Afternoon Florence Walking Tour

Visiting Florence with not much time? Afternoon Florence is a shorter semi-private 2 hour guided walking tour of Florence’s historic center.

Save time and see Florence’s top sites and attractions

Explore the incredible history and top sights of Florence in a small group on our 2 hour Express Florence Walking tour.

The Afternoon Florence walking tour is a shortened version of our famous classic Original Florence Walk, a 3 hour small group walking tour of Florence. 

Highlights of the Afternoon Florence Walking Tour

  • Hear about amazing stories that shocked the Florentines
  • Listen to how the rule of the Medici family caused the Renaissance
  • Stroll through picturesque Florentine neighborhoods
  • Travel past stupendous Florentine palaces, churches, and chapels
  • Admire the beautiful exterior of the Duomo learning the tales of its incredible construction
  • Follow in the footsteps of history’s greatest renaissance artists from Michelangelo to Leonardo Da Vinci
  • See Florence’s must-see sites from the Vasari Corridor to the historic Ponte Vecchio bridge – now host to sparkling shops of gold jewelry
  • Discover famous shopping streets and get great advice on what to buy and what not to buy
  • Your tour finishes in central Florence, near the famous Duomo so that you can continue exploring the city for yourself

Why do an Artviva small group guided tour of Florence?

  • We are a professional licensed tour operator
  • Our selected guides are chosen for their insider knowledge, expertise, and charisma
  • We only have small groups, allowing you an intimate experience, to speak with the guides and ask questions whenever you want
  • Great customer care. We are located in the center of Florence in a beautiful office. Come and see us!
  • Get the right information and see the top attractions of Florence quickly and easily – stress free!

Licensed tour operator

Artviva is a fully licensed operator as required by Italian law. We recommend you always check your tour operator is legal and licensed to avoid scams.

Tour Details

2 hour short small group walking tour in the afternoon

  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Church of Santa Trìnita
  • Church of Orsanmichele
  • Baptistery (external)
  • Bell Tower (external)
  • Gates of Paradise
  • Brunelleschi’s Dome (external)
  • Vasari Corridor (external)
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazza delle Repubblica


Please note, a minimum of 4 participants are required to run this tour. In the event of lack of numbers, you will be given a full refund.

Meeting Point

In our office on Via Sassetti 1, Florence.


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6 reviews for Afternoon Florence Walking Tour

  1. Jean

    I liked the fact that it was a short tour, but with a highlights of Florence!

  2. DONNA Beatty, Canada

    The Art Viva Express tour was informative & fun. The tour guide was both knowledgable & personable. We had only a short visit to Florence & felt we received a very comprehensive overview of the city. Thank you!

  3. Laura Kerley

    Our tour was fabulous. We did this tour our first day in Florence and it gave us a chance to get to know the city in a special and intimate way. Our tour guide Alex led us through the streets of Florence. He was incredibly knowledgeable and clearly loved his job. I highly recommend everyone take this tour!

  4. Frederick Mendez

    Enjoyed the tour greatly !! The guide should have his own tv show, he was very entertaining. We will recommend this tour to our friends and family.

  5. Gerald Hersh

    The tour guide Irene was amazing. The company was efficient and friendly. I would highly recommend.

  6. Shelley Pressman

    Mariogesu gave us a fabulous overview of Florence! We had the best experience with him; he brought the centuries of history to life and was an incredible story teller!

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