Tours / PRIVATE CLASSIC WALKING TOUR OF FLORENCE

Florence is one of the most charming cities in Italy, full of history, art and beautiful architecture.

Our Classic Private walking tour is perfect for those who want to get an insightful, general and exhaustive overview of Florence - the city of flowers and the birthplace of the Renaissance.

This tour will be conducted by one of our licensed, expert guides who will illustrate simply and clearly the history and traditions of the area, while taking you by foot, through the streets of the town and being always at your disposal for questions.
There are plenty of hidden secrets and mystery in the city, that makes it a treasure to be discovered. Every corner and every street have its own story and interesting facts. Book this tour and hear the most interesting and fascinating stories. Also learn about gorgeous building, piece of art, local food and wine, handicraft and other typical and famous product of Tuscany.

Our tour will start in the Religious City Centre - the Piazza del Duomo where we will discover the Baptistery of San Giovanni, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the most beautiful campanile in Italy Giotto's bell tower and the cathedral's octagonal Dome design by F. Brunelleschi.
We will continue to the Renaissance Palace - Palazzo Medici the first Medici palace, the home of Cosimo the Elder and Lorenzo the Magnificent and the workplace of such artists as Donatello, Michelangelo, Paolo Uccello, Benozzo Gozzoli and Botticelli.
The Medieval Area of the town will be introduced by the House and Church of Dante Alighieri and The Tower houses of the Guelphs and Guibellines.

The history of Roman times and the 19th Century will be discovered on Piazza della Repubblica - one of the main squares in Florence.

Piazza della Signoria represents the Political Centre: Palazzo Vecchio which is the main symbol of civil power for the city, Statue of David, Biancone (Fountain of Neptune), La Loggia dei Lanzi with many statues, including The Rape of the Sabines, Hercules and Centaur by Giambologna, Benvenuto Cellini’s Perseus.

Passing the Uffizi Gallery – the world's top art museums and the place where many Renaissance masterpieces are housed to the Ponte Vecchio or Old Bridge, that joins the centre with the district of Oltrarno on the south bank of the river Arno, is surely one of the great icons of Florence and one of the most famous bridges in the world.

After passing the bridge we will find ourselves in the Oltrarno district where we will discover such unique places as the Pitti Palace and the Basilica of Santo Spirito and also take a look in the windows of antique dealers shops.

Info

Available days: Everyday

Bookable Starting Time: From 7:30 am to 19:00 pm

Duration: 3 hours

Available Languages:

All, upon reservation

Adult rate: The rate of the tour depends on the number of people. CALCULATE YOUR OWN RATE!

Child rate: Under 17 free

Meeting Point: In front of  the main door of the Cathedral

Additional Information: Recommended for those who want a complete overview of the city

The rate includes: Expert licensed guide