Palazzo Pucci

A precious location a stone's throw from the Duomo

Palazzo Pucci is one of the most important historic mansions in Florence. Built in the 16th century, it is located in the heart of the city, just a few steps from the Duomo.
All rooms are decorated with important frescoes, paintings and sculptures. The rooms, accessed via the monumental staircase and the lobby, are located on the first floor. The interiors of the rooms were realized with the involvement of renowned painters, such as Giovanni da San Giovanni, Jacopo Chiavistelli and Giovanni Domenico Ferretti.
Two main areas are intended to host conferences, events, dinners, concerts and weddings. The Salone di Apollo (Apollo Grand Hall) seats up to 180 people and Sala di Paride (Paride Hall) has a capacity of 90 seats.
Other four adjacent rooms are available on the same floor to host meetings, speakers, administrative offices, catering needs and other services. The rooms have beautiful frescoes and natural light.
On the ground floor, a large courtyard allows flexible special arrangements, or catering services during fine seasonal weather.

the history of the palace

An important family history

Palazzo Pucci is located a few steps from the Duomo, on via de’ Pucci (named after the palace), and consists of three portions, two of which still belong to the Pucci family. The building has an important history, evidenced today by many precious works of art.

The first part of the palace dates back to 1480, when Antonio Pucci purchased the area’s houses and gardens. Subsequently, there were extensions and architectural improvements performed by illustrious architects and artists, starting from 1525.

In 1901, the building was declared a national artistic heritage site by Direzione Generale delle Antichità e Belle Arti (The General Directory of Antiquities and Fine Arts).
What makes the Palace famous, in addition to the charm of the large frescoed salons, is the criminal case associated with the walled-up window that remains a witness to the “conspiracy of the Pucci”.
The Pucci family was allied to the Medici leadership for a long time until 1560, when Pandolfo Pucci took part in the conspiracy against Grand Duke Cosimo I.
A killer was supposed to assassinate the Grand Duke right in front of the Palace as he walked to the religious celebrations in the Basilica, in the Piazza della Santissima Annunziata.
Pandolfo Pucci was discovered and hanged along with his accomplices, and the window from which the assassin was placed was walled forever, in memory of the event and for the punishment of the family.
The window is still walled up and can be seen on the ground floor, at the corner with via dei Servi.
The Palazzo is now owned by the Archdiocese of Florence, which, after about 40 years of closure, has restored the third part of the palace. Thanks to the contributions of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio of Florence, the Archdiocese has returned it to the city, entrusting its commercial management to Filo Firenze Locations & Academy.

The rooms of Palazzo Pucci

Rooms sqm width. m length. m height. m banquet cocktail theater style class room u-shape boardroom
Salone di Apollo 192,34 10,83 17,76 7,50 – 11,50 140 200 180 130
Sala di Paride 85,97 8,42 10,21 5,25 – 7,20 60 90 80 50 20 24
Nuvole 68,44 5,8 11,8 30 50 45 30 28 30
Cupido 41,8 5,5 7,6 20 35 30 20 18 20
Delle Arti 39,42 5,4 7,3 20 35 30 20 18 20
Caminetto 13,6 3,4 4 8 10 8 8 6 8
Atrio 37,97 4,15 9,15 4,50 – 6,55


Salone di Apollo - Apollo Grand Hall

Width: 10.83m
Length: 17.48 – 18.04m
Height: 7.50 – 11.50m
Area: 192.34 Sq.m.
Theater Seats: 180


Sala di Paride - Paride Hall

Width: 8.42m
Length: 10.21m
Height: 5.25 – 7.20m
Area: 85.97 Sq.m.
Theater Seats: 80


Rooms and Offices



Width: 4.15m
Length: 9.15m
Height: 4.50 – 6.55m
Area: 37.97 Sq.m.


All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with basic amenities:
chairs, presentation and reception tables, dais, amplification system and video projection with screen.

Additional services available upon request:
Customized signposts and billboards
Lighting system
Audio system enhancements
Simultaneous translation equipment and interpreters
Video projections, monitors and other video technologies
Control systems and electronic voting
Catering service
Floral arrangements
Hostesses, stewards, staff, security service

Our staff is available to provide you with proposals, projects, quotes:, tel. +39 055 2398334.

Food Service

Our catering service offers menus for coffee breaks, lunches, dinners, ceremonies, cocktails and aperitifs. Below are some sample menus.
For personalized proposals, please contact or call +39 055 2398334.

How to reach us

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Palazzo Pucci
Via de’ Pucci 2 – 50122 Firenze, Italy
Telephone: +39 055 2398334

How to reach us:
Palazzo Pucci is located in Florence in via de ‘Pucci 2, at the corner of via dei Servi, a few meters from the Duomo.
The area is served by buses and taxis; it’s just a few minutes’ walk from the Santa Maria Novella Station and from the hotels in the center of the city. The Palazzo is also reachable by car using the car parks of San Lorenzo and Piazza della Stazione Santa Maria Novella.


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