Accompany us, your expert guides, on our walking tour of the city, during this tour we will pass through the medieval lanes of Florence, stopping at places of interest connected with the life of Florence, from its food and wine, its artists and illustrious men. Together we will visit the most famous places in Florence and introduce you to the city. The highlights are:
The Cathedral Square, the spiritual center of the city and the architectural jewel of Florence, here stands the beautiful Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore; discover the secrets of its majestic dome, and view the famous baptistery doors, the so called “gates of Paradise” nicknamed by none other than Michelangelo.
The Santa Croce Square, rich in history and traditions, the splendid Basilica considered the Pantheon of Italy, paved with tombstones and the burial place of Michelangelo and Galileo Galilei;
The Signoria Square, the political center of Florence and the site of a unique outdoor sculpture gallery;
The Uffizi museum one of the most famous museums in the world, containing the greatest renaissance masterpieces and worldwide icons of art;
The Ponte Vecchio bridge, a charming medieval bridge, now lined with goldsmith shops;
The Pitti Palace, the residence of the famous Medici family who once ruled Florence, followed by the Lorraine family and then a royal residence to the King of Italy Vittorio Emanuele II.
*This walking tour can be redesigned to meet your time and expectations and sites added or removed to meet your specification. Places of interest to add: The Santissima Annunziata Square, The San Lorenzo District, The Oltrarno district and Santo Spirito Square…