Free tour

The beauties of Florence - Free walking tour

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 27, 2018

Florence is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world and participating in our tours will give you the opportunity to enjoy more the beauty of its monuments and treasures, through the discovery of the families who made it great during the Renaissance, such as the Medici . Our guides (all licensed) will show you the gems of the city and tell you the anecdotes that only those who live here know. They will also give you tips on authentic restaurants and shops and, of course, how to avoid the tourist traps! Don't miss the opportunity to visit Florence through the eyes of a local! We have two different tours. At 10.30am, every day, all year round - The beauties of Florence – Free Walking tour (in English and Spanish. In Italian on request with a minimum of 10 people) We will show you the beauties of Florence on a route that starting from Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where the tour through the historic center begins, will take us to Piazza Santa Croce where the tour ends. During the tour we will be able to admire all the main monuments of Florence such as Piazza Duomo with the beautiful Duomo, Giotto's Bell Tower, the sumptuous Baptistery and the beautiful Brunelleschi's Dome, Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizi Museum and the Ponte Vecchio. At 6pm every day, all year round - Free tour of Florence at sunset (in English, Spanish and Italian) We will visit the Oltrarno (the other part of the city on the other side of the Arno river), one of the most famous and fascinating areas of Florence.

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Tour description

Our Florentine and authorized guides will show you the beauties of Florence along a route that starts from Piazza Santa Maria Novella where the tour begins in the alleys of the historic center and takes us to Piazza Santa Croce where the tour ends.

During the tour we can admire all the main places of interest in Florence from the outside.

Piazza Duomo with the beautiful Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, the magnificent Baptistery and the beautiful Brunelleschi's Dome.

Piazza della Signoria with the beautiful Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia dei Lanzi . The Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio .

The tour ends in the beautiful Piazza Santa Croce in front of the magnificent basilica which you must visit at the end of the tour!

Our Florentine and authorized guides will tell you the story and the characters who shaped them in the past, from the Medici to Dante , from Michelangelo to Brunelleschi and the Renaissance artists, and they will tell you stories, anecdotes and mysteries , which you will not find in any book !

We will also accompany you in the present with precious gastronomic advice , on where to drink and eat even a pizza or a good ice cream and on shopping and buying local handicrafts in places that only Florentines know.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    P.za di Santa Maria Novella, 4n, 5012...
    P.za di Santa Maria Novella, 4n, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
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    In the center of the square between the two pillars. In this hot period, the guide will not wait for you in the center of the square but in the center of the square on the shaded side. You will recognize it by the small flag of Florence with the red lily.

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    Piazza Santa Maria Novella
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    Piazza degli Antinori
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    Via dè Tornabuoni
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    Palazzo Strozzi
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    Outside visit
    Piazza della Repubblica
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    Santa Maria del Fiore
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    Cupola del Brunelleschi
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    Battistero di San Giovanni
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    Outside visit
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    Piazza della Signoria
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    Loggia dei Lanzi
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    Uffizi Gallery
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    Ponte Vecchio
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    Outside visit
    Piazza Santa Croce

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Nina 18 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Natallia was an exceptional guide: very knowledgeable and passionate about Florence. She was able to answer any questions that came her way. She def made sure tour was not boring. We learned a lot and a great time
Michael 15 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Really enjoyed this. Lldi was very knowledgeable and did really well to keep us in the shade as well.
Marieke 15 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
If you have Ludi it is true she knows and tells a lot of interesting things. Unfortunately the weather was to good, but she knows all the shadow sites.
Zully Karen 15 Jul 2024

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Travelled in family - Jul 2024
Muy bueno, este tours para conocer las principales atracciones de Florencia.
Benedicta 18 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Great walking tour, recommend to get an overview of the best places to visit in Florence.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 40 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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