Medici Chapels
Florence
(79)

Medici Chapel tickets and tours

The Basilica of San Lorenzo houses a jewel of great value: the Medici Chapels. A burial place for members of the Medici family, they are famous for ho...

Read more
Find experiences for these dates:
Filter by:
All
Free cancellation
Entrance Tickets
Guided Tour

You might also like

Skip-the-line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery
Top seller
Attractions & guided tours

Skip-the-line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery

Book your skip-the-line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery and discover the most famous Renaissance art collection in the world and the museum's incredible temporary exhibitions.

free cancellation
Flexible
Available in:

en, it 

Tickets for the Florence Cathedral Complex with access to Brunelleschi's Dome
Attractions & guided tours

Tickets for the Florence Cathedral Complex with access to Brunelleschi's Dome

Visit all the monuments in Florence's Piazza del Duomo with your ticket: the Cathedral, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery.

Duration up to 1 hour
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de, +4  pt, ru, ja, zh

Instant Confirmation
Florence Cathedral flash tour
Activities

Florence Cathedral flash tour

Buy the Florence Duomo flash tour. Enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Cathedral of Florence!

free cancellation
Duration 45 minutes
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de, +1  pt

Brunelleschi's Dome guided tour
Activities

Brunelleschi's Dome guided tour

Join this guided tour of Brunelleschi's Dome. Climb the 463 steps to the top and enjoy impressive views of Florence!

free cancellation
Duration 1 hour 15 minutes
Available in:

en, it, fr, es 

Florence guided day tour with Accademia and Uffizi tickets
Activities

Florence guided day tour with Accademia and Uffizi tickets

Discover the most iconic places in Florence: the Accademia Gallery, the Uffizi and the historic heart of the city with a local guide and an audio guide app.

free cancellation
Flexible
Available in:

en, it 

Accademia Gallery Iconic Insiders private tour with a local guide
Attractions & guided tours

Accademia Gallery Iconic Insiders private tour with a local guide

Explore the Accademia Gallery in Florence with a dedicated, private guide. Discover Michelangelo's greatest masterpieces such as the iconic David!

free cancellation
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de 

Vintage car tour in medieval Tuscany
Activities

Vintage car tour in medieval Tuscany

Enjoy an amazing vintage car tour in Tuscany: visit medieval towns and explore the stunning Tuscan landscape on board a luxury convertible car!

Duration up to 9 hours
Available in:

en, it 

Siena and San Gimignano full-day from Florence
Activities

Siena and San Gimignano full-day from Florence

Book this guided tour and spend the day exploring two of Tuscany's gems, Siena and San Gimignano with an expert, English speaking tour leader.

Duration up to 9 hours
Available in:

en 

Instant Confirmation
"Florence the Magnificent" walking tour with Accademia and Uffizi
Activities

"Florence the Magnificent" walking tour with Accademia and Uffizi

Discover the secular heritage of Florence with a guide! Visit the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries and walk along the Vasari Corridor from the outside.

free cancellation
Duration 7 hours 30 minutes
Available in:

en 

Uffizi Gallery guided tour with 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tickets
Activities

Uffizi Gallery guided tour with 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tickets

Enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous Uffizi Gallery, then visit Florence on board a hop-on hop-off bus, admiring its highlights with 48-hour tickets!

free cancellation
Duration up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Available in:

en, es 

Afternoon excursion to Pisa with Leaning Tower and Cathedral tickets from Florence
Attractions & guided tours

Afternoon excursion to Pisa with Leaning Tower and Cathedral tickets from Florence

Book your excursion to Pisa with Leaning Tower and Cathedral tickets, departing from Florence. Live the amazing experience of climbing the world's most famous tower!

free cancellation
Duration up to 5 hours 45 minutes
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de 

Florence walking tour in the Medici's footsteps
Activities

Florence walking tour in the Medici's footsteps

Enjoy a walking tour of Florence, learn more about the city's development through time and about the importance of the Medici family!

free cancellation
Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Available in:

en 

Florence Museums special afternoon with Accademia and Uffizi
City activities

Florence Museums special afternoon with Accademia and Uffizi

Discover Florence's main museums with a guide! Visit the Uffizi and Accademia Gallery and the Vasari Corridor from the outside.

free cancellation
Duration 5 hours
Available in:

en 

Accademia and Uffizi skip-the-line tickets and self-guided visit app
Attractions & guided tours

Accademia and Uffizi skip-the-line tickets and self-guided visit app

Skip the line to the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries and explore the museums independently by listening to the audio commentary from a user-friendly app.

free cancellation
Validity Flexible
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de, +1  zh

Market tour and dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Chianti
Activities

Market tour and dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Chianti

Visit the local market and the historic food shops of Chianti, attend the show cooking and discover the flavors of real home cooking!

free cancellation
Duration up to 4 hours
Available in:

en, it 

The inside story

The Basilica of San Lorenzo houses a jewel of great value: the Medici Chapels. A burial place for members of the Medici family, they are famous for housing the tombs of Giuliano and Lorenzo de' Medici, made by Michelangelo in the New Sacristy, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture and sculptures, which the artist created from the plan of the sacristy by Brunelleschi, later called the Old Sacristy. The structure was completed in 1524, featuring its white walls and stone details.

The Medici Chapels are divided into three distinct parts: the crypt, the Chapel of the Princes and the New Sacristy. In the crypt, less illustrious members of the family were buried. The Chapel of the Princess is topped by a large dome designed by Buontalenti and was begun in 1604 but finished only in the twentieth century. Here, six Grand Dukes of Tuscany were buried. This mausoleum is a rare example of the Baroque style in Florence; its sumptuous interior – completely covered with marble and semi-precious stones – was conceived as a monument to the greatness of the Medici. Undoubtedly, the Medici Chapels are worth a visit!

Read more

How to get there

Medici Chapels Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6 Florence