Special tours

Romantic tour 

This is the perfect tour for couples that want to visit Florence and know more about some romantic love stories that never ended throughout centuries.

The tour starts in the Duomo square to reach the Florence old town and the Dante's area. For all his books Dante was inspired by the girl he loved all his life,
Beatrice. Let's walk through the street of their love story, where they met, where they lived, where she is buried.

From the old town we cross the famous Ponte Vecchio and reach the Pitti Palace and via Maggio, the sites of the love story of Francesco I, duke of Florence and Bianca Cappello. Let's talk about their incredible story and never ending love.

This tour can end up with a boat tour on the Arno river, a very romantic trip under our famous bridges. 3 hours tour

 

Gourmet tour

Florence's gourmet tour is the perfect tour for those who want to know more about our culture.

We offer private tours and/or itineraries through the Florence's culinary landmarks.
Taking a food tour is certainly a great way to learn more about Florence culture through the eyes of a resident expert.

We walk through the San Lorenzo food market, showing the most typical fruits, vegetable, meat and salami made around Florence. Then we organize a food
tasting in one of the many food shops. Then we walk to the Antinori palace, where this old family is still showing the famous wines they produce.

We end up with a gelato tour through the many home made gelaterie of the city center. 3 hours tour

 

Hidden treasures: the Renaissance Frescoes 

This is the tour for those who want to have a very special hidden tour that no other company is doing.

We start our tour in the San Marco square and visit the San Marco museum, an old Renaissance cloister perfectly preserved; renaissance architecture, renaissance painting and the history of Florenceall together  in on incredible site.

After the monastery we visit the Sant'Apollonia church with one of the most beautiful Last Supper of Florence, painted by Andrea del Castagno.

We end up in the famous SS Annunziata square, the most beautiful square of Florence planned by Alberti with the Hospital of the Innocents  and the Chiostrino dei Voti, the cloister which is the entrance atrium of the church Santissima Annunziata where Andrea del Sarto, Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino painted their incredible frescoes. 3 hours tour

 

Cooking classes

Food is a large part of the Italian culture and learning how to prepare different dishes and to understand the preparation is a new interest that some may have for the Italian Cuisine.

Our cooking class takes place in a private house, a very special location that takes you in the everyday life of an Italian family. Meri is teaching you how to prepare our specialities, pasta, meat and cakes and when everything is ready you are going to eat what you cook together with her and enjoy a typical dinner in an Italian family. 6 hours

 

Family friendly tour

This tour aims to involve kids in the history of Florence, showing them not just medioeval palaces but how people lived there and how children behaved at the time. We start with the Palazzo Davanzati, unique building of the 13hundreds  with itsoriginal furniture and very well preserved decorations, to go on to the Holy Trinity church where the master of Michelangelo frescoed a child saved after falling from a window. Our tour continues with a walk along the river, to find out stone lions coming out medioeval towers, explaining their meanings and the stories behind them. It is then with the statues of Piazza della Signoria that  our  kids will have the chance to guess what the artist wanted to represent and to be introduced to mythological figures, their meanings in the Antique and still nowadays. Tour ends up with a gelato in an artisan gelateria of the Dante's neighborhood. 3 hours tour.