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Context Florence

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Context provides an in-depth alternative to traditional tours. We are a network of architects, historians, art historians, and other specialists who organize over 300 different walks in 15 cities around the world. Florence teaches that art does not...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Via Albero 15, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
+39 080 0691 6036
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

We had a delightful tour, Uffizi Gallery: Crash Course, with Pat(ricia) who's husband joined us. He was about to take the test for becoming a legitimate tour guide. There was in total four plus Pat and husband. Context targets people who want to know more...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We took 6 tours during our stay in Florence and this was the best by some distance! Siro was exceptional, he was enthusiastic and was able to translate complex ideas to a non-specialist audience in a clear and absolutely engaging manner. We left wishing we...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 31 May 2018

When you take a Context tour, you just expect that it will be excellent so I never feel a need to review it for others. However, sometimes you come across such a great guide that you want fellow travelers to have the benefit of this...More

Thank SelbyDale
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Helen took us to five or six artists' workshops/shops in the area of Piazza Santo Spirito. They all did very different work, so it was really interesting. She is so knowledgeable about the subject and knew all of the artisans personally or professionally. It was...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We were very pleased to find Context Travel and to take two of their tours in Florence. We really liked our tour guide Siro Chini who is a very sincere, brilliant and most of all proud of his city of Florence. We learned so much...More

Thank journeymaid48
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We had an outstanding tour of this massive museum with Cornelia. Very smart and highly educated. Did an excellent job by starting with pre-renaissance religious works And then working thru important paintings ending with da Vinci. Took extra time to finish. Long tour packed with...More

Thank jeffgV6814WC
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The tour was a perfect day in Tuscany to see the beautiful countryside and visit a winery. Our drive was very accomodating and the docent very knowledgeable and fun. The estate was beautiful, and the best part was the tasting afterward which was ample and...More

Thank MargaretBhappy
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Got fascinated by Florence town because of Assasin's creed. To know the history of the Medici this tour was perfect. Palazza vacchio tour is all about Medici family history, their thinking , their ways and of course their power. Lazio (docent) was very well read...More

Thank Ashish S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Context travel has a perfect list of tours for the intellectually curious ones. I ended up going to the Palazzo Vecchio tour. I must admit that I didn't have any much idea of what I was getting into. But my guide Siro, who belongs to...More

Thank raksha_rao
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My husband, fifteen year old son and I recently visited Florence and took the Michelangelo in Florence tour through Context Travel. Our guide Helen was exceptional. She was warm, funny, and highly knowledgeable about both the subject matter and the town of Florence, itself. I...More

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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