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Best of Florence from Rome by High-Speed Train with Michelangelo’s David

Skip the Line
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  • Duration
    11.45 h.
  • Start time
    07:05
  • Meeting Point
    Piazza dei Cinquecento (Details at Booking)
  • Operating Days
    Wed, Fri, Sat
  • Language
    English
Take in Florence unsurpassable beauty on this one-day trip from Rome. Travel by high speed rail and skip the line at Florence’s Accademia Gallery to gain immediate access to Michelangelo’s ‘David’. Take a walking tour of the city’s best including stunning Florence Cathedral and enjoy free time to soak up the atmosphere.

Tour Highlights

  • Skip the Line Entrance to Accademia Gallery
  • Ticket for the Accademia Gallery and all reservation fees
  • Access to the Cathedral (the Duomo)
  • Roundtrip High-speed train ticket
  • Small groups of 25 people or fewer
  • Expert English speaking guide
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
David Statue Florence

Skip the Line Access

Enjoy Florence’s top sights in a single day from Rome with Skip the Line Access to the Accademia for Michelangelo’s David

Cathedral of Florence

The Symbol of Florence

Enter the symbol of Florence, its stunning Duomo crowned by Brunelleschi’s dome

Palazzo Vecchio Florence

See The Best of Florence

See the best of Florence from the streets including Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Giotto’s Campanile and much more

Description

If you are based in Rome during your trip you can’t miss out on the opportunity to see the beauty of Florence, with so much incredible art, history and architecture, seeing all that Florence offer can be a challenge. City Wonders has created the perfect full day trip to Florence from Rome that offers you to chance to see it all!

Travel in comfort by high speed rail and arrive to Florence station, there you will meet your local guide and make your way to the Accademia Gallery for the first stop of your tour.

Our Skip the Line access to the Accademia Gallery provides you with the opportunity to jump the queue and marvel at Michelangelo’s statues of the Slaves and his magnificent 17foot marble masterpiece, the David.

Your expert guide will bring/lead you to the astounding Florence Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, from where Brunelleschi’s dome dominates the skyline of Florence and never ceases to impress. Gaze at the Baptistry Doors by Ghiberti, coined the “Gates of Paradise” by Michelangelo and enter the Duomo.

Throughout the walking tour, you will learn about the fascinating history of Florence as you visit the heart of the Renaissance Civic and Political Center, famous for its ancient statues and glorious fountains. You will make your way towards the Uffizi Gallery and the Medieval Palazzo Vecchio. Our path continues as we head toward the Religious Center, stopping at the Church of Orsanmichele, where you will admire ingenious statues by Donatello, Ghiberti and Verrocchio.

Rub the nose of the legendary boar, “il Porcellino” to ensure a return to Florence and visit Piazza della Repubblica, once the Ancient Forum, now a popular meeting place for famous writers, artists and locals.

Then feel free to enjoy some time at your leisure to discover the beauty of Florence. Your guide will be available to offer recommendation for restaurants, so you can try a delicious local meal in what is one of the world’s most renowned destinations for food and wine. There will also be plenty of time for shopping in Florence’s fashionable boutiques and in the market stalls, famous for their handmade leather goods. Otherwise just take your time to wander and take in the beauty of the city, before your return to Rome by high speed rail.

 

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What's included

  • Small groups of 25 people or fewer
  • High Speed train return ticket
  • Skip the Line Entrance to Accademia Gallery
  • Ticket for the Accademia Gallery and all reservation fees
  • Access to the Cathedral (the Duomo)
  • English speaking guide
  • Headsets

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Food/Beverages

Meeting Point

Important notes

  • Please note that on Sundays and during religious festivities visits inside the Duomo may be restricted, in which case a detailed tour will be given from outside.

FAQs

  • How far in advance should I book my tour?

    Our tours are very popular amongst visitors to Italy, Paris and London, so we suggest booking your place on them at your earliest convenience. If you are not ready to book yet and have some questions, we would be happy to help over the phone, via email and Live Chat. It is our mission to ensure that you get the most out of your visit!

  • How will I recognize the guide?

    Our City Wonders coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition and holding a sign with the tour name.

  • When will I receive confirmation of my booking?

    You should expect to receive an email within minutes of booking with your confirmation voucher.

Get to Know City Wonders

A City Wonders tour is the product of meticulous research, detailed planning, and a passion for providing customers with travel experiences they will cherish forever.

With City Wonders it's not just facts, our passionate guides tell you the stories that bring the sights to life.

  • All of our guides are experts in their field
  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
  • We focus on the little details and anecdotes that make City Wonders so special

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