Free Walking Tours in Florence

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Frequently Asked Questions

What will we see on the free tour Florence in English?

All the places to visit during the guided walking tour can be found in the file of each guided tour. Normally, the most outstanding places of the Renaissance city are visited. The Duomo or Cathedral of Firenze, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, and other places of interest are usually visited.

Normally, the interior of the buildings is not entered. I don't think it will surprise you too much, being a free tour. But you will know the most relevant history and anecdotes that have occurred in these places in most cases. In addition, the guide will give you advice in case you want to enter to visit certain historical buildings on your own later.

That's why it's usually best to take the free tour Florence as soon as you arrive in the Tuscan capital. That way, you will have a much better idea of what to do and what to avoid later. It will surely save you a lot of time and money.

Is the free tour of Florence free?

No, it is of free price. It is free to book (and if you do it on this website, it usually takes less than a minute), it is free to participate, but in the end, the tour guide expects you to reward him for the time he has dedicated to you and all the effort involved in the visit.

Really, payment is not mandatory and no one will force you to pay or give a certain amount. But if you liked it, it is normal that you do not take advantage of the guide and give him 10/15 € per person. Remember that this activity can be carried out thanks to the honesty of the participants, and that the guide has to pay commissions to the company that provides him with clients.

What if it rains?

Normally, the walk is done whether it rains or not. Since the guide has to earn his bread. But if there is an emergency or national alarm due to bad weather and the government's recommendation is not to leave the house, the visit is likely to be canceled. Although these are extreme cases that occur only once in a lifetime.

The key is to be well prepared. Buy yourself an umbrella or a very waterproof raincoat that takes up no space and you can carry in your pocket. You can also go to a souvenir shop, but they will be more expensive.

Why are there so few Free Tours in Florence?

We are the only platform that selects only the highest quality guided tours. So, you don't take any chances and you know you'll have a well-prepared guide, with experience and who is among the best rated in the Tuscan capital when it comes to guided walks.

Are there free tours Florence in the afternoon?

It depends on the guide and the day, but usually yes. If you look at the file of each guided tour, you can see the available schedules. In the calendar you can also easily see the availability.

Do they accept people in wheelchairs?

Depending on whether the route is adapted or not, the guides will accept this type of disabled people. Under normal conditions, yes, since Firenze is a very flat city and there are no big slopes. However, there are cobbled streets that can make you the one who carries the chair end up with back pain.

The best Free Tours Florence in English

There are few cities in the world like the capital of the Renaissance. Walking through its streets is like traveling back in time. It is easy to immerse yourself in history and imagine what life was like in Florence 500 years ago. That is why it is essential to take a historical tour, so that they can tell you everything and you can really immerse yourself in Florentine culture.

Normally, guided tours in Florence usually last about 2 and a half hours. Although there are some that last 3 hours. In any case, it is more than enough time to get to know the most important places in the city. In addition, the guide will give you tips so that you can continue exploring on your own after the guided tour.