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Well Worth a Visit, and Free to Enter

We spent a delightful 1.5 hours here, almost the only visitors on a beautiful early fall Sunday to... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Cannuckk
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Vancouver, BC
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Fascinating step back in time but loking a bit jaded...

Decided to divert to visit the villa on the drive back to Pisa airport from Chianti and pleased we... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Alan D
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent a delightful 1.5 hours here, almost the only visitors on a beautiful early fall Sunday to this impressive Medici villa. Go figure! There is no guided tour per se of the villa- you wait at the door on the half hour, and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Decided to divert to visit the villa on the drive back to Pisa airport from Chianti and pleased we did. This once grand villa is looking a bit tired and jaded now but is still a magnificent piece of architecture that is beautifully proportioned. Entry...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed May 17, 2017

That was the place where Lorenzo The Magnificent and all the Medici family used to come during the holidays (and more). Now is a fantastic and suggestive place to visit! Absolutely recommended.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Lorenzo G
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Such an amazing property with such a rich history. The architecture and the artwork are stunning, There's also beautiful gardens and the most adorable cats that wander the Villa.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank mairayaya
Reviewed December 23, 2015

This is a truly spectacular piece of architecture; its proportions (grand and grandiose as they are) are perfect; the prospect is wonderful; the light in many of the rooms on the piano nobile is remarkable. Thouigh the windows were mostly closed on our visit, one...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank Vicarmuddlebush
Reviewed October 29, 2015

This is the estate - huge Villa and Gardens - of perhaps the wealthiest man in the world in the 1400's-1500's, Lorenzo di Medici, and the grandeur and opulence attest this. An amazing place and its origins are so old. Not much signage in English...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Last month my husband and I spent 5 nights in Florence and one of those days we did a Vineyard and Villas Tour where we ended our day visiting this Medicea Villa which dated back to the 1400's. We were surprised at how large this...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Barb F
Reviewed September 11, 2015

We had several receptions here and a gorgeous banquet on the lawn in connection with a scientific conference. The setting is breathtaking, and the building is beautiful. Their local wines are delicious.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Rhoward2
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

When in Prato or florence don't miss to visit Villa Medicea. It's an ancient Villa owned by Medici Family of the 15th century. This villa is famous also because was made by the most famous Medici: Lorenzo il Magnifico!!!!!! Beautiful villa, beautiful wall painting and...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank sandro c
Reviewed July 22, 2015

All the best places to visit in Tuscany are free or cost next to nothing. I understand that the villa Medicae are all free to visit. However, they can be a little hard to find by public transport (not this one, the bus stops pretty...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank TomKaySyd
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