A comprehensive walking tour through the heart of Florence. Travel through time and experience its millenary history. You’ll visit the best-known highlights as well as the nooks and hidden corners where the Renaissance was born. The monuments and buildings will be seen from the outside; however, depending on opening hours and holy service schedules, we might have the chance to enter churches, cloisters, chapels, courtyards of the palaces. No entrance fees!
These are the main highlights of the tour:
The DuomoComplex, the religious center of the city with the Baptistery, the Doors of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti, the Cathedral, Brunelleschi’sDome and Giotto’sBellTower.
The PiazzadellaRepubblica and the medieval district ofDante, with its towers, minute churches, narrow streets and hidden squares
PiazzadellaSignoria and PalazzoVecchio, the political center of Florence since the Middle Ages.
The LoggiadeiLanzi with its Roman and Renaissance sculptures, an open-air sculpture museum
The LoggiaoftheUffizi, one of the world’s oldest and most famous museums and symbol of the power of the Medicifamily
The PonteVecchio, one of the most renowned symbols of the city, with its jewelry shops pending over the riverArno.
The MercatoNuovo, with its fountain of the Porcellino, is considered one of the city’s lucky charms.
Highlights: Duomo, Repubblica sq, Signoria sq, Ponte Vecchio
Tour operates: every day; morning, afternoon, evening
One of our most requested tours, especially by families with children and teenagers. You will discover the historical center ofFlorence and the lively Oltrarno district in an engaging, ecological, and pleasant way. Grab a bike and have fun with us!
We’ll see together all the most famous monuments of Florence, among which:
The DuomoComplex, with the RomanesqueBaptistery ofSan Giovanni, the Cathedral, Brunelleschi’sDome and Giotto’sBelltower.
The PiazzadellaRepubblica, where the old Forum of the RomancityofFlorentia once proudly stood, is now surrounded by elegant historical cafés dating back to the mid 19th century.
PiazzadellaSignoria and PalazzoVecchio, the political center of Florence since the Middle Ages, the LoggiadeiLanzi with its Roman and Renaissancesculptures, an open-air sculpture museum
PiazzaSantaCroce, the history of the square, the neighborhood, and the Basilica of Santa Croce founded by the Franciscanmonks in the 13th century.
Lungarno and PonteVecchio, PiazzaSantoSpirito, PiazzaPitti and PalazzoPitti, last residence of the MediciGrand Dukes.
ViaMaggio, the most elegant street of the Oltrarno, is where the antique shops mingle with the palaces of the Florentine nobility.
Piazza Santa Trinita, which leads into ViaTornabuoni, where you can find the elegant shops from all the top “made in Italy” brands.
PalazzoStrozzi, a flamboyant example of Renaissancearchitecture
And much more!…
Highlights: Duomo, Signoria sq, Repubblica sq, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce sq, Oltrarno district, Pitti Palace
Tour operates: every day; morning, afternoon
Tour duration: 3 hours
Admissions: cost of bike rental. Contact us for more information
A tour dedicated to all food lovers. Local food is always one of the best ways to get to know a place and visiting the market; you can also get a feel of the local life. Florence has many places ready to satisfy even the most demanding gourmands’ palate.
Our stroll will take you through the Mercato Centrale and around it, where you’ll taste some of the best local products of Tuscany: oliveoil, pecorino cheese, salami, finocchiona, prosciutto, truffles, as well as some of the best Italian balsamicvinegar. You’ll wash it all down with great Tuscanwine. Be sure to leave some space gelato, as Florence has some of the finest gelato parlors in Italy.
Highlights: food, wine, typical products
Tour operates: every day
Tour duration: 3 hours
Admissions: cost of the tasting. Contact us for more information
OUR MOST FAMOUS TOUR
Florence Highlights + Food Tour + David
In one exciting day, you’ll have some of the best experiences that Florence offers. A relaxed stroll to discover the highlights of the city: the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Repubblica, and the Medici Palace.
After all the sightseeing, it’s time for some delicious food at the MercatoCentrale:prosciutto and the typical cold cuts of Tuscany, pecorinocheese, truffles, pasta, and of course our famous Tuscanwines.
After a nice meal, we’re ready to pay a visit to one of the most famous statues ever made: the David by Michelangelo! Hosted in the AccademiaGallery, you can also admire the Slaves by Michelangelo and other beautiful art for you to enjoy.
Highlights: Duomo, Signoria sq, Repubblica sq, Ponte Vecchio, food tour, statue of David
Tour operates: every day except Monday and Sunday
Tour duration: 6 hours
Admissions: entrance fee for the Accademia, cost of the tasting. Contact us for more information