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Florence: Sights and Bites Small Group Tour1 Reviews
Discover Florence with a small group walking tour and get acquainted with the history, the architecture, and the food. Stroll through famous streets and taste the culture of Florence.
- Visit the main tourist sights in Florence with a local guide
- Get off the beaten path and see some of the city’s lesser known neighbourhoods
- Discover the stories behind the history, art, and food of Florence
- Taste Tuscany’s best sweet and savoury treats with a glass of local wine in hand
- Admire Renaissance art from Michelangelo, Donatella, Cellini, and more
DescriptionBegin your immersion into Florence with a small group walking and tasting tour. Admire the iconic sights of Florence and learn the historical and cultural significance from your guide. Work up an appetite and taste sweet pastries, wander the food market, and discover a famous local hotspot. Meet your guide at the Santa Maria Novella square and admire the homonymous Basilica, a true Renaissance masterpiece. Learn the history and the characters of Florence as you stroll through city alleys. Reach the Cathedral, a symbol of the city, and learn how Brunelleschi managed to build the big dome. Visit Signoria Square, surrounded by sculptures and artworks by Donatello, Cellini, Giambologna, and Michelangelo. Get ready for the first tasting at a local bakery, savor delightful parties ad Tuscan sweets that are impossible to find on your own. Walk towards the Arno river and contemplate the noble palaces and Ponte Vecchio. Next, explore the medieval district and Santa Croce church, which hosts the most important characters of Florence inside and an annual ancient history tournament. Pass through to the east side of the city and take in the bustling atmosphere as you browse the daily food market. Try different tastes of Florentine delicatessens and breathe the fresh aromas of local products. Stop last at a curious food shop, famous even to the locals. Chill out with a tasty glass of wine and a selection of Tuscan crostini or a treat of the day. Cin cin!
IncludesLocal English-speaking guide Food samples (including sweets, cakes, and a selection of crostini or cured meats) Glass of wine
- This tour will take place rain or shine. You will walk for around 2 kilometres