Fascinating Florence: Guided Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy
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Tour description

Spend a morning being entertained as Florence's history is brought to life during this 3-hour small-group walking tour. Learn about Florence's Medieval and Renaissance eras, hear fascinating stories behind the historic attractions, walk through the city's most magnificent squares, and visit the spectacular Duomo.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Florence, TuscanyImmerse yourself in history and listen to medieval stories with a three-hour walk around Florence’s essential sights.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, Florence, TuscanyVisit the churches of Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore*, a true Renaissance wonder. Amazing architecture, stunning sculptures, and fascinating frescoes Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, TuscanyHistory of Strozzi palace, visited from outside.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Piazza Santa Trinita, Florence, TuscanyEntry to Santa Trinita churchDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Ponte Vecchio, Florence, TuscanyHistory of Ponte VecchioDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Corridoio Vasariano, Florence, TuscanySeen from outsideStop At: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, TuscanyFollow the footsteps of Florence’s vibrant past on our Florence tour. Who did they bury alive near the Duomo? What did Leonardo da Vinci do that Michelangelo could never forgive? How did the Medici family use famous artists throughout the centuries? And what propelled Florence to become one of the greatest art cities the world has ever seen? Together, we’ll peel back the centuries while witnessing some of history’s greatest testaments.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Piazza del Duomo, Florence, TuscanyTake in the San Giovanni Baptistery, Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise, and Giotto’s bell tower. And, of course, admire Brunelleschi’s dome, and learn the story behind it. How did a goldsmith and untrained architect create the Renaissance’s greatest wonder? It’s a story we cannot wait to share with you, among so many others. (Climbing the Dome is not included)Duration: 15 minutes

What's included

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza Santa Trinita

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Strozzi
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza del Duomo


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour