Evening Florentine Gondola Boat Tour

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  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Authorized guide
  • Admire Florence from a boat on the river
  • Photos allowed
  • Aperitif on board

What to expect

  • Small group tour
  • Visit with an highly qualified guide
  • Admire Florence from a boat on the Arno river
  • Aperitif on board

Boat tour in Florence


Boat tour in Florence


Boat tour in Florence

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Boat tour in Florence


Boat tour in Florence


Boat tour in Florence


Boat tour in Florence

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Surrounded by the sunset

With this tour you will have a new opportunity to visit Florence from a definitely unusual perspective, that is from the water!
Whether you have already been to Florence or this is your first time, this boat tour is the perfect way to enjoy the city's attractions.

With your expert guide at your disposal, let yourself be lulled by the current of the river and by the skilled work of the "barcaiolo" (boatman) that will allow you to admire Florence with your nose upwards!
On this traditional wooden boat, accompanied by the voice of the guide who will narrate the historical events of Florence and show you the main Palaces, you will pass under some of the major bridges such as the famous Ponte Vecchio and the Santa Trinita Bridge, and you can admire the exterior of Palazzo Corsini and the Uffizi Gallery.

The fascinating colors of the sunset will dye the sky above you, while at the end of the tour you will relax with an aperitif on board with Prosecco.
For a group of friends, for families with children, or for couples looking for romance, this is the perfect tour for you!



Hourly, a solitary hour stretched ahead.


Join us on the Arno river for an unforgettable "Aperitivo" and romantic cruise on the "Florentine Gondola"! Experience a unique perspective of Florence by taking a tranquil cruise down the River Arno. Start by meeting your guide before embarking on the "barchetto," also known as the Florentine Gondola. This traditional wooden boat is one of only four remaining in Florence and is operated by a "barcaiolo." This skilled florentine tradition holder uses a long-reaching pole to guide the boat without any noisy engines. While peacefully strolling on the calm waters of the river, your expert guide will reveal the secrets of the Arno and unveil the history of the beautiful Palazzos that adorn its ancient riverbed. Passing by the stunning Uffizi gallery, which safeguards numerous artistic treasures of historical importance, you'll come across the mysterious Vasari Corridor. Meandering under the one-of-a-kind Pontevecchio bridge, you'll also get the opportunity to explore the majestic Palazzo Corsini and the Santa Trinita Bridge. In Florence, indulge in a romantic boat ride and celebrate with a chilled glass of wine during an enchanting "aperitivo. The tour is not only safe but also highly enjoyable, with commentary that is both informative and amusing, often peppered with interesting local anecdotes. Experience the relaxed comfort of an old, traditional gondola style boat while witnessing the splendor of this unique city.

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  • River Arno Mini Cruise, Florence Gondola ride (approx. 50 min)
  • "Aperitivo" for kids to cool down with - Wine for the cool kiddos
  • Fully licensed History guide fluent in English
  • For the ultimate in premium content, choose English exclusively
  • Local guide officially authorized
  • Boat tour on the Arno River (around 50 min)
  • Aperitif on board

Cancellation Policy

In case of a 48-hour advance cancellation notice, the clients are entitled to either a complete refund or a credit. The full price will be charged if you fail to attend your activity.

Meeting Point

Piazza Mentana 2r, Florence (Italy)

Clients are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

To remember

We cannot wait to welcome you to the land of authentic products and unforgettable experiences.

Clients are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Tours will start at the exact scheduled time.

Please take this into consideration when arranging your travel schedule. No delay, even for a few minutes, can be tolerated and missing the experience won't entitle you to any refund, not even a partial one.

Children / teens under 18 y.o. must always be accompanied by at least one adult. If this requirement is not met, we reserve the right to exclude the under age partecipant and no refund will be due.

Please note that Italy's law doesn't permit selling alcoholic beverage to teens under 18 y.o. so clients under this age will be served non-alcoholic beverages.

We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.

Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.

Please note that pets are not allowed on this tour.