Recommended Experiences in Florence

What People are Saying

Had a fabulous experience with Antonio as our guide. We learned so much from his vast knowledge of Firenze (Florence), food, wines and even how to prepare some of the basic foods we savored. Incredibly, though satiated from cappuccino, fruit, a variety of food, cheese or wine consumed at an establishment, we always managed to find a wrinkle in our stomachs that could be expanded at the next one. - DC
We did the food and wine tour for our honeymoon and it was an absolute highlight!! Chiara was able to share with us the different classes of wine and showed us how and where the Italians eat. It was super helpful with us having a leg up during the rest of our trip! - Shana Dial
Devour Florence Food Tour was so much fun! The guide is was extremely knowledgeable, fun and very gracious! I would highly recommend Devour Tours to everyone!!!!!!! It was my first tour experience and now I want to do a lot more! - Clair Vegas
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Top 10 Museums and Art Galleries to Visit in Florence

Florence, like much of Italy, is known for its incredible food, wine, and laid-back atmosphere. But it’s also home to some of the greatest museums and art galleries in the

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What to See in Florence: The Italian City is an Art Lover’s Dream

Florence is a “jewel box of a city, packed with treasures, each more beautiful than the last,” Tracy Russo writes. “To be able to walk the same streets that some of

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2023 & 2024 Florence Tours

Florence is in Central Italy and is the capital of the Tuscany region. Thousands of years ago, it was the center of trade and finance in Europe and was also

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top things to do in Florence?

The top things to do in Florence revolve around its rich historical and cultural offerings. Highlights include exploring the Uffizi Gallery, climbing the Florence Cathedral’s Duomo for panoramic city views, visiting the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David, and walking over the iconic Ponte Vecchio bridge. For a taste of local life, explore the Oltrarno district, known for its artisan shops, and try traditional Florentine cuisine. With City Experiences, you can do all these and more through curated tours like the “Best of Florence Walking Tour” and “Florence in a Day Tour”. 

What to know before going on a tour in Florence?

Before going on a tour in Florence, it’s helpful to have a basic understanding of the city’s layout and its major attractions. Some of the most important sites can be crowded, especially during peak season, so it’s advisable to book tours in advance. Comfortable walking shoes are a must as many tours involve a significant amount of walking. Be aware of the local customs and etiquette and remember that some churches and religious sites may require modest attire. Lastly, remember to stay hydrated and protected from the sun, particularly in the summer. 

Are guided tours worth it in Florence?

Yes, guided tours can be incredibly worthwhile in Florence. The city is steeped in history and art, and having a knowledgeable guide can greatly enrich your understanding of the sites you’re seeing. Guides can provide insights and stories you might not discover on your own and can also help you navigate the city and avoid long lines at popular attractions. City Experiences offers a variety of guided tours tailored to different interests, ensuring you get the most out of your visit. 

What types of tours in Florence are offered by City Experiences?

City Experiences offers a variety of tours that showcase the best of Florence and beyond. Offerings include: 

  • VIP David & Duomo Tour: This VIP experience offers skip-the-line access to two of Florence’s most iconic attractions – the Accademia Gallery and Florence Cathedral’s Duomo. 
  • Tuscany Day Trip from Florence: Experience the beauty of the Tuscan countryside with visits to charming towns, vineyards, and historic sites. This tour includes wine tasting and a traditional Tuscan lunch. 
  • Best of Florence Walking Tour: Explore the city’s most famous landmarks, from the Florence Cathedral and Ponte Vecchio to hidden gems in the heart of the city. 
  • Florence in a Day Tour: Ideal for those on a tight schedule, this tour covers all major attractions including the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, and a walk through the city’s historic center. 
  • Oltrarno at Sunset: Discover the artisanal heart of Florence and enjoy the charm of the city as the sun sets. 
  • Tastes and Traditions of Florence: Dive into Florence’s culinary scene with this food tour, tasting local delicacies and learning about the city’s gastronomic traditions. 

How many days are ideal in Florence?

The ideal length of stay in Florence depends on your interests, but a general recommendation is three to four days. This gives you enough time to visit major attractions like the Uffizi Gallery, the Florence Cathedral, and Ponte Vecchio, as well as explore local markets and enjoy the culinary scene. If you have more time, you could also consider taking a day trip to the Tuscan countryside with City Experiences for a different perspective on the region.