The Via Larga, which now is called Via Cavour, used to be one of the widest streets of
The importance of Via Larga and its surroundings grew very much in the Early Renaissance, when the Medici Family installed themselves there and had Michelozzo build the Palazzo Medici, and than also the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, one of the most beautiful Renaissnce buildings, that set the standards for all future civil architecture. The Già Via Larga B&B is only a few meters from the Palace.
In 1861 Via Larga was renamed Via Cavour, at the same day the famous statesman died. When in 1865