Private Tour: Treasures Of Florence Half-Day Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    , Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience., Private Tour: Treasures of Florence Half-Day Walking Tour, 12/24/2021 - 12/23/2022Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 03:00 PM.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    1: Piazza del Duomo, 7, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
    2: P.za di Santa Maria Novella, 18, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
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  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

A walking tour through the old city centre of Florence, where you will learn about the city, its history and its people. Ideal for first-time travellers, this tour includes all main sights of the city, the cradle of the Renaissance.

During this tour you will walk through Piazza del Duomo and see Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise. You will stop in front of Giotto's Bell Tower and admire its sculpture. Brunelleschi's Dome is the perfect background for your pictures.

In Piazza della Signoria you will see the tower where Cosimo the Elder was held prisoner. You will see the Fountain of Neptune and the Loggia de' Lanzi with its great collection of statues. If you wish, you can even see the self-portrait of Benvenuto Cellini at the back of his famous Perseus.

We cross Ponte Vecchio where you can see an amazing view of the Arno, and the tour finishes in front of the Pitti Palace - the residence of the Grand-ducal family. Alternatively, the tour can finish at Santa Croce square.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Family friendly
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Know More about this tour

This three-hour walking tour will take you through the heart of the old city of Florence. During this visit you will walk through what used to be the old fortified Roman city, passing by the Cathedral, Baptistery and Giotto's bell tower, as well as Piazza della repubblica, where the old market used to be. The tour takes us to some of the places associated with the poet Dante and with the Medici. We visit Piazza della signoria, where Palazzo vecchio is, the Piazzale degli Uffizi, home of the world-famous Galleria degli Uffizi, Ponte vecchio and we finish at Piazza Pitti, where the Medici bought and enlarged Palazzo pitti.

Alternatively we can see Santa Croce instead of Palazzo pitti.

The visit can be tailored to fit your needs and it is not necessarily to visit all the places named above.

No museum of church entries are included.

Inclusions

Professional guide

Private tour

Exclusions

Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides