Medici Villas

The Medici Villas around Florence – Villa ‘La Petraia’ and Villa di Castello – 3 hours



Besides the sumptuous palaces in the city of Florence, the Medici owned beautiful villas in the countryside. That’s where they took refuge from a hot summer, relaxed in lush gardens, received guests, planned their hunting trips.

‘La Petraia’ is a marvellous example of Renaissance villa, featuring large rooms decorated with frescoes, a beautiful Italian style garden and an English style park.

After the guided tour of this complex, your private guide and driver will lead you to the near Villa di Castello, where you will visit the famous terraced gardens: citruses, rare plants, fountains, grottoes make these gardens some of the most beautiful in Italy.


Price per person (including taxes): € 346 (2 pax); € 179 (4 pax); € 124 (6 pax)

What’s included

Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Florence

Private transportation with driver

Guided tours for the villas

Entrance fees to VillaS Medicea



Photos by: Giulia Brogi – Silvia Pratelli - FotoGielle Siena