Florence is a city full of details and hidden secrets, and as such can only truly be appreciated by foot. This 3-hour private guided walking tour focuses in particular on the names of the city’s streets and numerous alleys, and on the way in which they have been changed over the centuries.
Discover the history & anecdotes of the most famous street names of Florence
Visitors often ask about the origin of the name of the places they visit: this 3-hour private guided walkking tour in Florence represents the best opportunity to satisfy this curiosity.
Your professional private guide will take you to discover the narrow streets of the centre, through this alternative tour that you will show, from a completely different point of view, places you thought you already knew.
Walk through the historic centre of Florence, cradle of the Renaissance
With this 3-hour private guided walking tour, exploring the heart of Florence, you will discover the history, anecdotes and everything that characterizes this magical city: discover a little alley means to analyze its name, to understand its origins, admire the surrounding buildings and learn about its habitants... An informative and unique eXPerience, but that does not neglect the most enjoyable aspects!
Your walking tour begins in the centre of Florence, in Piazza della Repubblica, the ancient public square, the heart of the Roman bisectors. You will continue passing by Via dei Calzaioli, Via del Corso and the characteristic Dantesque district, looking for traces of the medieval city and the verses of the Divine Comedy.
Learn about the secrets and origins of the most famous street names of Florence
Then, you will head to the Palazzo Vecchio and, finally, you will be able to visit the Basilica of Santa Croce (Holy Cross), where the magnificent Franciscan church will welcome with its history and traditions. Do not forget to admire the square in front (Piazza Santa Croce) that can transform into theater and playground for the Calcio Fiorentino (an “historic Florentine football”, dating back to the 16th century).
Join this 3-hour private guided walking tour that will satisfy your curiosity about the history and traditions of Florence, starting from the streets and squares that have made this city one of the most desired and coveted travel destination in the world.
More eXPeriences in Florence
If you are interested in this kind of tour, you might also affect the Guided Tour of Villa Bardini in Florence. Instead, If you want to learn more about the history of Florence, we recommend the Tour of Florence in the footsteps of the Medici family or the Tour of Florence discovering Galileo Galilei and his Science!