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...
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In front of the Reserved door of the Accademy Gallery on via Ricasoli 58 or at the lobby of your Hotel upon request
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
You can book this tour am or pm from tuesday to sunday (on monday tour is not bookable cause museums are closed).
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.
There is no special dress code requested for this tour but confortable shoes are highly recommended by your guide
Yes, tour runs rain or shine
Yes, you can, but you have to send a special request to the guide to understand prices and museums rules.
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.
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.