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 Duchess 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 Mona 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 Brunelleschi’s Dome and the Giotto’s Bell Tower, where you will enjoy an unbelievable view of Florence, and for visiting the Opera del Duomo Museum and the remains of the ancient cathedral.
Free for children under 6 years old.