FLORENCE PRIVATE CITY CENTRE TOUR
Discover the historical centre of Florence with your private guide. Artistically and historically the city centre can be experienced in either a half or full day. Your private guide will meet you at your hotel reception or at a convenient meeting point.
This private walking tour in the historical centre of Florence can cover any of the following with advanced ticket entry pre-purchased; Uffizi, Accademia, Vasarian corridor, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Medici chapels etc. Walk the streets of the Medici’s, Michelangelo, Donatello, Machiavelli and Dante.
Explore the little side streets and discover Florence's hidden gems. If there is a particular church, museum or site located in the historical centre of Florence, or you have a particular interest in a subject or artist, the tour can be tailored to your requests. If you would like to visit the Uffizi gallery or the Pitti Palace these are best incorporated into a full day private tour because they require from 1.5 to 2.5 hours and up to visit.
Our half or full day tours are designed completely to suit you so almost anything is possible and for families we make sure that there is engagement for all ages.
If you are unsure of what to do and see, ask us to design a private guided Florence historical city tour for you.
Special Note : Churches and sacred sites in Italy require appropriate dress with knees and shoulders covered. Lunch reservations can also be made, lunch is not included in the tour price.
Duration: half day 3 hours or full day 6 hours (these times can be tailored to your preferred requests)
FLORENCE AT DUSK with an APERITIVO
To see Florence at dusk is a breathtaking experience, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence offers extremely romantic views at dusk.
Your private guide can meet you at your hotel reception or a convenient location. This private walking tour explores medieval alleyways with artisans’ workshops, renaissance palaces, hidden churches with artistic delights and little piazza's that come alive at happy hour. You will finish by enjoying the atmosphere at a local wine bar with a glass of wine and a cheese / salami plate.
The Arno River is a spectacular experience at dusk!
We can custom design the tour so that you can see the list of places you have always dreamt of.
Duration : 2 hours, can be tailored to your request.
EXCLUSIVE VASARI CORRIDOR PRIVATE TOUR
A unique passageway over 1 km long that connects Palazzo Vecchio to Palazzo Pitti, passing across the magical Arno River above Ponte Vecchio bridge.
This spectacular private corridor originally enabled the Medici Family to pass freely between their private residence and the Government’s Headquarters. The Vasari Corridor contains a selection of 17th and 18th century paintings as well as the famous collection of artists' self portraits that belong to the Uffizi Gallery.
Your private English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel reception or at a convenient location. You will be guided through the streets of Florence in the direction of the Uffizi Gallery, providing a detailed explanation about the city’s history and architecture. Pre-booked tickets will ensure that you avoid inconvenient lines by the museum’s entrance. After a short visit to the Uffizi, the doors of the Vasari Corridor will be opened especially for you, this will be the start of a unique experience that will take you above Ponte Vecchio Bridge, passing by the Santa Felicità Church and finally reaching Palazzo Pitti.
Important Note: This particular tour has strict cancellation policies. Cancellations less than 60 working days before the visit date will not be refundable. Further details provided on request of this private tour.
FLORENCE & TASTE OF TUSCANY - HALF DAY BIKE TOUR
Ride through Florence and out into the Tuscan Hills with a visit to a Renaissance villa winery for an olive oil and wine tasting.
The meeting point is located at the doorway to the Chianti countryside thus avoiding a ride through the throngs of tourists in the center of Florence. The ride starts out with a 2 km uphill ride, there are frequent stops that will be made to enjoy the views on the way up to the top of the hill. Once you arrive at the top, you will be riding the bikes through the neighborhood of the local Florentine nobility and their villas making your way to a famous Renaissance villa tucked away in the hills behind Florence.
You will stop and tour the villa before heading into the ancient wine cellar to do our wine and olive oil tasting accompanied by a light Tuscan snack of local products. All products are produced on premises, and being such a small family production, they are only sold locally. Your return leg back to Florence will take you by the spectacular Piazzale Michelangelo offering one of the best views over the city of Florence where you can stop to take pictures.
Continuing downhill from there you will head back into Florence and the San Niccolo' area and will ride to a favourite gelateria that can be included to top off the perfect half day outing!
An amazing experience for couples, friends or families with teenagers. Approx. 9 miles round-trip
Terrain : Departure and re-entry from town. Once out of town, the riding is done on paved back roads with very little traffic.
Difficulty : Moderate. One 2 km uphill section done at a slow pace.
Includes : 24 speed bicycle, helmet, water bottle, professional tour escort, winery tour with wine and olive oil tasting and light Tuscan snack of local food products.
Duration : Approx. 3.5 to 4 hours
UFFIZI GALLERY PRIVATE MASTERPIECE TOUR
Learn all about the masterpieces from the medieval, renaissance and post renaissance periods located inside the Uffizi Gallery.
One of the oldest and most famous museums in the world, the Uffizi contains one of the most important art collections globally. Learn all about the magnificent works of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Titan, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, Perugino, Giotto Caravaggio and more.
Experience an exclusive private journey discovering the middle ages to modern day.
You will skip the lines with tickets pre-booked by your private guide.
Duration: Normally 2.5 hours is the standard tour time. Please know that we do not offer standard tours and we can custom design the tour to your request.
FLORENCE PRIVATE FOOD & WINE TOURS
All about fresh food in the historical centre of Florence including a wine tasting.
Explore the authentic local culinary traditions at the fresh food markets in Florence. Excite your tastebuds with a custom designed gourmet exploration of the authentic Tuscan food culture.
All tours can be tailored to your individual requests, this experience is also perfect for families, we make sure that all ages are involved in the food experience.
Duration : We recommend tours at approximately three hours in length, however we will design a private guided tour just for you.
FLORENCE CHOCOLATE & GELATO TOUR
This Florence Chocolade and Gelato guided tour can include some of the highlights of Florence: Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio with stops for delicious chocolate and gelato tastings.
This tour is perfect for families, the kids will love it.
You will try different flavours of gelato and taste some of the best pralines and hot chocolate in Florence. There will be detailed explanations about the chocolate and discover how gelato is made.
Your tour includes a private English speaking guide that will meet you at your hotel reception or a preferred nearby location.
Important : Tastings at the stop off points will be payed as per your choice directly on the day in local currency. Depending on your choice of monument, ticket entry costs will be outlined.
Duration : Approx. 3 hours, tailored to your request