Florence Must-See Sites Guided Tour with Local Guide

This 2-hour walking tour is a superb introduction to the city of Florence. In the company of a local and very knowledgeable guide you will see the Santa Croce Church, the Bargello Palace, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, the Cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, Uffizi Gallery's courtyard and the church of San Lorenzo (all from the outside). Your guide will also give you suggestions for the rest of your stay in Florence; what else to see and where to eat!

Duration 2 hours
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What's included :
  • Local guide
  • Local taxes
What's excluded :
  • Gratuities
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Piazza Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce 16, 50122, Florence Italy

On this small group (max 15 people) tour you are taken through the streets and piazzas of Florence by a local, expert guide who will tell you something of the city’s history.  You see the monuments, squares and markets of this beautiful Renaissance city and learn about its masterpieces and wonderful architecture.The tour starts at the Church of Santa Croce.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

The next part of the tour takes you to Piazza della Signoria, the political centre of Florence. On one side the magnificent building housed the Great Duke’s headquarters and is now the famous Uffizi Gallery. On the other side there is Palazzo Vecchio, the historic seat of the Florentine Government. A short detour from the main tourist routes takes you into the oldest part of Florence to see the medieval tower houses and then it is on to the Piazza Duomo. 

This magnificent square is where you can see the stunning Cathedral with its unique marble engravings and towering above everything Brunelleschi’s Dome, a wonder of Renaissance architecture and an enduring symbol of Renaissance Florence.

In the square there is also Giotto’s famous bell tower, a wonderful example of 1300’s architecture as well as the Baptistery with its stunning Porta del Paradiso. The tour ends in front of the church of San Lorenzo and from here you can explore the surrounding market area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

Then it is on to Florence’s most famous and oldest bridge that dates to the fourteenth century: Ponte Vecchio. From here you have wonderful views towards the hills that surround Florence and your guide will recount the bridges history and how the Vasari Corridor radically changed the botteghe (shops) that line the bridge..

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

This magnificent square is where you can see the stunning Cathedral with its unique marble engravings, and towering above everything Brunelleschi’s Dome: a wonder of Renaissance architecture and an enduring symbol of Renaissance Florence.

In the square there is also Giotto’s famous bell tower, a wonderful example of 1300’s architecture as well as the Baptistery with its stunning Porta del Paradiso.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: San Lorenzo, San Lorenzo, Florence, Tuscany

The tour ends in front of the church of San Lorenzo and from here you can explore the surrounding market area.

Duration: 10 minutes

Departure Point :
Piazza di Santa Croce, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Made in italy Tours by Luca and his team of Guide mates

Activity ID: V-100905P11

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