Stroll along the timeless streets lined with the chief architecture of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, admire Florence in its continued glory and discover its hidden gems, all in a single morning!
Our Florence tour begins with Skip the Line access to the Accademia Gallery where you will have the unique opportunity to marvel at Michelangelo’s statue of the Slaves and his magnificent 17-foot marble masterpiece, the David.[readmore]Then we'll walk towards 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.
During 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 famous 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 famed artists such as 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.Read more
We strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
Because of religious festivities and on Sundays, access to the Duomo (Cathedral) is restricted
On the first Sunday of every month, due to Accademia Gallery’s admission policies, we may not be granted admittance. If this happens we will offer an extended walking tour of the city
Entrance into some churches may require a dress code that specifies that knees and shoulders should be covered
We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our group tours