Guided tour

Florence: Walking Tour

Florence: Walking Tour

From £12.18 per person

Join a walking tour through the most famous squares and streets of Florence with an informative, friendly, and engaging guide.

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Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Arabic
Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • See Florence's best-known treasures from the outside, including the Duomo and the Uffizi
  • Hear about the history and important figures of the Renaissance
  • Cross the Ponte Vecchio and admire its gold jewelry stores
  • Learn about the city's Roman origins
  • Explore the historical heart of Florence with a local guide
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Learn why Florence gave birth to the Italian Renaissance on an introductory walking tour through 2,000 years of the city's history. Get a better understanding and appreciation of the background and context of the Renaissance from your expert guide.

Hear about the city’s Roman origins and see landmark attractions, such as the covered bridge of the Ponte Vecchio. Proceed to the courtyard of the Uffizi Gallery, home to masterpieces by Leonardo, Botticelli, and Michelangelo, and others.

Continue to Duomo Square or Piazza del Duomo in the heart of the historic center of Florence. Marvel at the Gothic facade of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Admire the iconic Renaissance cathedral dome designed in the 15th century by Filippo Brunelleschi.

See the Baptistery of San Giovanni, designed by the sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti, and the famed gilded bronze doors that Michelangelo likened to "Gates of Paradise."

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  • Live tour guide

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      In front of the entrance of Accademia Gallery, Via Ricasoli 58/60.

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      • Passport or ID card
      • Comfortable shoes
      • Passport or ID card for children

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      • Shorts
      • Short skirts
      • Sleeveless shirts
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.7 /5

      based on 818 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.9/5
      • Value for money
        4.5/5
      • Service
        4.6/5
      • Organization
        4.6/5

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      A must do

      Great afternoon with our very knowledgeable guide. She was extremely pleasant and engaging. We learnt a lot about the area.

      29 September 2019

      An excellent Guide.

      23 April 2018

      Very good

      24 February 2020

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      Product ID: 139070

      VA ID: 395877