The Best of Florence, A Family Friendly Tour

Kid Friendly in Florence
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Tour description

Discover all about Florence, together with your family! Visit its main highlights & uncover its hidden gems. See the city on a family-friendly experience and keep your kids interested & entertained through a series of fun activities and sweet treats. Personalize your tour to fit your family needs!

Florence is a city full of highlights & hidden gems, everywhere you walk has a history and a famous mastermind behind it. And while this might sound interesting to you, what if you are traveling with your whole family? Here’s the perfect solution for that, go on a family friendly tour with a local! A friendly local guide is ready to take you and your family to see the best their city has to offer and they know the perfect ways to keep everyone entertained, especially your kids!  Start off at the perfect place to see the mix of highlights and hidden gems, the center and heart of Florence, Piazza della Repubblica. The place where everything started and where you’ll get an introduction into how Florence became the powerful mastermind during the Renaissance. Of course with some local stories that you can’t find anywhere else are included. Here, you’ll also discover what’s in store for you & your family: a series of fun stops with entertaining stories, games & activities along the way and a gelato break!  Discover ‘Florence’s pride’, its beautiful cathedral with its dome that rises high captivating the view of the city. Climb up the cathedral and enjoy a picture perfect view of Florence or wander through the museum inside, your friendly local can arrange everything you wish to visit & see. Uncover some hidden medieval gems, two well-preserved buildings full of history. One, a tower that has survived the many civil wars and the other, a building that helped as headquarters of an anonymous association created to help noble families that had fallen in disgrace. Here’s the kid’s favorite part: a gelato stop! They’ll try the best gelato in town while you immerse yourself in the nice atmosphere and conversation. And once their sweet tooth is satisfied, go on a fun paper decorating demonstration and get crafty! Wondering how a market got turned into a church? We’ll give you a peek, there is a miraculous story behind it. Discover this gem hidden in plain sight that guards inside a beautiful architectonic vision, together with a local! Looking for some luck? Then rub the snout of a wild boar statue and put a coin in his mouth. At Fontana del Porcellino, it's believed by the locals that if you do that to the statue of “Il Porcellino”, luck will be on your side! Let the kids give it a try! Now for a sight to behold, visit Piazza della Signora, a hotspot for political events in Florence for centuries. You can be sure this place holds tons of interesting stories and secrets! Another must-see when you are in Florence, Ponte Vecchio is an important piece throughout history, especially for the Medici family. Your local host will explain everything thanks to their amazing storytelling skills that will keep everyone captivated.

What's included

  • Children up to 10 years old join for free
  • Gelato
  • Private guide
  • Treasure hunt game and map for kids
  • A surprise prize for kids
  • Snacks

What's not included

  • Pick up / Drop-off