Discover the best treasures of Florence with this walking tour! Starting from your hotel, this exciting day tour initiates with the Cathedral where you will see the Campanile.
A Private Guided Family Oriented Florence Shore Excursion
Florence is always popular with children and according to a recent survey by TripAdvisor Florence is the most family friendly city in Europe. With gelato parlours on every corner and so many art treasures to discover Florence is a great Italy destination to enjoy with kids of all ages.
If you are looking for an enriching educational experience along with fun this private guided family oriented Florence shore excursion led by our selected team of kid-friendly licensed Italian tour guides is designed for families visiting Florence for a day with smart children and teens eager to tour Florence must-see sights blended with fun, storytelling and stops for a delicious gelato ice cream Italy’s sweetest treasure to discover. Other than lunch (not included) and free time for shopping your day is packed with sites, museums and information as this private guided shore trip allows families to enjoy Florence with fun.
Meet your personal English speaking licensed driver at the pier in La Spezia port of call holding a sign with your name in.
Your private tour begins with an approx. 90 minutes’ drive (traffic pending) in the comfort of a private fully licensed insured a/c deluxe Mercedes Benz vehicle through the enchanting Tuscan countryside to Florence Piazzale Michelangelo to enjoy the breathtaking views over the Renaissance city before reaching the heart of Florence to meet your personal licensed professional tour guide for an intimate walking tour of Florence major landmarks and hidden gems such as the legendary bronze boar “il Porcellino” one of the major symbols of Florence where your kids will love rubbing the nose of the legendary boar to ensure their return to Florence!
Your kid-friendly local tour guide tells the story of the development of Florence from its earliest days to the present with engaging anecdotes that bring history to life by taking the whole family on an entertaining and educational walking tour to discover Florence most famous artistic splendours introducing children and parents alike to the history of Florence encouraging participation and creativity among the kids stimulating them to make meaning from the details of a building or sculptural design and sharpening their visual observation.
A family-friendly walking tour through the backstreets and piazzas of Florence to discover at children pace all the major landmarks of the city stopping along the way for a cheerful gelato break, offering children an introductory understanding of the Renaissance, the Medici and Michelangelo with either a private guided skip the line tour of the Academy Gallery of Fine Arts to learn about Michelangelo David or the Uffizi Museum one of the world leading museums to appreciate its 50 rooms filled with paintings by masters such as Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian and your family tour guide will bring these wonders to life making this experience both fun and informative for children and parents together. Due to the richness of the collections, we suggest parents with kids to visit just one of these fascinating Florence museums, therefore, please, specify your museum choice at the time of booking so that we can make the required reservations to skip the long lines.
At the end of your day in Florence, your private driver transfers you back to La Spezia port of call in time to board your cruise ship.
- Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
Due to security reasons all guests must be on board at least 2hrs before sailing. The Academy of Fine Arts Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery museums are closed on Mondays