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Florence Segway Night Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Capture the magic of Florence after sunset with its beautifully lit-up attractions
  • Ride your Segway through the bustling nightlife of Piazza della Republica
  • Glide along the Santa Croce Square with the Basilica di Santa Croce, the burial place of Michelangelo and Galileo
  • Explore the beautiful Signoria Square which houses the historic Palazzo Strozzi
  • Enjoy mouth-watering Italian ice-cream at the best gelataria in town
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar 16 - 31 Oct 16: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday
    01 Nov 16 - 31 Mar 17: Daily except Friday & Saturday at 4:30pm
    01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: Daily except Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm
    01 Nov 17 - 31 Mar 18: Daily except Friday & Saturday at 4:30pm


    2.5 hours approximately

    Start time

    01 Nov 16 - 31 Mar 17: 4:30pm
    01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: 7:30pm
    01 Nov 17 - 31 Mar 18:4:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Please make your way to Via dei Cimatori 9 Red, Florence.
    Directions from the Duomo Cathedral Square: If you are facing the front of the church, turn right on Via dei Calzaiuoli and walk straight on, turn left on the 4th cross street which is Via dei Cimatori.
    Directions from Piazza della Signoria: face the statue of the man on horseback, on your left there is a "superflash bank" and "il cavallino" restaurant. Take that street (via delle Farine) and turn right onto the second cross street which is Via dei Cimatori.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Move over buses and vans and explore the beauty of Florence in a unique way. Under the night sky, this beautiful city will unveil itself like never before as you explore by segway, covering the major landmarks of the city.

    This small group tour is conducted by an English speaking guide, who will take you around the city and share interesting anecdotes and stories. Some of the sites covered by Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza del Duomo, Via Tornabuoni, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza Santa Croce, Mercato Porcellino amongst others. If that’s not all, end the tour on a sweet note as you will visit the city’s most famous gelataria to taste Italian ice-cream.

    Make sure you have your camera ready as you will get plenty of photo opportunities along the way.


    To start your Florence Segway Night Tour, you will meet your English speaking guide and get onto your segway at Piazza della Republica (Republic Square). Built in the 19th century as part of a massive redevelopment project, it was Florence’s commercial and political centre in the Roman era and housed a food market in the Middle Ages. Presently, lined with several cafes, restaurants and shops, it is one of the most entertaining and liveliest places in Florence with a huge carousel situated at the centre.

    Get, set, go for a wonderful tour as you pass along the illuminated Santa Croce Square which houses the Franciscan church, Basilica di Santa Croce. It is the burial place of some of the most notable Italians such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli and Rossini. Your guide will enrich you with fascinating stories and the history of the sites visited as you glide along with the soft evening breeze.

    From Santa Croce Square proceed to the most beautiful part of Florence, Signoria Square where you will visit the historic Palazzo Strozzi that reflects Renaissance architecture with its mullioned windows and distinct cornice. The piazza also houses the most miraculous edifice of Renaissance art, Florence Duomo, its orange dome illuminated under the dark sky.

    Gliding through the picturesque streets of Florence, tickle your tastebuds as you reach the final destination of the tour. Your guide will take you to the city’s most famous gelataria, where you taste an authentic Italian ice-cream (included in the tour).

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Segway rental
    • Orientation Session
    • Expert Tour Leader
    • Headphones
    • Audio-video guide system
    • Italian ice-cream
    • Helmet
    • Ponchos in case of rain


    • Entrances
    • Beverages
    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    This tour will not visit the inside of monuments and museums.

    It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated and missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.

    Minimum 2 passengers are required for the tour to operate

    Please carry a photo identification card to exchange the vouchers

    Children younger than 14 years of age, should be minimum of 145 cm (4,75 ft) of height and over 40 kilos (90 pounds) of weight. Please note that local activity operator will have the right to decline child reservation, without any obligation to refund.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. The use of the Segway is not recommended for pregnant women and for people over 70 years old Tour takes maximum of 10 passengers The segway tour will never be cancelled due to rain. We will do our best to proceed with the tours. However, in case of heavy rain, we might decide to stop the segway tour and proceed with a walking tour instead. Should the weather get better during the tour.Guest options on rainy days: (1) Proceed with the tour hoping for clearing weather - with the understanding that no refund or discount will be given if Segway are not ridden due to rain, or if the Segway tour is abbreviated due to rain OR(2) Rain check to be used the following day or at any other time, subject to availability. The Rain check is a voucher given to client. The voucher is transferable and may be sold or given to others to use at a future date and lasts up to 1 year from date.