Private Florence Walking Tour

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

2.30 hours

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Maximum Seats

35

Price

€220

Price

from €220

Private Florence Walking Tour

Florence Sightseeing with a Licensed Guide

You can (and should) explore Florence on your own, walking the streets and taking in the beautiful architecture. But there is so much to see and discover in Florence if you take a Florence walking tour with one of our experienced tour guides.

Visit the Duomo, Florence

Our licensed tour guides will bring you into the heart of Florence, starting at the city’s most famous attraction: the Duomo. This breath-taking gothic cathedral has one of the world’s largest domes — in fact, after it was completed in 1436, the Duomo di Firenze (the Italian name for it) had the largest dome in the world and it still holds the world record for being the largest brick dome in the world. The great terracotta dome is situated alongside Giotto’s bell tower and the Romanesque Baptistery. 

Follow your local Florentine guide along the streets Dante once walked. See through the eyes of a local and gain insights into the city’s colourful history. Explore the city’s piazzas, its markets, and the local shops. Take some time to admire the Piazza della Signoria — the political centre of the city — and the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most visited museums in the world. If Florentine art is of particular interest to you, you may like to also take our Galleria Accademia Florence Tour — this gallery boasts the greatest collection of Renaissance art from Florence, with many of Michelangelo’s sculptures, including his legendary work: David. 

After this, you will cross the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge and take a moment to marvel at Florence’s artisan jewellery shops nearby before moving towards Palazzo Pitti, where the tour ends. Keep reading below to learn more details about this Private Florence Walking Tour — what’s included, what isn’t included, etc. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Start planning your Florentine adventure with Walkabout Tours!

TOUR INFO

Meeting Point

Piazza della Repubblica, next to the carousel

You can add the hotel pickup service during the booking.

When

Everyday

Time

Choose the time you prefer

Language

English

 

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Walking tour
Private tour
Certified guide
Historic centre
Reservation needed
Rain or Shine

Tour table

  • Up to 5 people: 220€

  • Up to 10 people: 270€

  • up to 15 people: 320€

  • Up to 20 people: 360€ Extra person: 9€ each

  • For big group (more than 30 people), please contact us: [email protected]

  • For tours during the weekend, the price can increase

  • Fully licensed guide

  • 2.30 hour tour of Florence historic Center

  • Meals

  • Tips/Gratuity

You may cancel your booking any time before the tour date by writing an email to [email protected]

Cancellations need to be made at least 72 hrs before the start of your tour, and the company holds the right to keep 10% of your down payment.

A 50% refund will be given to cancellations received between 48-72 hours before the start of your paid tour (semi-private and private tours).

Cancellations received within 48 hours and no-shows up (15 minutes later than agreed time) will not be refunded.

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Hotel pick up: 20€

Headphones: 3€ per person

Tour Description

Stop 1

Meeting Point

Meet your guide in Piazza della Repubblica, next to the carousel. Just look for your guide with the official CITYWALKERS YELLOW umbrella and T-shirt.
Stop 2

Piazza del Duomo

Admire the beauty of this UNESCO world heritage square and its buildings. It took only 140 years to complete the Duomo! The Duomo, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni are in fact the main tourist attractions of Tuscany's main city.
Stop 3

Dante's house

According to documentary evidence this is the house of the Alighieri family once lived. Dante is undoubtedly the most important Italian poet considered the father of the Italian language.
Stop 4

Orsanmichele

An old barn converted into a church, Orsanmichele was built on the land where the garden of the former San Michele monastery was located and now houses a beautiful collection of statues inside.
Stop 5

Mercato Nuovo and Porcellino

The Porcellino Lodge was built in the 16th century. It was used and continues to be used as a market where it is possible to find handicrafts products like bags, belts and leather accessories, silk objects, hats and much more. The Porcellino Lodge takes its name from the Porcellino, a bronze boar with a fountain.
Stop 6

Piazza della Signoria

This piazza is just like it has been for centuries with its medieval houses and its old stone pavement. You can imagine just how it has been for all the people walking here before you. The majestic Uffizi Gallery stands close and add an air of elegance to the surrounding.
Stop 7

Uffizi

The Uffizi Gallery contains one of the oldest and most famous art collections in the world. Built in 1560 by Giorgio Vasari, following the orders of Cosimo I de Medici, it had the initial purpose of housing the offices of the Florentine magistrates, as the Palazzo Vecchio was at one point too small.
Stop 8

Ponte Vecchio

Definitely the most photographed site in Florence, Ponte Vecchio is full of jewelry shops and was also the set of many movies. Listen to the story of how it survived the Germans and the Flood of Florence in 1966.
Stop 9

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti is a Renaissance palace that was originally the urban residence of Luca Pitti, a Florentine banker. In 1549 it was bought by Leonor de Toledo, the Duchess and wife of Cosimo I de Médici, and it became the official residence of the grand dukes of Tuscany. In the 19th century, the palace was used as a military base by Napoleon I and then served for a short period as the official residence of the Kings of Italy.