This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 9
First Tour: Heart of Florence Walking Tour for Small Group. at 14.30 (14.45 - 16.15) Our guide will lead you to the breathtaking Duomo complex with its buildings encrusted in marble of many colours: the Cathedral with its vast dome by Brunelleschi, the Baptistery and Giotto's Belfry. You will proceed then to the imposing, uniquely magnificent stone building of the Church of Orsanmichele, with statues by Donatello, Verrocchio and Giambologna and its exquisite carved marble Shrine by Orcagna, a masterpiece of Florentine Gothic Art. Nearby is the lively Straw Market with its famous Porcellino (little Wild Boar) Fountain, the astoundingly spectacular Piazza della Signoria is just around the corner, with the sculptural masterpieces kept in the Loggia dei Lanzi and the imposing Palazzo Vecchio - one of the most famous symbols of the city. Continuing on, you can admire the romantic, picturesque Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence, with its renowned jewellery shops. Finally we arrive in Piazza Signoria, one of the most beautiful squares in the world and the political centre of the city. In this true “outdoor museum”, you’ll be amazed as you admire the beautiful Fountain of Neptune with the marvellous and imposing marble statue by Ammannati and then, looking around, the sculptural masterpieces of the Loggia dei Lanzi, including Cellini’s Perseus and Giambologna’s Rape of the Sabines. Dominating all this is the majestic Palazzo Vecchio with its crenellated Arnolfo's tower, one of the most famous symbols of Florence that you will be able to admire in all its magnificence.