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Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.
Villa Petraia became the property of the Medici family in the 16th century. Medici expanded the territory of the villas, adjoining the park -the pearl of landscape art.
They built three-layered terrace with a pond on the first one and the villa itself on the top. Behind the villa grotto and grove are located.
The property of the Medici family, including expensive furniture, paintings, many frescoes, tapestries is still kept here. You can visit the villa with guided group or walk through the terrace for free.
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Villa La Petraia on the mapLocation: Via della Petraia, 40
8:15 am till 4-7:30 pm
More places to visit in Florence
The Rose Garden
Behind an inconspicuous gate hides wonderful creation of landscape designers of Florence, where are the scents of roses and citrus trees grow.13
Dante Alighieri House Museum
Near the church of Santa Margherita the old house is located, and everything in it reminds us about its famous owner - Dante Alighieri.10
National Museum of Bargello
Palace, that was once the seat of city government, prison and place of execution, is now a national museum, which contains sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello and others.7
Giotto's Bell Tower
This bell tower is one of the four major structures on the Piazza Duomo in Florence and it offers a beautiful view of the city.12
Basilica of Santa Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.29
Very cozy park where in the air are aromas of roses, the entire city can be viewed from the terraces, and walking on the paths you can see magnificent statues and fountains.6
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5