Pitti Palace & Palazzo Vecchio Accessible Walking Tour
This 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!
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.
- Pitti Palace (inside visit)
- Palatine Gallery & Royal Apartments
- Palazzo Vecchio (inside visit)
- Ponte Vecchio
- Piazza della Signoria
- Loggia dei Lanzi
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.
The Pitti Palace is closed on Mondays.
Tour duration: 6 hours
Cost: €500 for 1 or 2 people, €550 for 3 or 4 people, €600 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. (Note: if your package includes more than 3 tours total, discounts will be applied to maximum 3 of the tours).
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
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Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, gratuities, and transportation costs.
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