The Ultimate Florence: Uffizi, David and City Stroll

Art & Culture

Virginia P.

Florence
English, Italian (Native)
6 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 8 people

This is the perfect way to see Florence in a day, exploring the most famous sights of the city with the help of your local tour guide. Tour starts at the Accademy Gallery where you’ll meet the city’s most famous resident: Michelangelo’s David! Then walking across the city centre you will admire the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Signoria Square, Streets and Piazzas. Afternoon is dedicated to the Uffizi Gallery and renaissance paintings, with masterpieces by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli...

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

In front of the Reserved door of the Accademy Gallery on via Ricasoli 58 or at the lobby of your Hotel upon request

09:00

Florence, Accademy Gallery Museum

Start to enjoy your 6 hours private walking tour of Florence and discover the main attractions of this unique and incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can meet your guide in front of the Reserved door of the Accademy Gallery in via Ricasoli 58 or upon request at the lobby of your Hotel. The starting time suggested is 9am, but for any change you can contact the guide and discuss about it, for sure we can tailor the tour according to your preferences. Your full-day Florence tour starts with skipping the line at the Accademy Gallery where you’ll meet the city’s most famous resident: Michelangelo’s David, whose beauty and size must be seen to be believed. We will have plenty of time at the museum to stare at the David, to talk about its history and to take photos.

10:00

Florence, exploring the highlights of the city centre: Cathedral, Brunelleschi's Dome, Gate of Paradise, Piazza Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, local Streets and Piazzas

Once outside the Accademy Gallery we will proceed exploring the highlights of the city centre for a couple of hours. You will immerse yourself in the beauty of renaissance, admire the incredible Dome of Brunelleschi, get to know the importance of the Gate of Paradise, walk across the famous Ponte Vecchio, stroll into Piazza della Signoria and stand in front of Palazzo Vecchio, spot out the secret Vasari Corridor, appreciate the architecture of the Uffizi square, walk the streets were Michelangelo, Leonardo and Raphael once lived and much more... This will be your perfect tour to experience Florence like a local and fall deeply in love with its renaissance art and local life.

12:00

Florence city centre, lunch break

Lunch is not included and up to your choice. Something local and quick or you can relax and seat back in a restaurant. Your guide will give you plenty of choices and will point out some of her favorite local spots where you can eat real Florentine cuisine. Then it’s on to the Uffizi Gallery, where we’ve pre-reserved your express entrance tickets.

13:00

Florence, Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi collection offers a rare opportunity to watch art develop through the ages: you can see the flat, two-dimensional paintings of the Medieval era blossom into the beautiful three dimensions of the Renaissance. Highlights include masterpieces by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Boticelli’s Primavera and Birth of Venus.

Ending Point

Uffizi

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

Headsets

What‘s not included

Accademia Gallery skip the line entrance fee is not included (Adults: 16 euros per person per ticket, Under 18's: 4 euros per ticket).

Uffizi Gallery skip the line entrance fee is not included (Adults: 24 euros per person per ticket, Under 18's: 4 euros per ticket)

Your guide will take care of the advance reservation of the tickets for both museums and you will be asked to pay for it on the day of the tour at the entrance of the museum with no extra charges or commissions either cash or credit card.

Lunch in not included in the tour price

Important Information

Please send me a message before booking in order to confirm my availability and the type of tour you require. I am very flexible on times and meeting points. My tours can always be tailored depending on clients preferences.

Not available on Mondays

Tour length: 6 hours

Tickets: skip the line tickets for the Accademy Gallery and for the Uffizi Gallery are NOT included in the tour price, the guide will take care of the advance reservation of the tickets and you will be asked to pay for it on the day of the tour at the entrance of the museums with no extra charges or commissions either by cash or credit card. The price per person per ticket for the Accademy Gallery is 16 euros, the price per person per ticket for the Uffizi Gallery is 24 euros. Disconts apply for Under 18's.

Max group size: private tour for max 8 people

Tour runs rain or shine

There is no special dress code requested for this tour but confortable shoes are highly recommended by your tour guide

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

Frequently Asked Questions

When is this tour operating?

You can book this tour am or pm from tuesday to sunday (on monday tour is not bookable cause museums are closed).

How much is the transportation fee?

This is a walking tour, there is no need for transportation during the tour. In case you would need a transporation to reach the museum entrance or the city centre, please do not hesitate to ask me directly and I can organise a private taxy or I can suggest you how to reach the place using public transport.

In case of clients with reduced mobility do not hesitate to send me a message, I will tailor the tour according to your needs, and I can book a private car with driver that will be available for the entire lenght of the tour and will save you from walking.

Is there a dressing code required?

There is no special dress code requested for this tour but confortable shoes are highly recommended by your guide

The tour runs if it's raining?

Yes, tour runs rain or shine

Can I book this tour for a large group?

Yes, you can, but you have to send a special request to the guide to understand prices and museums rules.

Are skip the line tickets included in the tour?

No, your guide will only take care of the advance reservation for you and you will be requested to pay for your tickets on the day of the tour at the entraance of the Museums. The payment can be either made by cash or credit card and the price is 16 euros per person per ticket for the Accademy Gallery; and 24 euros per person per ticket at the Uffizi Gallery. Discounts apply for under 18's.

Do skip the line tickets garantee an immediate entrance into both Galleries?

Generally yes, by the way during high season period or in case of strikes or special celebrations your guide does not take any responsability for longer waiting times that are completely out of our control. In case of this happening we can retailor the tour according to your preferences.

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