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Skip-the-line Florence City Tour with Accademia & David - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Relive the Italian Renaissance in Florence during this 2 to 2.5 hour city tour covering highlights including the Accademia with Michelangelo's David. This semi-private tour welcomes up to 8 guests to explore the history and secrets of Florence and its most famous citizens.

per adult from

$144

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Semi-Private Museum Tour
    • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 7 Guests Maximum
    • Professional Tour Guide
    • Duration 2.5 Hours
    • All Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
    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)
    • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • 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

    This tour includes a visit to the Academia, 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. You’ll also wander the streets of the city center, learning about Florence’s long history as it unfolded in public squares like Piazza della Signoria and Piazza della Repubblica.

    See the only bridge to survive World War II, the Ponte Vecchio while discussing the noble Medici family who put Florence on the map. Follow in the steps of artists like Leonardo da Vinci who would have marveled at the city’s stunning architecture including the imposing Duomo. Hear all about this magnificent church that towers over Florence, including the gleaming bronze Baptistery Doors. By the end, you’ll have experienced the most important sites that Florence has to offer.

    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: 30 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, Tuscany

    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

  • Departure Point :
    Accademia Gallery, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
    • A maximum of 8 people permitted per tour allowed
    • Notes: Academia museum 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.
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can’t be visited from the inside.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Babylon Tours Florence

Activity ID: V-56786P6

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