Florence is popular for a reason, but that doesn’t mean you have to follow the herd. These handpicked tours and experiences take you away from the crowds and show you a different side to the city.
With Renaissance sculptures practically peering around every corner, Florence is a beautiful city, but it gets busy very quickly in the peak months, and that beauty can be harder to find among the masses of tourists. If you want to get straight to the heart of Florence, here are six experiences that will keep you far from the crowds.
In the beautiful and intimate setting of St Mark’s Church in Via Maggio 18, Florence, you will see complete operas dramatically unfold only a few metres away from the performers, in scene and original costumes, accompanied by one of our virtuoso pianists, adapted slightly to suit the intimate surroundings. The Operas last about 2 hours, are sung in Italian, every act is explained in English.In the heart of Florence, only three minutes away from Ponte Vecchio, St Mark’s Church is located in a 15th century Medici Palace, once owned by Niccolo Macchiavelli, with perfect acoustics.