Explore Florence's historic centre and marvel at stunning attractions including Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria
Skip the line access to the Uffizi Gallery
Visit one of the oldest galleries in the world and admire the stunning collection of Renaissance masterpieces
A passionate art lover local guide
Operates: Daily except Monday
Starts: 2:45pm (2:30pm November – April)
Duration: 3 hours and 15 minutes
Child: Children under 6 years travel complimentary with an adult. Please provide the child ages in the notes when you book.
Group size: Maximum 14
The tour is always guaranteed in English and Spanish. Italian, German & French is also available, however, there is a minimum number of 4 passengers for this. Please select your preferred at the time of the booking.
Meet your guide at Piazza San Firenze, in front of the Caffe San Firenze by 2:25pm
View the unique Gothic structure of the Bascilica di Santa Croce and its surroundings
Visit the oldest bridge in Florence - the Ponte Vecchio
Explore the Piazza della Signoria and its surrounding landmarks including Palazzo Uguccioni
Guided tour of the world famous Uffizi Gallery
For lovers of art and culture, Florence is surely one of the top destinations you can visit. According to UNESCO, the city centre is literally priceless with its museums, churches and artworks coming together to form an immeasurable wealth. On this afternoon sightseeing tour, we’ll pay a visit to Florence’s most celebrated Renaissance-era landmarks and immerse ourselves within the beautiful city streets.
Meet your dedicated local guide as we begin this tour at the Piazza San Firenze, a remarkable example of ancient residential architecture that dates back to the 15th-century. Next, we’ll take a short walk to the Basilica di Santa Croce, a truly unique Gothic structure that rests at one end of an expansive square. This place is the burial site for many of Florence’s most admired people, including Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei and Niccolò Machiavelli. Head inside and get a glimpse of the lavish interior that offers 16 distinct chapels that are works of art in their own right.
Moving through the bustling streets to the picturesque riverfront promenade of Lungarno Torrigiani, we’ll get a spectacular view of the Ponte Vecchio. This famous medieval bridge stretches across the Arno River and offers an interesting selection of shops and eateries. Meanwhile, as you explore, your guide will detail the ancient history of this structure, including how it was spared from being bombed during World War II.
Our next stop is the centre of Florence’s social and cultural circle – the Piazza della Signoria. This is where you’ll get to see many of the city’s most popular landmarks, including the Palazzo Uguccioni, the Tribunale della Mercanzia, and the Loggia dei Lanzi, which is also where you’ll find Cellini’s towering bronze statue known as ‘Perseus with the Head of Medusa’.
Our last stop on this whirlwind tour of Florence is the world-famous Uffizi Gallery. Spread across two levels, this is the home of Renaissance art with masterpieces taking over every single space. Founded in 1581, the Uffizi Gallery has stood the test of time and today features astounding artworks, such as Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’, Leonardo’s ‘Annunciation’ and Michelangelo’s ‘Tondo Doni’. A fitting way to conclude our exciting day out exploring everything Florence has to offer, you’re free to stay and roam the Uffizi Gallery until closing time.
A local and licensed guide
Skip the line access to Uffizi Gallery
Walking tour of Florence including Piazza San Firenze, Piazza Santa Croce, Lungarno Torrigiani, Piazza Santa Felicita and Piazza Signoria
Earphones for bigger groups
The meeting point for this tour is at Piazza San Firenze, in front of Caffe San Firenze. Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes prior to your departure time. You will be given full instruction once you have completed your booking.