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Florence: 1.5-Hour Esoteric Guided Walking Tour

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Florence: 1.5-Hour Esoteric Guided Walking Tour

From US$ 39.56 per person

Discover the magical past of Florence on a walking tour with a local guide. Learn about the centuries-old secret signs and symbols around the city.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible


  • Let your imagination run wild with the magical tales of Florence
  • Listen to stories about the dark side of Florence's history
  • Investigate the mysterious death of famous Florentians
  • Discover the secrets of Florence alongside a local guide
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Discover the darker, esoteric side of Florence's churches, temples, and streets on a walking tour alongside a local guide. Explore the secret meaning behind the facades of the Basilicas of Santa Croce and Santa Maria Novella, learn about necromancy in Piazza Santa Croce and decipher the palindrome in the Florence Baptistery. Listen to the story of the legendary knight Pazzino dei Pazzi, and reconstruct the arsenic poisoning of an associate of Lorenzo the Magnificant, Pico della Mirandola in 1494. Learn the story of Friar Girolamo Savonarola, the Dominican hanged and burned at the stake in 1498 in Piazza della Signoria. End your tour at the statue of Ferdinand I in Piazza Santissima, and count the bees for good luck.
  • Local guide specialized in esotericism
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide at the Manfredo Fanti statue in the middle of San Marco Square.

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Alessandro Norcini was my wonderful guide through the misteries, political intrigues, historical puzzles and human riddles of Firenze - the best city in the world. I am definitely coming back to Firenze to learn more about its fantastic past and to enjoy its unfading beauty again and again. Very graterul to my highly professional and well educated guide. Wishing Alessandro, Firenze and la Bella Italia prosperity, good fortune and luck.

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