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Fascinating Florence: Guided Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Discover hidden Florence on a walking tour featuring icons and hidden gems 
  • Small-group tour is a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves 
  • See Giotto’s Bell Tower, Baptsitery (Battistero), and the Duomo in less time 
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Fascinating Florence: Guided Walking Tour
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Fascinating Florence: Guided Walking Tour
From US$33.26
Overview
With its many pedestrian-only streets and limited parking, Florence is best seen on a guided walking tour. With a guide on this tour, you’ll visit a mixture of landmarks (Brunelleschi’s Dome or Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower) and hidden gems, and discover secrets and scandals you'd likely miss if exploring independently. Plus, you’ll receive recommendations for the best places to eat, drink, and shop during your time in the city.
What to Expect

Your walking tour begins in central Florence at the ArtViva office, near Piazza della Repubblica, where you’ll greet your guide and receive an introduction to the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region.

As you visit highlights such as Giotto’s Bell Tower, Baptistery (Battistero), and the Duomo, you’ll hear tales of feuding painters, Medici rulers, and religious fanatics who all left their mark on the city, and get a history of Italian cuisine.

As you stroll through quaint piazzas and down hidden backstreets, you’ll get insider tips regarding gelato shops and the best restaurants and bars from your guide. The walking tour concludes at Piazza del Duomo.

Plan ahead as shoulders and knees (for men and women) must be covered when entering sacred sites.

Reviews (69)
1 - 5 of 44 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Interesting and Fun Tour

We planned a walking tour with Artviva on the Monday of our 4-day trip to Florence as that is when nearly all the museums are closed. Corrina was a great guide with a vast knowledge of Florentine history. We especially appreciated the little details she...More

Thank JKMorgan
Reviewed 5 days ago
Actually callled “Original Florence walk”

Brenda was very nice, very funny and knowledgeable. Gave us lots of tips and ideas for our time in Venice!

Thank Krockel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grazie mille Brenda!

Very interesting and enjoyable walking tour, we would recommend this to anyone - helps to quickly locate the points of interest in this beautiful city and learn facts about Florence past and present that you wouldn’t find in any guide book. We took the tour...More

Thank colinc1517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent overview of Florence and its many highlights

A great tour that captivated our interest for hours! We learned much about the city and were able to start our trip out right by a brief overview of city highlights, that we went back to later on in our trip for more in depth...More

Thank JezzyJ1014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent tour with Hilde

This tour far exceeded our expectations. In three hours, Hilde walked us around the city center and brought the city's colorful history to life. She gave meaning to the countless beautiful buildings and artworks around the city, and wove them together in a story featuring...More

Thank cmdevine2018
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Marcos M
8 September 2018|
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Response from jojotravelgal2018 | Reviewed this property |
For us it was English but I am sure it can be done in other languages.
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ollieraw99
22 May 2018|
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Response from Me9919 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I would check with the tour group
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