Come to discover Florence on our walking morning tour and you will have the perfect introduction to this wonderful town. Our guide will help you grasp the architecture and the food tradition while having a relaxing stroll through some famous roads as well as through unexpected hidden corners! Icing on the cake will be the visit to the food market and the various tastings in authentic stores.
Snacks - a selection of Florentine treats and a glass of wine at the Central Food Market
Breakfast - Florentine sweets in a local bakery shop
What to Expect
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Stop At: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, Santa Maria Novella, Florence Italy
Your Florentine experience begins from the marvellous square Santa Maria Novella where you can also see the homonymous Basilica, masterpiece of the Renaissance art. Here you will meet your guide who will acquaint you with the history and the historic figures of Florence.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy
On a pleasant stroll through the city alleys we will easily reach the Duomo, dedicated to St. Mary of the Flowers. You will enjoy the majestic Cathedral, symbol of the city and learn how the genius of Brunelleschi masterfully built the big dome!
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy
Our itinerary will allow you to admire the Signoria Square, which boasts an array of sculptures, artworks of the most famous renaissance artists as Donatello, Cellini, Giambologna and Michelangelo (in this square you can see the copy of the iconic David). Just around the corner we will have our first tasting in an Florentine bakery shop where you will savour delicious pastries and Tuscan sweets that really delight you. We will continue our walk towards the Arno river while we’re enjoying the view of the Uffizi Gallery and we’ll give a glimpse at the Ponte Vecchio.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Piazza Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce 16, 50122, Florence Italy
Later we will explore the medieval district and the Santa Croce church which is the burial place of some illustrious historic figures of Florence. This is the site where an ancient historical tournament takes place every year, in a background of elegant residences owned by the merchants who made the town very powerful in the past centuries.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Mercato di Sant'Ambrogio, Piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 50122, Florence Italy
Finally, we’ll head up to the east side of the city and you will enjoy the bustling atmosphere while wandering through the Sant’Ambrogio food market and learning to know Florentine specialties. Your tour of Florence is not complete without tasting gnammy local treats. Here we will chill out and enjoy a glass of wine and a variatey of Tuscan products while we friendly chat with local vendors. Cin cin!