Our Signature Tours
Due to a collaboration with some professional guides we are able to offer to our guests unique, special and exclusive tours.
History of the Tornabuoni family
Discover the fascinating history of the Tornabuoni family. On this tour your guide will shed light on the life of this family and life of the privileged families living in Florence during the 15th and 16th centuries. Going down Tornabuoni street there will be many palaces with incredible stories to talk about. After this first introduction you will enter inside Santa Maria Novella church and see with your own eyes the amazing works of art these patrons commissioned, learn about the famous school where their heirs got their education, and reach the main chapel in the center of the apse commissioned by the Tornabuoni family. Here you will admire the frescoes done by Ghirlandaio and his students (one of which was Michelangelo) and relish in the beauty of Renaissance art and way of describing religious stories.
HISTORY OF THE LEGENDARY VIA TORNABUONI
In depth tour of the famous fashion street in Florence, home of the best and local most luxurious shops since the Middle Ages. You will learn about life as a banker and trader during 15th and 16th century Florence. We will, of course, start with the Tornabuoni and Gianfigliazzi families and proceed with the challenges and successes of the Ferragamo, the Bartolini Salimbeni, and the Strozzi. After this first half of the tour, you will enter the stunning Palazzo Larderel and create your own and personalized herbal tea. After this break, you will enter one of the few baroque churches in Florence, see the first courtyard of the Antinori palace and end the tour with a final visit of the peaceful jet rich Santa Trinita church.