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Free sunset tour of Florence

Duration: 2h
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 afternoon tour visits the most characteristic part of Florence called Oltrarno .

To reach the Oltrarno from the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella ,
(starting point of the tour), we will cross the elegant Via Tornabuoni.

Among the fashion and luxury stores of the most important Italian and world stylists, you can admire some examples of buildings from the 19th century, when Florence was the capital of Italy for a few years.

We will stop at Palazzo Strozzi , one of the most beautiful Italian Renaissance palaces , built by the Strozzi family, one of the richest families in Florence, traditionally hostile to the Medici family.

Then we will find Piazza Santa Trinita , with its church full of history and we will cross the Ponte Santa Trinita , a Renaissance bridge with a wonderful view of the Ponte Vecchio.

Then we will reach the other part of Florence called Oltrarno ,
one of the most charming areas of the city. Here there are monuments, gardens, museums and monumental buildings that are unique in the world, as well as historical workshops of artisans, goldsmiths and restorers. It is here that the most authentic Florentines still live.

We will get lost in the most characteristic alleys, we will pass through Piazza della Passera and we will arrive at the fashionable district of Santo Spirito , with its bars, elegant restaurants and informal trattorias.

On the way back, we will arrive at Piazza Pitti , where you can see the monumental Palazzo Pitti , a fortified building on a small hill that was the last residence of the Medici family and today houses five museums , including the Palatine Gallery.
The tour ends near the Ponte Vecchio . At this point you can decide whether to cross the bridge and head towards Piazza della Signoria or return to the lively nightlife of the Oltrarno.

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Highlights

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 shady side. You will recognize it by the small flag of Florence with the red lily.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Basilica of Santa Trinita
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Ponte Vecchio
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Santo Spirito Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Passage Square
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Piazza degli Antinori
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Holy Trinity Bridge
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Street of the Blacks
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Pitti Palace
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Via delle Belle Donne
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Strozzi Palace
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Via de Tornabuoni

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).

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Paula Florencia 25 May 2024
La Plata

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Me encantó la orientación para hacer luego de la guía
Nae 24 May 2024
Lima

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Excellent tour!!
Valeria 23 May 2024
Montevideo

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Excelente! Muy interesante. Muy clara y concisa. Interesante!
Martha 22 May 2024
Mexico City

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Muchas gracias
Anny 22 May 2024
Munich

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Nos a encantado mucho, Titania a sido muy amable, luego del Tour se a tomado la molestia de esperar y ayudarnos con tips para fotos, donde comer y los imprescindibles 😁
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 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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