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Florence: Florentina Boat Tour

Activity provider: StarFlorence

Florence: Florentina Boat Tour

Activity provider: StarFlorence

From US$ 148.28 per person

Enjoy yourself and see Florence from a totally different perspective from the water’s surface. Join this romantic and unique cruise on the Arno river along with a guided walk through the city center before boarding a historic boat.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Ride along the Arno River in Florence with a professional and friendly guide
  • Hear fascinating facts about Florence's history and culture from your local guide
  • Glide down the river in a vintage barchetto with a cool Prosecco wine Aperitivo
Full description
Discover Florence on a relaxing and leisurely cruise down the Arno River. After meeting up with your guide in Signoria Square, you will walk through the historic city center, passing the Uffizi courtyards, as the guide will explain to you the importance and history of this historical museum. Continuing through the courtyard, you will arrive at the banks of Ponte Vecchio of the Arno River, and the guide will escort you to the docks at the embarcadero. Here you will hop on to a barchetto, an original traditional wooden boat - of which there are only four boats left in Florence. The boat will be steered by a traditional Florentine rower. During the boat ride your guide will reveal the hidden secrets and history of the River Arno. Admire and also learn about the Uffizi and the charming Ponte Vecchio from the water. Do not miss the chance of passing under the Santa Trinita Bridge and the amazing Corsini.Hop aboard to see and experience a unique side of this Renaissance city, while sipping on a glass of Prosecco.
  • Official certified guide and escort
  • One glass of chilled Prosecco per person
  • Barchetto boat ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Visit inside monuments and museums
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  •  Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
  •  Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  •  The tour is not accessible
  •  In heavy weather conditions, the tour will be subject to being postponed, in which case you will be offered an alternative day or refund
  •  If a storm occurs during the tour and the guide decides that for security reasons it would be safer not to continue the tour, you will be escorted back to the departure point but if this happens no refund will be issued
  •  Please note that the tour requires a minimum number of guests to run
  •  Please note that if you arrive after the tour start time you will not be able to join and will not be refunded or have your tour rescheduled
  •  There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, in the event of this occurring you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Wonderful way to take a boat trip through the history of Florence Our guide an excellent connoisseur of history Thank you

August 20, 2019

Product ID: 225483