There´s nothing better like going around through the streets of Florence during the evening: romantic sunsets in the spring time, fresh hours in the hot summer months, bright illuminations during the winter!
With this exclusive private walking tour you will enjoy the city highlights with a local top-rated expert..
You will spend your evening seeing all the major attractions, such as Piazza and Basilica of Santa Croce considered one of the most important squares of the Renaissance. It is not only Michelangelo's burial place but also the venue of the historic football event called “Calcio Fiorentino” that takes place there since 16th century.
You will also walk by the Bargello and the Uffizi Museums lovely lit up at night, and Piazza della Signoria, considered Florence's most charming square used since medieval times as the location of the local government until today. It is also the scene of public ceremonies, popular celebrations and concerts. Few steps away and you will walk on Ponte Vecchio. It is the oldest bridge on Florence's Arno River. and one of the city landamarks that witnessed many significant historic events
The tour includes also a stop at Mercato del Porcellino, famous downtown market whose entrance is guarded by a bronze statue of a wild boar. Popular tradition has it that rubbing its nose brings good luck. You will also visit Piazza del Duomo, located in the heart of the historic center overlooked by the massive and spectacular Cathedral. It is one of the most beautiful picture to take in Florence at night, with its marbles shinining under the moonlight.
Last but not least you will explore San Lorenzo square. It is named after Saint Lorenz Church, masterpiece of Renaissance architecture that includes the Medici family tombs. Both Brunelleschi and Michelangelo worked on its projects.
During the tour you will also taste a genuine Italian gelato (ice cream) made by one of the oldest artisans in the city.
This amazing evening experience takes approximately 2 hours and it make you discover famous highlights, historic streets and hidden corners of Florence and learn architecture, culture, history and witty curiosities.
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel if located in the city center. Get in contact with him before the tour to arrange all the final details. You will love it!