Walking tour, Florence
Last Updated: 7th Jun 2012
Almost every Contiki Tour visiting Florence includes an guided walking tour of the major sights of the city.
The tours are conducted by an expert local guide in English and take you through the history and culture of this beautiful city. The tours usually take roughly an hour to and hour and a half and see the Plazzo Vecchio, the Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo as well as many other sights along the way.
The time that this tour takes place varies from tour to tour and it’s a great way to get to know a little bit more about the history, buildings, sculptures and people that have mode Florence so famous.
Tour Manager Opinions
“Its all too easy to wander around some of these cities but never really understand them, the Florence walking tour takes you to all the major sites of Florence, Piazza Della Singoria, Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo and tells you all the cool stories of the people that made this amazing city, from the Medeci to the famous artists. Also imagine you’re walking along the streets that the likes of Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Dante and the like all wandered around!”
- Dean Smart, Tour Manager, Europe
“The grand nature of Florence means that everywhere you look there’s something to look at. The included walking tour explains about the people that created it and conveys meaning behind many impressive sculptures and sites. If you’ve never known how to appreciate art, this will help and if your already art wise, then it may confirm and further expand your knowledge.”
- Shawna Murray, Tour Manager, Europe