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Florence: Half-Day Grand Walking Tour with Church Admissions

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Key Details
Duration
2.5 hours
Skip the Line
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Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Visit the Basilica of the Holy Spirit, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture
  • Admire the Orsanmichele, at one time the church of the ancient Florentine guilds
  • Hear stories about the legendary Medici family
  • Cross the picturesque Ponte Vecchio
Overview
Discover the art, history, and secrets of Florence on a half-day walking tour that takes you to the most stunning churches, streets, and bridges in the city. Learn about the architecture of its famous structures and the legendary Medici family as well.
What to Expect
On this half-day Grand Walking Tour your guide will show you a lot of the must-sees in Florence, as well as some of the less-known spots.

The tour begins in Florence’s Cathedral Square, where you’ll have the chance to admire the architecture and art of one of the most famous cathedrals in the world. Learn about the history of its construction, which lasted over 140 years.

From here you’ll head towards Orsanmichele, a church originally built for the corn market and was later transformed into the church of the ancient Florentine guilds.

Visit the Loggia del Porcellino, a Renaissance building where an ancient market was held and a leather products market is still held today. Originally it hosted peddlers of silks, gems, and the famous Florentine straw hats.

Cross the Arno River by the Ponte Santa Trinita and you’ll find yourself in in the area of the city known as Diladdarno.

After passing through the monumental Via Maggio, you’ll arrive at the Basilica of Santo Spirito, the Renaissance masterpiece designed by Brunelleschi.

As you reach the Piazza Pitti, your guide will tell you stories about the powerful Medici family. The tour ends as you cross the picturesque Ponte Vecchio and reach the Piazza della Signoria, the center of power centuries ago in Florence.
What's Included
  • Authorized, professional guide
  • Earphones
  • Admission to the churches
Meeting Point

Piazza di San Giovanni (Baptistery and Cathedral Square) outside Caffè Scudieri (Open in Google Maps)

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