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Florence Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide provided by Raphael Tours in Florence

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Florence Sightseeing Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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Overview
Known as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is packed with monuments, art, and architecture. Find the city’s highlights on a walking tour, and get the background info on the city and its sights from a local guide. With photo stops aplenty, the experience offers the perfect way for first-time visitors to discover Florence. Even better: Numbers are capped at 15 for a small-group experience.
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You'll start at
Piazza di Santa Croce
Piazza di Santa Croce, 50122 Firenze FI, ItalyMeet by the statue of Dante on the steps of the Basilica di Santa Croce, Piazza Santa Croce.
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  • Pass by Piazza Santa Croce
    Pass by Ponte Vecchio
    Pass by Piazza della Signoria
    Pass by Piazza del Duomo
    Pass by Basilica di San Lorenzo
You'll end at
Piazza di San Lorenzo
Piazza di San Lorenzo, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
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Highlights
  • Explore Florence with a local guide for insider info about the city
  • Enjoy a more interactive tour experience with just 15 people per group
  • Have the chance to take more photos than you would do on a coach tour
  • Hear the stories behind historical sites, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce
What to Expect
With your small group and guide, start your Florence tour with a visit to the Basilica of Santa Croce. Hear how the Franciscan church is the resting place of Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and admire its architecture with your guide. Pass through Piazza dei Peruzzi, home of the medieval Bargello Palace, and browse the stalls of Mercato del Porcellino, Florence’s bustling central market. Strike a pose for photos on the Ponte Vecchio, and hear the history behind the city’s iconic bridge. Continue through Piazza della Signoria, home to the Palazzo Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery, and then stand before Florence Duomo with its beautiful terracotta-colored dome. As you admire the duomo, learn about the piazza’s other significant monuments, including Giotto’s Bell Tower and Florence Baptistery. Your tour then ends at the Church of San Lorenzo.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza di Santa Croce, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Piazza di San Lorenzo, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Inclusions
  • English Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carlos Q wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was a nice walking tour, not too long and our guide Glenda was amazing. We were lucky enough that our tour was private as everyone else had cancelled and Glenda took us around the city and told us all about it. We took the night tour which was nice and things were not as
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Expedition649529 wrote a review Mar 2020
Dallas, Texas3 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a great time on this tour! 2 of our 3 people had never been to Florence and this tour provided a great option for hitting the highlights of Florence. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone who only has a few days in Florence. We used the information from this
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Date of experience: February 2020
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pramod1031 wrote a review Feb 2020
Ashburn, Virginia20 contributions1 helpful vote
Everyone should do this walking tour the very first thing when they get to Firenze - the guide was very knowledgeable and gave us all the necessary details as to how to navigate the streets and find the best attractions. We went thru’ the best of Firenze in about 2-3 hours
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Anthony M wrote a review Feb 2020
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While visiting Italy, we were based in Rome and had a free day to travel to Florence. This two hour walking tour was a great way to see the main sites in Florence. Daniel, our tour guide, gave us great insights into the most famous places and discussed the history of the city
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Date of experience: February 2020
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anne p wrote a review Jan 2020
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Thank you Glenda for the interesting sightseeing walking tour. To discover Florence by night was really a pleasure, it seemed another city, much quieter.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Raphael Tours in Florence
AnnmarieAnderson
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Our Favorite Tour
The tour of the Accademia was our favorite. Leonardo met my friend and me at our hotel. He took us on a walking tou
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Stay543524
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Great tour of the Uffizi!
Wonderful and engaging guided tour of the museum- highly recommended. Do not hesitate to book this tour. It makes t
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BethHornstrom
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Florence toyr
Leonardo was the highlight of our visit to Florence! We were there with a group of 12 friends. We were running a
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Omals24
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Highly recommend Leonardo
Leonardo was the best!! Thank you!! He was so informative and took his time to answer all of our questions. He is s
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Jim M
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Tourist
Leonardo is a fantastic guide and historian who took two separate groups of friends on different days on tours of F
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jasonsM3075JP
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Florence day trip
Had a great time was very informative! Saw all the major sights in a day. Even in the rain we managed to have a gre
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Dan K
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Leonardo was a fantastic guide
Leonardo is a native Florencian, and that made our tour of Florence a 10 out 10. His knowledge of the history of Fl
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ddesmidt
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Amazing!!
What an amazing tour of the city and gallery. Leonado was very knowledgeable and even gave us a few extra places to
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V7877TOdeanl
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First trip to Italy
We were very happy with our tour with giuliana as she was very informative for the adults while also acknowledging
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bwadevml
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David, Duomo and Medici Legends
Leonardo with Raphael Tours was an amazing guide for our family in Florence. Leonardo was so well-versed in the his
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Barbara C
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Loved the marketplace and the past making and tasking.
Good tour, but we did not have much to compare it with. So much to see in the big marketplace--wished we had staye
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Neil C
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Great start to 5 day visit
Learnt a great deal about Florence on this 2 hour tour. Highly recommend doing this first night so you know what to
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Graceelio
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Try the food on second floor
If you guys want to go for an amazing lunch you have to stop here. San Lorenzo market in Florence There are so ma
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krisom
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Informative and fun
My fiancé and I were the only ones on our tour which was really nice. Alice, our tour guide, was very nice and eage
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LStew_Leanne
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Personalized and Engaging!
Giulia was a fantastic tour guide! She ensured the tour was interesting to everyone, my son (13) did not feel that
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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