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Florence Night Tour

Discover Florence through an authentic Italian passeggiata
From US$282 privately
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Tour Details
2 hours
Product Type
  • Ospedale degli Innocenti
  • Florence Duomo
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Piazza della Repubblica
  • Ponte Vecchio
Photos & Highlights
  • Offers unique introduction to Florence
  • Explore the city center during lively twilight hours with a local
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Tour Description
In this introductory, two-hour Florence night tour you will join one of our Florence guides for a walk through the city center, passing the Duomo and other major sites at twilight. You will experience the city when the light softens, the buildings take on a magical hue, and locals partake of la passeggiata, an evening stroll.

This tour is intended as an orientation walk to give us a sense of the city, and to let you feel its pulse. You will likely visit the Piazza SS. Annunziata, an integral public space in the Florence city center, to look at the Ospedale degli Innocenti, a historic building designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. You may also stroll down the shop and cafe-filled Via dei Servi to check out the exterior of Brunelleschi's later masterpiece, the Duomo, where you will learn about the importance of the cathedral and nearby Baptistery in Florentine art and civic history. 

From here, your course will depend on the interests of the group and the specialty of the guide. You may move deeper into the center, perhaps to Piazza Signoria, the government center of Renaissance Florence, or to Piazza Republica, which is filled with fire-breathers, jugglers, and some of the most famous cafes in Florence. Perhaps your guide will take their time with you, stopping for a glass of wine or gelato and enjoying the atmosphere of the city.  You may end up talking about anything from fashion or coffee to the Medicis or Michelangelo, depending on your mood. By the end of your tour, your guide will have fostered an experience that gives you a deeper understanding of this most fascinating city and leaves you well-prepared and eager for future exploration.

  • It's your first time in Florence and you're seeking to orientate yourself 
  • You’re returning to Florence and want to dive deeper to experience its essence from a local expert
  • Florence Duomo (exterior) – A soaring testament to the ingenuity and artistry of the Italian Renaissance
  • Piazza della Repubblica – A captivating square that embodies the city's timeless charm
  • Ponte Vecchio – The iconic and majestic bridge spanning the Arno River 
Wheelchair accessibility
  • Travel in Florence must be done over the cobblestones and hills that cover most of the city. Visitors with difficulty walking or wheelchair users might need to have a revised itinerary. 
Service Dogs
  • Service dogs are allowed if you have a medical certificate proving the need. 
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Paola is such a wonderful guide. I had such a great time and she is so knowledgeable!
Our guide was so much fun and incredibly knowledgeable. We kicked off our trip to Florence with our night tour. It provided us with the overview that we needed to make the most of the next 3 days we were in Florence. Seeing Florence at night through the eyes of one of its smart and energetic locals is worth every penny spent.
The crowds thinned as the sun went down. The walking was easy and I was able to get a good view of the landmarks. My guide provided me with insights into the history of the landmarks that went deeper than just names and dates of construction.