Discover the fascinating history of this great city from its Roman origins through to the proud city-state of the Republic and beyond
A 3-hour walking tour of classic Florence.
This is the perfect tour for first-time visitors in Florence, dedicated to the extraordinary assemblage of must-see sights along the splendid streets and majestic piazzas of the capital of Tuscany.
Concentrating on the historic and religious center of Florence, guests will be shown the Cathedral (Il Duomo), Baptistery, and Giotto’s Bell Tower that form part of the breathtaking Duomo Complex, as well as the governmental center with Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazzale degli Uffizi and the Ponte Vecchio.
Being the home of the Renaissance, each location is brimming with fascinating histories, complete with captivating stories of historical figures from some of the most important artistic, architectural and political figures of all time.
Should guests wish, the tour can also be tailored to include the Piazza della Repubblica, Medieval towers and Renaissance palaces, including the Palazzo Strozzi. Dante’s neighborhood and around Via Tournabuoni can be explored, now one of the richest shopping areas of the city.
Guests will discover the fascinating history of this great city from its Roman origins through to the proud city-state of the Republic and beyond, thanks to the important figures that were the movers and shakers, the Godfathers of the era known as the Renaissance.
WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO EXPERIENCE
- Discover the fascinating stories behind the most important monuments in Florence.
- See the must-see sites in a convenient time-frame of just 3-4 hours.
- Find out about the important historical figures that made Florence what it is today.
- Hear about the important artistic, architectural, cultural and political inventions that occurred here.
- Have the guide meet at your accommodation in Florence or other convenient point at either 9.30 am or 2.30 pm.
- (*) Optional upgrade: extend the tour to 4 hours to add a visit to the Accademia to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David. Advanced reservations are required.