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Video call with a local to plan your perfect trip or to ask for local tips, essential info and insider secrets!

City Unscripted Zoom with a local
City Unscripted Zoom with a local
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City Unscripted Zoom with a local

Chat to one of our locals via zoom and get answers to all your questions plus personalized recommendations on things to do, places to go, best local eats and logistics to make your trip a breeze.

How does it work?

  • Tell us about you

    After booking, answer our short questionnaire so we can choose the right host for your video call

  • Chat to your host

    Got questions? Ask away, and get insider tips based on your interests, travel style and what you want to see and do

  • Get your customised plan

    Get a summary of your conversation from your host, including a list of their recommendations and helpful links

City Unscripted Zoom with local

We don’t do deals with restaurants, shops or attractions so you’ll always get unbiased recommendations from our hosts!

Top private tours
in Florence

Half a day in Florence
Half day

Half a day in Florence

Explore Florence’s treasure trove of history, art, and culture in its historic central districts.

$117.50 per person

4 hours

Secret gems of Florence
Hidden gems

Secret gems of Florence

From hidden cafes to secret stories, there’s more to Florence than meets the eye.

$70.50 per person

2 hours

Eat like a local in Florence
Food & Drink

Eat like a local in Florence

In a country with one of the biggest food cultures in the world, Tuscan cuisine reigns supreme.

$157.23 per person

3 hours

Must-see Florence in a day
City Highlights

Must-see Florence in a day

See 20 of Florence’s famous attractions – from frescoed churches to fortified palaces – in one day.

$211.50 per person

8 hours

Full day in Florence
Full day

Full day in Florence

See the best of Florence, Italy’s Cradle of the Renaissance, in its enchanting central districts.

$211.50 per person

8 hours

Kickstart Florence
Introduction to the city

Kickstart Florence

Get an introduction to Florence with tips on what to see, what to do, and how to get around the city

$94.00 per person

3 hours

Experiences for all
types of travelers


for all types
of travelers

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Latest reviews from our guests

    Marilisa is a bubbly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, art loving tour guide for Florence, Italy. Last June she gave my granddaughter and her friend, both 21, and me a thoroughly enjoyable morning walk through some lesser known, less touristy areas of the city. I would highly recommend her personally, and City Unscripted, and wouldn’t hesitate to use them for future travel adventures. Helen Franchois.

    January 2023

    James O

    Marilisa is a bubbly, enthusiastic, knowledge, art loving guide who gave my 21-year-old granddaughter and her friend, and me, a thoroughly enjoyable morning walk in the lesser-known areas of Florence. We had a blast! I would definitely recommend her personally, and Hidden Gems, and would not hesitate to use them again in future travels.

    January 2023

    James O

    My Wife and I booked an 8-hour walking tour in Florence to celebrate our wedding Anniversary. Martina was our local host. The whole walking tour was laid back and we got to experience some of the local haunts including food and drink stops and a one-of-a-kind mosaic family workshop and saw from the outside most of the main sites around the centre of Florence. We would have maybe liked a bit more historical information but having a pleasant and knowledgeable local who tailored the tour according to our wishes, and just enjoying the ambience made this tour special. Thank you, Martina,

    November 2022

    Arun K

    This was a walking tour with me and my 16 you nephews. He told me after Martina was a very nice woman who was very knowledgeable about Florence and gave us great useful information about the area near where we are staying. She introduced me to gelato. She talked to me and made me feel like I was important. I add that after a very long travel from the US, this was our first tour and Martina was (is) a breath of fresh air. She was wonderful. We might even reach out again if we have time for another short tour.

    September 2022

    Julie J

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Travel planning consultation

Got questions about the city you’re visiting? Our local hosts have all the answers. City Unscripted will set your trip up for success with travel planning tips from our knowledgeable local insiders – the only travel consultants you’ll ever need.

With our simple travel planning service, you can chat with a like-minded local before you even board your flight! We’ll set up a video call or email conversation with a guide in the city you’re visiting, so you can get expert online travel advice to make your travel planning a breeze.

Save yourself the hours of researching online travel advice yourself. Whether you have questions about public transport, need advice on where to stay, or you simply want to arrive at your destination fully prepared with insider tips and tricks, our travel planning service will set you up.

What are you waiting for? Book a tour with City Unscripted and let’s get your travel planning started with top-notch online travel advice from the travel consultants who know it all – the locals!