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Walk through the Vasari Corridor in Florence

Take a walk along the secret corridor, built in the 16th century and leading from the Palazzo Vecchio in the Boboli Gardens.

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Walk through the Vasari Corridor

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Place: Vasari Corridor in Florence, Italy

You can walk through the long Vasari Corridor only on special days, in the rest of the time it is closed to travelers.

The corridor leading from the Hall of the Five Hundred in the Palazzo Pitti to the Boboli Gardens, and it is a gallery of portraits of great personalities, here you will see the largest collection of self-portraits by Italian painters. Many people, such as Medici, Pope, Napoleon and Mussolini loved to walk through Vasari Corridor. Especially beautiful view opens from the corridor section of the Ponte Vecchio - where the panoramic windows from which you can admire the Arno river.

Vasari Corridor ppens only to public holidays, in the rest of the time to walk on it is possible only with a guided tour by appointment. Tours are available from Tuesday to Friday, the time should be established beforehand.

Prices: €80-90 two hours tour.

Location: Piazza della Signoria

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Vasari Corridor
Vasari Corridor#14 of 15 places to visit in Florence

Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.

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