Walk through the streets and piazzas of Florence with a guide, learning much more than you would just exploring on your own. Listen to guided commentary focused on the city's history and culture, enjoying the chance to ask questions. Traveling with a small group means an intimate atmosphere and personalized attention from your guide.
Small group of just 14 people or fewer
Personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere
Walking tour lets you get to know the city on foot
As you pass by the “Porcellino” (little pig) market, a short walk will bring you to the most famous and oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio , which dates from the 1300s and from where you have a stunning view of the hills that surround the city.
Next is a visit the city’s political centre, Piazza della Signoria which has on one side the Uffizi Gallery, former offices of the Grand Duke and on the other the Palazzo Vecchio, former seat of the Florentine government.
From here the tour takes you through the oldest part of the city to see the tower houses that date from the 1300s.
You will eventually emerge into Piazza Duomo for your first view of Florence’s magnificent Cathedral. With its original marble decoration and topped by the famous Brunelleschi Dome this wonderful building is an architectural masterpiece, renowned for its grandiose design and actual accomplishment. It has become an enduring symbol of Florentine Renaissance.
Your guide will tell you about Porta del Paradiso, the stunning doors of the Baptistery, which together with Giotto’s Bell Tower are wonderful examples of 1300s architecture.
Your guide will leave you in front of San Lorenzo church.
We are sure by the end of the tour you will have fallen in love with Florence. Don’t forget to ask your guide for suggestions as to how to spend the remainder of your stay in this beautiful city.