Florence Renaissance walking tour

Firenze Trip Overview

Explore the best of Florence’s open air museum filled with art, history and architecture on foot
Discover the stories behind the monuments and people who shaped the cradle of the Renaissance
Follow the trails of masters such as Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, or Galileo Galilei
Find out about the Medici family’s influence over Florence
Experience the most authentic districts of Florence
Explore Florence from different angles, in different squares, north and south of the Arno River
Marvel at the iconic Duomo with Brunelleschi’s Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery’s Paradise Gate

Additional Info

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Firenze, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Explore the best of Florence’s open air museum filled with art, history and architecture on foot
Discover the stories behind the monuments and people who shaped the cradle of the Renaissance
Follow the trails of masters such as Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, or Galileo Galilei
Find out about the Medici family’s influence over Florence
Experience the most authentic districts of Florence
Explore Florence from different angles, in different squares, north and south of the Arno River
Marvel at the iconic Duomo with Brunelleschi’s Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery’s Paradise Gate

Itinerary
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Stop At: Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

Our first stop will be Piazza della Repubblica, the ancient “Roman castrum” from which the city originated; from there we will walk to Palazzo Strozzi, a sumptuous example of Renaissance architecture, along the Via Tornabuoni to get to Ponte Santa Trinita in order to reach the Oltrarno, the other side of the river, and the Santo Spirito district, famous for the artisan workshops.

We will admire the Pitti Palace, home of the Medici family and the King of Italy, then we will walk along the Vasarian Corridor, onto the Ponte Vecchio up to the Uffizi courtyard. We will arrive in the Piazza Signoria to admire Cellini’s Perseus, The Rape of the Sabine by Gianbologna, The Neptune Fountain and the imposing Palazzo Vecchio. From there we will head to the Santa Croce church where Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei and many other illustrious Italians are buried.

Our walk will continue towards the district of Dante from which we will arrive in Piazza Duomo and enter the Cathedralto admire Brunelleschi’s Dome frescoes.

The tour will end with the explanation of Giotto’s Bell tower and the magnificent Baptistery’s Gates of Paradise.

Duration: 2 hours



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