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Florence Walk & Talk - On the Medici's Footsteps provided by FlorenceTown

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Florence Walk & Talk - On the Medici's Footsteps

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Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Florence, nicknamed the “Cradle of the Renaissance,” is home to some of Italy’s most impressive art and architecture of that period. On this walking tour, you will not only discover famous Florence landmarks, including the Baptistery, the cathedral (Duomo), and Ponte Vecchio, but also see how Florence’s art heritage is kept alive today.
You'll start at
Florencetown Tours & News Stand
Piazza della Repubblica, 17R, 50123 Firenze FI, ItalyMeet your guide at  FLORENCETOWN TOURS & NEWS STAND, located in Piazza della Repubblica (next to the APPLE STORE under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria)
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  • Pass by FlorenceTown
    Pass by Piazza della Repubblica
    Pass by Piazza del Duomo
    Pass by Basilica di San Lorenzo
    Pass by Via de' Tornabuoni
    Pass by Ponte Santa Trinita
    Pass by Basilica di Santo Spirito
    Pass by Palazzo Pitti
    Pass by Ponte Vecchio
    Pass by Piazza della Signoria
You'll end at
Piazza della Signoria
Piazza della Signoria, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
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  • Magnificent Florence photo ops: Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria
  • Learn about Florence’s fascinating art, history, and heritage
  • Coffee or gelato at a local café (included)
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Florence and set out to discover the city’s architectural masterpieces on foot. Hear about famous Florentine artists, such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and Giotto. Explore Piazza della Repubblica before heading to the Duomo, Florence’s famous cathedral. As you admire the magnificent place of worship, listen as your guide points out Brunelleschi's Dome and surrounding monuments, such as Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistery. See multiple churches, including San Lorenzo, St. Trinity, and Santo Spirito, and take photos of the Ponte Vecchio bridge. Enjoy a gelato break near Pitti Palace, while learning about the area's history, and explore the bustling area of Piazza della Signoria.
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Departure Point
Florencetown Tours & News Stand, Piazza della Repubblica, 17R, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
2h 30m
Return Details
Piazza della Signoria, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
  • Local guide
  • Gelato (or Coffee/Cappuccino in Winter)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Interior visits to the buildings and monuments
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The tour runs rain or shine.
  • No-shows will not be refunded.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Helen S wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom13 contributions2 helpful votes
Our guide was so enthusiastic. She was hugely knowledgeable about the history and art of Florence. She went out of her way to show us all around the city. We couldn't fault her. Fantastic!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Vicki B wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
It was an informative and interesting tour. Our guide was wonderful! I wish I could remember her name as she was one of the best guides we had on any tours we’ve done. I would highly recommend this tour !
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Date of experience: February 2020
katew wrote a review Feb 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina2 contributions
I love the history of Florence and the Medici was a huge part of it. No one else signed up for the tour so I had my own private one. Lisa was wonderful! Full of so much knowledge and interesting facts. She even added little tidbits of quirky and fascinating details of Florence.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Sarah T wrote a review Feb 2020
Norway3 contributions
We have been to Florence several times and have taken part to various experiences and tours over the years. I have to say the walking tour was the most informative tour we have ever taken. Our guide Fabio walked us through the city and told us the stories of the Medici family,
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Date of experience: February 2020
Abe H wrote a review Feb 2020
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates2 contributions
We had the Florence walking tour with Laura and it was nothing short of amazing. She managed in a couple of hours to give us a glimpse of Florence history, flavor and hidden gems. The tour was very well planned, and grear for couples, families or single people. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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