San Lorenzo Basilica and the Medici Chapels guided tour
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San Lorenzo Basilica and the Medici Chapels guided tour

Availability: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the magnificent Basilica of San Lorenzo and the crypt with an experienced guide
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's New Sacristy and be enchanted by the Chapel of the Princes
  • Admire the impressive sculptures by Donatello and Michelangelo that decorate the Medici Chapels
What to expect

Spend two hours in the neighborhood where the sumptuous palace of the Medici family is located, visiting the San Lorenzo Basilica and admiring the impressive sculptures by Donatello and Michelangelo that decorate the Medici Chapels. The tour ends up very close to the picturesque San Lorenzo food market... right at lunchtime!

Take advantage of an in-depth explanation of the Basilica of San Lorenzo (interior and exterior) and the crypt where Cosimo de' Medici and the famous sculptor Donatello were buried. Admire Brunelleschi's Cloister, visit the exterior of the royal palace and, if accessible, discover its garden and inner courtyard.

Finally, enjoy a guided tour of the unmissable Medici Chapels. Marvel at Michelangelo's New Sacristy and be enchanted by the Chapel of the Princes, which is decorated with a rich inlay of semi-precious stones to create a magical, dazzling interplay of colors using the technique of the Florentine mosaic.

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What's included
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • San Lorenzo Complex ticket (Basilica, Crypt)
  • Medici Chapels ticket (Chapel of the Princes, Michelangelo's New Sacristy)
  • High-quality earsets for 6+ participants
What's not included
  • Lunch
Reduced price
  • Child (6-17)
Where

Piazza di San Lorenzo, 50123 Florence, Italy

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the monument by the steps in front of the church.

What to remember
  • Suitable clothing is required to access places of worship: shorts, bare shoulders, sandals, hats and sunglasses are not allowed
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants
  • This is a small-group tour (max 12 people)
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When
  • On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9.30am
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Provider
FlorencePass
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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