Florence for beginners - best walking tour

Experience Florence like a local with the company of an enthusiastic and knowledgeable local guide

Enjoy a small group of max 12 people to see Piazza, Palazzo, and Mercato all put together!

Join this  2-hour walking tour in Florence - Never get in a museum again!

Walk the streets and learn about the perfect food, friendly people, lovely weather and the stunning art

Uncover a deeper understanding of the history, wealth and spirit of Florence.

Immerse yourself in the very atmosphere, history, and culture of this glorious Italian city on our exceptional Florence for beginners - best walking tour.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional local guide
    • Small group walking tour
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to/from attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Basilica di San Lorenzo, Piazza di San Lorenzo 9, 50123, Florence Italy

    Join the group at the Basilica Di San Lorenzo and meet your expert and friendly local guide who will take you on a journey through the streets of Florence

    Pass By: Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50136, Florence Italy

    Your guide will be pointing out the Mercato Centrale, one of the food havens of Florence. Take a mental note to return in your free time.

    Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

    It is not possible to walk by without stopping to take in the beauty of the buildings nesting around the Duomo on this square. With our guide, we will understand how the different buildings (Cathedral with Brunelleschi's Dome, Baptistry and Giotto's tower all relate to each other.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Della Repubblica, Florence Italy

    Absorb 2,000 years of history as you visit the Roman Forum, now the Piazza Della Repubblica.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    Here you will learn how the square got its name and its modern interaction with the local population.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

    A short stroll away you’ll find yourself among the pint-sized jewelry shops as you cross the River Arno via the Ponte Vecchio. Learn how the medieval bridge was intended to be an important city defense.

    Enjoy the fascinating tale about the bridge’s hidden passageway that was built for the wealthy Cosimo I de Medici.
    He was transported in a small horsedrawn carriage from the offices in the Palazzo Vecchio to the family home in the Pitti Palace without having any contact with the common people of Florence!

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Oltrarno, Florence Italy

    Discover lesser-known spots such as the artisanal Oltrarno Quarter where you will spot some wonderful backstreet cafes and delis to return to later. Dive down narrow passageways to emerge in quiet quarters of the city where everyday life rumbles on at an unhurried pace. We end our tour outside Palazzo Pitti.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Basilica di San Lorenzo, Piazza di San Lorenzo, 9, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Oltrarno, 50125 Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • - All required protective equipment is provided - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Walks In Europe,OU

Activity ID: V-51192P3

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