Palazzo Vecchio

Florence Italy City Guide

The Palazzo Vecchio, located in the Signoria District of Florence Italy, is a fortified palace that was built for the wealthy Medici family in Florence Italy (Firenze). The palace was was competed in 1322 and includes a tall bell tower used to notify residents of community events.

A museum is now located in the palace.

Palazzo Vecchio - Vecchio Palace in Florence Italy
Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Italy

Vecchio Palace is located on the Piazza della Signoria, which many would consider to be the heart of Florence Italy. A replica of Michelangelo's David stands in front of the palace along with a famous fountain called the Fontana di Nettuno.

The Loggia dei Lanzi is located by the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery is right next door.

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