Private Guided Day Tours of Florence
A tour of Florence is unmissable for any traveller in Italy. The birthplace of the Renaissance, this magnetic city has changed little in appearance since that time. Situated on the river Arno, its winding streets act as a portal to a time-period in which many of man’s greatest feats were accomplished.
Tours of Florence for Art Lovers
Many of the world’s most treasured works of art call Florence home. The renowned Uffizi gallery contains masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, Da Vinci’s Annunciation and Caravaggio’s Medusa to name only a few.
Florence’s architecture is also a stunning treat to witness: the Duomo, featuring Brunelleschi’s famed 15th century dome, is an awe-inspiring sight. For those willing to make the climb, the view from the top of the cupola should not be missed.
Our private day tours of Florence bring together the enormous number of masterpieces held in the city to create an exciting, manageable and educational experience of Florence’s art scene.
Tours of Florence for History Lovers
With our private guided day tours of Florence, explore the turbulent history of one of the world’s most exciting and scandalous historical families: the Medici’s. With the family’s history being entwined with Florence’s rise as a political centre during the Renaissance, witness their rise to power and domination over the political, social and religious scenes in Italy.
Explore the power-plays that inspired works such as Machiavelli’s The Prince and the family scandals that surpassed anything found in modern celebrity gossip columns.
Our tours of Florence and its history cater not only to fans of the Renaissance but also those interested in Medieval Florence: trace the streets of Florence featured in Dante’s Divine Comedy and follow Dante’s life from his birth in Florence to his eventual banishment from the city.
Tours of Florence for Food Lovers
Florence is the capital of Tuscany, and is thus home to one of the most unique cuisines in Italy. Our food tours of Florence are the perfect away to become acquainted with Tuscan food, from traditional Florentine biscotti and cakes to regional olive oil and Italy’s finest balsamic vinegar from Modena. Our food tours also offer the perfect introduction to Tuscany’s famous wines with opportunities to sample many of the region’s best bottles abounding.
The heart of one of history’s most important periods, Florence is now an attractive modern city waiting to be explored. With amazing food and wine, and some of the highest quality leather goods that can be bought, Florence will prove a delightful experience for any visitor.