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Context Florence

Via Albero 15, Florence, Italy
+39 080 0691 6036
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Context provides an in-depth alternative to traditional tours. We are a network of architects, historians, art historians, and other specialists who organize over 300 different walks in 15 cities around the world. Florence teaches that art does not exist in a vacuum. Here in the churches, palaces, and other Renaissance-era institutions we encounter art in its original setting enveloped by social and political context.
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Via Albero 15, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
+39 080 0691 6036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our Florence Market Walking Tour with Patrizia, our experienced and knowledgeable guide. Patrizia took us down back neighborhood streets, past antique shops, clothing stores, and other hidden jewels. The food market was an absolute delight. We saw Parmigiano-Reggiano wheels, porchetta, salads, sauces,...More

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We knew that a visit to the Uffizi Gallery would be a highlight of our trip to Florence. We decided to use Context to benefit from a small group tour (there were six of us). Our guide was Chiara and she was incredibly knowledgeable, passionate,...More

Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Took the Fresco workshop. Alan was a superb instructor. Totally prepared. Instructions were clear and helpful. It was fun and lots of laughs . We also learned a lot that made our Fresco viewing more meaningful. I highly recommend this workshop.

Thank CholentBoy
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I've always loved details and the story behind the story. I was hoping that Context would deliver this given that Firenze is the pre-eminent city of art and culture and Context didn't disappoint (and believe me I have very high expectations!) We went to two...More

Thank Laryngospasm
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Lucia was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and willing to answer all our questions. She was also solicitous of our condition, asking us if we wanted to take a rest every so often.

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Excellent tour. Lucia Picchi, our guide was excellent. I am a world traveler and former travel executive.This is by far one of the best tours that I have taken. Context is a Tour-company I will continue to book.

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We did 2 tours, both with Adrienne, and both were great! She really helped us understand more about the city, the history and the food, how different it is from Rome. We did another tour with Context in Rome and were impressed all around. Adrienne...More

Thank scrapbooker_11
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We booked 2 tours through Context while in Florence - Uffizi and Palazzo Vecchio - and were extremely pleased with the quality of the tours. It was such a good experience, we will definitely book with Context again. The tours are a bit more expensive...More

Thank GinaGMSP
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Highly recommend using Context Travel for our tour needs. Our guide was amazing - engaged with my two teens as well as with my husband and I at a personal level. He's clearly passionate about what he does, Florence and its culture and heritage. We...More

Thank jskennedy1
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was my first time taking a Context tour but ended up doing two different ones while visiting Florence. I learned that people can become "Context Junkies" and now I understand why! Apparently they have Context tours in many cities around the world. If you...More

Thank Janelle W
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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