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Renaissance Initiation Tour (10,45am)

Your guru: Atahualpa
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  • Florence
  • Available in: Spanish, English

About the guru Atahualpa

I'm now an authorized tour leader, with official license. I'm also a physicist, immigrant in Europe, astronomer, father of an adolescent girl, world citizen, concerned about the environment, seeker of a healthier life in an increasingly entangled world.

I'm now an authorized tour leader, with official license. I'm also a physicist, immigrant in Europe, astronomer, father of an adolescent girl, world citizen, concerned about the environment, seeker of a healthier life in an increasingly entangled world.

About the tour

Only for small groups, this walk will lead you into the heart of the Renaissance in Florence: through the buildings and works of art visited, you'll be able to know the beginnings of that period as well as the atmosphere and life in the Florence of 14th and 15th centuries. It is the best way to start your visit to the city, or to get to know the most important sites in the historic center so that you can spot those deserving a thorough visit in the near future. Ideal for getting your bearings and having fun!

Places visited during the walk:

1. Palazzo Pitti and Vasarian Corridor

2. Ponte Vecchio and (in the distance) Piazzale Michelangelo

3. Alleyways and hidden squares of medieval Florence

4. Piazza della Signoria, Loggia dei Lanzi

5. Mercato del Porcellino, Palazzo Vecchio

6. San Firenze square, Santa Croce square and church

7. Bargello Museum, Old Florentine Benedictine Abbey

8. Dome, Giotto's Bell tower, St. John's Baptistery

9. Medici-Riccardi Palace, San Lorenzo church and Medici's Chapel

10. Santa Maria Novella square and church

For logistical reasons, the tour must be booked at least 12 hours before the starting time. The tour is guaranteed only for these bookings, having received the final confirmation.

The tour is done only with SMALL groups. Once reached the maximum number of participants the tour will be closed, so you better book now. Thank you.

You can have a thorough, panoramic view of Florence, its churches, towers and bridges, by joining me in the tour:

Florence from above:

https://www.guruwalk.com/walks/5631-florence-from-above-alleys-gardens-and-views

Under specific request -day and time to define- you can get to know the not-so-tourist Florence in the walk:

The B side of Florence:

https://www.guruwalk.com/walks/6911-the-b-side-of-florence-high-fashion-history-and-bohemian-life

If you need a specific day or time, do not hesitate to contact me: we could work out a solution. Have already some plan in mind? Get in touch with me and I could give you some useful information. Here or through guideatahualpa@gmail.com

Thank you.

Meeting point
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How to find me: Left-most side of the Palace, in front of the bathtubre fountain
Tour duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Tour schedule

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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 5, some people give 50, you choose the price.

Reservations in advance are mandatory because if the 'guru' doesn't see any bookings one day, she will not show up at the meeting point. Or if she has too many 'walkers' that day, won't allow you to join without the reservation. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (581)

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Alex Dot

18 hours ago

Tour muy recomendable. Bien enfocado para tener una primera impresión de Firenze y conecer su història. Nada pesado incluso con niños y adolescentes.

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Angela Hernández Caballero

2 days ago

Dos horas y media que se hicieron cortas. Muy interesantes todas las explicaciones que nos hizo Atahualpa

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Response from Atahualpa:

Muchas gracias Angela!
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Clara

4 days ago

Realmente bueno y divertido! Hemos quedado encantadisimas con este tour gracias a Atahualpa. Ha sido un verdadero placer escucharlo y descubrir Florencia con el. Mil gracias y recomendamos a todos a hacerlo con este guru. Maravillosa experiencia!

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Response from Atahualpa:

El placer ha sido recíproco. Muchas gracias Clara!
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Elisabeth Ruiz Rendon

4 days ago

Me encantó! Excelente trabajo de Atahualpa. El recorrido fue ameno y divertido. Explicación clara y concisa. Recomiendo 100%

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Response from Atahualpa:

Muchas gracias Elisabeth!
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Macarena Velazquez

4 days ago

Guía recomendable dio una idea general de los monumentos y sus historias básicas

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Response from Atahualpa:

Gracias Macarena
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Alex Ferres

6 days ago

Un paseo muy agradable de la mano de Roberto, el cual nos ha enseñado diferentes puntos de vista de Florencia, iniciándonos al Renaciemento. Muy interesante

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