Get to know Florence’s history and sights on a 2.5-hour morning walking tour of the city! With an expert local guide, discover the neighborhood of San Lorenzo and learn about the powerful Medici family who ruled the city during the Renaissance era. See the famous Medici Chapels and the Basilica of San Lorenzo, and visit the exterior of Florence Duomo. Finish by exploring the medieval quarter of the city, seeing Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio and more!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Basilica di San Lorenzo, Florence, TuscanyThe church of the Medici family, where you visit the elegant cloister, designed by Brunelleschi, the architect of the famous Dome: a green oasis of peace in the heart of the Medici district.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, TuscanyDesigned by Michelozzo di Bartolomeo for Cosimo de' Medici, head of the Medici banking familyDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Piazza San Giovanni, Florence, TuscanyThe wonderful square also called Piazza del Duomo, where you can admire the impressive Cathedral with the Cupola del Brunelleschi, Giotto's bell tower and the Baptistery of S. John with the Gates of ParadiseDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Fontana del Porcellino, Florence, TuscanyOne of the most famous monuments in Florence for its tradition and superstition, located in the Mercato della Paglia (straw market) Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, TuscanyThe famous square which can be considered an "outdoor sculpture museum", dominated by the imposing Palazzo Vecchio.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Florence, TuscanyOne of the most important museums in the world, home to masterpieces of great artists like Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raffaello and many othersDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Ponte Vecchio, Florence, TuscanyThe famous "jewels bridge" , the oldest bridge in FlorenceDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Palazzo Pitti, Florence, TuscanyThe palace houses several important museums and was built in the second half of the 15th century probably on a project of Filippo Brunelleschi.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Badia Fiorentina, Florence, TuscanyThe famous abbey and church now home to the Monastic Communities of Jerusalem situated in the centre of Florence. Dante supposedly grew up across the street in what is now called the 'Casa di Dante', in the medieval quarters. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, TuscanyThis austere crenellated building is the oldest public building in Florence and it served as model for the construction of the Palazzo Vecchio.Duration: 15 minutes