1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Basilica of Santa Croce

Florence Self-Guided Walking Audiopen Tour

Product ID: 55757
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Discover the sights of Florence at your own pace with the help of an interactive audiopen. Let the device be your personal guide to the “Cradle of the Renaissance” for 10-hours. See landmark sites, such as the Pitti Palace.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the sights of Florence at your own pace
  • Learn more about the Renaissance monuments with the help of an audiopen
  • Focus on the sites that interest you most
  • Marvel at stunning architecture, such as Brunelleschi's Dome
  • Enjoy a stunning view of Florence and the River Arno from the Church of San Miniato al Monte
  • Play back the audio guide as many times as you like
  • Take home a great city map as a souvenir
Full description
Enjoy an interactive full-day tour of Florence with the help of an innovative audiopen guide, and explore the old city center at your own pace. Follow an itinerary designed by local experts.

Pick up your magic pen, and decide the points of interest you want to focus on. Your audiopen device is at your disposal for the whole day, and you can play back the comments on the audio guide as many times as you like.

Simply pass the pen over a point of interest on the provided map, and listen to the commentary about that particular monument. Get interesting information about the Renaissance era in general, and learn more about the powerful Medici family.
During the walking tour you will receive useful information regarding the history of Florence and the Renaissance period, touching all the most important sights of the city, as the Church of San Lorenzo, the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, the Baptistery of St. John, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with the majestic Brunelleschi's Dome, Repubblica Square, the Medieval District with Dante’s House, Strozzi Palace, Tornabuoni Street, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti with the Boboli Gardens, the Straw Market, the Church of Santa Croce, Orsanmichele Church, Piazza Signoria and the imposing Palazzo Vecchio.
Among the monuments, not to be missed, located just outside the city center within walking distance or by public transport, there is the Church of San Miniato al Monte from which you can also enjoy the most spectacular panoramic view of the city.
Includes
  • Audiopen rental
  • Encoded interactive map per person

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Important: Audiopen must be returned by 7:00 PM (Monday to Saturday) and by 4:30 PM on Sundays on the day they are delivered by the agency, otherwise you will be charged for another day of rental
• Please note that children under the age of 7 will not be provided with an audiopen and map
• A deposit is required per audiopen, which will be refunded when you return the device
• Children 0-6 years old get in free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Handover of the pen worked without any problems. We were only told that we should return it after 6 hours, so it didn't matter if we made a reference to the booking. The texts were informative, everything worked out technically and you could see the most important things. As the sole source, it is not enough, but was a nice addition! A pen for two people is enough!

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June 29, 2019

Practice making a first location of important sites

An audiotel for 2 is enough, the sound is quite loud. very practical place of deposit (in a travel agency). Please note this is an overview which gives the main information, it may not be enough depending on what you expect. The explanations are on the city, the history of the Medici and the bus sites outside. We have combined with a bicycle rental as there are 20 ° points of interest.

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May 29, 2018

This allows you to learn about the main story

Very well. Thank B.alizard

June 15, 2018

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CAF Tour & Travel

Product ID: 55757