The Pitti Palace, which was formerly the residence of the grand-dukes of Tuscany and later of the King of Italy, now houses several important collections of paintings and sculpture, works of art, porcelain and a costume gallery, besides providing a magnificently decorated historical setting which extends to the Boboli Gardens, one of the earliest Italian gardens famous also for its fountains and grottoes.
Piazza Pitti 1, 50125 Firenze
From the station about 15 minutes.
On the south side of the Arno river, 5 minutes walk from Ponte Vecchio.
8,50 euro. Cumulative ticket Galleria Palatina, Galleria Arte Moderna.
When there are not exhibitions: 11,50 euro; after 16:00 witch entry from Galleria Palatina: 9,00 euro
Information: reservations at Firenze Musei, with an additional cost of 3,00 euro
Weekdays and Holidays – open only on reservations at Firenze Musei; box office closes 45 minutes before the museum closing time.
Closed on Monday
For further informations:
Tel: +39 055 2388611
Firenze Musei: +39 055 294883