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Alternative Free Walking Tour of Florence- All about Street Art

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: German
Guru: Christine
Quality Verified Registered on June 22, 2017

Hi! I am Christine from Germany and a licensed tour guide of Florence. You are perhaps asking yourself "What is a German girl doing in Florence"? The answer is simple. 2012 I made the "mistake" to come to Florence for a holiday and I fell immediately in love with the city. So I decided to come and stay. See, it can be really dangerous to make holidays here, you never know, if you'll be able to go back to your home country. As I love the city very much, I am happy to share my knowledge and passion for it with you. I hope to see you in one of my tours :)

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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

Florence is famous for its art works which you can find everywhere in the city - outside in its streets and inside in its churches and museums. Artists as Michelangelo, Botticelli and Da Vinci lived and worked here and influenced the city with their art. All this happened about 500 years ago. But what's going on nowadays in the city? Are there no artists anymore?

In this tour you'll discover Florence from a different perspective, you'll find out a lot about its contemporary artists, especially the Street Artists of Florence.

Especially the "other side" of the river, called "Oltrarno", is full of amazing squares, artisan shops, artist workshops, bars and cafes. So you can find locals hanging out there, enjoying their coffee in Santo Spirito and eating paninos (sandwiches). At the end of the tour we'll pass by some artist workshops. If we are lucky, we can see them working on their next project.

You will see in this tour different spots in the area " Oltrarno". We are walking through small streets full with artistic suprises and we'll end our tour in San Niccolo where you can find workshops of some of the Street Artists.

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  • Meeting point:
    Piazza del Carmine 25n 50124 Firenze ...
    Piazza del Carmine 25n 50124 Firenze FI Italy
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    In front of the church Santa Maria del Carmine. I ll have a stick with a yellow cloth

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

29 ratings
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Annett 11 Sep 2022
Heeslingen
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Es war eine tolle Alternative zu den anderen Kunstangeboten der Stadt. Uns hat es sehr sehr gut gefallen - ganz lieben Dank!

Carlotta 18 Aug 2022
Hanover
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Die Tour hat uns sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Wir haben viele kleine Kunstwerke gesehen in Florenz an denen wir sonst gerne vorbeilaufen und haben viel Neues über die Stree...

Gail 14 Jul 2022
Munich
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Travelled in family - Jun 2022

Sehr interessante Einführung in die Street Art Szene in Florenz und wie sie sich von anderen Städten unterscheidet. Danach konnte man bei einem Rundgang durch die Stad...

John 14 Jun 2022
Munich
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Die Tour mit Christine war super und hat mich total begeistert. Eine schöne Begegnung mit der aktuellen Kunst, die wohl an vielen Touristen vorbeigeht. Danke und mit ...

Peter 19 May 2022
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Travelled in couple - May 2022

Tolle Tour. Man lernt Florenz mal auf eine andere Art kennen.

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What should you know?

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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