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Florence: Sights and Bites Small Group Tour

Florence: Sights and Bites Small Group Tour

From US$ 73.86 per person

Discover Florence with a small group walking tour and get acquainted with the history, the architecture, and the food. Stroll through famous streets and taste the culture of Florence.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the main tourist sights in Florence with a local guide
  • Get off the beaten path and see some of the city’s lesser known neighbourhoods
  • Discover the stories behind the history, art, and food of Florence
  • Taste Tuscany’s best sweet and savoury treats with a glass of local wine in hand
  • Admire Renaissance art from Michelangelo, Donatella, Cellini, and more
Full description

Begin your immersion into Florence with a small group walking and tasting tour. Admire the iconic sights of Florence and learn the historical and cultural significance from your guide. Work up an appetite and taste sweet pastries, wander the food market, and discover a famous local hotspot.

Meet your guide at the Santa Maria Novella square and admire the homonymous Basilica, a true Renaissance masterpiece. Learn the history and the characters of Florence as you stroll through city alleys.

Reach the Cathedral, a symbol of the city, and learn how Brunelleschi managed to build the big dome. Visit Signoria Square, surrounded by sculptures and artworks by Donatello, Cellini, Giambologna, and Michelangelo.

Get ready for the first tasting at a local bakery, savor delightful parties ad Tuscan sweets that are impossible to find on your own. Walk towards the Arno river and contemplate the noble palaces and Ponte Vecchio.

Next, explore the medieval district and Santa Croce church, which hosts the most important characters of Florence inside and an annual ancient history tournament. Pass through to the east side of the city and take in the bustling atmosphere as you browse the daily food market.

Try different tastes of Florentine delicatessens and breathe the fresh aromas of local products. Stop last at a curious food shop, famous even to the locals. Chill out with a tasty glass of wine and a selection of Tuscan crostini or a treat of the day. Cin cin!

Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Food samples (including sweets, cakes, and a selection of crostini or cured meats)
  • Glass of wine
  • Extra food and drink
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

The meeting point is a Santa Maria Novella Square next to the column in front of the church.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • You will walk for around 2 kilometres
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Great intro to Florence with a lot of history and art background. Our tour guide was punctual, thorough and very friendly.

June 23, 2022

Product ID: 411864