Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany: UNESCO World Heritage since 2013

Dec 21, 2021 274

Extraordinary works by the best architects of the time, built at the behest of the Medici family, the lords of Florence, the 14 Medici villas and gardens in Tuscany were declared World Heritage Sites by Unesco in 2013. Surrounded by splendid ornamental parks, the villas are true jewels of Renaissance architecture to discover through an evocative itinerary in stages.

You can still visit most of the villas, which were built during the Medici rule, between the 15th and the first half of the 18th century. Hidden and surprising, these villas preserve the essence of a territory and a family that made history, enhancing its surroundings with a new aesthetic and lifestyle.

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