Florence: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

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Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour in the heart of the historical center. See landmark sites like the Medici Palace, the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, and the Ponte Vecchio with an expert guide.

Highlights

  • Explore the major sites in town with a local expert guide
  • Admire beautiful Renaissance scuplture and beautiful squares
  • See the landmark dome, Piazza della Signoria, and the Ponte Vecchio
  • Get insider tips from a local guide

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Follow your guide on a walking tour through the heart of the city. See the Medici Palace and San Lorenzo Square. Then, stroll through the Cathedral Square and learn about the history of the construction of the monumental dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi and how the church was a backdrop for one of the bloodiest episodes in Florence's history. See the Baptistery and its beautiful 'Gates of Paradise' and hear the story of the fierce competition between two master goldsmiths. Stop in Piazza della Repubblica, and learn about the ancient origins of the city. Continue to Piazza della Signoria to admire the beautiful Renaissance fountain and sculpture. See Palazzo Vecchio, the medieval town hall of Florence, that later became the residence of the first Medici grand dukes. See the Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in town, and the only one to survive World War II. Learn the history behind this iconic landmark of Florence. The itinerary continues to Piazza Santa Croce. Here, admire the beautiful facade of the basilica and historic buildings lining the square. Then stroll past the imposing Bargello with its lofty tower. Learn how the headquarters of the city's military captain and medieval strong hold became a museum housing one of the world's greatest collection of sculpture. Enjoy all the benefits of a small group, making the most of your time in Florence. Get insider tips from our local guide as you see the city’s top attractions and discover other things to do in town.

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2-hour guided walking tour with a local, expert guide Radio headset

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