Exclusive Florence for Kids – Say Hi to David Tour!

Our series of Florence for Kids tours and experiences are a great way to show your children the highlights of Florence in an enjoyable interactive way. Our wonderful guides are great with kids and will ensure your child soaks up the UNESCO heritage incredible Florentine history, art and culture in a way that they will enjoy remembering for many years to come.

Enjoy Florence with kids and Meet David!


Traveling with Kids in Florence

If you’re traveling to Florence as a family, it can be hard finding activities for both you and the kids. We would know, it’s why we wrote a blog with 11 kid-friendly activities in Florence! But tours are different. Striking the balance between learning and fun is always tricky. That’s why we’ve designed five different Florence for kids tours to be fun for all ages. Our tours cover museums, architecture, and crafts, in a fun and accessible way. Choose which one you want, and let us know in your booking!

Florence For Kids Tour

Have a wild boar grant you a wish. Find out who they buried alive near the Duomo. Discover fascinating tales about the grandest monuments. Hear interesting stories about the creation of artistic treasures. See where the children of the ruling Medici family used to play. Then experience Florence through their eyes. Roaring lions, medieval palaces and towers, squares gushing with fountains, the Straw Market. In Piazza della Repubblica, stop for a ride on the antique carousel. We do all this (and so much more!) on a fun kid’s tour around Florence. And, of course, we stop for Italy’s most delicious treat: gelato!

Uffizi Gallery for Kids Tour

Art museums don’t have to be boring! Discover strange animals. See how grotesque art can be strange, mysterious, magnificent, fantastic, and hideous. Hear about some of the strange ingredients used to make paint. Learn why Venus is floating on a giant shell. Visit one of the world’s most stunning collections of Renaissance artworks.

David and the Life of Michelangelo for Kids Tour

Learn about the life of Michelangelo and visit the most famous sculpture in the world! Children and adults alike love seeing Michelangelo’s David. Palazzo Vecchio – Children’s Museum
Hear about some of the strange laws once passed by the government. Some of them even said what colours you could wear! Visit Florence’s Town Hall. There, walk in the steps of Grand Duke Cosimo I and his children as we explore where they used to live. Please note that Thursdays, this activity is only available in the morning.

Artisans of Florence for Kids Tour

Meet local artisans and watch them create shoes, picture frames, bookings, and jewellery. Learn the traditional techniques used for hundreds of years. This is a fascinating exploration of the artisan quarter on the other side of the Arno River.

The Piazza as a Playground for Kids Experience

Piazzas have always been the heart of the Florentine life. For hundreds of years kids went to them to watch spectacles and to play. Together, we’ll discover a wheel were baby orphans found help. We’ll tell you a scary ghost story. And last but not least, we’ll teach you about jousts and bloody soccer matches still held today!

Choose a Florence for kids tour or experience

Just tell us in the booking notes at checkout which tour/s and experiences you would like to do. You can make one booking for each tour.

Why Choose a Florence for Kids Tour with Artviva?

Our guides are wonderful-the best in Florence.

Artviva is well known for high quality, entertaining tours.

Our itineraries are carefully planned to ensure maximum enjoyment.

We have great customer care-come in and meet us in our office in Florence!

You can choose to be met by your guide in your hotel in central Florence.

You contact us if you need a transfer to a central meeting point.

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Tour Details

These activities are conducted as private tours. Please let us know in the Notes section of your booking which of the options you would like to book, as well as the ages of the children.

Price: excludes any museum entry tickets, as well as pre-reservation fees. Please refer to the section below for further information.

Length: 3 hours

Please note: The cost of museum entry and reservations is additional to the fee. Museum reservation fees and tickets will be an additional 24 euro per adult per museum and children aged 6-17 years (upon presentation of a valid ID with the birthdate) €5 per youth per museum. Children aged 0-5 years are free. After receiving your booking, we will email you a booking form for the museum reservations.

Includes: Private guided tour especially designed to keep children entertained

Weather: run rain or shine

Dress code: Backpacks are not allowed in some museums. Please make sure that shoulders and knees are covered for entrance into churches!

Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on. You may choose to have the guide meet you at a centrally located hotel.


We accept most major credit cards and payment forms. Please see the bottom of our website for the payment types accepted.

Most of our customers enjoy having the benefits of a private tour. You have your own guide. You can have rest stops when you like. We can tailor the tour to suit your needs and preferences. We always choose the best guide for your needs, whether you are a family, an art school, or a company doing an incentive event.

All our tours except our Sex, Drugs and Renaissance tour are kid friendly. When doing a private tour with us, you have your own guide, so tell us in the notes of the booking the ages of your kids and we will tailor the tour and choose a guide that’s great for kids for you. We also have 4 special kids’ tours in Florence.

No large bags or backpacks in museums, in churches shoulders and knees must be covered so bring a scarf to cover your shoulders. IF it’s a walking, bicycle or a countryside tour make sure to bring comfortable shoes.

It’s important for everyone to bring their ID

student or children for the museum

All tours are conducted in English only unless otherwise noted or requested. Other languages available for all private tours on request.

We recommend arriving 15 minutes before departure time for all tours and services

We are offering mainly Private and some Semi-private tours at the moment. We do not offer many semi private small group tours anymore due to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The difference between Private and Semi-private is that the private tours are fully private tours with your own guide and the Semi-private are small shared group tours where individuals can join others.

Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

Yes, visit our Get In Touch page for all our contact details.

Save time by browsing our website for ideas on romantic getaways, historic residences, palace and castle stays, beautiful views, good value vacations, classic Tuscan country holidays and top attractions. Stop by to chat with us about the best shopping and restaurants in Florence and Tuscany!

Yes. ArtViva, The Original and Best Walking Tours is an ASTA registered company based in Florence, Italy, respecting national and international laws and regulations regarding tourism. (Chamber of Commerce Number 516411)



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