The Bargello and Renaissance Sculpture

Art & Culture

Loredana A.

Florence
English (Native), Italian (Native)
3 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

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.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel or in Piazza Duomo

09:00

The Baptistery, Piazza del Duomo

Hear the story behind the creation of the Baptistery doors and how two masters like Brunelleschi and Ghiberti went head to head in a heated competition in 1401.

09:30

Orsanmichele Church

See beautiful sculpture adorning the facade of this medieval church. Learn how Donatello made great innovation and broke away from the medieval style, marking the beginning of the Renaissance.

10:00

Piazza della Signoria

Step inside the square some have called an outdoor museum. The Loggia dei Lanzi, just outside Palazzo Vecchio contains original works from ancient times to the Renaissance. See the works that came to symbolize the political power of Florence and its rulers.

10:20

Bargello Museum

Once headquarters of the chief of police and site of public executions, the Bargello houses one of the finest collections of Renaissance sculpture in the world.

Ending Point

Bargello Museum

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guiding sevices.

What‘s not included

Museum entrance and reservation fees (Euro 12.00 per person)

Important Information

I provide tour guiding services and can arrange for local transportation to the city center and back to your cruise port for shore excursions.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$320/ per group

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