Discover the real Florence

Every visit to Florence should include a visit to the world famous Uffizi gallery, a glimpse of Michelangel0’s statue of David, a coffee in the Piazza della Signoria and a stroll across the beautiful Ponte Vecchio bridge. However those who will be in Florence for more than one day should also explore the Oltrarno. Oltrarno?literally “across the Arno”? is the most charming neighbourhood of Florence.  Traditionally the artisan’s quarter you will find plenty of artisans’ studios, antiques stores, bars, and small restaurants. The Oltrarno is also very residential – you’ll even see clothes hanging out to dry!

But the Oltrarno hasn’t always been so peaceful… on our Original Evening Walk tour you’ll hear Renaissance murder stories and learn about Michelangelo’s murky past. After exploring the Oltrarno with your guide the tour concludes with wine tasting in Florence’s most authentic wine cellar.

About Artviva Tours, Italy

We love Italy and we’re here to share with you some tidbits from life in the Bel Paese – be it about the food, art, history, culture or some of the fun things going on that make up the mass of reasons why this truly is Bella Italia. You don’t just have to read about it though. You can live it with us too! We offer outstanding experiences in Florence, Venice, Rome, Cinque Terre and beyond. You can check out www.artviva.com to read more about our Italy tours including: Florence Tours, Tuscany Tours, Rome Tours, Venice Tours, Cinque Terre Tours, Umbria Tours, Naples Tours, Pompeii Tours and more.
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