Fast-Track to Boboli Garden in Florence

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
• Join a guided tour of the royal Boboli Gardens in Florence
• Stroll through acres of gardens, trees, fountains and terraces with a knowledgeable guide
• Learn the history of the 16th-century Italianate gardens behind the Pitti Palace

Boboli is one of the most elegant and ancient Italian-style gardens. It has a breath-taking, landscaped garden, which is an open-air museum, filled with ancient statues, fountains, and an incredible artificial grotto designed by Niccolò Tribolo and after his death, the works were completed by his collaborators: Giorgio Vasari, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Bernardo Buontalenti, and others.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Firenze, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
• Join a guided tour of the royal Boboli Gardens in Florence
• Stroll through acres of gardens, trees, fountains and terraces with a knowledgeable guide
• Learn the history of the 16th-century Italianate gardens behind the Pitti Palace

Boboli is one of the most elegant and ancient Italian-style gardens. It has a breath-taking, landscaped garden, which is an open-air museum, filled with ancient statues, fountains, and an incredible artificial grotto designed by Niccolò Tribolo and after his death, the works were completed by his collaborators: Giorgio Vasari, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Bernardo Buontalenti, and others.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Giardino di Boboli, Piazza Dei Pitti 1, 50125, Florence Italy

The perfect amount to see the highlights inside the garden as a guide will lead you up starting from Pitti Palace’s courtyard to the famous artichoke fountain, Amphitheatre behind the palace and the Neptune’s fountain found at the top of the hills.
The guide spend time explaining these fountains and sculptures that will be seen such as Abundance by Giambologna, Viottolone with cypresses, Isolotto a large pond and an admirable fountain known as “The Ocean”, created by Giambologna.
The final stops will be at the “Giardino del Cavaliere”, built by Michelangelo, “Kaffeehaus” and the “Buontalenti Grotto” created by Buontalenti from limestone concrete stalactites, shells and terracotta reliefs, with water running down the walls providing vivacity and color as guide will reveal all the secrets behind these designs. The tour takes about an hour, then you can also return to anything you might want to see again after the tour ends.

Duration: 1 hour