Florence for Kids: family walking tours

Duration: aprox. 2 hours 

Location: Florence


Why choose this experience?

1 To discover Florence thanks to an entertaining itinerary designed with children in mind
2 To join a unique tour confident that our guide will be able to engage the whole family with stories and anecdotes linked to the Tuscan capital
3 To join a unique tour confident that our guide will be able to engage the whole family with stories and anecdotes linked to the Tuscan capital

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Important information


all year, except for 1 May, 25 December and 1 January

Departure point:

Florence, Piazza Santa Maria Novella (basilica entrance)

Departure time

10 am

Languages available



The total price per service is €198.00

aprox. 2 hours
  • Private guided tour
  • Optional entry tickets
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW (non-attendance at the start of the tour at the allocated time and at the meeting point indicated on the voucher) and/or rejection of the service on the day; if customers wonder off during the tour; or if they decide to leave the tour before the end of the service.

Shortly after your online reservation we will email you the mobile number of the guide you have been assigned, to use in case of emergencies on the spot on the day of the tour. For the same reason the guide will need your mobile number, so please provide us with one that you will have with you on the day of the tour in the form field you are required to fill in.

To join the tour, you must show up at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the starting time indicated, and submit a copy of the voucher (electronic or paper format).

Reservations can be made up to 72 working hours before the service.

In case of any problems on site, you can ring the emergency number listed on the voucher.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Please note: this is a private tour and the price refers to a guided tour of 2 hours for groups of 1 to 10 people. For groups larger than 10 people, please contact us.

Thanks to our original 'Florence for kids' tour, you will discover with peace of mind this wonderful city in the company of your little ones! In fact, it is common for people to forego a guided tour for fear of children getting tired or bored, filling an otherwise beautiful day with whingeing and whining ... worry no more, with toscanainside.com visiting Florence with children has never been easier!

The tour includes a visit to the Tuscan capital and its artistic beauties, 'tailor-made' for the little ones. Many of our guides, in fact, are parents themselves and, therefore, perfectly capable of engaging your little rascals with stories, anecdotes and amazing facts about the city. During this visit to Florence Italy with kids, our experienced guides will combine the passion for their city with the demands and needs of 'budding travellers'.

The children's tour of Florence offers the opportunity to discover the city in an original but most of all playful way together with your children. A quiet stroll through the streets of the historic town will turn into an incredible adventure in search of carved animals, anecdotes, fantastic legends, mysteries and unusual facts linked to the history of Florence. The contents and approach used by our guides during the Florence for children tour will make your little ones enthusiastic and captivated by the city... as you will find out, it will be impossible for them not to feel excited!

What are the things to do in Florence for kids? The planned itinerary starts from Piazza San Marco, dominated by the facade of the church and surrounded by imposing and elegant buildings. In the centre of the square there is a small green space with trees, housing a bronze statue of General Manfredo Fanti, made in 1873 by the sculptor Clemente Papi. The whole area is constantly packed with pigeons ... we are certain that the little ones will not resist trying to catch one!

Our tour of Florence Italy with kids will continue through the worshipping centre of the city, Piazza Duomo and Piazza San Giovanni, where you will see some architectural masterpieces: the Church of Santa Maria del Fiore, a splendid example of Gothic style and symbol of the city; Giotto's Bell Tower, about 85 meters high and built with green, white and red marble; Brunelleschi Dome and its inside decorated with frescoes by Giorgio Vasari and Federico Zuccari depicting scenes of the Last Judgment. Last, but not least, the Baptistery of Saint John, with its distinctive octagonal base: on three of the eight sides, there are three large doors, famous for their beautiful decorations. You will soon discover that our Florence guided tour for children is really interesting for adults too!

The next stop will be Piazza della Signoria, the political heart of the city since time immemorial. It houses Palazzo Vecchio, now the Town Hall and the famous Loggia dei Lanzi, a small open-air gallery where important sculptures such as Perseus with the head of Medusa by Cellini and The Rape of the Sabines by Giambologna.

In the ending part of our Florence tour for kids, the guide will take you to the most famous bridge in the city, Ponte Vecchio, from which a splendid view of the River Arno can be enjoyed. On top of the numerous goldsmith shops located on either side is the Vasari Corridor, exhibiting an important collection of self-portraits of great artists such as Rembrandt, Delacroix and Velasquez.

The last leg of our guided tour for children in Florence will cover the lively and aptly named Oltrarno district, located on the left side of the River Arno. Besides housing major monuments, museums and gardens – such as Pitti Palace, the Basilica di Santo Spirito and the Boboli Gardens - in this area there are numerous artisan, restorer and goldsmith workshops, contributing to keeping alive the 'more authentic spirit' of the city.

If you are at a loss to think of things to do in Florence with children, please contact toscanainside.com: with our tour you will stroll through the wonders of the 'Cradle of the Renaissance' together with your little ones and discover what lies behind their eternal beauty... with the eyes of a child!

Are you ready to spend a day or a weekend in Florence with kids? You can conveniently book our tour online: just choose the date and language; once payment has been processed, you will receive a voucher to be shown to guide the day of the visit. A few days after the booking you will be provided with the name and phone number of your guide, which you can contact if need be.
Please note that our Florence tour with children can also be customized. In this case, we invite you to consult our 'Your Own Florence' info sheet and fill out the form with your preferences on the itinerary and any other needs. We will respond as soon as possible!

Thanks to our Florence for kids tour, even the little ones will get to appreciate this beautiful city in a playful and entertaining way. The stories and explanations purposely masterminded by our guides will stimulate the imagination and curiosity of your children, making the visit to Florence a unique experience for the whole family.

Are you looking for ideas on things to do in Florence Italy with kids? It’s simple ... just book this amazing tour!

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