Symbols and Legends of Florence

This family tour in Florence uses symbols and legends to take your kids on a scavenger hunt through the city center and learn the history of Florence.


  • Uncover the hidden symbols and legends of Florence
  • Fun, informative historical stroll for all the family
  • Lear about the Knight in Shining Armor at the Oratory of San Martino dei Buonomini
  • Fountains, piazzas and the golden lion guarding Palazzo Vecchio


Family Tour in Florence

This fun, informative family tour in Florence delves into the depths of symbols of historical Florence. At first glance it might seem like a moon is just a moon, but there’s always more than meets the eye. Symbols serve a greater purpose than appearing decorative; they play a crucial role in understanding and interpreting history. Your private English-speaking guide from Italy’s Best will take your family on a treasure hunt that brings the city’s fascinating past to life, with its mystery and legends. Every street, every building, every corner tells a different story, the tour doesn’t have to follow a set itinerary. We’ll make our way through the historical center of Florence, full of exciting spaces such as Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, and Brunelleschi’s Duomo. We may learn of the powerful Medici family, who helped Florence ascend to power during the Renaissance, or of Michelangelo’s life and art. Let your curiosity lead the way and enjoy an exciting new way for your children to gain an appreciation for the history of Florence. At the end of your family tour in Florence, you’ll have completed a scavenger hunt full of intrigue and mystery that will leave your children ready to explore Florence during the rest of your trip.

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