The perfect way to get acquainted with the city through engaging and pleasant strolls, or a bycicle ride in the historical center. You’ll experience the most important highlights of Florence and its timeless spirit: the Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Medieval district, Signoria Square, Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi courtyard, the Ponte Vecchio, the Porcellino Market and many others.
These are some of our suggestions for those of you who wish to delve a little deeper and discover some of the gems that are waiting to be discovered. Medieval and Renaissance art are displayed in these wonderful museums, churches and gardens. They can be combined with other tours, such as Discovering Florence so you can experience all the phenomenal treasures that the city has to offer.
Meet the dynasty that ruled Florence and Tuscany for over three centuries. You will hear about the cunning Cosimo the Elder, his grandson Lorenzo the Magnificent, Cosimo the 1st and the Dynasty of the Grand Dukes. All members of the family had something in common: their love for art in all its forms which was often used as unabashed political propaganda to celebrate their power.
For those that are interested in a different experience you might be tempeted by one of the tours in this section. Delightful food for the demanding palate, looking at the artisans as they create objects using techniques that have been handed down from generation to generation, a lovely stroll through the romantic atmosphere of Florence by night or following the footsteps of Professor Langdon as he tries to solve the mysteries of Dante, as narrated in Dan Brown’s latest book “Inferno”.
If you wish to escape from the city and enjoy the Tuscan coutryside, we offer these tours where landscape is mixed with history and the renowned wine of the region: the Chianti. Included also is a tour to two of the most famous villas built by the Medici family.