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 30min||15 min break|
Medici free walking tour:
Our Morning free walking tour is an introduction to the city of Florence. You will learn about the development of the city, its history, and the Medici family. The tour shows you a lesser known areas of Florence by crossing Arno river to go off the beaten path. You start with Piazza della Signoria square, where you find the David statue by Michelangelo, cross the Ponte Vecchio and get all the useful info about how to best visit Uffizi gallery. You also learn the purpose of Palazzo Vecchio, see the Pitti Palace that you reach by following the famous Vasarian Corridor. You end the tour in the area filled with local restaurants. It is perfect for lunch, and after you can come back for our afternoon free tour, which covers completely different area of the city. The tour ends in Piazza Santo Spirito.
Piazza degli Strozzi
Florence free tour
|½ of the city||3 km ~ 1.6 miles|
|2h 10min||no break|
Renaissance Main Landmarks Free Tour:
The Afternoon Tour focuses on the northern side of the historical center of the city and covers the main landmarks of Florence. The landmarks covered are: Porcellino, Orsanmichele, Duomo square and The 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 the biographies and inventions of the most famous characters of Florence, such as Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante and Brunelleschi. The tour ends in piazza Santa Croce.