Florence highlights and the Accademia Gallery
This tour is a great overview for first timers as an orientation to the city with a focus on Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the “David”.
Our tour starts in Piazza della Signoria which is dominated by the imposing Palazzo della Signoria, and here we find some of Italy’s finest Renaissance sculptures…. The Perseus , the Rape of the Sabine, the Neptune fountain, the equestrian statue of Cosimo I Medici. We can proudly call this square an outstanding open air museum.
A short walk away is the Ponte Vecchio, with its quaint jewelry shops and breathtaking views.
Continuing through the medieval and less crowded section of the city we reach Piazza della Repubblica the center of old Roman city of Florentia and the heart of modern Florence.
Just around the corner, the grand Duomo or Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, to see its crowning glory Brunelleschi’s dome, Giotto’s bell tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni all from the outside.
We will end at the Galleria dell’Accademia, which houses the largest number of sculptures by Michelangelo, including the world famous “David” and “I Prigioni” or “Slaves” his beautiful unfinished sculptures made for Julius II tomb in Rome.
What is included:
Private walking tour with Chiara or Adri
Accademia Gallery with priority line tickets reserved by us
Priority line tickets to be paid directly to the gallery
Please note that we will not be entering the Duomo
Anything not specified in the above itinerary
Your hotel in central Florence or other location if you are transferring from out of Florence
9,00 am or 1,30 pm
Please contact us. Our tours are personalized and rates vary according to number of participants
Discounted rates for families
10% discount for multiple bookings
This is a walking tour, please wear comfortable shoes!
All of our tours are private and customized so we can be flexible regarding meeting point as long as centrally located, and timed according to season and type of tour.