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.
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.
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!
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.
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Price per person depends on the size of your private group
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