This Florence walking tour is just what you need to be introduced to the city and its heritage. Explore the history and architecture of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed centre, from its Roman foundations through to the world-changing Renaissance and modern-day Florence.
About this tour:
- Discover Florence’s unique secular heritage and breathtaking beauty with an expert local tour guide
- Find out about the historic and architectural evolution of the city, including its Renaissance masters the Medici.
- See the spots where the greatest minds and artists were inspired
- Admire the best-known sites in Florence, including the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo, and the Ponte Vecchio
- Stop for a surprise “tasting” during your pleasant and relaxing walk
Spend a day in Florence discovering the most important and charming sites on a UNESCO World Heritage Walk through the city’s historic centre, accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
Meet our local tour guides in Florence and get to know the city’s secrets
Florence is one of the most important cities in world history and there’s no better way to learn about its splendour and secular heritage than on a guided walking tour. This tour will take you through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed centre, where a knowledgeable and local English-speaking tour guide will answer all of your questions about the birthplace of the Renaissance. From its Roman foundations to modern-day Florence, no stone will be left unturned!
Learn about the Medici with an expert guide
During your day in Florence, you’ll get to explore the historic and architectural evolution of Florence from Roman times to the middle ages and the Renaissance, which changed the face of Europe. The Medici were the masters of Florence and rose to become revered through the Western world in the 14th and 15th centuries. Coming to power at a time of great social and economic equality, their banking practices made them unimaginably wealthy, with them using their vast power and resources to usher in a new era of revolutionary art and science.
Admire the most important historic sites of Florence on your walk
This tour will take you to places where the greatest minds and artists have stood and been inspired. This Florence walking tour takes in the Piazza della Signoria and the Palazzo Vecchio town hall, the Duomo, the Baptistery with its “Gates of Paradise,” Giotto’s belltower, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church, and the Ponte Vecchio. Not only that, you’ll admire from the outside the secret Vasari Corrido as well as famous shopping streets and the Oltrarno District. And there’ll be time to stop along the way for a surprise tasting of local produce!
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
Please note we do not visit the inside of monuments and museums.
This tour runs on rain or shine.
The meeting point is in our booking office in Piazza Mentana 2red, Florence (opposite the Arno River).
price per person