Highlights of Florence Walking Tour - Small Group

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Experience Florence like a local in the company of an enthusiastic and knowledgeable local guide.

Join this 2-hour walking tour to discover many of the most famous attractions in Florence's unmissable historical center.

Walk the streets and learn about the delicious local food, friendly people, lovely buildings, and the stunning art.

Uncover a deeper understanding of the history, wealth, and spirit of Florence.

In short, immerse yourself in the very atmosphere, history, and culture of this glorious Italian city.

What's Included

Expert local guide

Small group tour for a more personalised and interactive experience

Walking tour at a relaxed pace

What's Not Included

Transportation to/from attractions

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 6
  • YOUTH: Age: 7 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Join the group in Uffizi Square to start getting acquainted with the lovely Tuscan capital of Florence. Step back in time to one of the most fascinating periods in Florence’s history: the Renaissance. Learn about Florentines like Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Donatello, and Machiavelli who greatly contributed to shaping western thought and culture during this fascinating period.

• Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Signoria
Explore Piazza Della Signoria, the center of political life in Florence since the 14th century with the prominent Palazzo Vecchio. This very square witnessed some of the key episodes of Florentine history, such as the return of the Medici in 153. And The Bonfire of the Vanities instigated by Savonarola, who was then himself burned at the stake here in 1498.
We will have the opportunity to discuss the delicate relationship between art and power and the contribution of the Medici family in turning Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance.

• Admission Ticket Free

Ponte Vecchio
A short stroll away you’ll find yourself among the pint-sized jewelry shops as you cross the River Arno via the Ponte Vecchio. Learn how the medieval bridge was intended to be an important city defense.

Enjoy fascinating tales about the bridge’s hidden passageway, built for the wealthy Cosimo de Medici I. Ask your guide about how he was transported in a small horse-drawn carriage from the offices in the Palazzo Vecchio to the family home in the Pitti Palace without having any contact with the common people of Florence!

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Repubblica
Absorb 2,000 years of history as you visit the Roman Forum, now the Piazza Della Repubblica. Take time to look up at the awe-inspiring sculptures under the Loggia Dei Lanzi.
Admire the surrounding architecture, and uncover the artistic and architectural achievements of the Florentines during the Renaissance.
Stroll by Orsanmichele and find out how medieval crafts were turned into Renaissance artistic leadership.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Discover lesser-known spots such as the artisanal Oltrarno Quarter, where you will spot some wonderful backstreet cafes and delis to return to later. Dive down narrow passageways to emerge in quiet quarters of the city where everyday life rumbles on at an unhurried pace. We end our tour outside the impressive Palazzo Pitti.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mercato Centrale
Your guide will be pointing out the Mercato Centrale, one of the food havens of Florence. Take a mental note to return there in your free time.

• Admission Ticket Free

Piazza del Duomo
Take in the beauty of the buildings nesting around the Duomo in this picturesque square. Understand how the different buildings, like the Cathedral and Brunelleschi's Dome, the Baptistry, and Giotto's tower all relate to each other.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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