My name is Elisabetta and I am very proud to welcome you in my city ! I am 100% Florentine and a licensed tour guide in Florence and Tuscany region .
I could offer classical tours including main highlights of the city but I am very glad to arrange customized itineraries ( " far from the maddening crowd " ).I love working with families and kids .
My private tour pricing rates are Euro 40 per hours.
Some tour suggestions :
Renaissance walk :
This is an "outside" tour, with a concentration on both the religious and political centre of Florence with Cathedral, Baptistery, and Belltower , Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazzale degli Uffizi. 3 hours (including Orsanmichele).
Uffizi Gallery : Concentrating on the highlights of the collection in order to better understand the evolution of art in painting. See masterpieces by Giotto, Cimabue, Botticelli, Piero della Francesca, Leondardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael! 2 hours. (Advanced ticket reservation needed ).
Galleria dell'Accademia : David is a must-see on any visit to Florence (Advanced ticket reservation needed)-1 Hour
Pitti Palace & Boboli Gardens : The building includes 6 museums and the amazing Boboli gardens , a visit to the Palatina Gallery which houses masterpieces by Raphael, Andrea del Sarto, Caravaggio,Filippo Lippi, Botticelli and others is strongly recommended. 3 hours
Michelangelo's sculpture : Casa Buonarroti is a private museum entirely dedicated to Michelangelo's life and works a short walk leads to the Bargello Museum one of the oldest public buildings in Florence and now the state sculpture museum. Collections from Medieval times to the Renaissance with masterpieces by several artists . At the end of the tour two possible options : a short visit to Accademia Museum , with a focus on David or to Michelangelo's New Sacresty-3 hours.
Family tour : a walking tour for all ages with particular focus on the younger generation.We visit Palazzo Vecchio ( first ducal palace of the Medici family ) or Palazzo Davanzati (opening hours permitting ) ,we stroll the city center hunting down the coats of arms of the ruling families. A stop for gelato in a local favourite place is necessary for refuelling!-2 hours.
Other half day excursions: Fiesole ( a little town with splendid views of Florence and several etruscan and roman ruins).Certaldo a romantic medieval place with several good restaurants.
If you need to design your own tour or if you have any restriction please send me a message I will figure out the perfect tour for you!
Feel free to contact me for any information.
Licensed Tour Guide Florence and Tuscany
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