Posted on 2020-02-28
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Florence Walking Tour: 1.5-hour Walking Tour & Optional Duomo Cathedral Visit

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Additional activities/services offered

  • +€24.00

Overview

Take a Florence walking tour and discover 2000 years of history. Explore the most elegant squares and monuments in the cradle of the renaissance and get amazed during your Florence walking tour by the architectural gems and the classical art masterpieces you are encountering. Skip the line for an optional fast-track entrance and a guided tour of the Florence Duomo Cathedral.

◾ Admire the cradle of the Renaissance through the eyes of a professional guide
◾ Discover the beating heart of Florence, Signoria Square with its imposing Palazzo Vecchio
◾ Skip the line access and let an expert guide tell you all the secrets of the marvelous Duomo Cathedral

About this experience

DURATION: 1.5 hours
STARTING TIME: 9.00 pm
MEETING POINT: CiaoFlorence Sales Office - Via Cavour, 36 RED
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
OPENING SEASON: All year round, Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays
WHO CAN COME: Florence walking tour is suitable for all. However, not appropriate for a wheelchair users

What's included, what's not

✔ Professional guide
✔ 1 hour and 30 minutes walking tour
✔ Skip the line visit to the Duomo Cathedral (optional visit)
✔ Earphones for larger groups

Description - What to expect

Join your professional guide on an unforgettable journey to discover two thousand years of history and see for yourself why Florence has become one of the most popular destinations in the world as you admire the architectural wonders and works of art of this Renaissance city.

Start your Florence walking tour in Repubblica Square, one of the most beautiful squares in Florence. Follow your guide through the most typical Florentine streets and alleys to reach the Loggia del Mercato Nuovo. Here, touch the nose of the famous wild boar statue for good luck.

Continue your Florence walking tour to the Ponte Vecchio, the city's iconic bridge, and discover the most exclusive jewelry stores of Florence and marvel at the bridge's unique structure. Follow your guide to the Accademia Dei Georgofili and the Uffizi Square and discover the beating heart of Florence, Signoria Square, a real open-air museum dominated by the imposing Palazzo Vecchio and the magnificent Loggia Dei Lanzi which houses beautiful original statues including the Perseus by Cellini and the Rat of the Sabine Woman by Giambologna.

Finish your Florence walking tour in San Giovanni Square, home to the beautiful Duomo Cathedral as well as the Baptistery and Giotto's Bell Tower. If you prefer to continue the experience, visit the interior of the Duomo Cathedral at an optional additional cost. Skip the long lines of visitors and take advantage of the company of your expert guide who will share with you all the secrets of this immense wealth of art and architecture.

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

◾ The entrance to the Cathedral of Florence requires an appropriate dress code. Please make sure your shoulders and knees are covered
◾ It is strictly forbidden to bring large bags or luggage inside the Duomo
◾ Comfortable shoes are suggested for this Florence walking tour
◾ Due to security controls at the entrance of the Cathedral, waiting times may be longer for access to the Duomo (entrance is not allowed during the following days: November 1st, 2nd, December 8th, 25th, 26th, January 1st, 6th, April 9th, 10th, 11th, June 24thand August 15th)
◾ The tour is free of charge for children up to 5 years old