FreeCitytour in Florence
It takes approximately 2 hours to complete the free tour of the historic center of Florence. Your local guide will not only show you the highlights of the many attractions in the Tuscan city.
Of course he also has interesting information about the current life in Florence and in Italy.
Where to start? In the beautiful landscape of Tuscany? By the one pearl, called Florence? Well, let’s stay with „Firenze“.
It is the capital of the Italian region of Tuscany and the cradle of the Renaissance. Once one of the richest cities, it attracted artists, craftsmen and scholars like a magnet. Leonardo da Vinci spent many years of his life here and Michelangelo lived with the Medici family. Galileo Galilei was a guest of the famous family.
The entire historic city center has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a destination for millions of tourists from all over the world. But what is there to see? Here is a brief overview of the attractions in Florence. And with GetYourGuide Florence You will experience all the benefits of a easy booking.
Entrance to Uffizi Museum
First, of course, are here the Uffizi. In addition to Prado in Madrid, the Louvre in Paris and the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg one of the most important museums in the world.
Actually, the name is in English: offices (Office). The background is that the building originally housed offices and ministries. Later, an art collection was added. Above all, the Medici promoted the art in unbelievable financial terms. Of course, the Renaissance plays an immense role. Works by Michelangelo, as Vinco and Cranach are among the highlights of the art lovers.
We offer a time-bound ticket for David by Michelangelo. This is in the „Accademia di Belle Art“ and is one of the many sculptures of the exceptional artist. On site, you can borrow an audioguide fee (ID required as a deposit).
With Getyourguide Florence You will get the whole experience of this „Pearl of Tuscany“.
The „Old Palace“ was at that time the seat of the city council of Florence. Today it is the city hall of the capital.
Already in the year 1299 began the construction of the grand palace. Already in 1314 the construction site was finished and the authorities were able to move in.
Large frescos decorate the walls of the rooms around the courtyard. But above all, the enormous hall of the Five Hundred will astonish you. Proud 22 x 54 meters measures this „room“ whose name comes from the five hundred members.
Our Ticket for the Palazzo Vecchio includes the entrance and audioguide.
Ausflug San Gimignano, Siena und Chianti
You have now seen the city of Florence, visited museums and enjoyed the beautiful places in the sun?
But there are still the beautiful landscape and lovely villages nearby Florence. Here comes our trip to Pisa, San Gimignao and Siena just right. Ok, this excursion takes about 12 hours, but after all, you are not here for pleasure 🙂
First You go to Pisa on the sea. Of course, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is on your To See list. Through the beautiful Chianti area we will have lunch and a subsequent wine tasting. Then you drive to San Gimignano, which stands out from afar by its many gender towers striking out of the landscape.
And if you stop in Siena at the end of your day trip through Tuscany, you will be amazed by the unique old town, its streets and above all the shell-shaped course. Here twice a year the famous horse race „Palio“ takes place.
Our Excursion to Pisa, San Gimignano and Siena includes the bus ride, the multilingual tour guide, wine tasting, lunch and a tour of Siena. Do not miss this offer slide!
What else is there for recommendations for your stay in Florence?
Well, look it up Leonardo da Vinci Museum over. In the immediate vicinity of the cathedral you will find the museum with many sketches and ideas of the exceptional genius.
For the first overview of the city we recommend this again Hop-on hop-off ticket Florence. Get in and out as you wish. The ticket is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours. A classic for city visits.