If this is your first time in the city, you deserve a proper introduction. Welcome to Florence is one of our most holistic Florence guided tours. It's perfect for those looking to learn facts and secrets that formed this city. You will take a walk from the city's Roman origins, through 15th century Pitti Palace, legendary Ponte Vecchio, impressive Uffizi courtyard, to the stunning Brunelleschi's Dome. Our expert guide will ensure you learn about all the important events of the past while also giving you tips about the city life today.
Florence is an ancient city with a rich and complex history. There are so many things to do in Florence; many first-time visitors find it overwhelming to decide what to do or what places to see. This is where Florence guided walking tours come to your rescue! With the professional and entertaining intro of our expert guide, you will be able to get a feel for the city as well as gather the all the crucial details. After taking the Welcome to Florence tour, it'll be much easier to decide what landmarks to visit. Plus, you will already be familiar with getting around the city center.
Besides all the perks mentioned above, we offer you an incredibly easy online or on-the-spot booking, and earphones if your group is too large. We wouldn't want you missing out on any of the commentaries! Also, if you change your plans, you will receive a full refund if canceling at least a day in advance. There is no excuse! Dive into your Tuscan vacations armed with knowledge and an excellent overview!
As you probably already know, Florence is located in the picturesque region of Tuscany. It's most popular for being the cradle of Renaissance or home to the magnificent Statue of David. However, there is much more to its story!
Florence is, in fact, over 2000 years old. Julius Caesar himself founded the settlement in 59 BC with the intent of making it a refuge for military veterans. However, the city had a much brighter future ahead! Sitting conveniently on fertile land as well as on a major travel route between Rome and the north of Italy, Florence flourished rapidly. In fact, by the 10th century, it was a wall on its way to wealth and prosperity.
Its mainly thanks to the economic prosperity and wealth, Florence attracted the greatest artists and scientists of the time. Some of the most notable characters who made their mark on Florence we know today are Botticelli, Michelangelo, Ghirlandaio, and Leonardo da Vinci.
However, these couple of paragraphs are simply scraping the surface of the stories hidden in Florentine streets. You can learn all about them on our walking tour of Florence.
So, don't hesitate any longer and give yourself a chance to grasp the essence of the city! Book our Florence guided tour today!