Florence Private Renaissance History Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Florence
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Tour description

Discover the great Renaissance treasures of Florence on a private local tour personalized just for you. Stroll through the bustling Piazza della Signoria, admire the Baptistery, Duomo and Ponte Vecchio while your favorite local fills you in on the stories of the city and its characters.

A trip to Florence is equal to a trip back in time to the Renaissance era. The city proudly represents the brilliance of the masterminds that once walked through this famous cobbled-streets. Go on a historical private tour with a knowledgeable local and step away from the touristy crowds. Visit Palazzo Bartolini, Palazzo Vecchio, Oltrarno, Pitti Palace, Uffizi and the Vasari Corridor. Wander in Dante’s District and admire Brunelleschi’s Dome.During the Renaissance, Florence had wealthy families that helped this era flourish and one of them was the Strozzi family. Their palace was built as a symbol of power over one family in specific, the Medici’s, and as soon as you step foot in this place, you can see why. Walk through its courtyards and listen to the stories of rivalry between these two families. Ready for a hidden gem? Step into a quiet square where you can find unique architectonic masterpieces. There are three buildings that stand out, of three different families and each with an interesting story. And after all that history, you deserve a tasty treat! Enjoy the best gelato in town. Prefer an Italian coffee? We got you covered!Two highlights you cannot miss are the Signoria Square & Palazzo Vecchio. This square is a political cradle of the Renaissance. Go to Dante’s district and get a more intimate look at the poets life. Follow his footsteps, and hear stories about his muse Beatrice. You will also pay a visit to the palace of the wealthiest family during the Renaissance era, the Medici family. Find out about the big influence this family had in the city. And to complete your trip back in time, go to Brunelleschi's Dome and check out this masterpiece that up until this day, still marvels experts with its design and construction method. Hear all about it in your private tour with your local plus receive tons of local insights & tips of Florence.The PlanStart:    Santa Maria Novella SquareStop 1   Visit one of the most important Gothic churches in TuscanyStop 2   Hear the story of Strozzi, one of the richest families until it was exiled from Florence in 1434Stop 3   See one of the most lively squares of the city and admire the elegant Renaissance Palazzo BartoliniStop 4  Cross Santa Trinita bridge and taste an Italian coffee in a hidden square of OltrarnoStop 5  Have a look at Vasari corridor that connects the Pitti Palace with Uffizi and find out whyStop 6  Enter the museum near Palazzo Vecchio and discover the life in Florence during the year 1490Stop 7  Dante’s District, go through the life of one of the biggest italian poets in historyStop 8  Riccardi Medici Palace, the renaissance home where the powerful Medici family lived.End:     No renaissance excursion is complete without Brunelleschi’s Dome: The masterpiece of Florence

What's included

  • 1 non alcoholic drink
  • Private local guide
  • See the Santa Maria Novella Square, Oltrarno, Palazzo Vecchio and more

What's not included

  • Food and beverages that are not mentioned in inclusions
  • Hotel pick - up