Private Tour of the Dark Heart of Florence at Sunset

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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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Florence, the cradle of Renaissance, home of the greatest artists of history has a less bright side which will conquer you. Let yourself be captivated by the intrigues, legends and mysteries of Florence in a journey to the dark side of this wonderful city! We will walk through the charming streets of Florence where, in the Middle Ages, it wasn’t safe at all to walk and looking at some surviving medieval tower-houses, you will learn about daily life in those dark centuries when scandals and violence were commonplace as well as conspiracies and blood feuds. We will see some Renaissance palaces where ruthless families lived and you will hear the story of how they made their fortune and how they fought their enemies. You will discover the destiny of Florence during World War II and find out about the floods of 1966...This tour of Florence at sunset will give you a very different perspective of this amazing city revealing to you hidden corners and less touristy areas!

What's Included

Licensed tour guide

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Please, let me know if you have any food allergies.
  • 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

Palazzo Strozzi
Discover the history of one of the most powerful families of Florence and how they conspired to get rid of their ennemies.

15 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Via de' Tornabuoni
Looking at elegant palaces, residences of old Florentine families, you will learn about the intrigues and the clever tricks they used to get more power.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza del Duomo
See the major church of Florence where one of the bloodiest conspiracy in the Florentine history took place.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Signoria
Discover the political messages and the warnings hidden behind the many statues in Signoria square; learn the story of the Pazzi family and how they were hanged outiside the windows of the Bargello palace.....

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponte Vecchio
See what happened in Florence during World War II. Your guide will show you some pictures of Florence during the dramatic floods of 1966.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palazzo Pitti
See the last residence of the Medici family, the rulers of Florence and Tuscany and learn about their ascent to power.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Via Maggio
Walk in this long street lined with elegant Renaissance palaces. Discover the love story between Francesco Medici and Bianca Cappello and how it tragically ended up....was it poison or a fatal illness?

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponte Santa Trinita
Enjoy the view of Ponte Vecchio at night and taste a delicious gelato in the nearby gelato place!

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Chiesa dei Santi Apostoli
Visit a Medieval district of Florence. Get ready to see some typical tower-houses and learn about daily life in the Middle Ages!

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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