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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Santa Maria Novella Square | In front of the church, 50123, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We had an excellent day with our guide Danille. We found him easily at the meeting point, where he waited 15 minutes ahead of the start time. Then he escorted a group of around a dozen of us the medieval and Renaissance sections of Florence,...More

25  Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Let me preface this with the fact that I've done walking tours in about 10 cities at this point. We were there on a Monday, along with 25 or so other people who were all waiting for this tour, and the tour guide didn't even...More

7  Thank Allie M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Daniele was a very good tourguide! Funny and knowledable, definitely recommend! The tour gives a good overview of the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unable to do the morning tour of Florence so we decided to join the Medici Family tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. The tour was very informative and lasted for about 2 hours, finishing at the Palace. Next time...More

1  Thank APinkLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

super knowledgeable guide with lots of fun facts and stories that I've never heard after many years of traveling to Florence. Great easy pace and just a wonderful couple hours well spent. While it is free, donations are accepted. Definitely will do it again -...More

Thank tuttoitalia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just landed in Florence and, decided to have an introduction to the city. I met Daniel for the renaissance tour and I'm glad I choose to do this before deep dive myself in Florence. Daniel was great, very informative and enlightening about little Florence...More

Thank Andreia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide (think her name was Ludi) was very friendly and knowledgeable and spoke excellent English! We walked around the city for about 2 hours with her taking us by important sights and churches. She recommended places for us to visit on our own...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did both the Renaissance and Medici tours. I had Daniele both times - he was a fantastic tour guide - friendly and personable and easy to understand. Definitely recommend his tours to anyone - thank you!

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes you could wander around finding your own way, but this tour gave you a fantastic introduction to Florence with lots of local knowledge from the guides. Best sandwich shop, ice cream shop and also local information on the architecture, and art. Of course it’s...More

Thank Mr G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour very informative and got to see lots of different sights and know the history behind it. Tour was in English and had around 30 people in the group.

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Sylvia was passionate and very knowledgeable. Our tour was informative and really interesting tour and I felt that I could appreciate the history and architecture of the city better afterwards. The only down side was that the group was so big it was...More

1  Thank ClaireHines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walking tour is the best way to get your bearings around a city, learn lots of facts and visit places off the beaten track. Free Tour Florence offers free guided tours and you tip at the end. There is no obligation to do so...More

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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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