• Duration: 4,5 hours
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  • Meet on location
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Description

Your guide will meet you in the afternoon and get you ready for the first stage of this enlightening activity: the incredible Accademia Gallery, the shrine that has been treasuring Michelangelo’s David over the centuries. 

Take advantage of our prebooked tickets and avoid the long queues at the entrance. Your tour guide will reveal the secrets of this incredible museum and of the creation of Michelangelo’s world-renowned masterpieces, such as the original version of David, I Prigioni and San Matteo

You will discover that he was not only a sculptor but also a painter, an architect, and a sensitive poet. However, his genius matched his restlessness. 

After this first guided visit, your guide will take you on an interesting walking tour through Florence’s most famous Piazzas: Piazza San Giovanni, housing an incredible wealth of majestic buildings, such as Florence’s green and white marble Cathedral and Baptistery, Giotto’s bell Tower and the symbol of Florence, Brunelleschi’s Dome

The second piazza will be Piazza Della Repubblica, where the most elegant cafes in the city are. Next, there is the heart of Florence itself, Piazza Della Signoria, an authentic open-air museum, where the majestic Palazzo Vecchio stands as well some original statues by great artists such as Giambologna and Cellini. 

Last but not least, be prepared for a real feast for the eyes and the soul: the incredible Uffizi Gallery, offering one of the largest painting collections in the world as well as stunning views of Florence’s cityscape. Your professional guide will create a comprehensive and fascinating itinerary that will catch the attention of first-time visitors and art lovers alike. The museum is huge but thanks to your guide, you will make sure to admire all the main masterpieces and, what is more, to understand the development of Italian art during the centuries. S

tarting from Giotto and Masaccio, the real innovators of our history, you will be involved in an exciting celebration of beauty, admiring such masterpieces as Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Leonardo's Annunciation and Michelangelo's Tondo Doni, to name a few. 

At the end of the guided tour you can remain in the Uffizi Gallery until closing time. 

Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick up and drop off service. This means that you will have to arrange your transfer on your own in order to reach the designated meeting point and start the tour. Meeting point: Via Camillo Cavour, 36R 

Itinerary

Galleria dell'Accademia

During your vacation in Florence don’t miss out on meeting one of the most famous and eclectic artists in the world: Michelangelo.

Your personal guide will reveal the secrets of the Accademia Gallery and the creation of Michelangelo’s world renowned masterpieces, such as the original version of David, I Prigioni and San Matteo.

Piazza San Giovanni

The heart of Florence, housing the entire Duomo Complex: the Cathedral, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery

Cupola del Brunelleschi

A masterpiece of art and architecture that still remains unmatched and whose techniques of building are covered with a veil of mystery

Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

The main church of Florence, with its stunning facade of green and white marble

Piazza della Repubblica

One of the most elegant squares of Florence, where the most elegant cafés of the city are.

Gallerie Degli Uffizi

One of the most important art galleries in the world, offering an incredible painting collection as well as stunning views of Florence cityscape. Admire Botticelli's Birth of Venus and the Spring, Michelangelo's Tondo Doni and Leonardo Da Vinci's Annunciation to name a few.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour: Piazza San Giovanni (Duomo Square), Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza della Signoria
  • Earphones for bigger groups
  • Accademia Gallery ticket and reservation
  • Uffizi Gallery ticket and reservation

What's excluded

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Weather-appropriate clothes.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Please note that on the busiest days the entrance into the museums may experience some short delays
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Please show up 20 minutes before the tour departure

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS
  • ARTS AND CULTURE

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