FREE TOURS OF FLORENCE IN ENGLISH
Tours start every day at 10:30 and 15:00 from Piazza degli Strozzi
Free walking tour in Florence
|½ of the city||2.5 km ~ 1.5 miles|
|2h 10min||No break|
Main Landmarks free walking tour:
Our Morning free walking tour is an introduction to the city of Florence where you learn about the development of the city, its history, and the Medici family. You will discover a less known areas of Florence by crossing Arno river to go to a non-touristic and more authentic area, however in the beginning of the tour you will visit the Piazza della Signoria square where you will discover the reasons behind the popularity of the David statue by Michelangelo, cross the Ponte Vecchio, get all the useful info about how to best visit Uffizi gallery, learn the purpose of Palazzo Vecchio, discover Pitti Palace where you will get by following the famous Vasarian Corridor. You end the tour in the area filled with local restaurants which is perfect for lunch, after that you have several hours to visit one of the landmarks discovered during out tour on the inside, so you can come back for our afternoon free tour, which is complementary to the morning tour and covers completely different area of the city.
Piazza Santo Spirito
Florence free tour
|½ of the city||3 km ~ 1.6 miles|
|2h 30min||20 min break|
Main Landmarks Free Tour:
The Afternoon free walking tour of Florence covers main landmarks of the historical center of the city. The landmarks covered are Porcellino, Orsanmichele, Duomo Cathedral, Baptistery of San Giovanni, Opera del Duomo Museum, Bargello Palace, Church of Santa Croce. This tour does not cover Medici family and Signoria Square with the David statue. This free tour will take you though the square of the main Cathedral telling you a story of Renaissance period though biography and inventions of the most famous renaissance characters of Florence, Such as Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante and Brunelleschi.
Santa Croce Square
Please note that the sunset is at 16:40, and instantly after the sun goes down in Florence the temperature drops down 10°C (50°F), it is also quite humid, meaning that you will feel a lot colder than you expect. So please dress warm and don't forget to bring a scarf and a pair of gloves. See you in Piazza degli Strozzi at 15:00!