Discover hidden artworks and learn the history of one of Italy's most powerful families at Corridoio Vasariano, arguably Florence's best-kept secret. Wander the 1 km (0.62 mi) hallway to view more than 1,000 paintings. From the corridor, built in 1564 by the Medici family to connect the Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti, you can look out over the city. You can only walk the passageway via a guided tour, so book ahead to ensure a spot. Make Corridoio Vasariano a part of your Florence vacation plans using our Florence online trip planner.
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This is walkway from the Uffzi to Ponte Vecchio and Pettit Palace. It follows the river with the Medici Gallery on the side. The Gallery was under construction so we couldn't take it. The walk was.... more »
This corridor was designed to allow the Medici to get from Palazzo Vecchio, the official government seat, to the Palazzo Pitti on the other side of the Arno, unseen. It was also an escape route in... more »
Explore Florence's worth from within and without. And what makes better the city than Uffizi and the Vasari Corridor?The Vasari Corridor is from the heart of the Uffizi Gallery, to the Boboli Garden.It is significantly divided into two parts. The first with a collection of oils in Caravaggio style, and a second dedicated to portraits of different historical moments.
Whilst the tour guide walked us on the route taken by the corridor it would have been much, much better to walk the corridor itself. The talk given by the guide was very interesting but it remains a shame that the corridor was closed to the public.
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