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Florence
Private and Small Group Guided Tours

The streets of Florence—epicenter of Renaissance art and culture—are living history for scholars and art lovers alike.
Charming and historic, Florence offers a rare opportunity to step back in time. Its 15th- and 16th-century monuments, buildings, and churches—including, most famously, the Duomo—and its many artworks, such as Michelangelo's Statue of David, highlight why this small Italian city is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance. Under the Medici family, who ruled during this era, the worlds of art, architecture, science, and humanism flourished, and the remnants of this explosively creative time are still visible today. Florence has also retained its other traditions—crafts and food—with current Florentine leatherworkers, silversmiths, shoemakers, and milliners producing artisanal goods, and cafes, markets, and restaurants preparing the city's celebrated cuisine. Explore iconic Florence with Context's private and small group guided tours.

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Florence Private and Guided Tours

With over 30 experts in our network in Florence, we offer a wide range of experiences, from private and small group guided tours of the major monuments to hands-on activities for kids. One of our most popular guided tours is our introductory Florence Night Tour, a passeggiata—the Italian ritual of an evening stroll—that visits the Duomo and critical sites in the center of the city in the warm light of early evening. Among the most renowned museums in Italy, our private and small group tours of Florence enable us to weave through the crowds, allowing for more close inspection with our expert guides. Join our Uffizi Gallery Tour and discover the greatest works of the Renaissance with an art historian. Or, are you hankering to see Michelangelo's Statue of David? Do it with a real expert on our Accademia Gallery Tour, which examines the greater narrative of Michelangelo's life before taking in his masterpiece, David. By now we're getting hungry, which is why we offer a Florence Food Tour that uncovers (and tastes) some of the best wine, cheese, and gelato in the world. Florence may be riddled with tourist traps but, on this tour, we sniff out some of the local favorites that still remain. We also offer a range of private tours for kids in Florence, including our Uffizi Tour for Kids and a Florence for Kids scavenger hunt tour. All of our family guides are trained in Visual Thinking Strategies, enabling them to present complex and historical information in a fun, relatable, and interactive way.
What Context Florence Travelers Say
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Once again, Siro proved to be invaluable in providing us with an introduction to a must-see visit in Florence. The Uffizi Gallery is imposing. We would have been completely lost and frustrated without Siro's expertise in providing an introduction to this famous institution. He is extremely knowledgeable and an excellent tour guide.
Siro was a fabulous tour guide. He is extremely knowledgeable and provided us with suggestions on where else we should visit in Florence based on the Michelangelo tour.
Martino and our entire tour were amazing! We really enjoyed the introduction to Florence that Martino provided. He was clearly very knowledgeable about many aspects of Florence, past and present. He was able to answer the million questions thrown at him during the tour. He even recommended several restaurants to us, one of which we were able to visit and it was TERRIFIC! This was our first Context tour, but not our last!