Florence in a Day Semi Private Tour
7 Hrs 15 mins
Embark on a captivating journey through the Accademia Gallery, where you’ll be enchanted by the masterpieces of Michelangelo and other renowned artists. Following a leisurely lunch break, immerse yourself in a guided walking tour of Florence, delving into the extraordinary artistry housed within the world-renowned Uffizi Gallery.
Begin your exploration at the Accademia Gallery, gaining insights into why the iconic David stands as Florence’s most emblematic symbol and the profound significance it held in its era. Discover how Michelangelo, a true genius, grappled with capturing the essence of humanity, immortalizing it in the Pietà and the famed Prisoners who appear to strive for liberation from their marble confines. Your questions will find answers as you engage with timeless artworks, unraveling the life and era of this consummate artist. Following the guided tour, enjoy approximately one hour of free time for a self-guided lunch (not included).
The afternoon session commences with a guided walking tour, providing a comprehensive and engaging overview of two millennia of Florentine history. Trace the city’s origins from Roman times to a 15th-century palace, strolling through landmarks like the Ponte Vecchio and the iconic Uffizi courtyard. Marvel at the architectural wonders of Brunelleschi’s Dome, presiding over the Baptistery’s golden ‘Gates of Paradise.’ The exploration culminates in a visit to the renowned Uffizi Gallery, one of the world’s foremost museums.
A knowledgeable guide will illuminate the works of Middle Ages’ greatest artists, allowing you to recognize familiar masterpieces from books, magazines, and televised close-ups. Delve into the secrets of artistic craftsmanship, techniques, and tools, gaining a profound understanding of why Florence is hailed as the cradle of the Renaissance. Concluding the tour within the Uffizi Gallery, relish the opportunity to linger and explore at your own pace, surrounded by the treasures of this magnificent repository of art.
Walk along the timeless streets and travel back to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
The core of the Renaissance Capital and all you ever read and imagined about this wonderful place is here to be finally experienced. Breathe the atmosphere of Medici Florence.
Around the neighborhood near Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Vecchio there are so many silently whispered stories of the past hiding along the stone-paved alleyways and among the soft clatter of the river Arno.
Departure: Everyday at 10:00am except Mondays and the first Sunday of the month
2 hours break for lunch (not included)
Wear comfortable walking shoes; during hot days wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
Food & Drinks are not included.
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
In case of hot weather we suggest you to bring a cap with you
Legally licensed English-speaking Tour Guide
Smaller groups: interact with your own Guide
No queues: Skip-the-line and access guaranteed Academy Gallery and Uffizi Gallery Tickets
Audio headsets provided (if you are more than 15 people or 7 people inside Uffizi and Academy Gallery)
What to do in Florence: tips and suggestions for your stay in the city, no bad surprises: the price is “all inclusive"
Electronic voucher accepted
Piazza della Repubblica – in front of Colonna dell’Abbondanza