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Florence Fully Guided Tour with Uffizi Gallery, Michelangelo’s David and Accademia

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Tue to Sun
10:00 & 10:30

  • Take the chance to explore Florence in a half day and see some of the city’s top sites, with Skip the Line access to both the Accademia and the Uffizi Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David and the best of the Renaissance art.
  • Explore Florence in the company of an expert, English-speaking guide in groups of 17 people or fewer, with audio headsets so you don’t miss a thing. From the Palazzo Vecchio to Giotto’s Campanile, the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, take in everything this gorgeous city has to offer.
  • Visit the Uffizi Gallery in a small group up to 9 people and amuse yourself looking at some of the most famous paintings created by Da Vinci, Botticelli & much more.

Discover Florence in a half day with our tour

What's Included

  • Skip-the-Line Entrance to Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery
  • Ticket and reservation fees for the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery
  • Visit Florence Cathedral (the Duomo) from outside
  • English speaking guide
  • Approximately 1.5 Hours Break between Best of Florence and Uffizi Gallery visit
  • Headsets when appropriate
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Accademia Gallery
  • The Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) from outside
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Leather Market
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Baptistry Door

With so much incredible art, history, and architecture, seeing all that Florence has to offer can be a challenge. We take the trouble out of your visit by covering the best parts of Florence in a single day with an expert, English-speaking guide to lead you around the city. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the sights and stories that make Florence a must-see on any trip to Italy.

Although vast in its offerings, Florence is a compact city. Our half-day Florence tour includes a walking tour of the historical center, covering all the must-see outdoor sights. We’ll admire the iconic Ponte Vecchio bridge where colorful jewelry stores line the cobbled street. We’ll visit the leather market and rub the nose of Il Porcellino for good luck. Your expert guide will lead you around Piazza Signoria where you’ll hear the stories behind the beautiful sculptures and see the place where Michelangelo’s ‘David’ once stood.

Gaze up at the magnificent Florence Cathedral

We’ll also take some time to visit the crown jewel of Florence, Il Duomo, from outside. Known for its huge red dome (visible from all over the city), Florence Cathedral is a sight to behold. Your guide will tell you about Brunelleschi’s feat in creating such a marvel and the challenges he faced along the way.

The entrance to the Duomo is free and you can visit independently if you wish, as the guide provided you with a full explanation of its inside and outside features.

Cruise through the Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery is our last stop before your lunch break. Here you will see one of the main Florence’s show-stoppers. Skip-the-line with our pre-reserved entry tickets so you will waste no time queueing and will marvel at the Accademia Gallery together with your  guide who will tell you all ab Michelangelo’s great sculptural masterpiece, ‘David’. Your guide will explain the techniques that Michelangelo used to make marble look as soft as butter. You will also hear about his unfinished ‘Slaves’. Rising from the rock piece by piece, these sculptures offer incredible insight into how the great master worked – and just how much work it took to create a sculpture to this level of perfection.

In keeping with our promise to see all of Florence in a day, we’ll take a break for lunch (not included) then regroup, energized for the final leg of our day. Skip the Line Access at the Uffizi Gallery saves us hours wasted in line to enter instantly. Navigating all of this immense gallery would take days, so we’ve crafted the perfect route to visit all the highlights of the Uffizi collection and a few lesser-known gems. This section of the tour is limited to just 9 people so it is easier for you to hear and interact with your expert guide. They will introduce you to works by Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Perugino, Michelangelo, Titian and Vasari and will be able to answer any questions you have about them.

Whether you're stopping in Florence for a day, or plan to use it as a base from which to explore Tuscany, this tour will paint the perfect portrait of its unique art, architecture, and history, ensuring that you leave an aficionado of all of the above. Check out our full list of Day Trips from Florence.

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