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Villa Medicea La Petraia

Via della Petraia 40, 50141, Florence, Italy
+39 055 451208
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Via della Petraia 40, 50141, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 451208
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The Architecture and the Gardens are absolutely breathtaking! Shock and Awe with the history that took place here! Gorgeous!

Thank JDC3_30512
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

One of the best experiences from our trip to Florence: amazing hillside view overlooking the whole of Florence, serene elegant gardens, well-conserved rooms and salons dating from the Medicis to the creation of modern Italy, and all in a building that is small enough to...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

It's a quiet and pretty place with only a few tourists and really special guided tours. The rooms give a quiet good impression about the daily life of the great Medici Clan and the italian king. A must-see if you are more than a weekend...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The villa is very easy to find and its free as being a part of unesco. As it was mentioned earlier there is a tour every 60 minutes. Its not guided e.g. there is a security person walking you through the villa but thats about...More

1  Thank Janis G
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Wow! This place is amazing! All the rooms are full of antique furniture and historic items. The rooms are so exquisitely decorated you really understand how rich the owners were those hundreds of years ago. There's a free guided tour at half past the hour...More

2  Thank fjane84
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is one of the most enchanting Medicean villa to visit. Free entrance, you've only to be sharp (every 30' min. from 10 am to 4 pm, approximately) and leave a tip for people who bring you inside, without explanation: but don't worry. Special, in...More

4  Thank Selvatica67
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The gardens are home to wide variety of unusual citrus species. You can only visit house as part of a tour - only in Italian. Plenty to see. Fun for all family.

1  Thank 442sonia
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

First, there are very few tourists that attend this attraction. Second, plan ahead. Third, do take a phone in the event you can't walk from the road where the bus leaves you and you need to take a taxi ($19 Euro, nearly to the airport)....More

5  Thank James P
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

From 8.30 per hour a free guided tour starts with a volunteer who accompanies you in the various rooms and, if you are lucky, he/she will explain you something about the place, so you can enjoy the visit a lot. The garden is very nice...More

Thank OspreyP
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Definitely worth a visit -April to September only you get a free hourly (on the half hour) tour guide Unfortunately ours did not speak English so was only helpful in admitting us to the various rooms on display but all of it was an architectural...More

1  Thank jillyp83
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