Eyes of Rome
Eyes of Rome

Florence City Center Walking Tour

The Best of Florence - A stroll through the City Center


  • Archeology
  • Art
  • History
  • Religion

What makes this tour Special

Enjoy an orientation tour from your accommodation in Florence and cover the most famous highlights of the historical center

Spot the best picture-perfect areas where to create lovely memories to bring home. Florence is just like a painting come to life!

Learn about the amazing history of the city from the time it was the capital of Renaissance to the time it became the capital of early unified Italy

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


3 hours


10:00 - 14:00


This tour is suitable for kids of all ages


No entrance tickets are needed! Enjoy your tour!


There is a moderate amount of walking involved so please wear comfortable shoes!

What's Included
  • Private Tour with a Licensed Guide
  • Meet&Greet your Guide at your Hotel/Accommodation in Florence
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Transfers for hotels located outside Florence's historical center
  • Entrance tickets to any desired sites

Sites you’ll visit

  • Florence City Center
  • Florence Duomo
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Loggia dei Lanzi
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Discover the heart of Florence, a captivating world of Renaissance marvels. Immerse yourself in the charming streets, where local wood and leather craftsmen showcase their artistry. Indulge in delectable local meat at renowned eateries. Uncover the essence of Florence's rich heritage in every corner of the city center
  • Explore the essence of Florence through its iconic symbol, the awe-inspiring Duomo, officially named Santa Maria del Fiore. Crafted by the legendary Arnolfo di Cambio six centuries ago, it stands as the third largest cathedral globally. The exterior hues and facade intricately reflect Florence's local traditions, subtly intertwining with the medieval rivalry against Siena. Opting for a guided tour unveils the rich history embedded in every facet of the facade.
  • Experience the vibrant heart of Florence at the Piazza, a central meeting point adorned with a wealth of statues, including the intriguing 'fake David.' Beyond its artistic allure, the Piazza strategically connects to key landmarks such as Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, and provides a direct route to the iconic Duomo. Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of Florence, where history and art converge in this centrally positioned hub.
  • In Piazza della Signoria, the main square of Florence, there is a remarkable monument named “Loggia dei Lanzi”, embellished with stunning masterpieces in bronze and marble, sculpted by masters from the Renaissance era. Going to this loggia, that was used for the public meetings, you will get in touch with the beauties of the golden age of Florence.
  • Discover the enchanting Ponte Vecchio, a medieval stone bridge celebrated globally for its beauty and unique charm. This iconic structure remains a vibrant center of local activity, with artisans and businesses still thriving on its storied surface. Unveiling a touch of mystery, the Ponte Vecchio is intricately linked to the 'Corridoio Vasariano.' Remarkably, during World War II, it escaped destruction as Hitler, in a rare decision, spared this bridge, attributing its preservation to its unparalleled beauty. Learn about its historical significance and the local tales surrounding its survival, making it a must-visit landmark in Florence.

Tour description

Discover the highlights of Florence and follow an expert and entertaining guide to the most significant places. Start your experience touring around the religious center of the city: admire the Duomo, whose impressive Dome was designed by Brunelleschi, and the Baptistery of Saint John.

From Roman times to the Renaissance, delve into the intricate details that have shaped this enchanting city. Discover the secrets behind Florence's allure and its role in nurturing geniuses like Dante and Michelangelo.

Explore hidden gems as you visit off-the-beaten-path churches, iconic landmarks, and narrow streets. Our tour allows for short detours, providing a glimpse into the captivating alleyways where skilled craftsmen continue their age-old traditions.

From the religious center, we will walk to the political center, and enjoy a pleasant stroll through Piazza della Signoria, surrounded by ancient places and by the Loggia, up to the medieval bridge on the Arno River: the stunning Ponte Vecchio.

Florence's center is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and our tour ensures you absorb the cultural richness that earned this prestigious designation. Make your visit to Florence an indelible memory by immersing yourself in its fascinating history and vibrant present.

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

Eyes of Rome has two policies with full refund terms.
The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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