Explore some of the most famous sites in Florence while learning about the mysteries of its past. Take a look at the ancient center of the city, where some of the most interesting secrets are kept. Around the Baptistery, Duomo, and Cathedral, all of which are decorated with elaborate facades and marble panels, you'll learn about the "Miracle of the Flowering Tree" and the "Bull and the Baker".
Afterward, you will walk near Dante's home and discover the infamous Church of Dante and Beatrice. You will then see Palazzo Vecchio, famous for its civil architecture, which was the location of the guilds and the political court of the Medici family. In Piazza della Signoria, you will admire an open-air museum consisting of many statues including the copy of Michelangelo's David, as well as many other noteworthy works, including the often unseen Profile carved by Michelangelo.
You will then walk through the wings of the Uffizi Gallery. Following the Arno River, you will reach the Ponte Vecchio, famous for its gold jewelry shops. The tour ends in front of Palazzo Pitti. This is the best way to experience Florence's famous sites while also hearing about their mysterious past!