Head into the beautiful Florence to uncover some of its most important names and personalities. Galileo Galilei has changed the perspective of the world in his time and is now remembered throughout Florence. Join this private guided Galileo Galilei science tour of Florence!
Get ready for a different private tour of Florence, a fascinating kid-friendly eXPerience in the city that gave the world so much, starting with all its artists and continuing with famous scientists.
Among all of these, stands out the figure of Galileo Galilei, who astonished and changed our understanding of the world. This unique Galileo Galilei Tour of Florence is one of the most unusual and inciting things to do in Florence, combining the beautiful attractions of the city and an insightful history lesson.
Listen to your professional private guide and learn more about Galileo's life. Did you know that... Galileo was said to have dropped two cannon balls of different masses from the leaning tower of Pisa to demonstrate that their speed of descent was independent of their mass. Many people believe this story to be untrue since its only source was Galileo's secretary.
The highlights of this science tour of Florence, specifically designed for families with children, include the discoveries of Galilei and the places that are marked by his memory, as well as an introduction into the scientific and artistic life of Florence. You will get a deeper understanding of what makes this city fascinating and unique.
The science tour of Florence is designed around the work and memory of Galileo Galilei, starting with a guided visit of the new Museum of Science, where you can see many of his invention, as well as other discoveries that Florence has produced over the years. You will also be able to admire the master in the beautiful Tribune and visit the place where his tomb is found, the charming Santa Croce church.
This Florence eXPerience will also reveal other personalities and characters from the past of the city, many of their statues being displayed in the Uffizi Lodge: Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio, etc.
This is an amazing opportunity to try something different in Florence, to learn more about the history of the city and the great marvels that have marked its past, Galileo Galilei being one of the biggest names.
If you are interested in this kind of tour, you might also affect the Tour of Florence in the footsteps of the Medici family. Instead, If you want to learn more about the history of Florence through its monuments, we recommend the Florence Tour to discover the Street Names of the Historic Centre or the Guided Tour of Villa Bardini in Florence!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
You are suggested to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. In summertime you are required to have hat and sunglasses.
We suggest you to wear an appropriate robe during visits to churches and museums.