Vasari Corridor

Via della Ninna, 5 (Florence)


The Vasari corridor, built in 1565 by Giorgio Vasari, was built at the behest of Cosimo I de ' Medici as private road linking the old Ducal Palace, called Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti, the new Grand Ducal residence. ' The Prince ' path accompanies the visitor through three buildings symbolic of Medici power through the air and tightly that allowed the Dukes to cross the city without armed escort. The visit, only on reservation in groups not exceeding 35 people and accompanied by a guide, starts from Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery deli crosses to enter then in the Vasari corridor and ends in the Boboli Gardens.

The Vasari corridor is open by reservation at segreteria@polomuseale.firenze.it or firenzemusei@operalaboratori.com



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