An Evening Walk - Murders, Mystery & Wine!
Average Rating:   5
out of 5 stars
   Based on 1 Ratings.

On 2011/07/17
Richard Allen said:
Vote:

Knowledge and tastes

Fantastic. Terrific knowledge presented in an interesting way. The tastings at the end are a real bonus. Thanks.

 
 
36.00
Duration
Duration:
2h
  • Food
  • Art and History
  • Fashion, design, artcraft
  • Eco Friendly Tours
  • Wine

The dark, medieval past of Florence is brought to life on an exploration of this charming yet little-known historic quarter, the enchanting and mysterious Oltrarno area. Delve into its mysterious and murky past on this relaxing evening stroll.

Highlights of the Original Evening Walk include:

  • Be accompanied through the most charming quarters of the city by an expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • See famous Renaissance palaces bristling with scandal and murderous intrigues
  • Spy lovely riverside vistas and picturesque views of the Ponte Vecchio
  • Hear about the bitter and bloody feud that divided Florence
  • Traverse bustling squares where Florentines have met and enjoyed their evenings for centuries
  • Visit an area repleat with artisans workshops virtually unchanged since the Renaissance
  • Find out where once lived the man whose name has become synonymous with evil cunning, Machiavelli
  • Pass a medieval hospice holding the dark secrets of Michelangelo's murky past
  • Learn the location of Florence's favourite medieval flagellation spot
  • Discover the heart of Florence's gourmet restaurant quarter is (and don't forget to ask your tour guide for dinner suggestions!)

All this and more before sitting back to relax over a glass of Italian wine!

The finer details of the Original Evening Walk:

Price: Adults - 36 euro; Students (6-17 years) - 29 euro; Children (2-5 years) - 7 euro; Infants (0-1 yr) - free.
 
Evening Walk meeting point: Our office at Via Sassetti, 1 (2nd floor) in the Odeon cinema building, at the corner of Piazza Davanzati, in Florence center. See map below.

Meets: 5.00pm each Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 1 March - 30 November.

Tour length: 2 hours

Includes: guided walking tour with expert guide, plus a glass of wine (or non-alcoholic alternative).

Share this page:
Meeting point
close