Highlights of Florence

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Tour Number

Activity Level

393739


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent), Russian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Half day walking tour including Michelangelo's David (with skip-the-line entrance)


I will take you through the fascinating history of Florence from its foundation to our days, its astounding art and architecture, the industrial and crafts specialities as well as the great people who made its world-class reputation.

The tour runs along the most significant spots of the historical center of Florence: Ponte Vecchio, the bridge of the goldsmiths; the Signoria square, with its spectacular Palace (seat of the Florentine government since the Middle Ages); the Duomo square, with the Cathedral (3rd in the world by side) and it's unique dome, the Baptistery (the oldest religious building in town) and Giotto's bell tower; the Medici Palace, the prototype of the Renaissance private family residence; the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts (Accademia), with the original massive statue of Michelangelo's David (the most photographed sculpture in the world!) as well as 6 other masterpieces of this matchless genius of the Renaissance.

Itinerary

The historic centre of Florence:

Old Bridge, Signoria Square, Duomo Square, Medici Palace and the Accademia Gallery (opened Tuesday to Sunday. On Mondays this can be replaced by another museum or a church).

* Please note that the Cathedral of Florence is a place of worship: if the tour takes place during the mass hours (Sundays and religious holidays) we will visit the interior of another church or landmark.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the reception of your hotel if in central Florence or by the statue of Benvenuto Cellini in the center fo the Ponte Vecchio bridge.

End location: Inside the Accademia Gallery (so that you can explore the rest of the collections after the tour - directions to your hotel will be given) or elsewhere on request.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

Walking tour

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: - Guided tour by an experienced licensed guide
- Booking of skip-the-line tickets
- Adjustment of the tour to your interests and schedule.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 EUR - Cost for the ticket to the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts with skip-the-line entrance (12 EUR for adults, 4 EUR for under 18 with ID); snacks and drinks.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Cost of skip-the-line ticket (12 EUR per adult, 4 EUR per under 18 with ID)
- Personal expenses (snack, drink, souvenirs).

Restrictions

None.

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tour with Stefano was wonderful. He was very accommodating and informative. We really enjoyed our time with him.
Deanna Pizitz

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