Florence is a city with history, lots of secrets waiting to be discovered. This tour is perfect for families with kids, a time for a solid bond with the children on your way to hunt treasure by solving riddles, puzzles and we will also reward you with great time and lasting memories. Let us show Florence in different angles and with a language suitable for children than any other activities.
This tour is for children age 3 to 14 years. It will be possible to see most of the masterpieces in Florence but with a language suitable for children.
After meeting up with your guide, you will receive an insight into the history of one of the most elite family, Medici Family & Renaissance city as to how this incredible cultural movement of the Renaissance transformed not only Florence but eventually the rest of Europe, this information will also be useful tips to solve the riddles!
The guide will start off with Piazza Della Republica, the main square of Florence that marks the center of the City. After a little talk of history and the changes of the Piazza Republica since its origin, you will walk straight to the Piazza Della Duomo. A showstopper of Filippo Brunelleschi, Giotto, Arnolfo & Francesco Talenti.
Whilst passing the Duomo Square, the guide will lead you straight through the old buildings and some of the historical landmarks of Florence to Palazzo Vecchio, where the David’s’ sculpture (the original is in the Galleria dell'Accademia) by Michelangelo is placed outside the Palazzo Vecchio as a symbol of the Republic's defiance of the tyrannical Medici.
Afterward, as you walk past the Palazzo Vecchio, the guide will talk you through the Uffizi Gallery, one of the greatest museums of the world, before you reach the most famous old bridge of Florence known as “Ponte Vecchio”.
Your next stop is Palazzo Pitti, the enormous palace of Florence's largest architectural monuments of Filippo Brunelleschi and the former household of the Pitti Family, and later of the Medici's. Walking through the narrow roads of this ancient city with lots of hidden treasures, the guide will answer all the curious secrets of the city and you will explore many more interesting points of attraction to help you get the best out of your stay in this city.
Finally, the guide will talk you through the artists, architects, thinkers and political figures who led to the Renaissance, before your final stop to “La Strega Nocciola” for a delicious gelato offered to you by Star Florence.
The tour takes about one hour and a half, walking through the streets of Florence on a family-oriented guided tour organized just for you
Via dei Brunelleschi (In front of the Hard Rock Café)
Get ready to check your list: Find all the clues in the Eleonora di Toledo’s garden, explore every corner and discover the secrets of this incredible place.
The tour will include a guided tour in Boboli Gardens During the treasure hunt, the guide will give you some historical information, telling you legends and secrets about the amazing garden of Boboli, and will help you with some useful tips to solve the riddles! The guide will unveil the history of the Boboli Gardens and how it was designed of the green oasis in the center of Florence, a marvelous design by Niccolò Tribolo and later featured by Giorgio Vasari, Bartolomeo Ammannati and Bernardo Buontalenti in 16th-century. Walk with your guide and admire its masterpieces like the Grotta Grande, the Amphitheatre, the Viottolone, and the Isolotto, the Knights Garden and the Kaffehaus and enjoy a spectacular view of Florence. You can have a relaxing walk through this amazing open-air museum, full of fountains, temples, beautiful caves and sculptures (Michelangelo, Giambologna) with your family while also gathering clues to solve the riddles and later on as for your final stop, you'll visit “La Strega Nocciola” for a delicious gelato offered to you by Star Florence. The tour takes about an hour, the perfect amount of time for a family bonding while seeing the highlights of the garden.
Piazza de'Pitti (Central Gate)
Find the treasure in the Uffizi Gallery, listen o the stories of the Medici family and observe all the masterpieces in this amazing gallery.
During the treasure hunt, the guide will give you some historical information, telling you legends and secrets about the paintings ranging from the 13th century to the 18th century, which will be useful tips to solve the riddles! Visitors to Florence should not miss the chance to view some of the most precious and amazing pieces of art done by Giotto, Filippo Lippi, Raphael, and Caravaggio. With this guided tour service, you will be able to "skip-the-line" to obtain a priority entry ticket to the Uffizi gallery. The guide will start off with a little history of Uffizi Gallery, which used to house the administrative and legal offices before it became a gallery. You'll see and learn about the paintings of Venus de Milo by Botticelli, the Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci and the only panel painting in the world by Michelangelo from your professional and friendly guide. The guide will fascinate you with the secrets, legends and other various interesting bits of information behind the many paintings on display in this gallery. Finally, after the tour, your final stop is to “La Strega Nocciola” for a delicious gelato offered to you by Star Florence The tour takes about an hour, the perfect amount to see the highlights inside the museum and discover the masterpiece of art while solving the clues and riddles given.
Piazza degli Uffizi (in front of Leonardo da Vinci statue)