Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Location: Florence, Italy
First time visitors – orient yourselves with Renaissance inspired art and architecture on this two hour guided walking tour through the streets of Florence.
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
Meet your guide and walk through streets with multi-colored stalls and workshops characteristic of the central market zone. Keep an eye out for the Medicean Chapels and Basilica di S. Lorenzo, church of the once influential Medici Family (exterior view only).
Stroll through Piazza del Duomo and marvel at the vast Cathedral before stepping inside to admire the interior’s intricate Gothic detailing. There’s also time to view the dome, the bell tower and St John’s Baptistery.
Continue through the medieval quarter to Palazzo del Bargello (exterior visit only) and Piazza della Signoria where sculptures beckon. Glimpse Palazzo Vecchio and the world renown Uffizi Gallery as you roam the open-air like museum.Visit the picturesque Mercato della Paglia (Straw market), home to the famous Piggy Fountain.
Your walking tour concludes after crossing Florence’s signature bridge, the Ponte Vecchio, at Pitti Palace.
Please note the Cathedral is subject to closure during National Holidays.