Top Experiences in Florence

Unique things to do, curated by kimkim specialists
Florence, a city steeped in Renaissance history and known for its artistic heritage, offers a range of activities that can make your stay extra memorable. Explore the highlights of Florence, including Michelangelo's David and the Uffizi Gallery, on an excursion like this guided city walk, where you'll learn about the city's past and the significance of the Medici family. If you're looking to venture outside of Florence, you might enjoy an adventure similar to this full-day trip to Chianti, Siena, and San Gimignano, where you'll indulge in delicious cuisine, sample world-famous wines, and experience the beauty of the region's hilltop towns. If uncovering the secrets of traditional gelato-making and creating your own flavor sounds enticing, you might like an experience like this hands-on gelato-making class
Siena Duomo and old town skyline
Tuscany Day Trip from Florence: Chianti, Siena & San Gimignano
5.0
(5)
7 hours
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Small group
Discover the picturesque region of Tuscany, known for its historic hilltop towns, rolling hills scenery, delicious cuisine, and world-famous wines. This guided tour will help you experience all that Tuscany offers in an authentic, relaxed way. You’ll visit the beautiful medieval towns of Siena...
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence
Florence Highlights Tour & Uffizi Galleries
5.0
(2)
4 hours
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Private
Enjoy a tour of Florence, hitting all the major sites, including Michelangelo's David at the Accademia, the monuments and statues of Piazza Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, Duomo Square, and Giotto's Belltower. You’ll also stop to visit the Vasari Corridor, Baptistery and Gates of Paradise by...
Piazza della Signoria - Main Square in Florence
Walking Tour of Florence
4.7
(3)
3 hours
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Small group
Dive deep into the art, history, and architecture of Florence with a tour. Choose between two options. You can either explore Michelangelo's David at the Accademia and take a Renaissance-themed walk passing Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Duomo, and Baptistery, or visit Santa Croce Church...
Florence Food Tour & Dinner
4.5
(4)
3.5 hours
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Small group
Join the local Florentines and experience this historic city through your tastebuds. This authentic evening food tour will take you to the best places to eat in Florence. Savor the region’s famed cold cuts and cheese, and sip on special wine varietals, including a “Super Tuscan” wine. End the...
Traditional Gelato Making Class in Florence
5.0
(1)
1 hour
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Small group
Discover the delicious craft of gelato-making with a workshop in the heart of historic Florence. In the ambiance of an authentic family-run gelateria and gelato-making school, you’ll learn the ins and outs of producing that perfect scoop of creamy goodness with the help of a true professional....
Day Trip: Tuscany by Vespa
5.0
(1)
6.5 hours
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Small group
Explore the idyllic wine regions of Tuscany and Chianti on board an Italian icon, a Vespa scooter! You’ll zip along scenic country roads, passing through olive groves and vineyards. Stop to visit two wineries, learn about wine and olive oil production, and enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch or dinner....
Ponte Vecchio and Florence skyline
"Inferno" by Dan Brown Secret Book Tour in Florence
4.5
(2)
3 hours
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Private
Follow the footsteps of Robert Langdon, the main character of Dan Brown’s sensational novel, Inferno. Together with your guide, you’ll discover the mysterious message “seek, and you shall find,” and look for Dante’s death mask. Visit the Palazzo Vecchio to explore exclusive places not open to the...
Pisa & Lucca Day Trip
4.5
(2)
5.5 hours
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Private
Explore two of Tuscany’s must-see cities: Lucca and Pisa. Stroll around the typical Italian streets of Lucca, take a picture with the leaning tower of Pisa, and deepen your knowledge of fine wines while sipping a glass of red Chianti. Your first stop is Lucca. This city isn’t just famous among...
Skyline of Florence
Florence Welcome Stroll & Gelato
2.5
(2)
2.5 hours
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Small group
Welcome to beautiful and historic Florence! Start your time in the city with a guided walk through the streets and stop at top attractions like the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio. Then, escape the crowds and explore hidden streets, corners, monuments, and piazzas with your local guide. The first evening...
Florence Food Markets Tour
3 hours
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Private
Immerse yourself in Italian culture by exploring the vibrant markets of Florence on a tour. You’ll start at the most authentic food market in the city, Sant’Ambrogio, where you’ll see a truly unique side of Italy. The Sant’ Ambrogio market is where the real Florentines shop, and where you’ll...
Day Trip from Florence: Tuscany Wine & Cheese Tour
8 hours
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Private
Enjoy a tour through Tuscany’s delicious culinary staples and learn about its gastronomic traditions. You’ll savor Pecorino, the best-known and loved Tuscan cheese, plus homemade pasta, red wine, and extra virgin olive oil.Tuscany has always been a farming region. Its history and traditions...
Ballooning Over Chianti from Siena
4 hours
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Small group
Enjoy the incredible scenery of the Tuscan countryside from a unique vantage point with a sunrise hot-air balloon ride. Starting early, you'll ascend into the air and enjoy the colorful views of the Chianti region as the first rays of sunlight crest over the horizon. Your journey above the...
Uffizi Gallery
Uffizi Galleries Tour in Florence
2.5 hours
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Private
Skip the long lines and let a guide lead you through one of the top museums in the world, the Uffizi Galleries. Renowned for its impressive Renaissance art collection, you’ll view some of Italy’s most important masterpieces. The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de’Medici, commissioned the building...
Piena
Day Trip to the Villages of Tuscany
5 hours
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Private
Enjoy a guided exploration of Italy’s famed Tuscan villages. You’ll choose two towns to visit amongst the following: San Gimignano, Montalcino, Pienza, and Montepulciano. San Gimignano: One of the best-preserved medieval towns in Italy, San Gimignano sits perched atop an iconic hill. Located in...
The village of Pienza in the Val d'Orcia.
Explore Tuscany with Kids
5 hours
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Self guided
Tuscany is vastly known for its vineyards and wineries, but it has so much more to offer. If you’re not fond of winery visits, you’ll still enjoy the castles, small towns, and villages as you drive through magnificent nature and countryside. The landscape is famous as a setting for many iconic...
Museum of Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Florence Art Lovers Tour
5 hours
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Self guided
If you’re an art-lover, you’ll enjoy exploring Florence, which is much more than the Uffizi and the Accademia Galleries. The city is an open-air museum! We’ve handpicked some of the most interesting and notable palaces, cathedrals, architecture, and masterpieces to take you through local art at...
Florence for Foodies Tour
3 hours
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Self guided
Florence is not only a place to walk and admire the incredible architecture, but it’s also the capital of Italian gelato with an incredible food scene. Discover Florence’s top historical restaurants and grand cafes and the best gelaterias and Florentine dishes you should not miss. We handpicked...
Parks of Florence Walking Tour
3 hours
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Self guided
Enjoy your free morning or afternoon at the beautiful parks in Florence, surrounded by the Tuscan countryside. Take your time to buy some delicious local snacks from one of the markets in the center, and then head out for a leisurely walk through open parks and gardens. Most of the larger gardens...
Michelangelo's 'David'
Visit the Uffizi & Accademia Galleries in Florence
5 hours
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Self guided
Spend a day exploring Florence and discovering its famous museums at your own pace. You’ll visit two incredible art galleries and immerse yourself in the history of the Italian Renaissance period. The Uffizi Gallery has a collection of masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio,...
 Ponte Vecchio at Sunset
A Free Evening in Florence
2 hours
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Self guided
Embrace the beloved Italian tradition of passeggiata in Florence, a leisurely evening walk that takes place all over the country. From small villages to big cities, Italians take to the streets to socialize and stroll after work. It’s the best time of day to experience local life and enjoy an...
Pisa
Visit the Leaning Tower & Historic Town of Pisa
Self guided
Pisa is, of course, famous for the Leaning Tower at the Piazza dei Miracoli, where you’ll find many of the city's highlights. A half-day is all you'll need to explore Pisa and wander around the iconic monuments. Still, we recommend staying longer to uncover more of this fascinating city!The...
Day Trip to the Villages of Chianti
Self guided
Chianti Valley is known for its food, wine, and historic architecture, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to experience all three as you meander along the Chiantigiana road. Visit the charming villages of Castellina in Chianti and Greve in Chianti and a local family-run winery. The route...
Dome of Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore
Discover Florence with Kids
3 hours
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Self guided
Florence is a wonderful city to visit with kids! We’ve gathered all our best tips and tricks to help you entertain the entire family. You’ll visit the main sights, including the Duomo, plus the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery in a kid-friendly way. Spend time at the best museums for...

Experiences in Florence, Italy

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Italy's culture is renowned across the globe, which is why it's the 5th most visited country in the world. Go beyond the typical tourist attractions and dive deeper into Italian culture. Visit bustling food markets, discover traditional music, join the locals for an afternoon Apertivo, and take an art class. Ditch the crowds of Venice and explore its islands, or take a break from shopping to learn the secrets behind Milan's fashionista reputation. Make the most of your trip by truly experiencing the authentic Italian culture!

The Idyllic Landscape of Tuscany
Top Experiences in Tuscany

A trip to Tuscany is truly unforgettable, with its landscape of endless vineyards and hills dotted with medieval villages and castles. Explore the historical centers of Florence, Siena, and San Gimignano and taste the region's famed wine at picturesque vineyards, estates, and bars. Savor the views with unique experiences, like ballooning over Chianti or walking along an ancient pilgrim path. Enjoy sunset-filled dinners, delicious cuisines, and some of Italy's most important history, architecture, and art.

View of the Florence Duomo from Giotto’s Bell Tower
Best Things To Do in Florence with Kids

Art and architecture dominate most visits to the historical city of Florence, but there is also plenty to keep little adventurers entertained. From a rewarding climb up Giotto's Bell Tower, to hanging out with local kids in cute parks, to a fun gelato-making class, here’s our guide to the best things to do in Florence with kids.

Take in the pretty views of a setting sun over Florence
6 Best Things to Do in Florence

From strolling across the iconic Ponte Vecchio and admiring famous artworks in the Uffizi to learning how to make gelato and shopping lively markets. Then, there are the medieval hilltowns and Chianti wineries of Tuscany, explored by Vespa. To ensure you don't miss out on the main attractions and authentic local experiences, read on for the six best things to do in and around Florence.

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Top Family Experiences in Italy

Italy may be the most family-friendly destination, with so much diversity in history, environment, and activity. Plus, kids love Italian food like pizza, pasta, and gelato! From kid-friendly hikes and boat trips to interactive city tours with scavenger hunts to hands-on workshops, you can easily keep your little ones entertained and engaged. Follow the steps of Marco Polo, become archeologists in Pompeii, zip through Rome on a golf cart, and learn how to sculpt like Michaelangelo. The sky's the limit for kids in Italy!

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