Pitti Palace & Palazzo Vecchio Accessible Walking Tour

7.1This 6 hour accessible private tour of Pitti Palace and Palazzo Vecchio uses a step-free route and includes inside visits of both of these fantastic sights!

Your Palazzo Vecchio accessible tour will begin when your guide meets you at your centrally located accessible hotel in Florence, or another convenient location. The Pitti Palace & Palazzo Vecchio Accessible Walking Tour includes an inside visit of Pitti Palace (or Palazzo Pitti), which houses over 500 Renaissance paintings, the Palatine Gallery, and the Royal Apartments. You will also go inside Palazzo Vecchio, Florence’s Romanesque city hall that overlooks Piazza della Signoria. You will see the Salone dei Cinquecento (the Hall of 500), an impressive 15th century room designed to be the seat of the Grand Coucil, as well as the Hall of Justice, among the many other extraordinary rooms.

Along the way you will also see the Loggia dei Lanzi, an open-air museum that boasts several statues and sculptures including the Medici Lions.

Afterwards, your guide will take you along the step free route to Ponte Vecchio, one of Florence’s most iconic images. This “old bridge” has been a marketplace for merchants over the centuries and still serves the same purpose today.

First time and returning visitors in Florence will enjoy this accessible walking/rolling tour that features the history of art, culture, and government in Florence.

The Pitti Palace & Palazzo Vecchio Accessible Walking Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (no steps or curbs)
  • 6 hour walking/rolling tour
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide can push manual wheelchair users (depends on the total weight of the wheelchair plus wheelchair user)
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Florence!

 

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If you would prefer a more in depth tour that focuses specifically on Pitti Palace and the Palatine Gallery, we recommend the Pitti Palace Wheelchair Accessible Guided Tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Pitti Palace (inside visit)
  • Palatine Gallery & Royal Apartments
  • Palazzo Vecchio (inside visit)
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Loggia dei Lanzi

Accessibility Details

The Pitti Palace & Palazzo Vecchio Accessible Walking Tour has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it follows a step-free route and your tour guide can push a wheelchair. It did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter mild cobblestones along the way.

Tour Details

Tour duration: 6 hours
Cost: € 420 for 1 or 2 people, € 470 for 3 or 4 people, € 520 for 5 or 6 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
* €20 off if booked as part of an accessible Florence travel package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: 9 am
Meet-up place: Accessible hotel lobby in Florence
Dress code: Covered shoulders and knees for interior church visits
Maximum number of people on tour: wheelchair user plus 9 other people
Entrance tickets: Not included. 18
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, gratuities, and transportation costs.

 

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Read more: 

Florence Accessible Travel – main page 
   Pros and Cons of Florence Disabled Access 
   11 Florence Wheelchair Travel Tips 
   11 Keys to Success for Florence Disabled Travel 
   Accessible Guided Tours in Florence 
   Accessible Shore Excursions from Livorno & La Spezia 
   How to get from Livorno to Florence with a Disability 
   Tuscany Accessible Van Transfers 
   Florence Mobility Scooter Rentals 
   Best and Worst Aspects of Disabled Travel in Italy 
   Top 10 Experiences for Disabled Visitors to Italy 
   12 Wheelchair Travel Tips for Italy 
   Travel Insurance for Disabled Travelers 
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