Hotels to remember: Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio: introduction

Palazzo Vecchio Hotel

Palazzo Vecchio, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, was built in 1299 as the seat of the Piori delle Arti e della Signoria. It became the temporary residence of the Ducal family of Cosimo I de' Medici and later the seat of the Royal Family.

Today, part of the Palazzo Vecchio, named "Quartieri Monumentali", houses a museum. To visit: the Stanza degli Elementi, the 16th century Salone, the Sala dei Gigli and the Loggia dei Lanzi, in front of Palazzo Vecchio, dominating the Piazza della Signoria.

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