City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are welcome but the tour is mainly intended for adults and mature teenagers
I have done this tour with weelchairs. There is not any problem with the Accademia Gallery, in the Uffizi Gallery instead you have to use a not-too-big wheelchair (if yours is not suitable you can get one from the museum) to enter the elevator. Some sidewalks are quite narrow and the streets of the city centre are mainly paved with cobblestones.
Maximum travelers: 8
English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)
David, Botticelli and... Florence
This is a tour for visitors who want to see as much as possible in a quite short time. Michelangelo's David and the struggling Prisoners of the Accademia Gallery; Botticelli's mythologic dreams and many other milestones of the western painting in the Uffizi Gallery and then Florence with Piazza del Duomo, the best testimonial of its great past splendour; Piazza Signoria, the political centre and an overwhelming outdoor museum; Ponte Vecchio, the only bridge that survived the World War II.
A walk through the Golden Age of Florence, when the city was one the most important artistic and intellectual centres of Europe: the cradle of the Renaissance.
Michelangelo's statues in the Accademia Gallery and the collection of old musical instruments, the Medici district with the Medici Palace (from the outside) and San Lorenzo Church (outside), a sort of mausoleum of the Medici family, Piazza del Duomo and its impressive monuments (from the outside), then the narrow pictoresque medieval streets, Piazza Signoria, Ponte Vecchio (the Old Bridge) and the highlights of the Uffizi Gallery (Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Any place in the city centre (Hotel, Train Station, Accademia Gallery) upon your request.
End location: Anywhere in the city centre.
Duration: 5 hours
The tour includes a 30 minutes break before visiting the Uffizi.
The tour is not available on Mondays and on the first Sundays of the month.
During the high season it could happen that we have to spend some minutes in line to enter museums, even if we booked a timed entry
On your feet
Private walking tour and guided tour of the museums as described in the itinerary
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 euro - Entry fees to the museums and light lunch
- Entry fees to the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries: 40 euro per adult and 8 euro per child under 18 years old (only showing ID card). The amount includes the two museums.
- Lunch and snacks.
* Starting from December 2017 all guided groups of 7 or more people visiting the Uffizi Gallery have to use headphones with a radio and microphone (cost 1,5 euros per person).