Meet the Renaissance CityThe Jewel of Tuscany, discover the city that launched a thousand ideas.Florence was home to the Medici Dinasty, the greatest art patrons of their time and creators of the renaissance.Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Dante and Galileo are just a handful of the geniuses that thrived in this unique city.Get an initimate look at the churches, galleries, narrow streets and palaces that showcase their masterpieces. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the city of Florence also offers world-class shopping, romantic escapes and a wide spectrum of breathtaking venues for special occasion events. Our guides will take you under the surface to experience the colors, people, and atmosphere of magical Florence. Just as special in winter as summer, the Intro to Florence tour turns the city into a living museum by revealing the majestic palaces ad piazzas, statues, fountains, chaples and galleries that recall the golden age of Renaissance. Whether taking your first steps into Florence or returning for the 100th visit, there is always more to be revealed in the elusive spirit of the city.
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Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2015
We the guides and drivers were on-time , extremely courteous and knowledgeable.
Travel Advisor: Susan Ward
FlorenceTown did an excellent job!
Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2016
Our travel agent used Florencetown to arrange a city tour, museum tours, and a day trip to Vinci. In every case the personnel were quite professional, spoke very good English, and the guides were quite knowledgeable of both art and history. Kudos especially to Mario, who arranged the individual excursions, who was always available even after normal business hours, and who even brought us a sack of fresh cherries which he had picked the day before. Florence town had several other excursions and experiences which I might try on our next trip to Florence, and I'm sure that they could arrange customized experiences if we asked.
Travel Advisor: Claudia Austin
Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2016
When using a tour service, the experience always boils down to the individual tour guide. We were lucky enough to have Vanessa as our Florence tour guide for 2 days. She was energetic and passionate about her hometown. We were a group of 11 (including 4 teenagers) and she kept all of us engaged for the entire time she was with us! Because we were on a private tour, we were able to have Vanessa show us sights not on the normal tour circuit...best gelato in Florence, local markets and local food tasting, best places to but leather, etc. Of course, we also visited the must sees (Accademia, Uffizi, Duomo, etc) and loved all that we learned. Thank you Venessa for showing us your city!!
Travel Advisor: Jane Braun
Chianti wine tour
By: Chianti wine tour
Reviewed on: 06 Apr 2017
Very good. The guide, Mattel, spoke English very well and was knowledgeable
Travel Advisor: Patty Perry
Italy tour operator florence
Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2017
She was so cute and knowledgeable of the city. You could tell she really loves her job. She was very personable also. She spoke many languages and English without a accent. At the end we wanted to bring her home with us. She has never been to America.
Travel Advisor: Heather Loss
Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017
Florencetown was very creative and accommodating to meet our requests. Their guides, and tours were extremely enjoyable. They were a great help in making our time in Tuscany memorable, enjoyable. Everything they set up for us was fantastic.
Travel Advisor: Shameeron Paur
Bus Tours from Florence
Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2017
We enjoyed both the Chianti and Tuscany tours -- very informative, beautiful scenery, terrific food and wines.
Travel Advisor: Linda Terrill
Reviewed on: 15 Mar 2018
We really had a great trip. Accomodations were extremely nice and comfortable. The tour guides we worked with were friendly and very committed to ensuring we were satisfied with our experience. We learned a lot and our trip was more enjoyable than had we planned ourselves.
Travel Advisor: Nora Winsberg
Wonderful trip to Cinque Terre
Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2018
Marco was an awesome guide, full of knowledge. He went above and beyond to be sure we had a great experience.
Travel Advisor: Becky Sullivan