Discovering the Etruscan and Roman civilization.
This is a tour for history lovers! We will jump into the past of the Roman Florentia, discovering the archeological evidence hidden underneath its modern buildings and following the thrilling tales behind the names of its old streets. We will also meet the Etruscan civilization at the National Archaeological Museum of Florence.
- YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE THE STARTING TIME OF THIS TOUR -
This 3-hour guided tour will unravel the mysteries of the Roman Florentia hidden by fascinating medieval and modern buildings. As an expert archaeologist-guide, I will show you around the streets and squares of the city center focusing on the traces of Florence's hidden past and delighting you with entertaining anecdotes. I will make full use of 3D reconstruction images of roman structures taken from published literature to further explain the interpretations of archaeological evidence.
The last part of the tour is dedicated to the National Archaeological Museum of Florence, which houses one of the most important collections for the study of the Etruscan civilization. It also has a vast collection of Greek ceramics and Roman mosaics as well as the collection of Egyptian antiquities, the second largest one in Italy after the Egyptian Museum of Turin.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: at your hotel if it is in the city center, otherwise at the Signoria Square in front of (the copy of) Michelangelo's David.
End location: at the National Archaeological Museum of Florence in Ss. Annunziata Square (city center).
Duration: 3 hours
This is a walking tour. No transport is required.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
4 euro - per person - for admission ticket to the National Archaeological Museum of Florence (free access every Sunday)
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Wonderful tour. Giovanna was a wealth of knowledge on old and new. Would highly recommend.