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Florence City Tour, Skip-the-line David & Uffizi Gallery - Private Tour

Maximize your time in Florence with a combo tour to visit Florence’s must-see attractions, including the Accademia with Michelangelo's David, and the Uffizi Gallery. This 5 to 5.5 hour private guided walking and museum tour pairs you with a guide to visit the Tuscan capital and all of its most important marvels.

per adult from

$262

AUD

Duration

300 to 330 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Guided Museum Tour & Walking Tour
    • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
    • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
    • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
    • All Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
    • Entry/Admission - Gallerie Degli Uffizi
    What's excluded :
    • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
    • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
    • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
    • Entry/Admission - Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
    • Entry/Admission - Battistero di San Giovanni
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122, Florence Italy

    First, explore the city, including the historic Academia. This gallery is home to one of the world’s most iconic statues, David, by Michelangelo. Your guide will discuss the artistic mastermind behind this giant nude statue and his other 16th century works on display in the museum.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

    After the Galleria dell’Accademia you will explore the Piazza del Duomo, located in the heart of Florence. The square is one of the most visited places the city and in Europe!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

    In the Piazza del Duomo you will discover all about the Cathedral of Florence and its beautiful Dome which were designed by Brunelleschi in the XV century. During the tour however, you will not go inside the Dome but you will learn all about its fascinating history whilst observing it from the outside.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza San Giovanni, 50122, Florence Italy

    You will also see the Baptistery of the city, a religious building in Florence and one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is renowned for its three sets of bronze doors, which are one of the finest examples of renaissance art.

    *Other landmarks located in the Piazza del Duomo are the Loggia del Bigallo, a late Gothic building, the Opera del Duomo Museum, a museum containing many of the original works of art created for the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, the Arcivescoville and Canoncici’s palace, all located in the west zone of the square called Piazza San Giovanni.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Via dei Calzaiuoli, Florence Italy

    Next, you will walk along what is known as Via dei Calzaiuoli, a wide and long pedestrian street connecting the Piazza del Duomo with the Piazza della Signoria. It is probably one of the busiest streets in the city, lined with elegant boutiques and fancy restaurants.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Della Repubblica, Florence Italy

    After this you will visit the Piazza della Repubblica, a public square that marks the ancient Florence. The square was completely re-designed in the XIX century and during the tour you will learn all about the changes done in the city during the period.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    Afterwards, you will visit the Piazza della Signoria, the political square of Florence. The square is full of many original statues, such as the first public fountain of Florence, the Neptune which was done by Ammannati, or the amazing Perseus done by Cellini in the XVI century.
    There is also replica of David which was placed to show people where he stood before the statue stood before it was moved inside the Accademia.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    The main attraction you will discover is the Palazzo Vecchio, the city’s townhall. It is considered the main symbol of civil power in Florence. The original building construction began in 1299 above the ruins of the destroyed Uberti Ghibelline towers and is attributed to Arnolfo di Cambio.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fontana del Porcellino, Via Val di Lamona Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, 50122, Florence Italy

    Just before finishing your tour, you will touch the nose of the “Porcellino”, a fountain of a wild board, an act considered to bring you good luck!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

    Your tour will come to an end at Ponte Vecchio, the main bridge of the city and the first built in Florence. It is the only bridge to have survived WW2.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Arno River, Florence Italy

    Your tour will come to an end at Ponte Vecchio, the main bridge of the city and the first built in Florence. It is the only bridge to have survived WW2.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Piazzale Degli Uffizi 6, 50122, Florence Italy

    After a break for lunch, we move inside to the Uffizi, Italy’s most visited museum. Designed as a building for the offices – or uffizi – of the Florentine magistrates, the structure grew to house the stunning collection of art amassed by the wealthy Medici family. Overlooking the Arno River, the gallery is as picturesque as the many paintings hanging on its walls. You’ll learn about its turbulent history including a mafia car bomb and severe flooding that threatened the artwork. The Uffizi has undergone extensive modernization through the early 21st century, making it a world-class museum.

    More than 100 rooms highlighting the best of Italian art from names like Titian and Caravaggio. Discover these Renaissance works and the artists behind them, like Raphael’s “Self Portrait.” See the most famous paintings like Botticelli’s “Primavera” or his iconic “Birth of Venus,” a work that has become a cultural reference over the past few hundred years. This tour ensures you will leave Florence having experienced the best it has to offer.


    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Babylon Tours Florence, 50122, Florence Italy

    The Renaissance burst forth from Florence, the Athens of the Medieval ages. Art and architecture welcome visitors around every corner, in every piazza, and in every garden. Dive into the city that hosted world-famous artists, from da Vinci and Michelangelo to Raphael and Caravaggio. Learn about the ruthless Medici family who put Florence on the map as you push past the tourists to discover the remarkable stories behind the doors of the Duomo and Uffizi Gallery. Walk back in time as you cross the Ponte Vecchio with Babylon Tours to learn the little-known history behind one of Italy’s most celebrated cities.


    Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Accademia Gallery, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
    • Notes: Accademia or Uffizi may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Babylon Tours Florence

Activity ID: V-56786P5

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