Discover the most emblematic landmarks of Florence accompanied by an exclusive guide for you, your partner, family or friends. The birthplace of the Renaissance at your feet!
Benefits of booking a private tour
Enjoy a completely personalized service by booking a private tour. You choose the day, the itinerary and the time. If you are travelling with a large group, you’ll also save money.
Our private tours
If you want to explore the best of the capital of Tuscany, you can book any of the following private tours of Florence. All the tours are walking tours, of 3 to 6 hours.
Florence Guided Tour (3 Hours)
Set off on a 3-hour walking tour of Florence and explore the city’s main sights. Your expert guide will lead you to the Piazza del Duomo, the façade of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore and the Ponte Vecchio, among many other places while you learn about the birthplace of the Renaissance. The itinerary will be similar to the Florence Sightseeing Guided Tour.
Accademia Gallery Tour (1.5 Hours)
Visit the world-famous Accademia Gallery which houses spectacular masterpieces, including the stunning ‘David’, ‘St Matthew’ and the ‘Palestrina Pietà’, all of which were created by Michelangelo. This tour follows a similar itinerary to the Guided Tour of the Accademia Gallery.
Uffizi Gallery Tour (3 hours)
The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most important museums in Florence and it accommodates works of art by the most renowned Italian artists. Your professional English-speaking guide will accompany you to see some of the most striking paintings like ‘The Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli and ‘Annunciation’ by Leonardo da Vinci. During your visit you will also admire works of art by Tiziano, Raphael, Caravaggio, Velazquez and Rubens. The details of the tour can be read here: Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour.
Tour of Florence & Accademia Gallery & Uffizi Gallery (6 hours)
This private tour is a 6-hour walking tour that combines the previous three tours. You will not only discover the best of Florence but also two of its most important museums. Your guide will reveal the fascinating history of the city, its main sights and works of art like ‘David’ by Michelangelo and ‘The Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli. The itinerary is similar to the following tour: Florence, Accademia and Uffizi Gallery Tour.
Palazzo Vecchio Tour (2.5 hours)
Explore the striking Palazzo Vecchio, Florence’s Town Hall and symbol of the city’s power for the last seven centuries. Follow your guide through its numerous rooms and passageways while you discover the past of one of the most important buildings in the capital of Tuscany. The visit includes access to the tower of the palace. This tour follows a similar itinerary to the Palazzo Vecchio Guided Tour.
Keep in mind that the Palazzo Vecchio closes every Thursday at 2 pm.
Medici Florence Tour (2 hours)
Lorenzo "The Magnificent" and other members of the powerful and ambitious Medici family left their mark on Florence throughout the Renaissance where geniuses such as Michelangelo walked the streets of the Tuscan capital. On this tour, taking place on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you're accompanied by an expert guide around monuments such as Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti.
Meet your guide at any point in the city centre or at your hotel lobby (only for centrally-located hotels). We will ask you at what time you wish to do the tour and where when you book the activity.
- Please remember that tickets to monuments are only included on the guided tours of the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. All other entrance fees must be paid at the monuments.
- Depending on the opening times and availability of the various museums, the schedule of the tour may change.
- Children under 5 participate free, so when making your reservation you only need to indicate the number of guests over 5 years old.
This is a private tour organized for you, your partner, a group of friends or your family.
The price of the tour depends on the type of tour you choose and the number of guests over 5. Fill out the booking form to see the total price. In the case of the guided tours of the Uffizi Gallery and the Academia, the tickets are included in the price.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
Private and exclusive tour (only for you, your partner, friends and family).
Tickets to the Uffizi Gallery and the Academia (optional).
Tickets to the Medici Palace (€7
€10 per person).
Tickets to the Medici chapel (€8 per person).
Tickets to the Palazzo Vecchio (between €12 and €20).
Headphones for groups larger than 7.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Is there anywhere nearby where I can leave my car?
A - Yes. There are car parks at the Santa Maria Novella and San Lorenzo stations.
Q - Does the tour visit the inside of the cathedral?
A - No, because of the long lines that form outside, we'll visit the cathedral from the outside. Then after the tour you can visit the inside for free if you like.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Yes (you must attend with a carer).