Guided tour

Florence: Walking Tour

Florence: Walking Tour

Activity provider: CAF Tour & Travel

From US$ 19.78 per person

Join a walking tour through the most famous squares and streets of Florence with an informative, friendly, and engaging guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Highlights
  • See Florence's best-known treasures from the outside, including the Duomo and the Uffizi
  • Hear about the history and important figures of the Renaissance
  • Cross the Ponte Vecchio and admire its gold jewelry stores
  • Learn about the city's Roman origins
  • Explore the historical heart of Florence with a local guide
Full description

Learn why Florence gave birth to the Italian Renaissance on an introductory walking tour through 2,000 years of the city's history. Get a better understanding and appreciation of the background and context of the Renaissance from your expert guide.

Hear about the city’s Roman origins and see landmark attractions, such as the covered bridge of the Ponte Vecchio. Proceed to the courtyard of the Uffizi Gallery, home to masterpieces by Leonardo, Botticelli, and Michelangelo, and others.

Continue to Duomo Square or Piazza del Duomo in the heart of the historic center of Florence. Marvel at the Gothic facade of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Admire the iconic Renaissance cathedral dome designed in the 15th century by Filippo Brunelleschi.

See the Baptistery of San Giovanni, designed by the sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti, and the famed gilded bronze doors that Michelangelo likened to "Gates of Paradise."

Includes
  • Access to Florence Duomo Complex
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to The Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Access to Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Access to Brunelleschi's Dome
  • Access to Florence Baptistery

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Meeting point

In front of Cafè Firenze.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 1001 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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Great tour that was very informative and nicely paced. Highly recommend.

May 11, 2022

Very good guide.

May 4, 2022

Christine is an excellent guide. She is very knowledgable and navigates the hoards of Florence with true skill.

May 4, 2022

Product ID: 395877

VA ID: 395877