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Palazzo Strozzi: Our most recommended tours and activities

Florence: Guided Bike Tour

1. Florence: Guided Bike Tour

Discover Florence with a guide a bike tour of the city highlights. See sights like the famed Dome of Brunelleschi, the Oltrarno district, and the Square of the Republic. Stay safe with the included helmet and hear your guide clearly with headphones. Meet your guide and get fitted with your helmet and bike. Ride at a leisurely pace to the Dome of Brunelleschi, built between the 12th and 14th century. Admire this architectural wonder which is the second largest dome in the world. Head to the Uffizi Gallery building, which is the primary museum in Florence. View the outside of this museum which is home to some of the world’s most impressive works of art by artists like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Stop at the Square of the Republic which created during the Risanamento period in the 19th century. Cruise to the Basilica of Santa Croce which is the largest Franciscan church in the world and the burial place of famous Italians like Michelangelo, Galileo, and Machiavell. Get a unique overview of the city as your guide will shares details of Florence's diverse and entertaining history. Visit the Oltrarno district for sweeping views of Florence. Have the chance to stop and purchase a Gelato or hot beverage during your tour.

Florence: Renaissance City Walking Tour

2. Florence: Renaissance City Walking Tour

Begin in the courtyard of the Uffizi Gallery and the Piazza della Signoria, home to the prestigious Palazzo Vecchio. Gazing up at the Loggia dei Lanzi, marvel at these admirable works of art while learning about their history. Follow narrow alleys to the renowned square of Santa Croce. The church here, a smaller version of Florence’s iconic Duomo, is the final resting place of many illustrious Italian historical figures like Dante Alighieri and Michelangelo. Traverse the external path of the Vasari Corridor to Ponte Vecchio, a picturesque bridge with charming goldsmith shops.  Then explore the most authentic districts of Florence: famous for their artisan shops and their ancient tower houses, the Oltrarno district and the neighborhoods of S. Frediano and Santo Spirito boast an international flair mixed with local traditions that provide insight into Florence’s vibrant local scene. From Ponte Santa Trinita, move on to Via Tornabuoni and stroll through the Piazza della Repubblica before coming face to face with Florence’s iconic Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Florence: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour with Eugenia Gasheeva

3. Florence: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour with Eugenia Gasheeva

Discover Florence with a local on a private guided tour with Eugenia Gasheeva. Stand on the famous Piazza dei Signori, stroll across the Ponte Vecchio, and see the Duomo Complex. Begin your journey through Florence in the Piazza della Repubblica with Eugenia. Hear how a small village became one of the power centers of Renaissance Europe. Stroll through the narrow streets and hear about the ups and downs of Florence's fascinating history. Discover why the Renaissance began in Florence, and see the buildings and statues from this period of artistic evolution. Head to the Palazzo Medici and hear about the underhanded techniques of the powerful Medici family. Continue through the city and hear what caused the downfall of the Medici Dynasty and who benefited from the power vacuum. Stop in front of the massive Florence Cathedral and learn about its Giotto Bell Tower and famous Dome. As you walk through the city, stop to visit modern artisan workshops. Finish your tour with a stunning view of the city and river from the Ponte Vecchio. Before you leave Eugenia, get some local tips on the best restaurants and bars in town.

Small Group Discovery Tour of Florence

4. Small Group Discovery Tour of Florence

This is a small group 2.5-hour tour with a maximum of 10 people, and starts at 09:30. The tour is meant to show you the highlights of the city. You'll learn about medieval towers and Renaissance palaces through the life of the people that lived in those times. You will also see frescoes and wonderful statues, and understand why Florence has become one of the most beautiful and important art cities in the world.  The glorious and divine places you'll see include; Piazza della Repubblica, Palazzo Strozzi, Santa Trinita, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Signoria, Medieval quarter, Cathedral Duomo.   There will be plenty opportunities to take vital photos as you go along on the tour.

Florence: Sherlock Holmes Smartphone App City Game

5. Florence: Sherlock Holmes Smartphone App City Game

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues as part of a fun smartphone game. Solve the murder of a fictional character with your colleagues, friends, or family, and explore the highlights of Florence, including the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. After downloading the app and entering the code, embark on a unique adventure full of brain teasers, puzzles, and lots of British humor. Become a high-class detective for a day and work alongside Sherlock Holmes. Take as long as you need to tackle this criminal case, stopping to explore the area whenever you wish to. Restart the game when you're ready and have a blast while you come across iconic sites, such as the Piazza del duome. Whilst this game does not focus on interacting with your surroundings nor informing you about it, it is the perfect activity to explore this amazing city in a fun and interactive way. Get ready for a walk through the most beautiful places in the city.

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What people are saying about Palazzo Strozzi

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 334 reviews

Absolutely wonderful. Best Tour Ever. Eva is absolutely dedicated and extremely knowledgeable. She was caring, thoughtful and aware of the right pace and the family needs. I strongly recommend a this tour. Eva is the definition of a perfect guide.

Eva had an incredible knowledge of Firenze and the Medici family. We spent 4 hours touring the city and key landmarks. Highly recommend

Guide was very knowledgeable on the history of Florence and the political influences on various buildings, statues, and neighborhoods!

Great tour guide and the tour was a good duration and we saw lots of different sites. Loved it.

Elena was an excellent guide to the highlights and history of Florence. Very worthwhile tour.