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Florence Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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This 2 hour walking city tour will take you to the highlights of the city of Florence led by a local expert guide. 

This tour is a great introduction to the city and you will see Santa Croce Church, the Bargello Palace, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, the Cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, Uffizi Gallery's courtyard, the church of San Lorenzo (all from the outside) . The guide will give you also precious suggestions on how to spend your holiday in Florence and where to eat.

This is a small group tour up to 15 people.
Highlights
  • Explore Florence with a local guide for insider info about the city
  • Enjoy a more interactive tour experience with just 15 people per group
  • Have the chance to take more photos than you would do on a coach tour
  • Hear the stories behind historical sites, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce
What to Expect
With your small group and guide, you’ll start your Florence tour with a visit to the Basilica of Santa Croce. Hear how the Franciscan church is the resting place of Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and admire its architecture with your guide.

Pass through Piazza dei Peruzzi, home of the medieval Bargello Palace, and browse the stalls of Mercato del Porcellino, Florence’s bustling central market. Strike a pose for photos on the Ponte Vecchio, and hear the history behind the city’s iconic bridge.

You’ll continue through Piazza della Signoria, home to the Palazzo Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery, and then stand before Florence Duomo with its beautiful terracotta-colored dome. As you admire the duomo, you’ll learn about the piazza’s other significant monuments, including Giotto’s Bell Tower and Florence Baptistery.

Your tour then ends at the Church of San Lorenzo.
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Reviewed 8 July 2019

The guide determines whether a tour is enjoyable or not. We booked this tour based on the positive reviews, yet our experience was quite dissatisfying due to limited knowledge and the dry interpretation of the guide. Net net: manage your expectation when you book a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 19 June 2019

We did this walk after we’d been in Florence for two days and had mostly sorted our way around. On reflection It would have been better to book this earlier. Possibly on the day of arrival. The guide was knowledgeable but to be honest we...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

The gentleman who did our Tour was from Portugal but has lived in Florence for 30 year's was the best walking tour guide we have ever had. He was extremely informative and we came across things that puts are different perspectives on the city.

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Reviewed 7 June 2019

Duccio Tiracorrendo of Guide Florence Tours accompanied us on a half day tour of Florence. He is a very knowledgeable guide explaining the history of the various sites in a very simple and understandable way. We highly recommend this gentleman.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mariapiabenaglia
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

Our guide Martina, was very knowledgeable of her history of Florence and the Medici Family. We heard all about different architecture and artists of this wonderful city. Martina was very informative and easy to get along with, she gave us a list of local eateries...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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