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

Florence: Free Guided Walking Tour with Booking Fee

Product ID: 361385
Make the most of your trip to Florence and reserve your spot on this free walking tour led by passionate, local guide. Dive into the rich history of Florence and marvel at the city's architecture and impressive landmarks.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a free walking tour of the city with a passionate and knowledgeable local guide
  • Be amazed by one of the most important cradles of arts and history
  • Receive tips and recommendations to enhance your stay in the city
  • Marvel at the magnificent works of Renaissance architects
Full description
Your tour begins from Piazza San Lorenzo, in front of the San Lorenzo Church. There you will talk about this very important yet often overlooked landmark in detail. Following that, the tour takes you just around the corner to admire the central and most magnificent square, Piazza del Duomo, complete with the Florence Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistry, and other impressive buildings.

You will hear all about the mystery of Brunelleschi's famous dome, before making your way to the church of Orsanmichele where you will be able to admire the works of renowned sculptors such as Donatello. The next stop is the very center of the city, the Piazza della Signoria. Outside the Palazzo Vecchio you will hear about some specifics of the Florentine government throughout the ages. Next to the palace you can find a replica of David, the famous sculpture by Michelangelo.

Passing the Uffizi Gallery, where most famous works of Da Vinci, Rafael, and Botticelli can be seen, the tour will lead you towards the deep Arno River, with impressive views of the mysterious Ponte Vecchio. The tour will finish in front of the church of Santa Croce, which comes complete with beautiful façades and impressive history. Along the way you will also learn about Tuscany including its culture, gastronomy, and of course recommendations on the best places to have dinner, coffee, and gelato.
Includes
  • Free sightseeing walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • 2 booking fee (for a guaranteed spot)
  • Entrance to museums
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips/gratuities

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Meeting point

Your guide will be at the square in front of the San Lorenzo church, recognizable by an orange umbrella.

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Product ID: 361385