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Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers

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Firenze, Italy
Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers

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Overview

Florence is known as the “cradle of the Renaissance” and the city was home to many important artists and intellectuals. Find out more about Florentine history, culture, and the legendary Medici dynasty behind the city’s rise to power with this introductory walking tour. Stroll by highlights like the cathedral, Uffizi Gallery, and Piazza della Signoria for an overview of the city’s wonders in just a couple of hours.
  • Visite com um guia para ver os principais locais de interesse sem precisar se preocupar com um mapa
  • Mergulhe na história da cidade e no legado da poderosa família Médici
  • Conheça Florença com uma excursão introdutória com tema renascentista
  • Dicas de passeios turísticos e compras para ajudar você a explorar a cidade no seu próprio ritmo
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Guided visit around the city with a professional licensed tour guide
Valuable information about the city. What to visit, what to do, what to eat and other tips
Private transportation
Piazza di San Lorenzo, 35R , Piazza di San Lorenzo, 35R, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

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Ponte Vecchio , Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Florence Tour-Tale
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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What is the social distancing policy during Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Renaissance & Medici Tales - Explore Florence with the best storytellers.

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  • "Even though the tour is presented as free, it is well worth paying Silvia a "regular" fee at the end!" See review

Reviews

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1,473 Reviews

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star-5
Guide is very...
Liana_L
, May 2022
Guide is very knowledgeable and humorous! Definitely helpful tour! Now I know where to visit and how!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Experienced and knowledgeable guides
Rinke_B
, May 2022
You can really tell the guides have a lot of experience guiding tours, and they're very knowledgeable about history and architecture.
star-5
Great tour
Ivona_B
, May 2022
Great tour, Silvia was an amazing guide who shared with us many interesting facts about old Florence. Big recommendations!
star-5
Amazing guide with Sylvia
Patricia_C
, May 2022
What a great tour with Sylvia! So animated and filled with great love for the city of Florence! A great introduction to the city. Sylvia spoiled us for other tours and guides! Every guide should have her warm personality and energy.
star-5
Congratulations to Amanda for an excellent tour.
Jorge_N
, May 2022
Amanda is very knowledgeable and did a great job describing the main highlights of the city. She also gave us helpful hints to improve our experience in Florence, e.g. going to the Central Market to get excellent and cost-effective meals.
1 traveler found this review helpful
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So good to learn the...
Tracey_H
, May 2022
So good to learn the history of Florence by someone is so passionate about his subject. Good start to our holiday.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Living history in Florence
Shelley_p
, May 2022
The history and knowledge of the guide . The area was bought to life. You could imagine how life was.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A must do in Florence
Paulyn_N
, May 2022
Wonderful way to understand Florence renaissance… best story teller ever. The story is engaging and many interesting sightseeing tips given by the tour guide. Best way to start touring Florence, since he will tell you what to visit and what to look out for!
star-5
We learned so much!!!...
Christine_O
, May 2022
We learned so much!!! Recommend this to anyone you learn about Florence’s past and little details you would never hear in history books
star-5
Great walking tour of city highlights
Stephen_M
, May 2022
Ciara was amazing at talking us through the main sights and history of Florence. Highly recommended!
star-5
Great stuff
Joe_M
, Apr 2022
Excellent tour. Eduardo was highly informative, witty and added extra layers of detail to the story by showing us photos on his iPad. He also gave us great recommendations for gelato and lunch. Highly recommended!
star-5
Oh Those Medici’s
Nicholas_L
, Apr 2022
The guide was entertaining as well as informative. He spoke at a level which our children could understand, without being boring for adults. We love this tour!
star-5
Such a delight learning...
Mangel_M
, Apr 2022
Such a delight learning from a wonderful guide. We were there on March 17 at 4:30 in the afternoon. Forgot our guides name, but he was a great tour guide.
star-5
Worth every minute.
Adrianna_H
, Apr 2022
Eduardo was so knowledgeable and funny and descriptive about the medici’s and Florence overall. This was the first thing we did when arriving and it was the perfect set up to further exploration of museums and such. Highly recommend this!!
star-5
👍
jblb3379
, Apr 2022
Places that tourist would never find, where the locals go. Our tour guide was axle and we thought he did a great job
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Super trip. We’ll done to Gabriel who brought Florence to life.
Claire_S
, Apr 2022
Welll done to Gabriel who brought Florence to life. Great tour. Would definitely recommend it to anyone.
star-5
Gabriel the tour guide...
Joanne_F
, Apr 2022
Gabriel the tour guide was very informative and made the tour very worthwhile, thanks 😊 well worth a decent tip too.
star-5
Our guide was very...
cend
, Apr 2022
Our guide was very knowledgeable and approachable. Since the initial group was too big we split into two smaller groups to manage the crowd. Would recommend!
star-5
Great walking tour
Emma_N
, Mar 2022
We only had 24 hours in Florence so was a great way to see the Florence. Chiara was so informative and friendly, spending enough time at each location for us to understand the history. Would thoroughly recommend.
star-5
A great experience
Mark_G
, Mar 2022
Sylvia was able to impart a lot of relevant knowledge in a short time! Highly recommended. She was knowledgeable about everything that we asked her.

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