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Free walking tour of Florence at sunset

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  • Florence
  • Available in English, Spanish, Italian
  • 2h

About the Guru

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... More

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.

About the Tour

Our OLTRARNO and PITTI tour starts in the center of Piazza Santa Maria Novella. We will talk about the history of Florence right in front of the Church of Santa Maria Novella and then, via Via del Moro, we will reach 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 Palazzo Strozzi, one of the most beautiful Italian Renaissance palaces, built by Filippo Strozzi. A wealthy merchant who belongs to one of the wealthiest families in Florence and is traditionally hostile to the Medici faction. In Via Tornabuoni, among the luxury shops, you can admire some examples of buildings from the nineteenth century, when Florence was the capital of Italy. We then find the Piazza Santa Trinita and cross the Ponte Santa Trinita, a Renaissance bridge with a wonderful view of the Ponte Vecchio. We reach the other part of Florence called Oltrarno, one of the most fascinating areas of Florence, where there are monuments, gardens, museums and monumental buildings that are unique in the world, as well as workshops of artisans, goldsmiths and restaurateurs who make L'Oltrarno in Florence. transforms the area of Florence where the most authentic Florentines still live. Then we arrive in Piazza della Passera, a hidden gem full of artisan shops, gastronomic delights and a rich history. Through Via Toscanella, a narrow and hidden street with beautiful murals, we reach Piazza Pitti, where you can see the monumental Palazzo Pitti, a fortified building on a small hill. Last part of the tour: Via i Guicciardini we reach Ponte Vecchio, where the tour ends. Then you can decide whether to cross the bridge and head towards Piazza della Signoria or return to the lively nightlife of the 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. Duration of the tour: approximately 2 hours

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In the center of the square between the two pillars. In this hot period, the guide will wait for you not in the center of the square but in the center of the square on the side of the shadow. You will recognize it by the small flag of Florence with the red lily.

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are accepted. The maximum number of attendees per booking is 40 people.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

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Quality
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Sara
12 Aug 2022 Valencia
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10 Aug 2022 Buenos Aires
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Graeme
09 Aug 2022 Denver
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We had a great time, very informative and the guide had a fun sense of humor.

Elvira
09 Aug 2022 Cádiz
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Alejandra
08 Aug 2022 Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Fue nuestro primer tour de Florencia ,y nos abrió la puerta a todo lo.que se puede ver.Muy divertido

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!