Florence is the heart of Tuscany, a region of beautiful landscapes, mountains and rugged coastlines of Italy. Despite the destruction that occurred during World War II and the devastating floods of 1966, Florence retains a historic city center and proud heritage that draws visitors from around the world. Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982, and it has been described by Forbes as “one of the most beautiful cities in the world”.
Meet your tour guide for a private walking tour of Florence and experience one of the most historical, artistic cities in the world!
Start your tour discovering the amazing city center of the birthplace and cradle of Italian Renaissance and the center of the world's finest art and architecture. Admire the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and take a look to the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Afterwards continue to the open-air museum at Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, known as the "Old Bridge".
After lunch, continue your tour with Uffizi Gallery that provides an insight into the history of the structure and its collections, where you can see the famous works of Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci (queue free ticket included). After the visit you will have time for some shopping, visit the magic of Boboli gardens, situated behind the Pitti Palace and one of the most famous parks in the city of Florence. Here the Medici family created the model of the "Italian garden" which was a source of inspiration for many European courts.