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Florence Orientation Tour

Explore old city with Duomo, Baptistery, Brunelleschi's dome, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio

  • 2 hours
  • From 198 euros
  • Location will be confirmed upon reservation

Service Description

Embark on a walking tour that not only showcases the architectural splendor of the old city but also delves deep into the rich tapestry of Florence's history. Our journey begins outside the majestic Duomo, where we will explore the groundbreaking architectural techniques employed by Brunelleschi in constructing its iconic dome. As we admire the Duomo and the adjacent Baptistery, renowned for Ghiberti’s exquisite bronze doors, we'll unfold the layers of history that shaped Florence. The tour is not just a visual feast; it's a deep dive into the birth of Florence. We'll explore the city's roots, from its Etruscan beginnings to its emergence as a medieval powerhouse. We'll share captivating anecdotes about the city's patrons, artists, and architects who left an indelible mark on its culture and skyline. As we stroll through the stunning piazzas, like Piazza della Signoria, we'll discuss the political upheavals that have taken place in this very spot. Here, the ancient meets the modern, and the formidable Palazzo Vecchio stands as a testament to Florence’s enduring political relevance. Our conversation will cover the Medici family's influence, the rise and fall of the Florentine Republic, and the pivotal events that shaped the Renaissance. Continuing our journey, we make our way to the iconic Ponte Vecchio. As we take in the magnificent views, we'll share stories about the bridge’s evolution from a bustling medieval market to its current status as a symbol of Florence’s resilience and artistic flair. This tour isn't just a walk through a city; it's a journey through time, uncovering the layers of history, art, and politics that have made Florence a jewel of the world's cultural heritage. Join us for an experience that promises not just to inform, but to enchant and inspire.

Cancellation Policy

Museum Ticket Information: Museum tickets are not included in the guided tour rate and must be quoted separately. We will purchase museum tickets in advance on your behalf. Once purchased, museum tickets are 100% non-refundable and non-changeable. Ticket availability and entry times will be confirmed upon request. Museum Reservations: To avoid long lines, we highly recommend reserving tickets for all major museums. Our agency does not provide museum tickets without a reservation. Confirmation and Payment: Prepayment is necessary to confirm your service. Payments can be made via credit card. An invoice with a payment link will be sent for a convenient and quick transaction. Cancellation Policies: Museum Tickets: Tickets purchased or reserved at the client's request are subject to a 100% penalty (non-refundable and non-changeable). Tour Cancellation: No penalty for cancellations made 16 or more working days before the tour date, excluding any museum tickets purchased and bank expenses. Cancellations or no-shows within 15 working days of the tour date are subject to a 100% penalty. By booking through us, you agree to the above Tour Cancellation Policy. Tickets Cancellation: Once purchased, museum tickets are non-refundable and non-changeable under any circumstances. By booking through us, you agree to the above Tickets Cancellation Policy. Additional Information: Headsets are mandatory for some tours, depending on the number of participants. The cost is €2.00 per person for each 4-hour tour. Tours are designed for a maximum of 6 people. Please inform us if your group exceeds this number.

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