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Knowledgeable guide, good introduction to Florence

My friend and I did the 11am walking tour in English. It started at the Santa Maria Nouvella. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gráinne S
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Good behind the scenes tour

Alicia was our guide and it was clear that she loves Florence. We were fortunate in that there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Susan M
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Florence Free Tour is the original walking tour of Florence. It is FREE, no tariff is applied or asked. Our professional guides work on a tip only basis and their motivation and your generosity will allow to continue these services. We offer 2 daily...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Santa Maria Novella Square | In front of the church, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

The guide lady Dariya got to Florence many years ago and became passionate with it. So she tells people about the city with the love. She is willing to answer any question you have. Although there're little details i would change about the tour strategy,...More

Thank Shota P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I did the 11am walking tour in English. It started at the Santa Maria Nouvella. It was easy to spot the guide beside the obelisk in the square on front. There was a sign up sheet for the group and we were...More

Thank Gráinne S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Eleonora provided us with a fantastic whistle stop tour of Florence and not only that suggested great “non tourist” places for us to eat. Even showing us the best place to get gelato in Florence! We will be recommending this tour to others.

Thank Meg D
Reviewed 5 days ago

After doing some amazing free walking tours of Venice we were so excited to do this afternoon tour of Florence. Unfortunately it was no where near the standard of the excellent Venice guides. The tour guide spent a lot of time asking us questions about...More

Thank sammells
Reviewed 6 days ago

Alicia was our guide and it was clear that she loves Florence. We were fortunate in that there were only 7 people on our tour so we could ask questions and because of our size, Alicia took us into a lovely cathedral. We enjoyed it...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Alicia proved to be a wonderful tour guide, giving an in-depth tour of some of the most touristy areas. The tour guide used a loud speaker and it was difficult to hear everything unless you were one of the more aggressive tourists willing to push...More

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did both the morning and afternoon tours and loved both of them! The guides pointed out and discussion all of the “big” tourist attractions but also pointed out smaller things that no amount of internet search would have led you too

Thank Ashleigh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked the tour, it was easily digestible. Lots about the Medici family, started at the novela square and ended outside beautiful pitti palace. The guide is nice, we asjed lots of questions. Highly reccomend the tour.

Thank Kranti P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The joy of walking tours is in learning snippets of local history that are not included in guidebooks. Filippo did not disappoint. On a sweltering hot day he ensured we stayed in shady spots and made medieval Florence come alive. I love city walking tours...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tours offered here are fine if you just need someone to point out where major POI are. In my opinion, they can be so much more. Sure, the tour is “free”, but of course a tip is expected and with this system I’ve had...More

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Nearby
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
...More
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