Palatine Hill Tour: Explore Ancient Rome’s Majestic History

Embark on a Palatine Hill Tour: The Everyday Life of Roman Emperors

Welcome to the Palatine Hill Tour, the heart of Rome’s ancient grandeur and a gateway to the opulent lives of Roman Emperors. As the most central of the seven hills of Rome and the site where the city was founded, the Palatine Hill offers a unique glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle and political intrigues of ancient Rome’s most powerful figures, setting the stage for an unforgettable journey through time.

Discover the Palatine Hill’s Rich Heritage: The Palatine Hill’s significance in Roman history cannot be overstated. As the site where Romulus is said to have founded Rome, it quickly became the location of choice for the residences of the emperors and aristocracy, symbolizing both political power and divine favor. The remains of magnificent palaces, such as the Domus Augustana and the Domus Flavia, offer silent testimony to the wealth and sophistication of its inhabitants. Dive deeper into the history of the Palatine Hill by exploring its rich heritage here.

Experience the Palatine Hill Tour and get a glimpse into Imperial Daily Life. Walking through the ruins, one can almost hear the echoes of the past—the hustle and bustle of the servants, the whispered conspiracies of political advisors, and the lavish banquets hosted in grand halls. The emperors of Rome were not just political leaders but trendsetters in culture, architecture, and even religion. The Palatine Hill was where they displayed their wealth and power, commissioning buildings that were as much about luxury as they were about demonstrating imperial majesty.

Innovations and Intrigues: The Palatine was not just a place of opulence but also a center of innovation. Here, architects experimented with new forms of construction and design, creating spaces that were meant to awe and inspire. The hill also bore witness to the political machinations and personal dramas of the emperors, from Julius Caesar to Domitian. Each corner of the Palatine tells a story of ambition, betrayal, and the quest for power.

Visit the Palatine Hill Today: For those eager to step back in time and walk the same paths as the emperors of Rome, a visit to the Palatine Hill Tour is a must. To experience the full majesty of this historic site, we recommend booking a tour that will not only guide you through its ruins but also bring its history to life. Book your tour here.

The Palatine Hill offers more than just a look back at the grandeur of Rome—it provides a window into the lives of the men who shaped the history of the Western world. Whether you’re a history buff, an architecture enthusiast, or simply someone fascinated by the stories of ancient times, the Palatine Hill is a treasure trove of discoveries waiting to be explored.

Pitti Palace Exclusive Tour

Pitti Palace Exclusive Tour

Explore the Grandeur of Pitti Palace

Discover the elegance and history of the Pitti Palace, the largest palatial residence in Florence. Our guide will take you on a journey through the various galleries, including the renowned Palatine Gallery,
which houses a vast collection of Italian Renaissance art. Marvel at the works of Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, and more,
all displayed amidst the luxurious Baroque décor.

Highlights of the Pitti Palace Tour

What to Expect from the Pitti Palace Tour

Important Information for Visitors

As you prepare to visit this majestic museum, please keep in mind the importance of preserving the integrity of the art and historical site. Appropriate behavior is expected throughout the tour, and photography may be limited in certain areas.
Be ready to be immersed in the splendor of the Renaissance era and the legacy of the Medici family.

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Overview

People from all over the world come to Florence to see him-David. This statue, created by Michelangelo, is rightfully considered one of the most famous in the world. David has become one of the most recognisable works of Renaissance sculpture; a symbol of strength and youthful beauty. Immerse yourself in the world of Michelangelo Buonarotti while exploring the museum with our guide.    .
Another available languages
Italian, German, French and Spanish
Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experiences.
Highlights
  • The David. A statue of a young boy, created by Michelangelo in 1500 from a single piece of marble. Even nowadays it’s considered one of the most important and famous sculptures of the Renaissance in the world.
  • The Prisoners. The four unfinished statues created by Michelangelo. They were supposed to decorate the tomb of the pope Julius II. Nowadays “The Slaves” are guarding the hall which leads to David.
  • Gipsoteca. One of the biggest collections of plaster casts created by Lorenzo Bartolini and Luigi Pampaloni.
  • The Hall of Colosseum. The first hall where the journey begins, meets us with the famous model of the sculpture “ Rape of the Sabines” created by Giambologna.
  • The museum of Musical instruments. Absolutely unique private collection from the Medici’s dukes including violins by Stradivari and first piano, which was created in Florence.
  Inclusion:                                                                   Exclusion:
  • Admission ticket                                                        – Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Fast track entrance                                                    – Food and beverages
  • Licenced guide                                                           – Tips
  • Radios and headsets
     

What expected

  • Skip the line and save time
  • 1-hour tour with a professional guide
  • Small groups
  • Audio headsets pr
Your professional tour guide will meet you at Piazza San Marco in front of San Marco Basilica for your tour of the Accademia Gallery. From there, you will walk 190 meters to the Accademia Gallery, where you will skip the lines and enter one of the most famous museums in Florence to view Michelangelo’s iconic David sculpture. The museum also hosts important collections of Italian masters dating from the 13th through the 16th centuries which also includes the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini.
This less often seen treasure houses a marvelous collection of historical musical instruments which represent life at court for the Grand Dukes of Tuscany including a pianoforte by Bartolomeo Cristofori and an original Stradivarius violin from 1716. Your guide will then lead you to explore the museum’s collection of Italian masterworks, including the powerful imagery of Michelangelo’s unfinished ‘Prisoners’ which were conceived to adorn the tomb of Pope Julius II. The tour finishes with a viewing of David, a symbol of the strength and independence of the Florentines. After your tour you can explore the museum at your leisure.

Important information

Inclusions
  • Skip the line and save time
  • 1-hour tour with a professional guide
  • Small groups
  • Audio headsets provided for groups of more than 6 persons
Meeting Point Meeting point: is in front of the main entrance of the museum. The exact address is Via Ricasoli, 47. There will be a host with a flag ItalyPass Tours.
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Additional information

Daily Tours : 10:00, 11:00, 11:30, 15:00, 15:30 (from Tuesday till Sunday) The maximum availability for a single tour is 15 pax Each slot could become 2 or more groups upon availability.

  Due to the new regulation policy of the Accademia Gallery, from December 1st the customers, who are late for their time slots will not be allowed to enter the museum!!!! Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance in order to avoid any issues with the museum!   Due to high season and high-demand, the entrance time to the museum could take approximately 15-20 minutes
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