Walking tours

Florence walking tour in the Medici's footsteps

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Florence and discover the city's wonders with the help of an expert guide
  • Learn more about the city's development through time and about the importance of the Medici family
  • Admire monuments such as Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Pontevecchio bridge and the Duomo complex
What to expect

A pleasant walk through Florence is just what you need to be introduced to the city and its splendor! Get the chance to discover the amazing center of Florence, to admire its unique secular heritage and breathtaking beauty with an expert tour guide. This tour will allow you to understand the historic and architectural evolution of the city, from the Roman foundation to the medieval centuries, from the Renaissance glorious period up to modern times.

Learn about the Medici, the masters of Florence. The Medici family rose to become famous and revered throughout the Western world during the 14th and 15th century. Although the Medici came to power at a time of great social and economic inequality, their banking practices allowed them to become unimaginably wealthy and led to the creation of the middle class. The members of the Medici family used their vast power and resources to challenge traditional thinking, massively contributing to the arousal of the Renaissance, era of revolutions in arts and sciences such as the world had never known. This powerful story still resonates through every corner of the city.

Your professional guide will show you some of the most important places, where the greatest minds have stood and have been inspired. During this walk, you will manage to admire Piazza della Signoria with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio, the duomo, the baptistery and its "Gates of Paradise", Giotto’s independent bell tower, Brunelleschi’s dome, Santa Trinita, Orsanmichele Church, Pontevecchio bridge and the secret Vasari corridor, as well as famous shopping streets and the Oltrarno, the manual crafts neighbourhood. On your way, stop for a surprise tasting, a nice and delicious break from your walk.

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What's included
  • Walking tour
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Gelato or espresso/cappuccino (depending on the season)
What's not included
  • Access to monuments
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-3 years old): free
  • Child (4-12): reduced
Where
  • Via Pellicceria, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Meeting point:
  • FlorenceTown tours and News stand, at the corner with Via degli Anselmi. Under the arches, facing the apple store, the kiosk is on the left
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour
What to remember
  • The tour runs rain or shine
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour
  • Please inform about any special needs or impaired mobility. You will be required to provide this information at the moment of purchase
  • Please note that the tour doesn't include access to the monuments and museums mentioned
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When

Every day at 10.00am

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Provider
Florencetown
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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