Florence Self Guided Audio Tour

Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour.

This enthralling audio guided tour will take you on a historic journey through the cobblestone streets of Florence where you will see such sights such as the world famous Uffizi Art Gallery, and the architecture marvel of Florence’s Duomo!

per adult from

$17

NZD

Duration

1 to 3 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Zip folder of audio files and map
    • Self-Guided Audio Tour
    • Self-paced
    • Downloadable link to download mp3 file and map
    What's excluded :
    • Audio Device
    • Transportation
    • Food/Drinks
    • Headphones
    • Entry/Admission - Mercato Centrale
    • Entry/Admission - Museo di San Marco
    • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
    • Entry/Admission - Piazza della Signoria
    • Entry/Admission - Ponte Vecchio
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica of Santa Croce
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50136, Florence Italy

    Florence’s fir

    st major marketplace, known now as the MercatoVecchio, or “Old Market” was

    demolished as part of the city’s renovations during the mid
    -

    nineteenth century. The structure

    housing the Central Market was designed by Giuseppe Mengoni, an Italian architect best

    known for

    the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a massive arcade in Milan named in honor of the king of Italy.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Museo di San Marco, Piazza San Marco, Florence Italy

    The religious complex was renovated during the fifteenth century through the funding of the Medici

    family. The current mo

    nastery stands on the site of a Benedictine monastery that dates back to the

    12th century. and monastery were designed by the famous Florentine architect Michelozzo, who

    was a close friend of Cosimo the Elder, the head of the Medici family. Michelozzo even

    specially

    constructed a cell in San Marco for Cosimo’s private retreat.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122, Florence Italy

    This institution was founded in 1784, when the Grand Duke of Tuscany determined that all art

    schools in Florence should be located in one place. Though

    the Accademia displays works by several

    Renaissance artists, by far the most famous piece in its collection is Michelangelo’s statue of David.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    It was named for the Palazzo dellaSignoria, or town hall. The Signoria was the governing body of the

    Florentine Republic. The palazzo is located on your left as you enter the square from Via dei Gondi.

    Florence’s town ha

    ll was constructed in 1299 by Arnolfo di Cambio, the same architect who designed

    the cathedral. Cambio’s façade remains intact, though the elegant marble frieze over the entrance

    wasn’t added until 1528.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

    This is the narrowest part of

    the river, and there has been a bridge located here since Roman times

    in the 1st century A.D.. The first bridge was destroyed by a flood in 1117. It was rebuilt but

    destroyed again in 1333. In 1345, the current bridge was constructed. A tower was also bui

    lt at the

    southeast corner in order to defend the bridge during attacks on the city.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza Santa Croce 16, 50122, Florence Italy

    Current church was most likely designed by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1295 and stands on the sit

    e of the

    original oratory built by the first Franciscan friars to journey to Florence. The basilica has a Tau Cross

    floorplan, which resembles the capital letter “T”. This symbol is one of the traditional emblems of

    Saint Francis. The vast, austere interio

    r of the church is characteristic of Franciscan aesthetics, with

    an open timber roof and a single, wide nave leading to the altar.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Piazza del Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Advisable to wear comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, warm clothing
    • Please note this is an audio tour. No physical guide will accompany you.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please download the audio file and make it ready before you start your journey
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Our audio tours are self guided and you can take the tour safely in your own bubble. Download the tour to your iPhone or Android while you have internet. You can start the tour at a time and place to suit your needs. A safe way to explore!
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Citywalksz Ltd

Activity ID: V-30114P43

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