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Florence Art, Culture, & Historical

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Florence Art, Culture, & Historical Tours

The Medici Tour: Medici Palace and Palazzo Vecchiocover image

The Medici Tour: Medici Palace and Palazzo Vecchio

Florence
3 hours

Step inside the world of the Medici family and hear fascinating stories of murderous plots and political intrigue. Dominating the city's politics, society, and cultural life for over 300 years, the Medici helped to transform Florence into the Cradle of the Renaissance. Learn how this family of merchants from the countryside became wealthy and powerful bankers and then went on to take over not just Florence, but all of Tuscany, becoming grand dukes. Learn how their patronage rocked the art world.

FROM$350/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Michelangelo's David 3-H Walking Tour and Accademiacover image

Michelangelo's David 3-H Walking Tour and Accademia

Florence
3 hours

So what's the big deal over the David? Walk through amazing sites and beautiful piazzas as I tell the fascinating tales of Michelangelo’s life and prolific career. Then see the David at the Accademia along with unfinished works still bearing the marks of Michelangelo's chisel. Hear the story of how an abandoned block of marble was transformed into a wonder of artistic genius and how the statue transformed its creator into one of the greatest artists of all time.

FROM$320/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Florence heart in 2 hourscover image

Florence heart in 2 hours

Florence
2 hours

This a short 2 hour walking tour around Florence City Center. During this tour you will enjoy the brightest sightseeings of Florence as Cathedral Santa-Maria-del-Fiore, Republic Square, Signoria Square with Town hall and various statues on it, including the copy of Michelangelo's David. You will discover, who were the Medici, what Renaissance was and why this period was so important. A quick tour to feel the atmosphere of Florence and understand its importance for European history.

FROM$100/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Eva G.
Eva G.
Masterpieces of the Uffizi 3-hr Tourcover image

Masterpieces of the Uffizi 3-hr Tour

Florence
3 hours

Not your average tour with boring facts and dates, but a dive into the world of Renaissance Florence. See treasures by Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, Botticelli, and more with an Art Historian. Hear all the intriguing stories and discover the meanings behind the works. Join me for a truly memorable visual experience through one of the world’s oldest museums. Leave the guide book at home and let me lead the way.

FROM$350/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Renaissance Architecture at San Lorenzocover image

Renaissance Architecture at San Lorenzo

Florence
2 hours

Lofty arches, harmonious spaces, and imposing domes. Experience architectural wonders of Brunelleschi and Michelangelo with an Art Historian. At San Lorenzo Basilica discover how an ancient Roman architect inspired Brunelleschi to design the first Renaissance church. Then at the Medici Chapels see how Michelangelo broke the rules where architecture and sculpture are fused together for a dramatic effect. Learn how the Medici made it possible and how they ultimately caused Michelangelo to flee.

FROM$250/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
The Bargello and Renaissance Sculpture cover image

The Bargello and Renaissance Sculpture

Florence
3 hours

Discover how Renaissance sculpture broke all the molds. Learn about great masters like Donatello, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo and others. The itinerary begins with a walking tour, stopping at landmark sites where public competition and commissions triggered artistic genius. Then visit the Bargello and admire original works housed in an impressive medieval structure. Discover the Davids which were the forerunners of Michelangelo’s colossal. Learn about different sculpture techniques.

FROM$350/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Florence in a Nutshell: Accademia, Uffizi, and Walking Tourcover image

Florence in a Nutshell: Accademia, Uffizi, and Walking Tour

Florence
4 hours

Jam-packed with art and beautiful sites for travelers on the go! See the must-sees of the city with skip-the-line priority entrance and commentary by a local art historian. Admire the impressive David by Michelangelo, see the monumental Dome of Florence Cathedral, then visit the Uffizi and see works by Leonardo, Raphael, Botticelli and more. Take in stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River. This is the perfect tour for first-time visitors or those with limited time in the city.

FROM$475/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Walk over Ponte Vecchio to Oltrarnocover image

Walk over Ponte Vecchio to Oltrarno

Florence
2 hours

Cross the Ponte Vecchio to one of the coolest neighborhoods in town. Literally meaning “over the Arno,” Oltrarno is the name of the part of town where you’ll find the magnificent Pitti Palace, the beautiful Santo Spirito church, Medieval towers, but also artisan shops, antique dealers, trendy wine bars, and restaurants. Join me as I lead the way, off the usual tourist itinerary, to characteristic streets and squares. Hear curious facts and interesting tales discovering the other side of town.

FROM$250/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Medieval Florence Walk with visit to Santa Crocecover image

Medieval Florence Walk with visit to Santa Croce

Florence
3 hours

Hear gripping tales of medieval life that inspired Dante's Inferno. Learn about how the city flourished with the emergence of banking and industries... and how it was crippled by the onslaught of the plague. Join me on a fascinating walk through the heart of the city and let history unfold. Enter the church of Santa Croce and discover how revolutionary monks sparked the beginning of new art. See 14th-century frescoes and the burial places of Michelangelo, Galileo, and Machiavelli.

FROM$350/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Loredana A.
Loredana A.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
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The Essence of Florence

Florence
3 hours

Our walking tour focuses on the main historical districts of the center of Florence. We start from the religious center, admiring the exterior of the Duomo complex, composed of the Cathedral with the famous Dome by Brunelleschi, the Giotto Bell-tower and the Romanesque Baptistry with the Gates of Paradise. Then we will go on towards the political area, with the Signoria palace, the Uffizi palace and the New Market. After crossing the Old Bridge, we reach the Oltrarno, seat of the Pitti Palace.

FROM$350/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Mila L.
Mila L.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
Florence-The Medici Tour: Money, Culture and Lustcover image

Florence-The Medici Tour: Money, Culture and Lust

Florence
3 hours

Our tour focuses on the most interesting and intriguing notes of the Medici family, governors of Florence during many centuries, This dynasty was involved in finance, managing on the most powerful banks in Europe, but also responsible for sponsoring culture, making Florence an International artistic center in the Renaissance age. Business, art and not only: in our walking tours, we will talk about another topic of the Medici: the one regarding their secret lust, unexpected aspect!

FROM$350/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Mila L.
Mila L.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
LGBTQ Tour: Gays' life in Florence in Renaissance Timecover image

LGBTQ Tour: Gays' life in Florence in Renaissance Time

Florence
2 hours

Florence has a special place in the International history and development of Gays life and culture, Since the Middle Ages, though controlled by a specific Police Force, Florentine gays could even marry and legally be considered a regular couple. During our walking tour, we will see how economic and political events influenced the society tendency towards them, until the First Pride in the XVI century.

FROM$240/ per group
Italy Tour Guide - Mila L.
Mila L.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)