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Original Florence Free Walking Tour
4.9
Based on 287 reviews
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Casey Choo
Casey Choo
08:16 24 May 24
We recently did the walking tour with Alessandro and it was really good. He was a wealth of knowledge about the... various sights and history of Florence and interjected the tour with lots of fun facts and “curiosities”. At the end of the tour, he gave us a great recommendation to a good affordable restaurant to try out good authentic local food. I highly recommend this tour as an intro to Florence!read more
Jane Halls
Jane Halls
20:11 14 May 24
We booked our walking tour on line about 6 weeks before we traveled. Communication was excellent with a Confirmation... email and then a reminder one nearer the time.We were led by Alexandrio- a man born in Florence. He was brilliant! Well informed, knew his stuff, entertaining and passionate about his City!We left on time , had a fascinating 2 hour tour and finished on time. All in all a great way to get your bearings in a new place.read more
Bella 09
Bella 09
20:31 12 May 24
We took the 5:15 tour, it was a delightful, informative tour. Alessandro told us many colorful stories about the Medici... family. He showed us all the interesting spots. We will visit many of them over the next few days. He also explained the Tuscan famous food to try in Florence. All in all, highly recommend Alessandro and his tour.read more
Subel Rai Bhandari
Subel Rai Bhandari
10:48 22 Apr 24
Alessandro was the best city guide, showing us around, giving tips on food (inc vegetarian) and shopping, and the... history of the place. He was kind and fun. And he has an impeccable knowledge of the city and its attractions. I highly recommend him.read more
Lib Aitchi
Lib Aitchi
17:04 16 Apr 24
Such a great introduction to Florence this morning, We highly recommend Original Florence walking tours.Armando was a... brilliant guide. He’s passionate, knowledgeable and fun - making the discovery of places and the history of the city really interesting. In addition he gave some excellent recommendations of places to eat and drink that are off the beaten track and frequented by locals - because they’re good!Thank you.read more
Tom Perkins
Tom Perkins
12:07 14 Apr 24
We had Alessandro take us on a fantastic walking tour through the streets, piazzas and main sights of Florence. He was... very detailed in his descriptions and history of everything that was shown to us. Very informative. Highly recommend. I loved it!read more
Val Arevalo
Val Arevalo
14:54 17 Feb 24
10/10 highly recommend. Where do I begin? Armando is such a delightful, deeply passionate, funny, knowledgeable,... entertaining and overall the best tour I have ever done (and I’ve done a few in Europe recently). My advise, do this on your first day because it’s a great way to orientate yourself with the city, if you can. We did this after all our series of museums visits, and still finding more delightful informarion. I hate to learn history and architecture in a very academic way, and Armando was the perfect teacher and host because he gives your very factual but with added flair , and in such a beautiful and interesting way. He is a magnificent story teller. I beg you, this tour is free so please please please be very generous and prepare your tips in cash, it will be worth more than the museum entry you paid for, wayyy! I wish he can be my tour guide for all the cities in Florence. This man deserves a medal because he makes everyone fall in love with Florence even more!!! Grazie Mille Armando, you are one of the gems of Firenze!PS: the place where he took us to show cantucci- buy a truck load because it’s the best in town.read more
Peter Morley
Peter Morley
09:43 12 Feb 24
We were treated to a hugely enjoyable tour on our first morning in Florence – it was a great help in orienting... ourselves on our first visit to the city. Armando is a wonderful guide and his knowledge and passion for the city, its history, architecture, food and art are really infectious. We got lots of tips for things to do/see/eat/try that we wouldn't have found otherwise. The children loved it too – bravissimo and grazie mille!read more
Navshrea Kaur
Navshrea Kaur
18:00 04 Feb 24
Armando is the best! We've been to 5 cities in Italy and had a guide in all of them, but Armando was the best guide... hands down! He's extremely passionate, has such a charming way of explaining everything, and so very kind. It was a delight walking around the city with him. Armando, if you read this please know - my husband and I love you and still talk about you!read more
Inês Torres
Inês Torres
10:57 18 Dec 23
This tour was the best way to kick-start our visit to Florence. Alessandro was a really funny, knowledgeable and... attentive guide. Highly recomend going on this tour.read more
Juls Dickenson
Juls Dickenson
15:18 05 Dec 23
Alessandro took us on a wonderful walk through Florence sharing history that was interesting and entertaining! Sharing... helpful tips about navigating Florence like a local. I’d highly recommend doing this tour Day 1 🙏 And because he showed us ‘how’ to wish on Fontana Del Porcellino correctly… we will be back 💕🌸🇮🇹💚read more
Andreea G
Andreea G
20:33 01 Dec 23
We had the best time in Florence and that's thanks to Alessandro. He provided such interesting information and thanks... to him we've discovered things which by ourselves would have never done. Greatly recomend the tour!read more
Mark Hobson
Mark Hobson
07:42 07 Nov 23
Armando was a great tour guide. We did this 1 Nov 2023Passionate and knowledgeable about the history and the cuisine... of Firenze. We were given the highlights in an easy walking 2 1/2 tour, recommendations and all with an engaging sense of humour and charm. We had been there 3 days already but still learnt about the city and felt the tour just added to what we knew. It’s a great experience and the best way to start your time in Firenzeread more
Mai Hashhoush
Mai Hashhoush
07:13 03 Nov 23
We had really amzing tour guided by Armando who was very knowledgable and passiinate about every tiny details in... florence with its history... Not to mention also his great sense of humor.. I highly recommend to start your visit to florence by walking with original florence tour. Thank you original florence.read more
Gregory Jones
Gregory Jones
15:18 30 Oct 23
Armando was a delight!! He provided an engaging, informative and animated tour and kept us enraptured for the full... tour. We could not recommend this tour enough, it was a wonderful start in getting to know Florence and it's history.read more
Christie Corbould
Christie Corbould
20:29 25 Oct 23
Alessandro was the perfect guide! Full of historical information, great sense of humour, interesting stories and made... you feel very welcome. Highly recommend Alessandro for a walking tour of Florence!!read more
Nataliya Grauss
Nataliya Grauss
20:56 20 Sep 23
Armando was absolutely amazing at showing us the meaning behind the beautiful architecture of Florence and so much more... than that- he has so much passion and charisma and has given us a real Italian experience filled with humor, “curiosities” as he called them and true love for his city. Thanks to him our time in Florence is truly memorable.read more
Bahar Gök
Bahar Gök
21:49 10 Sep 23
I have been attending walking tours since 2015 and Armando's tour could be one of the best. His way of telling the... facts about the city, Medici family and gastronomy was so good and facinating that we really excited to learn more about the facts that he mentioned. He showed us Florence from bottom of his heart and we learned so much. Thank you Armando! It was a great pleasure to meet and learn from you.read more
Richard Matthews
Richard Matthews
14:43 03 Sep 23
After 3 days of walking around the city by myself, I now wish I’d been in the tour with Alessandro earlier. It gives... such a great overview with just the right level of personal views and interesting anecdotes to set one up for further exploration. Highly recommended!read more
Kathryn Chang
Kathryn Chang
11:01 24 Aug 23
Had a brilliant 3hr+ tour with Armando. Completely changed how we viewed the beautiful city of Florence. Armando’s... passion for art and love of the city’s culture and history is unparalleled. We learnt so much and left wanting more! Also gave brilliant food and drink suggestions. Amazing, highly recommend this tour.read more
Nina Eder
Nina Eder
19:48 21 Aug 23
Best Tour ever with Amardo. He describes with so much joy the story of Florence and he took us to the most important... places. In addition he gave so many tips and hints for your stay. Definitiv worth to go! Thanks Amardo!read more
David Carr
David Carr
14:27 01 Aug 23
Awesome walking tour! Alessandro is great, knowledgeable and sharing interesting stories about the history of the... Medici family, Florence, and it’s art and architecture. Five stars 🌟read more
Laura Occhipinti
Laura Occhipinti
08:29 31 Jul 23
Our family of 4 learned so much during this tour and we now see the city in a whole new light. Our guide, I think it... was Alessandro, grew up and continues to live in Florence. He knew so much but delivered the information in a way we could all appreciate it. At the end, he even gave us some fabulous restaurant recommendations!read more
Sanjana Bubber
Sanjana Bubber
21:02 08 Jun 23
Our tour guide Armando was AMAZING. This free tour is better than the paid one we went for. He was informative,... engaging and humourous. He also gave us a lot of tips on where to eat and what to eat! This is an amazing way to see Florence. Please tip your guides well!read more
Annie
Annie
20:26 14 May 23
Just do it! Manuel is an incredible tour guide. Super knowledgeable, passionate, and makes you think about the broader... stories and context of Florence instead of just sharing dates and facts. I found this approach a great way to digest information and he even shared a guide he made for where to eat and what to do following the tour! He’s also kind, patient and clearly loves what he does - don’t miss his tours!read more
Dr Neelima Pillai
Dr Neelima Pillai
22:20 07 May 23
Armando was a great guide, very sincere and genuine. Found this site on google and decided to try it. We were not... disappointed at all. The 2 and a half hours went by so fast and we were introduced to the beauty and history of Florence. A definite must do in Florence.read more
Valentini Paparizou
Valentini Paparizou
10:06 18 Apr 23
Our guide , Gabriela, was very friendly and welcomed us with a big smile. She was a really professional, she explained... from the very beginning what we will do and how this walking tours works. Always waiting for everyone to be around before starting talking and taking care of the group. The information given was very interesting adding her personal flavor which we appreciated. I strongly suggest joining her!read more
Pramod Srikanth
Pramod Srikanth
15:09 03 Feb 23
Nice walking tour with a friendly City of Florence certified guide, Gabriella. She shared tons of facts and useful tips... about the city, the food, transportation, history and more. The free walking tour is not 'free'. But nothing really is free in this world. The idea is you pay what you wish at the end of the tour. And with the great tour and guidance from your guide, you will be satisfied to pay what your heart wishes. Some peer pressure will be there as some may pay 20€, some 10€, some 5€, but you are not forced to pay anything at all. However, it is definitely recommend to appreciate the guide. The payment will be per person and everything is explained at the beginning of the tour. You are free to leave if you don't like. Also, you can leave in between after excusing yourself if you have to go somewhere. Overall, a nice tour. Much recommended.read more
Nataly Sudin
Nataly Sudin
17:15 13 Nov 22
Armando was amazing we had a fun tour vwhile explaining and showing the city of Florence very knowledgeable and... informative with very good vibes very much recommendedread more
John Tohill
John Tohill
22:32 27 Oct 22
Brilliant walking tour. Recommend you start out your trip to Florence with it. Manuel was an excellent guide. ... Clever, knowledgeable and funny, he made the 2.5 hour tour fly by. Showed us all the key sights and provided a lot of clear background on the history of the city and the key characters involved in shaping it. He was happy to answer all questions and also provided a great list of food/drink venues, we tried a few of the places recommended and they all great. 100% recommended!read more
mar rich
mar rich
05:15 13 Oct 22
What a great way to get to know Florence! Gabriella was our guide and had an amazing gift for storytelling of the... history of the city and sights. She also gave us all sorts of recommendations for food, shopping etc. which was so appreciated. This is a must do! It will be the best, most informative 2 hours of your visit. Thank you Gabriella!read more
Krista Koch
Krista Koch
11:38 27 Jul 22
Fabio was my tour guide. He is clear and offers a wealth of information. However on the 7th stop of 13 stops, I... received a message about a concern for one of my tours that had to be rescheduled. I am only in Florence for 48 hours and want to experience as much as I can. I stepped behind another person in the group and was towards the back, when we called me out in front of the group for being on my phone and that it was a big distraction for him. He literally had to take a couple steps over and lean around and the person in front of me had to move to the side for him to fully see me. The only part of me he would have been able to see from his original position would have been my face over the persons shoulders, where my eyes would have been looking down trying to figure out what other times would work for the tour. I wasn't distracting anyone else in the group and I was still listening to most of what he was saying while trying to sort out my personal situation. Fabio was also distracted by construction sounds and other near by tourists in twonof the stops prior. I wasn't able to walk between sites and dodge people while squaring away the situation and I clearly was too much of a distraction to the guide, so I left the tour. I have done over 10 free walking tours and this was one of the worst experiences I have had or seen for any tourists. So if you plan on not receiving any negative news that needs attention, this is a good tour for you. However, if you are a person, a tourist, and life happens to you, I wouldn't recommend this tour. I would find another where the guides aren't so easily distracted and offended.read more
Mark Killick
Mark Killick
10:45 03 Jul 22
The walking tour was superb. Fabio took us through the streets showing us the best sights. He shared his fantastic... knowledge of the history of Florence, the statues and recommendations on what to eat and see. Superbo Fabioread more
Mandy
Mandy
12:04 17 Jun 22
Fabio our guide was flawless! Professional, exceptionally prepared with a mountain of knowledge, facts, history and... some light hearted humor sprinkled in. Highly recommend!read more
Ana Sofia Sousa
Ana Sofia Sousa
12:07 15 Jun 22
The tour was fantastic.  We learned a lot about the history of the city.  Alessandro was a great guide.  Passionate... about the history of Florence and manages to convey his passion to tourists.  We don't give 5 stars just because we think the "free tour" advertising misleads customers.  We were immediately informed at the beginning of the tour that it was expected to pay a final compensation.  We were delighted to do so because it was worth it.  But we think they should be more correct and truthful with customers and let them know on the website.  If the guides are like ours, which I believe they are, people willingly pay for the visit even if they are warned on the booking moment.read more
Ms. Polly
Ms. Polly
19:20 22 May 22
This tour was everything and more! I came across this free tour by mistake, booked it and wasn't sure that I would go.... I woke up the next morning, had nothing planned and decided to go. This was the best decision ever! The guide was passionate, informative, knowledgeable and thorough. She started and ended on time! I definitely recommend this tour. I've done many paid tours and you could not pay for a tour like this. Thank you for an amazing experience!read more
Manuela
Manuela
19:21 15 Apr 22
I did this tour on my first morning in Florence, and it was a wonderful experience plus a good way to orient around the... city. Armando is a great guide - obviously very knowledgeable, but also clearly passionate about what he does. He was able to share, with great humour, a lot of interesting information about the city’s history and culture, as well as tons of tips on what to visit, where to eat etc. Highly recommend!read more
CAROLINA Moreira
CAROLINA Moreira
11:33 04 Apr 22
Fabio is an amazing guide!We loved the tour. He explained everything so well
Sarah Thompson
Sarah Thompson
15:02 22 Mar 22
I did this walking tour the first day i arrive in Florence, which i highly recommend! The tour guide was great! We stop... at all the most popular site. The guide also had a lot of great tips from where to eat to how to ride the buses. Could not recommend this tour enough!read more
Philip Popien
Philip Popien
20:48 04 Mar 22
We had a free Walking Tour with Manuel today and it was great! Apart from tons of information about the history of... Florence's historic buildings and renaissance arts he provided us entertaining anecdotes as well as nice "insider" tips on what to visit and where to eat. Thanks, it was a pleasure!read more
Harn Chiu
Harn Chiu
15:01 28 Nov 21
Our tour guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and friendly! We got to see all the main landmarks as well as hear... their history, and she had lots of great tips about shopping and eating as well. Did this tour during a weekday and found the city significantly less crowded (easier to navigate and to hear our guide) than it was on a weekend. Highly recommended!read more
Anjana Menon
Anjana Menon
20:38 20 Oct 21
The walking tour with Anne was very interesting. A good combination of history, gastronomy and fun anecdotes. Loved the... experience and she was very thorough while answering all questions. Her local recommendations were very helpful specially the gelato place!read more
Betül Akay
Betül Akay
18:06 20 Sep 20
Great and informative tour
Naomi van den Beukel
Naomi van den Beukel
15:14 11 Sep 20
Had a great tour with Fabio this morning. Very friendly guide with a lot of knowledge about the history and buildings... of Florence. He gave some great tips for food as well! Definitely recommend this tour!read more
Tommaso Succi
Tommaso Succi
11:14 07 Sep 20
Alessandro was a very good guide, he explained all the history of the city in an interesting way. He was always open to... questions and he showed us a lot of small details and anecdotes of the city that you normally don't see as a tourist on your own. Very friendly, totally recommend the tour.read more
Eliz D Agostin
Eliz D Agostin
19:28 05 Sep 20
Amazing tour!!!Alessandro is a great guide with so much history knowledge!!And his tips shaped our rest of the day-... food, views, churces.Highly recommend.read more
Sebastian Lorez
Sebastian Lorez
16:53 05 Sep 20
Great tour with Alessandro. Got a great overview over the cities main attractions with very interesting historical... facts and inside knowledge. Totally recommend! Thanks Alessandro!read more
Cy Ob
Cy Ob
16:40 04 Sep 20
Alessandro answered my questions prior to the tour fast and we had a wonderful time walking Florence and learning about... the typical food and especially for art history interested people this is a nice tour with fun anecdotes. Definitely recommend joining his tours on arrival !read more
Mithila Barot
Mithila Barot
17:49 01 Sep 20
The tour was one of the best and most informative free tours I have done so far. Alessandro is very friendly and well... informed about everything there is to know in Florence and is very generous in sharing his knowledge. I can only recommend to do this tour, preferably one of the first things you do in Florence! 🙂read more
Maja Bogataj
Maja Bogataj
21:24 24 Aug 20
Alessando is a great tour guide. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Florence.
Lucy
Lucy
14:08 17 Aug 20
We took an English-speaking tour with Daniel on our first evening in Florence. Daniel was personable and helpful, and... the tour was a great introduction to the city that covered the major sites in the historic center and gave us some tips to see more things in detail. The sample bite of panini with local products was a nice bonus! Daniel was happy to provide additional tips after the tour, which we were grateful for since we were staying for several days. Compared to some other tours we've had, Daniel kept the tangents low and we were able to end on time.read more
Melanie Rodriguez
Melanie Rodriguez
16:17 05 Aug 20
Alessandro was our guide for the English tour, you can tell that he perfectly knows this extraordinary city! He... explained us very well about the historical past of Florence and he gave us a few tips, I am not surprise he is from here. Unfortunately I had to rush to get on a train otherwise I would have stay a bit longer as he is always ready to answer your questions. I will definitely recommend the tour! Grazie Alessandro!read more
Filippo Degli Innocenti
Filippo Degli Innocenti
15:32 19 Jul 20
An incredible tour I learnt a lot about the city, I ate a good tasting ,well done
Marina Marina
Marina Marina
19:01 01 Jul 20
Excelent tour,Alessandro is very kind and the tour is a perfect introduction of florence,well done original florence
The Sugar Cane Hostel
The Sugar Cane Hostel
17:09 23 Jan 20
We’re SO GLAD we did this tour. Our guide, Alessandro was amazing. He gave us a very complete tour of the city center,... along with some history lessons that helped put everything in perspective. Florence is such a beautiful city, We loved learning about this city’s history and culture from a local as charming and warm as Alessandro. Would definitely recommend doing this Free Walking Tour!!read more
Mariana Carneiro da Cunha
Mariana Carneiro da Cunha
07:49 11 Jan 20
We had a tour with Armando who was knowledgeable and funny! We got to see everything in town, learn loads and even had... a food tasting! Worth every minute!read more
Karina Mahon
Karina Mahon
21:53 02 Dec 19
An absolute must when in Florence. It was the perfect way to see the city. Alessandro was a fantastic tour guide fun... and informative. I highly recommend this tour.read more
Sandro Dolcese
Sandro Dolcese
01:44 29 Nov 19
Since I retired I have known many cities thanks to tourist guides, but never before have I been so satisfied.... Unforgettable experience, absolutely recommended.read more
Manolo
Manolo
19:48 26 Nov 19
The best tour in Florence! Alessandro is an amazing guide. Funny and knowledgeable. He shows us the main landmarks... keeping the tour very interesting! Highly recommended! Thanks alessandro!read more
Kamal Pandyan
Kamal Pandyan
16:44 20 Nov 19
A must try when you are in Florence. Do take this tour on the first day , so you have an overview the city.Our guide... Alexandro was amazing , the man with the pirate flag , He was very funny and knowledgeable . 2 hours walking tour , we took the 3:00-05.15 pm trip.Highly recommended . 5 stars .read more
Lorenzo Giombi Giambartolomei
Lorenzo Giombi Giambartolomei
18:59 19 Nov 19
Alessandro is an amazing tour guide he made us to find out the secrets of Florence a very friendly person
Solomonyuk Hahyna
Solomonyuk Hahyna
18:25 19 Nov 19
A very nice walking free tour with a florentine guide and with a delicious tasting of florentine typical food!... Recommended.read more
Margherita P.
Margherita P.
17:00 18 Nov 19
The Best Tour in Florence. Alessandro is an excellent tour guide. Thank you Alessandro. Super recommended.
banchi abera
banchi abera
19:57 16 Nov 19
I enjoyed the tour a lot even in a rainy day, and the tasting a very nice detail
Armando Siesto
Armando Siesto
09:17 16 Nov 19
We enjoy the tour in Florence ,an original great experience into art,thanks
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About the tour.

The meeting point is in Piazza dell’Unità Italiana
very close to the main train station. You will find me near the obelisk, holding a pirate flag. Scroll down the page and click the address on the map!

Then we will walk through the beautiful streets and squares of one of the most iconic city of the world, watching the main monuments.

IT’S GONNA FEEL TO WALK THROUGH AN OPEN AIR MUSEUM!

The tour is

The tour duration is about 2 hours, 30 minutes

Medici Chapel

San Lorenzo Market

Medici Riccardi Palace

San Lorenzo Church

Duomo Cathedral

The Baptistery

Repubblica Square

Orsanmichele Church

Porcellino

Signoria Square

Uffizi (external)

Ponte Vecchio

Santa Croce Square

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