Dante: "The inventor of Hell" or Florence in 1200.

Duration: 2h
Languages: German, English, Italian
Quality Verified Registered on August 17, 2019

The Free Tour was born in 2011, as the first free tour group in Florence; since then we offer varied tours and attractiveness of great quality. Authorized guides, national officers specialized in Florence and Tuscany. We are locals, graduates, food experts organized many years ago, as tour guides in Florence!

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Tour description

On the occasion of the centenary of the Poet's death we will take you on an extraordinary journey into the bowels and darkness of "Hell". We will meet together famous people, his contemporaries and fellow citizens who in their torments tell their harrowing history and their tragedies. People who will make us discover the daily life of the time, the so-called "dark ages". Their stories will be so compelling that you will soon be involuntarily involved and wonder if they really deserve such severe condemnation, characterized by merciless sufferings that never end. We will discover together the reasons why the Poet with contempt and sometimes with respect places them in the bowels of hell. We will end the journey with the Meeting of the Chief of the Devils: Lucifer. But do not be afraid, the Supreme Poet will protect you. Itinerary.
1) Piazza Repubblica
2) "Tower house via dell 'Oca
3) House of Beatrice
4) Tomb of Beatrice
5) Birthplace of the Poet
6) Palazzo Vecchio: Farinata degli Uberti 7) House of Buondelmonte dei Buondelmonti
8) Tower house of the Adimari
9) S. Croce: Homage to the statue of the Poet.
Important information for travelers:
- Minimum number of participants 6
- Walkers wishing to cancel the tour are requested to do so at the latest 24 hours before the start of the tour. Thank you

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Piazza della Repubblica, 36, 50123 Fi...
    Piazza della Repubblica, 36, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
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    Piazza della Repubblica. In front of Caffe 'Gilli, next to the Colonna dell'Abbondanza. The guide will have a flag with the Lily of Florence

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Republic square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Holy Cross
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Dante's House Museum
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Piazza della Signoria
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Giotto's Bell Tower
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Piazza di San Firenze

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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Lucie 13 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
We had a lovely time with Sergio, we learned a lot!
Lisa 23 Feb 2024
Los Angeles

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Sergio is a kind and knowledgeable guide. I think if one takes his tour in Italian, it would be enjoyable and interesting. His English is not fluent enough to allow him to share his knowledge in a thorough and nuanced manner for English speakers. There was very little detail and only broad brush strokes regarding Dante’s life, world and work.
Katia 13 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Ottima opportunità’ di vedere in loco le nozioni apprese sui libri. Emozionante!
Paola 13 Feb 2024

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Il nostro guru....tale di nome e di fatto....un Dante inedito,divertente e profondo! Esperienza consigliata
Eleonora 30 Jan 2024

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Travelled alone - Jan 2024
Sevolete conoscere i passi importanti della commedia è sicuramente interessante, per quanto riguarda aneddoti e cose speciali un pò carente
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
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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