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ESSENTIAL FLORENCE with the BEST STORYTELLERS - Renaissance and Medici Tales
We’re a group of friends and authorized tour guides of Florence, although we’d prefer to introduce ourselves as storytellers! Explaining history as a TALE is part of our NAME, BRAND and SOUL. We’re in love with our hometown and we’d like to transmit it to you, through its many stories, funny anecdotes and curiosities, that will make you travel into the past and LIVE IT as if it was a tale, and you, the main character. Afterwards, you'll be able to decipher Florence's symbols and read its architecture and statues on your own, like you're wearing Renaissance glasses.
*This tour is the complementary sibling of the tour the Dark Side of Florence, Mysteries and Legends. https://www.guruwalk.com/walks/41450-the-dark-side-of-florence-mysteries-legends-free-walking-tour
Book both free tours to get the full experience!
Are you fascinated by the city of Florence? Would you like to discover its astounding history and culture? If you're looking for a fun and engaging way to explore Florence, then look no further than this tour!
Here we'll share with you all the secrets of this breathtaking city. We take you on a journey of Florence's most mind-blowing stories, hidden gems and unheard anecdotes from the city's extraordinary past, all told by the most charismatic storytellers. The experience is guaranteed to leave you with an unforgettable insight into the heart of the city and will leave you longing to return for more!
What should you visit in Florence? How did the Renaissance change the world? Why did this Italian region give birth to many geniuses like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci or Galileo? How did the Medici family become such a powerful dynasty? Which were their secrets and intricacies?
These are just some of the questions we will try to answer on this exciting tour through the most famous streets of Florence. Our expert and friendly guide will provide you with lots of knowledge and special tips, such as food and leather recommendations, rooftops with stunning views…) to help you enjoy Florence to the fullest.
The tour covers the main historical sights of the city, such as San Lorenzo Square and Church, Palazzo Medici, Duomo square and Cathedral complex (Baptistery, Dome, Bell Tower), Dante Neighborhood, Signoria Square, Loggia de’ Lanzi, Palazzo Vecchio, The outside of the Uffizi Gallery and The Ponte Vecchio. Besides, you'll also get to explore some hidden corners along the way, curiosities and treasures that you won't see in any other tour.
What are you waiting for? Book now and immerse yourself in this thrilling adventure and let yourself be transported back in time through storytelling at its best!
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Winner of the Traveler’s Choice Award in 2021 and 2022.
#1 in Italy and #11 in the world
* Are you up for more? Book also the complementary and alternative free tour: The Dark Side of Florence, Mysteries and Legends:
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Piazza di San Lorenzo, 11, 50123 Fire...Piazza di San Lorenzo, 11, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Piazza San Lorenzo (in front of the church, at the stairs ) - You’ll see the guides with a GREEN UMBRELLA
1Outside visitSan Lorenzo square
2Outside visitMedici Riccardi Palace
3Outside visitSanta Maria del Fiore
4Outside visitpiazza signoria
5Outside visitLoggia dei Lanzi
6Outside visitPalazzo Vecchio
7Outside visitVasari Corridor
8Outside visitUffizi Gallery
9Outside visitPuente viejo
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).