Touch land and start your Renaissance dream

Ideal for those who want a quick but comprehensive overview of the city’s history, highlighting the most important Renaissance masterpieces of sculpture and architecture.

  • Brunelleschi Duomo - Brunelleschi Dome

Duration: 4 hours

Period: All year round except Mondays, 1st Jan and 25th Dec

Languages: Italian or English

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N.B. The church of Santa Croce is closed on Sunday mornings.

Description:
The tour begins with a visit to Santa Croce church “Pantheon of Italian Glories”, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei and Machiavelli are buried.
We then reach Piazza della Signoria which is dominated by the imposing Palazzo della Signoria and here we find some of the city’s finest sculpture. Then we pass by the impressive Galleria degli Uffizi on our way to the Arno river and the Ponte Vecchio.
From there, we go on to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to see its crowning glory, Brunelleschi’s dome, as well as Giotto’s bell tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni.
A short walk away is the Galleria dell’Accademia, where you will enjoy the world-famous “David”, “St Matthew” and the 4 ”Prisoners”, the unfinished sculptures for Pope Julius II’s tomb, all masterpieces by Michelangelo.

What is included:
Private walking tour with Chiara or Adri
Accademia Gallery with priority line tickets reserved by us
Santa Croce church with skip the line entrance

Not included:
All tickets to be paid directly to the Accademia Gallery and Santa Croce church
Anything not specified in the above itinerary
Please note that we will not be entering the Duomo
Meals

Meeting point:
In front of the Hotel Savoy, Piazza della Repubblica or other location in central Florence specified by client

Time:
Approx 9,00-10,00 am (Depending on your arrival time)

Rates:
Please contact us. Our tours are personalized and rates vary according to number of participants

Discounted rates for families
10% discount for multiple bookings

Tips:
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.