Murder, Mystery & Wine: The Dark Side of Florence - Private Evening Walk Tour

  • Up to 10 Participants
  • Available in: English

What you will find

Ghost stories and murder mysteries, learn about the dark side of Florence as we take you across the Arno river and off the beaten path. Explore historic neighborhoods and finish the evening with an elegant cocktail overlooking one of the city’s favorite piazzas.


We’ll take you through centuries of intrigue and down ancient cobblestone streets, you’ll discover the sordid story of the bitter and bloody feud that divided Florence. Admire breathtaking riverside views of the Ponte Vecchio and traverse bustling squares where Florentines have met and enjoyed their evenings for centuries.       

Learn about the ‘Black Art of Poisoning’ used in Renaissance Florence, plus, we’ll tell you about the nefarious branch of chemistry endorsed by Cosimo I and the Medici. Find out the location of Florence's favourite medieval flagellation spot.

Explore historic neighborhoods and finish the evening discovering the heart of Florence's gourmet restaurant quarter.  Tour ends with an elegant cocktail on a rooftop terrace. There, you can enjoy a glass of red wine or a classic Negroni while overlooking one of the most famous Piazzas in Florence. Don't forget to ask your tour guide for dinner suggestions!


  • Guided evening walking tour with expert guide
  • Visit of Palazzo Davanzati, Palazzo Corsini
  • A glass of wine (or non-alcoholic alternative) on a rooftop


Artiviva is a tour operator certified and qualified by the 'official stamp' Tour Operator City of Florence. It has been operating since 1996 with headquarters exclusively in Florence; Artviva is recommended by all major travel guides such as Rick Steves, Lonely Planet and The New York Times, as well as features on BBC World News, Discovery Channel, History Channel and Now This. Work with qualified guides, local historians, art enthusiasts and industry experts, including aristocrats, authors, actors, artists and craftsmen. Guaranteed quality!


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Info / Important details

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be sent in writing to at least 72 hours prior to tour/activity date for public tours and may incur penalties. For private tours, rebooking/cancellations may have immediate penalty for non-refundable costs such as museum entries and reservation fees

  • Type: private tour
  • Conditions: minimum 1 and max 10 people
  • Accessibility: wheelchair (communicate in advance)
  • Duration: 2 hours + aperitif
  • Language: English
  • Voucher: digital and / or paper
  • Pets: no

Where / Meeting point

Via de’ Tornabuoni 1 - 50123 Firenze (FI)