Palaces and Piazzas: The Highlights of Florence Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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  • Audio Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 55 min

Explore Florence at your pace with this self guided tour designed to tell you the stories of the cities key attractions while highlighting a few hidden gems along the way. The itinerary kicks off from the Duomo square and loops back to it at the end.  You'll explore both sides of the the riverbank and cross the iconic Ponte Vecchio bridge while hearing how she survived over 1000 years of history, and then return to the right bank via the neighboring bridge Ponte Santa bridge to capture some wonderful photography opportunities.   The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. It plays audio automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.  If you've got an hour and want to maximize your time in Florence, this is the perfect tour for you!

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Florence's most important church was built in 1296 over the course of 150 years. Hear the story of it's architecture and how it came to be.

Pass By: Ponte Vecchio

Only gold, silver, or precious stones can be sold on the "Old Bridge", whose fame saved it during the second world war. All the other bridges were destroyed.

Pass By: Palazzo Vecchio

The "Old Palace" serves as the town hall of Florence.

Pass By: Palazzo Pitti

At the foot of the Boboli hills, I'll tell you about the charming history of the Pitti Palace. Note if you want to go in it isn't open on Mondays!

Pass By: Via de' Tornabuoni

The gigantic Palazzo Tournabuoni occupies an entire block.

Stop At: Tuscany Tour Guides Private Day Tours

Florence is a city filled with tourists, and locals can be hard to find. But this walk is with highly acclaimed tour guide Elisabetta Marchi, who grew up here and has guided people through the city for over a decade. Her intimate knowledge and exciting stories of the city will leave you with the insight of a local. This tour takes you on a wandering walk beginning at the Duomo and coming back there and includes world famous sites like the oldest bridge in Florence. Start the tour in the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let your guide direct you through the streets. The total walking distance is approximately 3 km and takes about an hour without stopping, but you can take a break anytime! Most people will likely to stop for a gelato or a coffee or for photography opportunities along the way. The narration is crisply mastered by a professional audio engineering staff, and the tour integrates sound effects and music to create an engaging experience that is suitable for all ages that can wear ear buds.

Duration: 1 hour
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