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4-Hour Oltrarno District Food Walking Tour
"The tour price includes all tastings and beverages. Below are a some delicious and fun foods you will get to experience on the tour!  - Watch how Cantucci (Italian cookies often known as biscotti) are made – and of course get to taste them afterwards!- Sample typical Tuscan cheeses and our deliciously fennel-spiced salami Finocchiona.- Sink your teeth into a typical Tuscan Crostino washed down with a glass of the region’s famous wine: Chianti.- Visit an authentic Italian trattoria and taste one of their seasonal soups or stews.- Try real-deal Gelato – we promise you’ll never look at frozen treats the same way again!- For the adventurous foodies try Florence’s famous Lampredotto(cow stomach sandwich) – better than it sounds!- Get an introduction to Florence’s famous steak Bistecca alla Fiorentina
From EUR75.00
Florence Sunset Wine Tour
"Tour starts with the story and curiosities about Ponte Vecchio and continues Oltrarno Santo Spirito San Frediano districts. The districts away from the overfilled touristic places and with many beautiful squares gardens and palaces. Your guide will make you feel the atmosphere of the truest Florentine life happening here.Then suddenly we will reach our first stop for 'aperitivo' the typical Tuscan Chianti wine accompanied with special snacks 'crostini' prepared for you by a local cellar. It is a magical place so you will proceed to explore an area while enjoying the wine and see true Florentine life:
From EUR45.00
Full-Day Walking Tour of Florence Highlights with Duomo Uffizi and Accademia
"Meet the guide in a central spot of the historical center and start the walk to the Cathedral with its famous Brunelleschi's Dome Giotto's bell tower the Baptistery. Proceed to Piazza della Signoria and learn about the history of Florence its beautiful city hall Palazzo Vecchio and the outdoor museums of sculptures all around the piazza. Visit the Uffizi gallery and its world famous collection of paintings. The visit will focus on the most important Renaissance works of art such as Botticelli's Birth of Venus an Michelangelo Raphael
From EUR80.00

Artisan Worshop district

Enjoy a walk in The "Oltrarno" district (the other side of the Arno River)which lie hidden from the hurrying tourist. In this area you find old "laboratories", magical places where from the...
Apr 30, 2007

Evidence of City Fortifications

In the Oltrarno area, start at the Porta San Niccolo. This wonderful tower is all that is left of the city walls in this Oltrarno location just below the Piazzale Michelangelo. Remains of the city...
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Mar 15, 2005


We were hating Florence. The crowds! The tiny narrow streets! Kamikaze mopeds! It was too much after the peace of our trip to Tuscany.We sought (and found) solace in Oltarno, the neighborhood across...
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Jul 30, 2004

My favorite place on Earth...

On one of my first days in Florence I set out to walk around the city. I crossed the Arno to explore the "Oltrarno," the less touristy part of the city. I encountered some stairs and paths and decided...
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Aug 04, 2003

By crossing the river Arno you...

By crossing the river Arno you get to the Oltrarno. Here you'll find some interesting buildings such as the Palazzo Pitti, the church of Santo Spirito or the Cappella Brancacci.
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Aug 24, 2002
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Mercato Nuovo

the original name of the Mercato Nuovo is Loggia del Mercato Nuovo of which one of the famous Old Markets of Florence. It is also called Loggia del Porcellino due to the pork statue in front of the...
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Palazzo Strozzi

We stopped by the Palazzo Strozzi one evening to attend the exhibition on “Money and Beauty” – a show about Florentine bankers, Botticelli, and the Bonfire of the Vanities. It was in its final weeks...
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River Arno

the Arno River might be the main transport hub of Florence and still is an important waterway but it is also notorious for flooding hence they have made several small dams along the Arno River Section...
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David Statue

The star attraction in Piazza Della Signora before was the famous David Statue Made by Michaelangelo in 1504 as to symbolize the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Republic of Florence by the...
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Uffizi Gallery - Galleria Degli Uffizi

This is one of the great repositories of art in Florence. It includes Raphael, Michelangel, Da Vinci, Botticelli, Lippi, Titian, Caravaggio and them some. Admission is included with the Firenze Card,...
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Museo Galileo - The History Of Science

The Museo Galileo is a newly renovated and fascinating museum that is a great break from the visual arts that surround you in this city. This building houses a mind boggling collection of renascence...
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