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  3. Florence
  4. Boboli Gardens

Boboli Garden: Guided Tour

Product ID: 175980
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Boboli Gardens is more than just an Italian-style garden, it is a place of historical importance for Florence. With this tour you can explore and learn it's secrets with a expert local guide.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided tour of the Toyal Boboli Gardens in Florence
  • Stroll through acres of gardens, trees, fountains and terraces with a knowledgeable guide
  • Learn the history of the 16th-century gardens behind the Pitti Palace
Full description
Visit the green oasis in the center of Florence, a marvelous design by Niccolò Tribolo and later featured by Giorgio Vasari, Bartolomeo Ammannati and Bernardo Buontalenti in 16th-century. Your tour guide will meet you in the Piazza Pitti or the Pitti Square right in front of the Central Gate, before unveiling the history of the Boboli Gardens and how it was designed.

The tour starts from the central Gate of Palazzo Pitti, and the guide will give an explanation of the Palazzo Pitti while walking you towards the gardens. You can only get to know these details from a professional and local guide who is has a profound knowledge of all the small details. You can take a relaxing walk through this amazing open-air museum, full of fountains, temples, beautiful caves and sculptures (Michelangelo, Giambologna) and many more.

Walk with your guide and admire its masterpieces like the Grotta Grande, the Amphitheater, the Viottolone and the Isolotto, the Knights Garden and the Kaffehaus and enjoy a spectacular view of Florence. Before the tour ends, don't forget to ask your guide for any additional questions you may have and at the end of the tour you may stay some time in the garden at your leisure, making it more memorable.
Includes
  • Ticket with reservation
  • Official certified guide
  • Radio system to hear the guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements (in the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund).
• Subject to favorable weather conditions (if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund). The gardens do not operate on days with heavy rain.
• Please note that if you arrive after the tour start time you will not be able to join and will not be refunded or have your tour rescheduled
Customer reviews
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Product ID: 175980