Guided tourse with the Firenze Alchemica team


Our currently scheduled tours

At Medici’s court, alchemic facades of Florentine palaces

Sunday 11 december at 10am – Outdoor tour

San Miniato al Monte, celestial music and cosmic harmony

Saturday 17 december – A deep bond unites music and numbers, geometry and architecture

All of our offers

Tours not actually scheduled

Palazzo Pitti, the Medici family’s treasure and the “magic” of stones

An Alchemical, historical and sapiential path that is fascinating due to its surprising originality, waiting to be revealed

Boboli, the alchemical garden

The Boboli Gardens were conceived by Cosimo I and Cosimo II de ‘Medici as the intimate, secret place

Russian icons at the Pitti Palace – symbols and alchemy

Man has always sought contact with Heaven, in Byzantine and Russian iconographic art the painter manages to build a secret ‘mirror’ in which the Divine can manifest itself

Pratolino, the alchemical dream of Francesco I de’ Medici

Alchemical tour of the park of the Medici Villa of Pratolino

The Catari in Florence, Mysticism and Inquisition

In the Florence of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the Catari or “Buonomini”, as they called themselves, represented an important part of the city

Palazzo di Bianca Cappello: Alchemical reading of the facade

Sunday 16 october at 10am

The Bardini Garden and the discovery of an alchemical path

In the Florentine Oltrarno, there is a garden brought to life by statues and flowers, which clings to the Montecuccoli hill

Santa Maria Novella and its hermetic symbolisms

Santa Maria Novella is by far the most important convent complex in the city of Florence

Massonic tour in the Stibbert garden

The symbolisms of the Stibbert garden

The alchemical Palazzo Vecchio

Guided tour to rediscover the alchemical symbolism of the paintings in the apartments of Cosimo I de ‘Medici and Eleonora di Toledo.

Magical and secret Piazza Santa Croce

Lorenzo the Magnificent’s idea was to set up a “magical” place in Piazza Santa Croce that would recreate the face of an “ideal city”, so happily conceived by the artists […]

The Convent of San Marco and the secret symbolisms of Beato Angelico

Saturday 7 May 10:00 – The Dominican convent of San Marco hides important pages of history and occult symbolisms within its walls

Masonic Initiatic Itinerary in the Torrigiani Garden

Guided tour of the exceptionally open Torrigiani Garden

Pontormo inside Certosa in Florence. Art, symbols and secrets

In 1523, the doors of the Certosa Monastery were opened to welcome Jacopo Pontorno and his beautiful frescoes

An alchemical walk around the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

The alchemical symbolism represented by the decorations on the facades of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Florence and the Templar Knights

An itinerary that will let us discover the lesser known aspects of the presence of the Templars in Florence

The Church of Orsanmichele, Temple of Wonders

The Church of Orsanmichele clearly stands out for its uniqueness

Orsanmichele church and its alchemical Tabernacles

Outdoor tour – Secret history of Orsanmichele church

Medici Chapels and New Sacristy: alchemical symbolisms and secret allegories

In the complex of the Medici Chapels, the alchemical symbolism of the forms is mixed with the magical properties of the precious materials that cover the structure.

The Charterhouse of Florence and Alchemy

On Monte Acuto, not far from Florence, in a gentle landscape between cypresses and olive trees, stands the Certosa, the silent keeper of ancient symbolisms.

Alchemical Florence, symbols and mysteries

A visit to discover a sapiential path that winds all throughout the city

Palazzo Medici and the Chapel of the Magi: hermeticism and secret symbologies

Inside Palazzo Medici, an elegant architectural creation by Michelozzo, there is a special area full of sapiential references.

Fedeli d’Amore’s secret Florence

Outdoor tour

San Miniato al Monte and its alchemical path

The alchemical symbolism of this ancient basilica.

Memories of old lives: the homes of English people in Florence during the 19th century

Sunday 17 october – Outdoor tour

The Bellosguardo hill in the 19th century: the “Anglo-Florentines” between art, passion and mystery

Itinerant visit

Medici Chapels and the new Sacristy

Saturday 4 december at 10am

Dante’s Florence

Itinerary on foot through the city to find the traces and places where the Supreme Poet used to live.

Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, in search of the Divine Number

The Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, the Heavenly Temple

Garden of horticulture, Magical and Initiatic

Guided tour

Sacred and Hermetic Florence

A journey to discover the iconography of the sacred

Princes and princesses in the Medici Park of Pratolino

GUIDED TOUR FOR CHILDREN (6-11 years), Pratolino Park

The Boboli Gardens: a garden for true heroes!

GUIDED TOUR FOR CHILDREN (6-11 years) of the Boboli Gardens

A tour outside the Cathedral and Giotto’s Bell Tower

We will get to know the Florentine Cathedral and Giotto’s Bell Tower up close in their ancient symbolisms and their allegories.

Alchemical tour to the Pratolino Park – At the table with Francesco I de ‘Medici and Bianca Cappello

Alchemical tour to the Pratolino Park with Renaissance lunch

Magical and alchemical Venice


A toast with Cosimo I de ‘Medici

VISIT TO THE MUSEUM with wine tasting at MUSEO DE ‘MEDICI, Palazzo di Sforza Almeni – Via de Servi, 12 Florence

San Lorenzo and its secret symbolisms

Guided tour of San Lorenzo and the old sacristy

The secret alchemy of Boboli’s Grotta Grande

GUIDED TOUR – The visit will be conducted exceptionally by Costanza Riva of Firenze Alchemica’s research team.

Tour of the alchemical Rocca di Fontanellato and the Masone Labyrinth


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