Half day walking tour with Accademia gallery (skip-the-line)
Discover the famous landmarks of Florence in half-a-day with expert licensed guide, PhD. Starting from the Ponte Vecchio bridge, we walk to the Uffizi, piazza della Signoria and Palazo Vecchio, the Old and the New markets, the Little Pig, Orsanmichele church, the Baptistery and the Bell Tower, the Cathedral of Florence with Brunelleschi's dome, Museo dell'Opera, the Medici palace. We talk about the history of Florence from foundations to this day, its artists, its treasures, the passions of people who lived here. We discover the story of David and admire Michelangelo's original in the Accademia museum. Other monuments of your interest can be added.
NB: This tour includes a church visit - please have with you clothing to cover your shoulders and knees. Comfortable footwear is advised.
Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Orsanmichele, Little Pig, piazza della Repubblica, Baptistery, the Duomo, Dome of the Cathedral of Florence, the Gates of paradise, Medici Palace, skip-the-line Accademia museum (Tuesday-Sunday) or Museo dell'Opera del Duomo (Monday).
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the reception of your hotel in central Florence or by the statue of Benvenuto Cellini in the center fo the Ponte Vecchio bridge.
End location: Inside the Accademia gallery (where we talk about Michelangelo's statues and you can explore the rest of the collections in the end of the tour - directions to your hotel will be given) or elsewhere on request.
Duration: 3 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euro - €20 per person museum tickets
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On July 4th, Anna met us at our hotel and gave us an absolutely amazing tour of Florence and the Academia and got us tickets to the Uffizi, as well. She led us through quiet, beautiful streets, around all the bustle of Florence at its busiest tourist time, and opened our eyes to a Florence we could never have glimpsed on our own. Anna has the heart of a teacher as she engaged us with questions and revealed the fascinating history of Florence. I highly recommmend Anna! She gave us a lifetime gift of a day!