Florence Highlights And Accademia Private Walking Tour

Marvel at the impressive cultural, historical and artistic heritage of this charming city.

Start your experience in the religious center of the city where you'll admire the Duomo and its impressive Dome, which was designed by Brunelleschi and the Baptistery of Saint John, one of the oldest buildings in Florence.

From the religious center we'll walk to the political center and enjoy a pleasant stroll through Piazza della Signoria, surrounded by its ancient buildings and the Loggia dei Lanzi. In this open air museum we'll see original masterpieces by Giambologna and Cellini. From there, we'll cross the famous Ponte Vecchio, the medieval bridge on the Arno Rive and, we'll end in the prestigious Accademia Gallery, where we'll explore stunning artworks, including Michelangelo's David.

per adult from

$248

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Expert and qualified private guide
    • Skip the Line entrance tickets to Academy Gallery
    • Meet & greet your private guide at your hotel or accommodation
    • Entry/Admission - Accademia di Belle Arti
    What's excluded :
    • Transfer
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Duomo, Duomo, Florence, Tuscany

    The main symbol of Florence is its impressive and imposing Duomo, named Santa Maria del Fiore. Famously designed by Brunelleschi six hundred years ago, it is still the third largest in the world! The outer colours and facade strongly follow the local traditions in Florence, holding the medieval rivalry again Siena within its design. Having a guided tour lets you understand the history full facade as well as the beautiful frescoed ceiling that is waiting for you inside.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Characterized by the white Carrara and green Prato marble, it is one of the most ancient churches in Florence and gently marks the square of the city Cathedral. Its fascinating past, combining faith, history and art, has given scholars much food for thought with regard to its meaning and connection to the Renaissance era.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

    The Piazza is a central meeting point of Florence as not only is it beautifully decorated with a vast amount of statues, including "the fake David" but it is also well positioned, allowing access to Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi gallery and a clear path to the Duomo.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Loggia dei Lanzi, Piazza della Signoria, 50121, Florence Italy

    In Piazza della Signoria, the main square of Florence, there is a remarkable monument named “Loggia dei Lanzi”, embellished with stunning masterpieces in bronze and marble, sculpted by masters from the Renaissance era. Going to this loggia, that was used for the public meetings, you will get in touch with the beauties of the golden age of Florence.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

    A medieval stone bridge that is known around the world for its beautify and uniqueness Locals still work and operate on the unique bridge still to this day and is part of the mysterious "Corridoio Vasariano" - The Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) was the only bridge spared by Hitler's strict orders while retreating from his opposition during World War 2. Locals say his decision was to save its beauty, as many building were destroyed either end of the bridge to block the enemy passing.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Accademia di Belle Arti, Via Ricasoli 66, 50122, Florence Italy

    Considered as one of the most important sculpture museums in the world, not just Florence. Located in close proximity of the Florence Fine Art Academy, hence its name and function as a drawing laboratory for artists of any time. It houses the highest number of sculptures by Michelangelo —seven works, including the world-famous David, along with priceless masterpieces and works of art spread over two floors, and thus presenting a photograph of early-Renaissance art and its heritage.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    Accademia Gallery, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • 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

7

Organised by Eyes of Rome

Activity ID: V-20163P74

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