Tour of Pitti Palace and the Oltrarno Artisans of Florence
THE PITTI PALACE, THE CHURCH OF SANTO SPIRITO AND THE OLTRARNO DISTRICT WITH ITS ARTISANS' WORKSHOPS
This tour will introduce you to the discovery of the Oltrarno District on the southern bank of the river Arno, where the Pitti Palace is. The splendid residence of the Medici Grand Dukes, the Lorraine family and the King of Italy today houses many museums.
With this tour you'll enjoy the richness of the Palatina Gallery full of frescoed rooms and of masterworks by Raphael, Titian, Rubens, Caravaggio. Then visit the Church of Santo Spirito, designed by Brunelleschi in Renaissance style. Inside the Sacristy there is a wooden crucifix made by the young Michelangelo who studied anatomy here.
A visit to an artisan's workshop in Florence will show you the hidden secrets of handmade special items
The real soul of Florence and its popular and intimate life can be fully enjoyed into the district of Oltrarno, full of witnesses of Florentine Art and Culture. Its narrow streets, artisan's workshops and coloured markets will make you feel part of it.
» Visit Pitti Palace in Florence, Guided Tour
Duration: 3 hours