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Florence Free Tour

Santa Maria Novella Square | In front of the church, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Great introduction to Florence

We booked this and didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. We did the morning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Megan H
Brisbane, Australia
Fantastic way to know all about Florence

We reached Florence and found this tour company on Google. On Day 1, we did their 5 pm Renaissance... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Parinitha S
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Florence Free Tour is the original walking tour of Florence. It is FREE, no tariff is applied or asked. Our professional guides work on a tip only basis and their motivation and your generosity will allow to continue these services. We offer 2 daily tours starting from Santa Maria Novella church.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Santa Maria Novella Square | In front of the church, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked this and didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. We did the morning tour first day which gave a good orientation and history of town - I think we did West/ East and learnt lots. We then booked in to the...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We reached Florence and found this tour company on Google. On Day 1, we did their 5 pm Renaissance tour, and it was exceedingly well done by Adam. We were a group of 30-35 but at each spot, he ensured that we found a quiet...More

Thank Parinitha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took both the Renaissance and Medici tours. In both cases the groups were way too large (I'd recommend employing more guides and/or adding an online booking system to limit the group sizes). The guide was knowledgeable and provided good explanations and local tips. The...More

2  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did both the renaissance and Medici walking tours (morning and evening) and had Daniel as our guide. He was really good and shared a lot of interesting information and stories. We found the Medici tour in the evening especially interesting. It is easy to...More

Thank Harshini_C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're planing to visit one of the very artistic town in Italy, Florence, and you'd like to have a great time my advise is to book your tour in advance. Make a list of things that you like to see. If you'd like to...More

Thank Katarina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide, a rather rheumy-sounding gentleman, seemed to have good information about the several generations of the Medici family, so important in Florentine and Italian history. I say "seemed to" because we could only hear about 25-30% of what he was saying during the 25...More

Thank rickdoestravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We use free walking ours in every city we visit and most of them are pretty good. This was no exception and we did two, Renaissance and Medici. Daniel was our leader on both. He was informative without being too detailed, and had a few...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 1100 guide was great, though there was a group trying to be musicians that made it very hard to hear at the beginning point. We fought to be near the front for the rest of the tour and that seemed to help. Great information,...More

Thank 1968TR250
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were both very disappointed with this tour. The gentleman that lead it was not very good at keeping the group together, projecting his voice (despite a microphone) and engaging everyone. There were some very interesting insights, but unfortunately we just couldn't hear them! We...More

1  Thank ecbertie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just completed both the morning (11am) and the afternoon (5pm) tours and we could not be more pleased. Truly recommend this special gem! In the morning, the tour focused on the Renaissance history, taking us all over this beautiful city, starting...More

Thank Roman C
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Charlene X
29 August 2017|
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Response from HananAtSea | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, I only took the one tour, not both.
Juli A
18 August 2017|
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Response from flickymicky | Reviewed this property |
We did ours during the day. Well before 5 I am sure.