Guided private activity around of Galileo's places in Florence
Head into the beautiful Florence to uncover some of its most important names and personalities. Galileo Galilei has changed the perspective of the world in his time and is now remembered throughout Florence. Join this private guided Galileo Galilei science tour of Florence!
Private excursion of Florence discovering Galileo Galilei and his Science highlights:
- Immerse into the science of Florence and its greatest personalities
- Enjoy an interesting tour designed for families with kids
- Visit the magnificent scientific discoveries of Florence in the Museum of Science
- Discover the work and memory of the great Galileo Galilei
- Visit the beautiful pantheon inside the Santa Croce Basilica
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Get ready for a different private tour of Florence, a fascinating kid-friendly eXPerience in the city that gave the world so much, starting with all its artists and continuing with famous scientists.
Discover all the secrets of Galileo Galilei
Among all of these, stands out the figure of Galileo Galilei, who astonished and changed our understanding of the world. This unique Galileo Galilei Tour of Florence is one of the most unusual and inciting things to do in Florence, combining the beautiful attractions of the city and an insightful history lesson.
Listen to your professional private guide and learn more about Galileo's life. Did you know that... Galileo was said to have dropped two cannon balls of different masses from the leaning tower of Pisa to demonstrate that their speed of descent was independent of their mass. Many people believe this story to be untrue since its only source was Galileo's secretary.
Find Galileo's Tomb during your private guided tour
The highlights of this science tour of Florence, specifically designed for families with children, include the discoveries of Galilei and the places that are marked by his memory, as well as an introduction into the scientific and artistic life of Florence. You will get a deeper understanding of what makes this city fascinating and unique.
The science tour of Florence is designed around the work and memory of Galileo Galilei, starting with a guided visit of the new Museum of Science, where you can see many of his invention, as well as other discoveries that Florence has produced over the years. You will also be able to admire the master in the beautiful Tribune and visit the place where his tomb is found, the charming Santa Croce church.
Walk through Florence, called "Cradle of the Renaissance"
This Florence eXPerience will also reveal other personalities and characters from the past of the city, many of their statues being displayed in the Uffizi Lodge: Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio, etc.
This is an amazing opportunity to try something different in Florence, to learn more about the history of the city and the great marvels that have marked its past, Galileo Galilei being one of the biggest names.
More eXPeriences in Florence
If you are interested in this kind of tour, you might also affect the Tour of Florence in the footsteps of the Medici family. Instead, If you want to learn more about the history of Florence through its monuments, we recommend the Florence Tour to discover the Street Names of the Historic Centre or the Guided Tour of Villa Bardini in Florence!
- Tribune of Galileo
- Museo Galileo
- Galileo's tomb in Basilica of Santa Croce
- Piazzale degli Uffizi
- Santa Maria del Fiore the Cathedral
- Palazzo dei Cartelloni and the house of the scientist
- Professional ptivate guide
- Entrance to the Museum of Science and Museo Galileo
- Entrance to the church of Santa Croce
- Entrance to the Cathedral
- Tips (optional)
- Activity for children inside the Galileo Museum
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
You are suggested to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. In summertime you are required to have hat and sunglasses.
We suggest you to wear an appropriate robe during visits to churches and museums.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.