Florence in-depth guided walks with private tourist guide

Florence backstreets guided walks, in order to enjoy an insight view of this amazing city

The backstreet of Florence Guided walking tour takes you discovering a different Florence: charming places located a bit away from the most visited (and crowded) sites by strolling through shady alleys and lovely squares, know about intrigues and blackmails that took place in Florence during the Reinassance.

This is the ideal tour for the ones that have already been to Florence and would like to see something else besides the highlights or have an insight view on a certain topic. Let us know more about your interests or choose one of the topics here below, we will design a custom-made guided walk exclusively for you.

You may decide to match together these itineraries, or match one walking tour with a specific museum for example: “the Medici family walk and the Medicean Chapels (burial place of the Medicis) or  an itinerary focused on Michelangelo with Bargello, Accademia, Laurentian Library, Santo Spirito Church, Casa Buonarroti museum and Medicean Chapels.

Highlights

  • Private guided walks.
  • Enjoy an in-depth visit of Florence guided by our local experts.
  • Off the beaten paths visit: walk the back streets, enjoy their atmosphere, discover hidden corners of Florence.
  • Insight view of the history of Florence: life, society, economy, religion in the Golden Age of Florence.

Itinerary

Full day (7 hrs) or half day (3 hrs) guided itineraries set up for discovering the hidden treasures of Florence, let us know your interests, tastes, time availability, will will advise you at the best.

Humanism and the Renaissance. Two golden centuries that have made great Florence and Italy in the world. We tell them about the history, economy, society and of course through the works of art of this period’s greatest artists: Masaccio, Donatello, Brunelleschi, Ghirlandaio, Michelangelo, and many others.

Florence, rise and fall of a city. From the Roman Florentia to Florence Italy’s capital. Know how, over the centuries, Florence was planned, built and embellished. Discover how these needs changed according to the social, political, economic situation.

Craftsmen of Florence. They are leather goods makers, upholsterers, furniture makers, mosaic artists, framers, are custodians of a certain “know-how” that, over the centuries, has passed from father to son, and still produce objects of the highest quality. An enthralling journey to discover Florence and its history through its handicrafts.

The Museums of Florence. In Florence are registered 49 museums! Some of them are National Museums like Uffizi, Accademia, Galleria Palatina other ones are run by the Municipality like Palazzo della Signoria, Cappella Brancacci or by the Church  like Museo dell’opera del Duomo, Santa Croce and Santa maria Novella churhes. Besides the most famous ones there are many other museums definitely worth visited, don’t miss this chance.

Other thematic itineraries can be arranged: the Medici family, the medieval and Renaissance churches of Florence, the Renaissance architecture in Florence, or focus on a specific artist.

Price per person € 46,00 calculated on a base of 8 participants for a FULL DAY TOUR

If your party is smaller or bigger, we will send you a customized quotation.

Inclusions

  • Private tour
  • Minimum #1 maximum #25 participants. If you have a bigger party we will arrange for you a bespoke program.
  • Full day English speaking tour guide (7 hrs)
  • Home made gelato.

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Car transfer
  • Eventual museum tickets
  • Other extras not listed above
  • Tips (optional).

Tour details

  • Meeting point: to be agreed.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Activity Level: Light: no special skills are required and even people without a fitness base will enjoy these trips. The guided walks take place mostly on flat or slightly sloping surfaces, with a possibility of few steps to climb.  If there are people with certain disabilities or needing to move with the wheelchair, please inform us, we will design a tour fitting your needs
  • The tour runs with rain or shine, but in case of weather alert the tour can be modified or canceled.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothes, sunglasses, hat/cap, sunscreen.

Need more customization?
Send us your requests!

Are you a larger group?

Wish to modify the itinerary?

Need car/coach transfers?