Highlights / General details
"The tour follows the path of Robert Langdon in Florence, as read in the latest novel by Dan Brown: Inferno. You will travel through the hectic escape of Robert Langdon in the most beautiful and mysterious monuments of the town, with a professional tour guide. The tour starts in Palazzo Vecchio, built in 1299 to be the base for the Republic of Florence, and then restored by Vasari for the Grand Duke Cosimo de' Medici, with the magnificent salone dei 500: here are the huge frescos by Vasari, with the mysterious message “cerca trova” (seek and you shall find); but also statues representing the most important members of the Medici family and a beautiful statue by Michelangelo. You will then visit the private apartments of the Grand Duchesse Eleonora, and will see the death mask of Dante Alighieri, to end the visit in the room of the maps, where lies the secret passage used by Langdon to escape from the palazzo. Once out of Palazzo Vecchio, you'll walk in the same streets as Langdon, noticing the bell tower from where Mr Zobrist suicides to start the book, but also the place where Leonardo da Vinci lived when he painted the Monna Lisa. The tour moves on to see the home of Dante Alighieri and his church, until suddenly you get out of the medieval streets and get overwhelmed by the huge Duomo and his cupola. The tour will move to the Baptistery, to see the plaque related to the ""black death"" and the shining gates of paradise, one of the masterpieces of the renaissance, before entering to see the gorgeous mosaic on the ceiling, and all the other works of art inside. After the tour ends, and for the next 24 hours, you ticket will grant you access for climbing up on top of the cupola and the campanile, where you will enjoy an unbelievable view of Florence, and for visiting the Opera del Duomo Museum and the remains of the ancient cathedral.
Highlights: Discover the mysterious message “seek and you shall find” and Dante’s death mask? - Moves around Dante’s house and get into the Baptistery - 24h ticket to get into the Duomo and climb Giotto’s tower and the dome and visit the Opera del Duomo museum.
Assistance at the Meeting Point; English speaking guide; Palazzo Vecchio and Baptistery entrance fees; 24-hour ticket that remains to the participants for the access to the entire “Cathedral Complex”: the Cathedral with the crypt and the famous Dome, the Giotto Bell Tower and the Opera del Duomo Museum; Earphones for a minimum of 15 passengers.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, departing at 3:00pm. No tour departures on: 1st Saturday of each month plus May 1, June 24, August 15 and September 8.
Approximately 3 hours.
Meeting Point: Via della Ninna, 7 (alongside Palazzo Vecchio and Uffizi), Florence.
Small Group Tour with a minimum of 2 participants, maximum 15 participants.
Children 0-5 years of age participate free.
Clients must reach the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**