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Night Free Tour of OLTRARNO, the FLORENTINE NEIGHBORHOOD
In this guided tour we will visit the "OLTRARNO" neighborhood , one of the most Florentine and unknown neighborhoods of the historic center. OLTRARNO is the heart of Florentinity , it is full of trattorias, artisan workshops, beautiful and elegant buildings , as well as curiosities, intrigues, secrets and history.
We will meet at the emblematic “Ponte Vecchio”, one of the icons of Florence. From this point we will go into the neighborhood, whose name means "on the other side of the Arno river".
We will walk through its narrow alleys, discovering local legends. During the route, we will approach the Byzantine cemetery of the 4th century, stopping in front of the Palace of Blanca Capello , you will live and be part of her intrigues, she is the lover of Francisco I de' Medici , second grand duke of the city.
Did you know that the "Gioconda" was Florentina? She is the protagonist of the most famous portrait in the world made by Leonardo da Vinci , we will see her birthplace . We will also visit the home of the mathematician Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli. His studies were very important for the design of the dome of Brunelleschi's Santa Maria de la Flor.
The guided tour of Oltrarno will take us outside the Pitti Palace . We will show you the place where Miguel Angel , one of the most famous and important sculptors, carried out his anatomy studies.
We will end the tour in Piazza Santo Spirito
Book this tour, you will live a unique experience in Florence, as if you were a local
Meeting point:Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 3, 50123 F...Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 3, 50123 Firenze FI, ItalyDirections
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