Florence is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world and joining our tours will give you the opportunity to enjoy more of the beauty of its monuments and treasures, through the discovery of the families that made it great during the Renaissance, such as the Medici. Our guides (all licensed) will show you the jewels of the city and will tell you the anecdotes...
Florence is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world and joining our tours will give you the opportunity to enjoy more of the beauty of its monuments and treasures, through the discovery of the families that made it great during the Renaissance, such as the Medici. Our guides (all licensed) will show you the jewels of the city and will 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 on how to avoid tourist traps. Don't miss out on visiting Florence through the eyes of a local! We have three different tours. 7.30 am - Free early morning walking tour of Florence (only in English and Italian) We will depart from the historic center and cross the southern hill; We will arrive at one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the city: Piazzale Michelangelo. An unmissable opportunity to admire Florence and its monuments from above: the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Museum, the Duomo and its Dome, the Piazza della Signoria and many other places where we will not stop telling you the history and a little anecdotes. . 10.30 am - The beauties of Florence - Free walking tour (in English, Spanish and Italian) We will show you the beauties of Florence on a path that starts from Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where the tour of the historic center begins that will take us to the 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 cathedral, Giotto's bell tower, the sumptuous Baptistery and the beautiful Brunelleschi's Dome, Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizi museum and the Ponte Vecchio. 06.00 pm - 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 popular and fascinating areas of Florence.
Our OLTRARNO and PITTI tour starts in the middle of Piazza Santa Maria Novella. The tour is conducted in English. We will talk about the history of Florence right in front of the Santa Maria Novella church and then via del Moro to get to Piazza Goldoni in front of the Arno river. Then we return to the elegant Via Tornabuoni via Via della Vigna nuova and stop in front of the Palazzo Strozzi, one of the most beautiful Italian Renaissance buildings, built by Filippo Strozzi. A wealthy merchant who belongs to one of the wealthiest families in Florence and traditionally hostile to the Medici faction. In Via Tornabuoni, among the luxury shops, you can admire some examples of buildings from the 19th century, when Florence was the capital of Italy. Then we find the Piazza Santa Trinita and cross the Ponte Santa Trinita, a Renaissance bridge with a wonderful view of the Ponte Vecchio. We arrive at the other side of Florence called Oltrarno, one of the most fascinating areas of Florence, where there are monuments, gardens, museums and monumental buildings unique in the world, as well as shops of artisans, goldsmiths and restorers who make the Oltrarno in Florence transform the Florence area where the most authentic people of Florence still live. Then we arrive at Piazza della Passera, a hidden gem full of craft shops, gastronomic delights, and rich history. Through Via Toscanella, a narrow and hidden street with beautiful murals, we reach Piazza Pitti, where you can see the monumental Pitti Palace, a fortified building on a small hill. Last part of the route: through the Guicciardini we reach the Ponte Vecchio, where the route ends. Then you can decide whether to cross the bridge and head towards Piazza della Signoria or head back to the lively nightlife of Oltrarno.
Piazza Santa Maria Novella - via del Moro - Piazza Goldoni - via della Vigna nuova - Palazzo Strozzi - via Tornabuoni - Piazza Santa Trinita - Ponte Santa Trinita - Oltrarno - Piazza della Passera - via Toscanella - Piazza Pitti - Palazzo Pitti - Ponte Vecchio.
Tour duration: approx. 2 hours
Meeting point: Open in Google Maps
How to find me: In the middle of the square between the two pillars. You can recognize it by the small flag of Florence with the red lily.
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The tour with Chiara was great. We learned a lot about the history of the city and its people, the tradition and the culture. It was very entertaining and the time flew by.
Gran bella iniziativa, finalmente visite guidate alla portata di tutti!! Esperienza da ripetere grazie anche alla nostra guru Ilaria!!!
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