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Explore FLORENCE with the BEST STORYTELLERS - Renaissance and Medici Tales, curiosities and anecdotes

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on February 26, 2019

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. After this tour, you’ll see Florence from a completely different standpoint, and you’ll be able to decipher its symbols, and read its architecture and statues by yourself, as if your wore Renaissance glasses.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

This tour is a funny and easy-going introduction to Florence, perfect either for beginners and experts, from children to seniors. With us you’ll get a general overview of the city, passing by its main highlights, but you’ll also discover some thrilling stories, hidden gems and unknown fun-facts that will awake your curiosity and make you want to know the next chapter.

In an amusing walk by Florence’s wonders, you’ll understand why this city became the cradle of the Renaissance and changed our global history. You’ll also dive into the intrigues of one of the most powerful dynasties of all times, the Medici family, and you’ll realize their astounding impact, visible even in our daily lives. And many more! We’ll also give you useful information and tips about many different things: from how to avoid leather scams to how to choose the best gelato! Little by little everything you see in this town will make sense and you’ll feel and see Florence with the heart and eyes of a local.
We’ve also been tourists so we try to give you the kind of visit we’d like to find: friendly and professional, with a good balance between information and humour, so that you’ll learn and enjoy at the same time.


The route includes the main attractions and landmarks of this town: 

  • 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
  • The Ponte Vecchio.

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  • Meeting point:
    Piazza di San Lorenzo, 35R, 50123 Fir...
    Piazza di San Lorenzo, 35R, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
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    Piazza San Lorenzo (in front of the church, at the stairs ) - You’ll see the guides with a GREEN UMBRELLA

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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Ismael 01 Oct 2022
Bilbao
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Super bien explicado y muy entretenido. Ahora vemos Florencia desde otra perspectiva! Muchas gracias

Yehoshua 01 Oct 2022
Ramat Hasharon
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

A very professional guide with much knowledge. The guid is a very pleasant person

Teresa 01 Oct 2022
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Nos llovió mucho y fue más interesante el paseo . Muy atenta con las recomf dacia es gluten frre

Elena 01 Oct 2022
Málaga
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Estupenda experiencia con Fabiola, a pesar de la lluvia completamos el tour y nos mantuvo atentos durante todo el recorrido. Nos dio muy buenas recomendaciones de qué ...

Pedro 30 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

varias recomendaciones 1) si vienes a Florencia, no hay nada mejor que te cuenten la historia nada más llegar, te apasionará la ciudad 2)si quieres que alguien te la...

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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.
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