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Highlights of Florence Walking Tour18 Reviews
Check off the best bits of Florence on our comprehensive walking tour. Admire landmarks like Ponte Vecchio and Duomo Square. Enjoy the iconic neighborhoods and try a gelato.
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- Learn about the exquisite art and architecture in Florence
- Sample a gelato as you walk and admire the stunning history of Florence
- Uncover a deeper understanding of the wealth and spirit of this Renaissance City
- See beneath the touristy veneer surrounding the main highlights of Florence
- Immerse yourself in the very atmosphere, history and culture of this glorious Italian city
DescriptionEmbark on your journey of discovering the stunning Tuscan capital of Florence in Uffizi Square. Step back in time to the fascinating period of the Renaissance, where brilliant minds like Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Donatello, and Machiavelli helped shape Western thought and culture. Explore the historic Piazza della Signoria, the center of political life in Florence since the 14th century, and admire the impressive Palazzo Vecchio. Gaze at the awe-inspiring sculptures under the Loggia dei Lanzi and discover the perfect replica of Michelangelo's famous David, which has presided over the piazza since 1910. Take a short stroll to the Ponte Vecchio, a medieval bridge that was once an important city defense, and marvel at the pint-sized jewelry shops that still hover over the River Arno. Learn about the Medici family's influence in helping Florence become the cradle of the Renaissance and ponder the delicate relationship between art and power. Discover lesser-known spots such as the charming backstreet cafes and delis of the artisan Oltrarno Quarter, where everyday life bustles at an unhurried pace. Visit the Mercato Centrale and Mercato Nuovo, where fresh produce, cheese, meat, bread, fish, and leather goods create a uniquely Italian potpourri. Stroll by the lovely Orsanmichele church, where you can contemplate how medieval crafts turned into Renaissance artistic leadership. Wander over to the iconic Duomo Square to marvel at the sheer size and detailed decor of the Florence Cathedral, boasting the world's largest brick dome. Say goodbye to your knowledgeable guide, armed with enough suggestions and knowledge to enrich the rest of your stay in unforgettable Florence.
IncludesProfessional art historian guide Small-group tour Walking tour at a relaxed pace Ice cream stop
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Wheelchair accessible