Private Tour: Treasures of Florence Half-Day Walking Tour

A walking tour through the old city centre of Florence, where you will learn about the city, its history and its people. Ideal for first-time travellers, this tour includes all main sights of the city, the cradle of the Renaissance.

During this tour you will walk through Piazza del Duomo and see Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise. You will stop in front of Giotto's Bell Tower and admire its sculpture. Brunelleschi's Dome is the perfect background for your pictures.

In Piazza della Signoria you will see the tower where Cosimo the Elder was held prisoner. You will see the Fountain of Neptune and the Loggia de' Lanzi with its great collection of statues. If you wish, you can even see the self-portrait of Benvenuto Cellini at the back of his famous Perseus.

We cross Ponte Vecchio where you can see an amazing view of the Arno, and the tour finishes in front of the Pitti Palace - the residence of the Grand-ducal family. Alternatively, the tour can finish at Santa Croce square.

per adult from

$210

USD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to/from attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Piazzale Degli Uffizi 6, 50122, Florence Italy

    This is an exterior visit of the famous art gallery built by Vasari for the Grand Duke to serve as administrative offices.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Della Repubblica, Florence Italy

    This square is on what used to be the city's old market. It is in the centre of the ancient fortified Roman colony.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

    This is the oldest bridge in Florence, lined on both sides by jewellers' shops and spanned by the Vasari corridor, connecting the Uffizi with Palazzo Pitti.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    This is the old headquarters of the Florentine state. It now houses administrative offices and a museum.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza Santa Croce 16, 50122, Florence Italy

    An exterior visit of the largest Franciscan church in Florence,

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    The square where the Palazzo Vecchio is located. Here we also find the Fountain of Neptune and the Loggia dei Lanzi.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza San Giovanni, 50122, Florence Italy

    An outside visit to one of the oldest buildings in Florence. It stands opposite the Cathedral.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palazzo Pitti, Piazza Dei Pitti 1, 50125, Florence Italy

    Also known as the Palazzo Nuovo, it is where the gran ducal famlily lived. It now houses several museums.

    We do not enter.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Campanile di Giotto, Piazza del Duomo Historical Center, 50122, Florence Italy

    The bell tower attached to the Cathedral.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Loggia dei Lanzi, Piazza della Signoria, 50121, Florence Italy

    This is a large open-air museum, where we can find Cellini0s bronze statue of Perseus.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

    One of the largest churches in Europe. Brunelleschi built it cupola. We only see the Duomo from the outside.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cupola del Brunelleschi, Piazza del Duomo Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, 50122, Florence Italy

    The celebrated dome that crowns the Cathedral of Florence. External view only.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Piazza del Duomo, 7, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
    2: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 18, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please consider that pickup times vary depending on the distance between your hotel and the city centre and could vary from 10 to 40 minutes. Please contact me so we can agree a pickup time.I can meet you at the hotel lobby.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/7/2017 - 12/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Irina Willmer

Activity ID: V-28619P1

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