Walking tour in Florence (also by night)
Explore the most famous sites of Florence’s ancient culture. Tread in the tantalizing footsteps of over 2000 years of history. The tour lasts approximately two hours.
Beginning in Via Cavour 21 red, we will pass nearby the first residence of the Medici family and the Chapel of the Medici and after we will reach the religious center of this magnificent city. Here we will admire the Baptistery, Duomo, and the Cathedral, all of which are decorated with elaborate facades and marble panels. Towards Dante’s home, we will stop in the front of Santa Margherita or Dante’s Church, where Beatrice is buried. There will be a view of the Bargello Palace, a former prison. Next, we will walk to Palazzo Vecchio famous for its civil architecture, the location of the guilds, and the Medici family political court. Then, in Piazza Della Signoria, we will observe an open-air museum of many statues including the copy of Michelangelo’s David as well as many other notable works.
We will then pass into the wings of the Uffizi Gallery, an example of Mannerist architecture with one of the most impressive art collections in the world. Following the Arno River, we will walk toward Ponte Vecchio, a bridge famous for its gold jewelry shops. Finally, we will end the tour by stopping in front of the Palazzo Pitti.