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    Popular Tours in Florence

    Michelangelo's David 3-H Walking Tour and Accademia

    Florence
    3 hours

    So what's the big deal over the David? Walk through amazing sites and beautiful piazzas as I tell the fascinating tales of Michelangelo’s life and prolific career. Then see the David at the Accademia along with unfinished works still bearing the marks of Michelangelo's chisel. Hear the story of how an abandoned block of marble was transformed into a wonder of artistic genius and how the statue transformed its creator into one of the greatest artists of all time.

    FROM$320/ per group
    Loredana A.

    Florence in a Day

    Florence
    6 hours

    See the best of Florence with a local Art Historian. Visit the landmark Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, and the Duomo on a walking tour. Hear fascinating tales about the Medici, the shrewd banking family who dominated the city’s political and cultural life. Step inside the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia. Admire works by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli, and others. Learn about Renaissance art; discover how Michelangelo created the David and how Leonardo surpassed the masters.

    FROM$620/ per group
    Loredana A.

    The Medici Tour: Medici Palace and Palazzo Vecchio

    Florence
    3 hours

    Step inside the world of the Medici family and hear fascinating stories of murderous plots and political intrigue. Dominating the city's politics, society, and cultural life for over 300 years, the Medici helped to transform Florence into the Cradle of the Renaissance. Learn how this family of merchants from the countryside became wealthy and powerful bankers and then went on to take over not just Florence, but all of Tuscany, becoming grand dukes. Learn how their patronage rocked the art world.

    FROM$320/ per group
    Loredana A.

    The Bargello and Renaissance Sculpture

    Florence
    3 hours

    Discover how Renaissance sculpture broke all the molds. Learn about great masters like Donatello, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo and others. The itinerary begins with a walking tour, stopping at landmark sites where public competition and commissions triggered artistic genius. Then visit the Bargello and admire original works housed in an impressive medieval structure. Discover the Davids which were the forerunners of Michelangelo’s colossal. Learn about different sculpture techniques.

    FROM$320/ per group
    Loredana A.

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