wine tasting of Tuscan delicatessen including Olive Oil, Tuscan prosciutto and Chianti wine.

Meeting Point

Your English speaking guide will come and meet you at the Statue in front of the church of San Lorenzo

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