The Private Gardens of Florence

Enjoy Florence from a different, greener, more private point of view - through some of its most stunning private gardens!
The Private Gardens of Florence
From 72.00

Beauty of nature encounters beauty of culture.

Technical organization Associazione Culturale Città Nascosta
Provided by Associazione Culturale Città Nascosta

Overview

Florence is famous for its beautiful green areas, set between the walls of the Florentine palaces: some of them appear as precious flowering niches, others cover numerous acres. Your private guided tour will take you to a selection of the most important private gardens and courtyards of Florence, commissioned by some of the oldest families in the city, who even today continue to look after them with loving care.

In order to protect the privacy of the owners, the names of the gardens will be communicated the day of the tour together with the itinerary, which will be based on the availability of the owners themselves.

 

INCLUDED:

  • Guided tour accompanied by an art historian, admission to the private gardens.
  • Headset for groups of 10 people or more.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Transport is not included, the walking tour will take place in the city center.

Only a moderate amount of stairs are included in the walking tour - however, we suggest wearing comfortable shoes.

Availability: from Monday to Saturday, meeting at 9:00am, departure 9:15am.

Duration: max 3 hours.

The tour will not take place during the month of August, during the Christmas and Easter holidays or during other religious and national holidays (April 25, May 1, June 2, June 24, November 1, December 8)

Meeting Point: in Piazza Pitti, in front of the main entrance to the palace.

Languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish.

Group size: minimum 7 - maximum 20

 

IMPORTANT: Booking will be confirmed as soon as the minimum number of 7 paying participants has been reached. Nevertheless, in order to secure your place, full payment must be made at the time of booking. As soon as the tour has been confirmed a voucher will be sent, which must be exhibited at the meeting point. Should the tour not reach the minimum number of participants and therefore be cancelled, full reimbursement will be made.

To take part in the activities of the Città Nascosta cultural association, it is necessary to become a member of the association. In order to allow us to issue your membership card we will ask your personal data in the order form. Becoming a member of Città Nascosta doesn’t involve any further obligation or engagement, it only relates to the participation in this tour or other activities organized by the association. The cost of the membership card is included in the reservation fee of this tour.

 

Reservation Conditions:

In case of circumstances beyond the control of Città Nascosta (road conditions, strikes, delays, changes in the opening times of museums or other problems), the tour may be modified or substituted with an alternative service of the same category at any moment. In this case, the price will not be modified and any variation will be proposed and communicated before the departure of the tour.

Should there be delays entering the museums despite the reservation during the peak tourist season, Città Nascosta and its staff cannot be held responsible.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • In order to avoid penalties, Città Nascosta must receive written communication of cancellation at least 10 working days in advance of the date fixed for the tour.
  • For cancellations received from 9 to 7 working days prior to the tour 70% of the total amount will be refunded.
  • For cancellations received from 6 to 4 working days prior to the tour 50% of the total amount will be refunded.
  • For cancellations received 3 working days prior to the tour there will be no refund.

If, for any reason, Città Nascosta is forced to cancel the tour, the customer will be refunded only for the amount paid for the tour and Città Nascosta will not be held responsible for any further cost related to the refund.

Group tours start at the established time. Private tours: the guide will wait no longer than 60 minutes and customers arriving after this time limit will not be refunded. There will be no refunds for customers who lose contact with the guide or fail to complete the tour.

Any complaints must be made by written communication to Città Nascosta within 10 working days from the tour.

 

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PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from [email protected]

Details

Florence is famous for its beautiful green areas, set between the walls of the Florentine palaces: some of them appear as precious flowering niches, others cover numerous acres. Your private guided tour will take you to a selection of the most important private gardens and courtyards of Florence, commissioned by some of the oldest families in the city, who even today continue to look after them with loving care.

Follow your knowledgeable guide along the garden paths of these secret and yet revealing places, allow yourself to be surprised by the variety of flowers and sculptures that hide in the corners, discover the stories and the varied atmospheres human beings looked for and recreated in their gardens throughout the centuries.

In order to protect the privacy of the owners, the names of the gardens will be communicated the day of the tour together with the itinerary, which will be based on the availability of the owners themselves.

Prices

COST OF THE TOUR for each person (minimum 7 people): € 75.00

For groups, each additional person over 7 people: € 65.00 each.

> Price includes: tour guide, organization and entrance fees

> Not included: lunch, tips, and other extras.

> Children up to 10 years of age accompanying family members do not pay and need no reservation.

> Children from 10 to 18 years of age will receive a 50% discount on the fee of €75.00 (for private tours this discount will be applied only with a minimum of 7 paying adults), an identity card will be necessary to verify the age. The system accepts online reservations only for the full amount, if you have children between 10 and 18 years of age, please book them as adults and then send us an email to complete the order and be refunded the difference.

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