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Free tour florence - another florence in english

  • Florencia
  • Disponible en: Inglés

Sobre el guru Free Tour Florence

Florencia es uno de los destinos turísticos más importantes de Europa y puede ser muy difícil visitarlo sin un guía local que lo ayude a encontrar su camino hasta allí. El equipo de Free Tour Florence apoya la idea del turismo sostenible y queremos presentarte las partes menos conocidas de la ciudad, para contarte algo que nunca encontrarás en los libros de viajes comunes... Más »

Florencia es uno de los destinos turísticos más importantes de Europa y puede ser muy difícil visitarlo sin un guía local que lo ayude a encontrar su camino hasta allí. El equipo de Free Tour Florence apoya la idea del turismo sostenible y queremos presentarte las partes menos conocidas de la ciudad, para contarte algo que nunca encontrarás en los libros de viajes comunes. Nuestro propósito es mostrarte esta increíble ciudad a través de los ojos de un gran conocedor y ayudarlo a vivirla como lo hace un local. Entonces, ¿por qué no vamos a la Piazza del Duomo o al Ponte Vecchio? Porque queremos mostrarte Otra Florencia 1. Queremos que vea más del 90% de las personas que visitan Florencia verá. ¡Tou Florencia es para viajeros, no para turistas! 2. No necesita que vayamos a estas áreas, hay muchas indicaciones en toda Florencia y puede encontrar mucha información en internet. 3. La mayoría de las visitas guiadas te llevarán hasta allí, pero somos diferentes y queremos mostrarte un lado diferente de Florencia. 4. Como queremos brindarle la mejor calidad de viaje, no vamos a Piazza del Duomo ni a Ponte Vecchio porque se llenan de gente y hay mucho ruido durante el día y sería extremadamente difícil escuchar y seguir la guía.

Sobre el tour

Our free walking tour of Florence starts in the middle of piazza S.Maria Novella; the tour will be guided in english. After the introduction we will talk about the history of Florence, just in front of the church of S.Maria Novella and after that we will walk to Piazza Antinori, to show some example of buildings of the XIX century, when Florence was the capital of Italy. Then we will reach piazza della Repubblica, that has been completely renovated in the XIX century but during the age of the roman empire was the market place of the city. Walking through via Calzaiuoli we will reach Orsanmichele. This church was originally built in 1337 as a grain market, then it was converted into a church used as the chapel of Florence’s powerful craft and trade guilds. After that we will arrive in piazza del Mercato Nuovo, a covered market, where its biggest attraction is the Fontana del Porcellino (Piglet Fountain), rubbing the animal’s nose would ensure you to return to Florence. We will reach Piazza della Signoria, the best place to show the power of the Florentine Republic. There we will talk about Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall of the city and the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi that is one of the most significant public places in Italy. At this point of the tour there will be a break in a special place where people can taste some genuine products typical from Florence and Tuscany. A very important part of our tours is talking about the concept of sustainable tourism so we will give some pieces of advice about shops and restaurants, for example, how to recognize local places in Florence or how to avoid touristic shops. Through the old streets of Florence, we will finally reach Piazza Santa Croce where we will talk about the Basilica of Santa Croce that overlooks the square together with a marble statue named Monument to Dante. The tour ends here.

Duration : 2,5h

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Como encontrarme: In the middle of the square, between the two columns

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Opiniones (34)

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Ian

2 días atrás

Very informative - the whole family had a fantastic time !!!! 5 stars from the hayfields !

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Astrid

4 días atrás

Nice tour! a lot of information about the town and its inhabitants in the past and today. recomandable!

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Monica Arias

9 días atrás

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Laurel Hays

10 días atrás

This is a tour off the beaten path of florence. natalie was great and knowledgeable, and her style was to quizze the group alot. we learned alot of interesting facts and saw some interesting sights. i didn't like that they tell you at the beginning of the free walking tour that a normal walk would cost at least €20-€25 per person, making us feel guilty about our tip amount for our group of 5.

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Aditya Pradeep

11 días atrás

Eleonora was an absolutely wonderful guide. as a local, she really wanted us to see her side of the city of florence and not the touristy side which we generally see. we visited many places off the beaten path and she gave us amazing recommendations as well.

highly recommend this tour as it shows a very different side of florence! thank you eleonora for the wonderful tour!

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Christiana

12 días atrás

Maybe a little less time spent on the history but otherwise loved it. got some good ideas on what touristy stuff to avoid and still enjoy florence. thanks!

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SARAH

12 días atrás

Our tour guide is fantastic. her name is natalia. she gave us a wonderful tour my kids and me learn so much from her. thank you natalia

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Daphne

13 días atrás

Natalia was a great tour guide. she is knowledgeable and enthusiastic and had many "insider" tips to share. i would highly recommend this tour.

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Susanne

15 días atrás

The tour was excellent. julia was lovely with just the right amount of facts, history & humour. saw many sights we would not have found on our own.

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Vincent

17 días atrás

Ludi was on time and very friendly. she speaks very good english and made sure everyone can hear her. the pace of walk and level of information was perfect for a quick and interesting introduction of the history and highlights of florence. she also provided tips on places to eat or get drinks.

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Alissa

21 días atrás

The guide, natalia was so personable and friendly. she guided us around the highlights of serveral piazzas, churches, the uffizi, the copy of the david, among other things for several hours. she infused the tour with architecture and history, the medici family and kept reviewing to see if we caught on to the information presented. totally enjoyable. we all received maps with recommendations of places to try. i had gelato at la cantina del gelato across the river. happy i joined the tour.

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César García

25 días atrás

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Natasha

27 días atrás

Our guide ludi new a lot about the city and the different buildings we saw on the tour. i can definitely recommend it to others.

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Eilish

28 días atrás

My friend and i took the tour with alice this morning and we both really enjoy it. alice told us some really interesting facts about about florence and both it's origins and development through the ages. she also led us through some sites that are a little off the beaten tourist track and we really appreciated this. we got some great top about florence and will definitely help us to enjoy our stay even more than we first anticipated. i would definitely recommend this tour if you want some insider information on florence.

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Sally

29 días atrás

Eleonora, our guide, was truly fantastic, very knowledgeable and passionate about her city, would recommend this tour to anyone who wants an insight into a different firenze, we give her 5 stars! sally and tisch from uk

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Nora

30 días atrás

Natalia was a great guide

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Elise hajjar

30 días atrás

Dasha was very nice and very informative. the tour was packed with info. i just wish we had earpieces to hear everything cause plenty of noise outside. the group was small around 10. thank you dasha!

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Vineeta

hace 1 mes

Loved this tour. highly recommend. alice our tour guide was so sweet and knowledgeable and gave good local tips of where to go and eat. definitely try this walking tour on your first day in the city.

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Cecil

hace 1 mes

Giulia was a terrific guide. she was very informative and knew the city very well. she gave very good recommendations!!! we would gladly join a another tour lead by her!!!

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Simona

hace 1 mes

Giulia speaks english very good which makes such a big difference ! she knows a lot about the city, she recommended us great ice cream shops and restaurants ! she is definitely the best guide we had in florence

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Lily

hace 1 mes

Great tour! very informative and interesting. thank you natalia for explaining everything.

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Jill

hace 1 mes

Julia was great. very engaging and gave lots of recommendations and tips for my stay in florence. it was a very hot day so found the shade as much as possible. very knowledgeable and easy to listen to. a definite recommendation to join this tour ( preferably with julia) on first day in florence

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Sara

hace 2 meses

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Mareike

hace 2 meses

Our guide ludi knew everything! it was such an interesting tour and all our questions got answered. we liked as wel that the tour didn’t just cover the main sights in town, but also interesting historical facts about places situated in side streets. highly recommended!

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Aubrey

hace 2 meses

Ludy our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. we had a great time learning about florence. this tour made our daytrip worth it!

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Esme

hace 2 meses

Alice was a great tour guide and knew a lot about florence. she took us to places that aren’t on the usual tourist trail and gave us great tips on how best to enjoy florence. would definitely recommend. thanks alice!

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Danwin Salvador

hace 2 meses

Giulia was professional, insightful and very friendly. enjoyed her engaging tour and stories.

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Antony

hace 2 meses

Great tour, especially our guide alice, a native florencian who really made it super good.

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Albert

hace 2 meses

Alice was a great tour guide, with knowledge of history, and took us also off the beaten track

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Martin

hace 2 meses

Great tour fun and informative

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Ivy

hace 2 meses

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Sina

hace 3 meses

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Gabriel

hace 3 meses

Nice tour. recommended as a first activity as soon as you arrive to florence

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Aude

hace 3 meses

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