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The Best tour in Florence: Renaissance & Medici Tales - guided by a STORYTELLER
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The Best tour in Florence: Renaissance & Medici Tales - guided by a STORYTELLER

By Florence Tour-Tale
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Ages 0-90
Duration: 2h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English, Spanish
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Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2023

  • Valuable information about the city. What to visit, what to do, what to eat and other tips
  • Licensed Guide
What's not included
  • Tips - Pay what you want to reward your tour guide's effort - some people tip from 10€ to 50
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Lorenzo
  • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Medici Riccardi
  • Entry/Admission - Battistero di San Giovanni
  • Entry/Admission - Campanile di Giotto
  • Entry/Admission - Cupola del Brunelleschi
  • Entry/Admission - Gallerie Degli Uffizi
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Lorenzo
  • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Medici Riccardi
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza del Duomo
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza della Repubblica
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza della Signoria
  • Entry/Admission - Gallerie Degli Uffizi


Start:
  • Piazza di San Lorenzo, 11, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
    Our guides have a GREEN UMBRELLA Nuestros guías van a estar con un PARAGUAS VERDE. Nossos guias usam um Guarda-chuvas VERDE
End:
  • Uffizi Gallery, Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
    We’ll end up the tour by looking at the Ponte Vecchio

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 126104P1

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Piazza di San Lorenzo, 11
    Piazza di San Lorenzo, 11, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
    Our guides have a GREEN UMBRELLA Nuestros guías van a estar con un PARAGUAS VERDE. Nossos guias usam um Guarda-chuvas VERDE
    See address & details
  • 1
    Basilica di San Lorenzo
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 2
    Palazzo Medici Riccardi
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 3
    Piazza del Duomo
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 4
    Piazza della Repubblica
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 5
    Piazza della Signoria
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 6
    Gallerie Degli Uffizi
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Uffizi Gallery
    Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
    We’ll end up the tour by looking at the Ponte Vecchio
    See address & details
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  • Florence Tour-Tale
    6,731
    Florence, Tuscany, Italy
    Joined in February 2019
  • 836jignasap
    0 contributions
    Take at your own risk 😉
    it was a good tour, scary and dark.. the alleyways do seem scary at night especially the ones where there are not many people
    Written 22 February 2024
  • ludovicaz433
    0 contributions
    Amazing spooky tour in florence
    Our guide Antonio brought us around on sunday evening in florence to discover with him the spooky legends behind the city's charm. We walked from piazza santissima annunziata and discovered the story behind the murder of Francesco De Medici and Bianca Cappello and then many interesting facts about Dante, the mafia which bombed a part of the Uffizi gallery, the monster of florence.
    Written 20 February 2024
  • Trail50507115939
    0 contributions
    If walls could talk
    We wanted to try something different for a change and this is a unique tour. It's an interesting mix of documented historical facts and urban legends, some quite gruesome. Angela has a real talent for telling stories.
    Written 11 February 2024
  • 972louisah
    0 contributions
    Rainy but fun
    Angela was a great tour guide, it rained the whole time which was a shame but spirits stayed high. Besides Angela, myself and my partner there were only 7 others in the tour which I felt was the perfect number. Really interesting and a nice range of eras (stories from the 1400s to the 1990s). I would definitely recommend, but book through their freetour website directly for free, don’t pay the trip advisor booking fee.
    Written 11 February 2024
  • lito791
    0 contributions
    A tour that will give you goosebumps
    Another 5 out of 5 tour in Florence. The vivid presentation from Giacomo gave me goosebumps. I would recommend this tour to anyone who’s interested to learn more dark side of Florence .
    Written 9 February 2024
  • johnbI6567LQ
    0 contributions
    Evening walk in Firenze
    Wonderful walk through Florence in the evening. Giacomo regaled us with some of the darker histories of the city. A very enjoyable evening!!
    Written 8 February 2024
  • Sunshine15419517840
    0 contributions
    Awesome tour experience
    The tour was amazing, and the tour guide Francesca was local and speaks very good English with great sense of story telling while she tours you around the historical part of the city .. I highly recommend it !!
    Written 6 February 2024
  • 407melisab
    0 contributions
    Firenze
    Great Experiences! Amazing story telling! Really engaging! Hace us all the information in a perfect way! We loved it!!
    Written 27 January 2024
  • eafariolin
    0 contributions
    Amazing experience
    As a lover of murder mysteries I found the tour to be fantastic! Antonio was an AMAZING guide!!! It was easily one of the best experiences I've had in Florence.
    Written 21 January 2024
  • 971chanelm
    0 contributions
    This tour is a must!
    This is a tour I go on every time I have visited Florence because the tour and the guides themselves are fantastic. This time I brought along my mother and she wholeheartedly agrees! Our guide, Angela, was delightful. She was engaging, lovely to speak to and to learn from, came excellently prepared with pictures that helped contextualise the many great stories we heard.
    Written 17 January 2024
  • Adventure00857771958
    0 contributions
    Hardly recommend
    I did the night tour with Antonio, which was a really interesting and funny experience. Antonio knows a lot and interacts personally with the group- great guide 👍🏼Totally recommend ☺️
    Written 15 January 2024
  • sugoshn
    0 contributions
    Great experience
    Antonio was our guide for the mystery tour and he had some very interesting and fun stories to share. Would recommend it!
    Written 14 January 2024
  • Kumaresan T
    0 contributions
    For a different side of Florence
    Excellent tour that offers a different take on Florence! The guide was great and very informative. The tour length was just nice and I was kept engaged throughout.
    Written 5 January 2024
  • jennasP7602PV
    0 contributions
    Worst tour ever
    Without a doubt the worst tour I've ever been on. We abandoned ship after 30 minutes. the group was too large, the tour guide was using a microphone that had a poor sound quality and he repeatedly turned his back to the crowd.
    Written 7 December 2023
  • GClife
    0 contributions
    Recommend
    Great tour nicely placed. Glenda was a great guide, I was keen to learn about the Medici Family and had my curiosity satisfied Good tips along the way as to where and what to eat, like the market recommendation. The 2 hours went very quickly Florence is a magic city and this is a great introduction
    Written 2 December 2023
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Gary M
Romford, UK43 contributions
Fascinating tour learning about the history of of Florence and the impact of the Medici family. Michael bring the city to life with humour and history. Would strongly recommend you do this as soon as possible after arrival in Florence .
Written 27 February 2024
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Karol S
Windsor, CA16 contributions
Great tour with Glenda even though it was pouring rain. She made it fun and interesting. The sun came out the next day and we used her suggestions and had a great trip!☀️
Written 25 February 2024
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David W
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Couples
Very informative and interesting tour. We had just over two hours, didn't cover much distance but rather concentrated on key historical timelines in Florence. Very able and helpful tour guide in Ricardo. Well worth it. Highly recommended and ideally something you should do early in your stay in Florence as the guide gives pointers of worthwhile things to do during your stay.
Written 25 February 2024
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Becky P
Walmer, UK64 contributions
Very interesting tour. V friendly guide, informative and happy to take questions. A great start to this visit to Florence with my Mum.
Written 25 February 2024
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Yibing H
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
It was amazing to hand out with Michele ! He is a real historian and the best storyteller. We appreciate this trip a lot. I really accommodate this trip.
Written 22 February 2024
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Excursion644089
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Solo
Gabriella was amazing. Admired her narration and knowledge on Florence and medici history. Cheers to team Florence your tale
Written 21 February 2024
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runawaycloud
4 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
The tour was great, we learned plenty of interesting facts about art and history! Everybody loved Volha's explainations, she really made time fly!
Written 21 February 2024
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Κώστας Κ
7 contributions
The tour was great and Riccardo made it even better. He provided us with info that made our knowledge of Florence much deeper. He has deep knowledge of the city's history and he is very funny at the same time.
Thank you!
Written 16 February 2024
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Zomer
Sao Paulo, SP1 contribution
Glenda was great. One of the best e tours we ever had. As she uses a microfone it was easy to hear the explanations. Strongly recommend.
Written 15 February 2024
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Maital F
Toronto, Canada1 contribution
Loved the storytelling by Glenda of the Medicci family in context of the locations we visited, gave it extra depth. Very knowledgeable, kind, personable.
Written 14 February 2024
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