The Best of Florence: A Family Friendly Tour

The Best of Florence: A Family Friendly Tour

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  • See the highlights & hidden gems of Florence
  • Local treat for the kids
  • Listen to entertaining stories of the city
  • Fun treasure hunt and other games included
  • Enjoy a paper decorating presentation
  • 100% family friendly experience

You will meet here: Piazza della Repubblica

What you can expect

Florence is a city full of highlights & hidden gems, everywhere you walk has a history and a famous mastermind behind it. And while this might sound interesting to you, what if you are traveling with your whole family? Here’s the perfect solution for that, go on a family friendly tour with a local! A friendly local guide is ready to take you and your family to see the best their city has to offer and they know the perfect ways to keep everyone entertained, especially your kids!

Start off at the perfect place to see the mix of highlights and hidden gems, the center and heart of Florence, Piazza della Repubblica. The place where everything started and where you’ll get an introduction into how Florence became the powerful mastermind during the Renaissance. Of course with some local stories that you can’t find anywhere else are included. Here, you’ll also discover what’s in store for you & your family: a series of fun stops with entertaining stories, games & activities along the way and a gelato break!

Discover ‘Florence’s pride’, its beautiful cathedral with its dome that rises high captivating the view of the city. Climb up the cathedral and enjoy a picture perfect view of Florence or wander through the museum inside, your friendly local can arrange everything you wish to visit & see. Uncover some hidden medieval gems, two well-preserved buildings full of history. One, a tower that has survived the many civil wars and the other, a building that helped as headquarters of an anonymous association created to help noble families that had fallen in disgrace.

Here’s the kid’s favorite part: a gelato stop! They’ll try the best gelato in town while you immerse yourself in the nice atmosphere and conversation. And once their sweet tooth is satisfied, go on a fun paper decorating demonstration and get crafty!

Wondering how a market got turned into a church? We’ll give you a peek, there is a miraculous story behind it. Discover this gem hidden in plain sight that guards inside a beautiful architectonic vision, together with a local! Looking for some luck? Then rub the snout of a wild boar statue and put a coin in his mouth. At Fontana del Porcellino, it's believed by the locals that if you do that to the statue of “Il Porcellino”, luck will be on your side! Let the kids give it a try!

Now for a sight to behold, visit Piazza della Signora, a hotspot for political events in Florence for centuries. You can be sure this place holds tons of interesting stories and secrets! Another must-see when you are in Florence, Ponte Vecchio is an important piece throughout history, especially for the Medici family. Your local host will explain everything thanks to their amazing storytelling skills that will keep everyone captivated.

See the best and the hidden gems of Florence and leave with a smile on your face as you see how much fun your family had! The only thing you have to do is to pick your favorite local and let them create a one of a kind tour for you and your loved ones!

This is the plan

Meeting Point
Piazza della Repubblica
Stop 1
Piazza della Repubblica, one of the main squares in Florence that marks the center of the city since Roman times.
Stop 2
A visit to the stunning Duomo, the most impressive highlight of the city!
Stop 3
Piazza San Martino, discover two of the best hidden gems of the city in this small square
Stop 4
Have a break and enjoy the best gelato in town !
Stop 5
Artisan Il Papiro, satisfy your creative side with a paper decorating demonstration.
Stop 6
Chiesa di Orsanmichele, learn the fascinating story behind the gothic church.
Stop 7
Fontana del Porcellino , test your luck with the wild boar.
Stop 8
Ponte Vecchio, the best spots to take a candid family photo.
Final Stop
Piazza della Signoria, admire the open air museum around the square and hear the stories behind the sculptures of gods and heroes.

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

Family Friendly details

Private Family Friendly
Mode of transport
Walking tour
2 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Piazza della Repubblica
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkTreasure hunt map
checkA surprising prize
Not included

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
    of the city

  • With the host of
    your choice

  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.


How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.


Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.