La passeggiata ha inizio nella vivace e caratteristica zona del Mercato Centrale, con le sue botteghe e bancherelle multicolori, ove si trovano The walk begins in the lively and characteristic area of the Central Market, with its shops and multicolored stalls, where there are the Medici Chapels and the Basilica of San Lorenzo, family church of the Medici.
In short you reach Piazza del Duomo, the religious center of the city, where there are the Cathedral with the Brunelleschi’s Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni with the Paradise Gate.
We continue visiting the medieval districts where Dante Alighieri and Beatrice lived. A little further on we find the Palazzo del Bargello.
A short distance away, Piazza della Signoria, a splendid “outdoor sculpture museum”, overlooks the famous and majestic Palazzo Vecchio, next to which is the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most important museums in the world.
Then we await the picturesque Mercato della Paglia, with the famous Fontana del Porcellino, along the road that leads to the Ponte Vecchio, the “jewelers’ bridge”. Crossing the bridge you finally reach the beautiful square dominated by the majestic bulk of Palazzo Pitti. End of the tour.
Our guide will be happy to illustrate the monuments of medieval and renaissance Florence: the Medici Chapel, the Basilica of San Lorenzo, the Duomo with its complex, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti.
- Guided walk through the medieval and Renaissance center of Florence. A true open-air museum with its medieval streets, the magnificent Cathedral and the impressive Palazzo della Signoria and its statues.
- Admire the Straw Market or New Market with the famous Porcellino fountain.
- Let yourself be dazzled by gold and jewelery in medieval shops, nestled next to each other on the famous Ponte Vecchio.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Departure time: 09.15
Period: All year round – every day
Meeting point: In the center of Florence (More information will be provided after the purchase of the service).