Booking a room at Rivoli Hotel you will have the exclusive opportunity to visit the Vasari Corridor with a guide.
The Ponte Vecchio, symbol of Florence, accommodate the most ancient secrets of the city. It served as a secret passageway, commissioned by the Grand Duke of Florence, Cosimo I de’ Medici, to his favourite architect Giorgio Vasari, with the aim to allow his family to move faster from their residence (Palazza Pitti, on the other side of the river Arno), to the government palace (Palazzo Vecchio).
Hidden between ancient houses and a church, the Vasari Corridor became one of the most astounding architectural masterpiece of the Age of the Renaissance.
You will see Florence from different perspectives, walking through this passageway opene only for your group, like the Medici family used to do!
Besides the exclusive opening of this unique Corridor, you will also have the possibility to do a guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery for about 1-1/2 hours.
The Corridor is rarely open to the public and Florencetown is the most specialized tour operator for this excluisve experience and the only able to ensure the departure of a group without a minimum number of people.
Don’t miss the only opportunity to visite the most beautiful masterpieces of the Renaissance with this amazing tour!
- Price: 89 € per person, children 0-5 free, 6-12 50% off, students 80 €
- Departure: every day except Mondays at 3.30pm.
- Duration: 3 hours about
- Language of the guide: English only
- Note: the tour runs with or without rain. Wide bags and bottles are not allowed inside the museums.