3-Hour Private Walking Tour in the Heart of Florence

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  • 3 hr

Discover the city’s highlights and its most fascinating monuments, learn the secrets of Florence in a fun walking tour with a professional tour guide. Explore the historic centre of Florence, walk the streets that inspired Dante, discover the story about Michelangelo’s David and learn how the biggest dome in the world was built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Stroll through the streets of Florence and enjoy the Medieval and Renaissance atmosphere of this amazing city looking at it with the eyes of the insider.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Irina in Florence

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Santa Maria Novella

Start the tour with one of the most important churches of Florence - Santa Maria Novella, that is the first to welcome the visitors who come to Florence by train.

Stop At: Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella

Step into one of the oldest pharmacies in the world created by the monks of the nearby church of Santa Maria Novella. Smell the fragrances and learn how perfume was born.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Antinori

Take a look at Palazzo Antinori - the historical residence of the world famous wine makers and learn some fun stories about Tuscany wine.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Cappelle Medicee

See the exterior of the Medici Chapels - the final resting place of members of the famous dynasty that shaped the history of Florence.

Pass By: San Lorenzo

Admire San Lorenzo - the first Florentine cathedral and the church entirely sponsored by the Medici clan.

Pass By: Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Take a look at the Medici Palace - the first residence of the Godfathers of the Renaissance and imagine how Michelangelo lived there under the protection of Lorenzo the Magnificent. We will see the exterior of the palace and if we are lucky and the gates are open we will step into the courtyard and the garden of the Medici family.

Pass By: Battistero di San Giovanni

Standing in one of the most beautiful squares of Florence, learn the stories about the Baptistery of San Giovanni – the oldest building of the city with its famous Gates of Paradise.

Pass By: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Admire the magnificent Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore which has a unique flower-shaped plan and the biggest masonry dome in the world – the marvel of the architect Filippo Brunelleschi. Even Michelangelo said “It would be difficult to equal…impossible to surpass.”

Pass By: Museo Casa di Dante

Stroll around Dante's district, take a look at his tower-house (from the outside) and enter the 1000-year old church where the the father of Italian language met the love and muse of his life.

Pass By: Palazzo Vecchio

Standing in Piazza della Signoria, take a look at the government palace – Palazzo Vecchio - a medieval fortress with the prison for the most dangerous criminals and the old residence of the Medici family.

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria

Visit the political centre of Florence – Piazza della Signoria – a museum under the open sky with many original sculptures created by Renaissance artists;

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ponte Vecchio

Finish the tour at Ponte Vecchio – the symbol of the city and the oldest bridge in town famous for its jewelers' shops hanging over the Arno river.

Duration: 15 minutes
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