BE THE FIRST: Early Bird Florence Walking Tour & Accademia Gallery (David)

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Staying just one day in Florence? No problem, you can still experience it to the fullest. Our Florence walking tour includes a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery with priority entrance as well as a walking tour of the historic city center. You will kick off with one of the most notewothry museums of Florence – the Accademia Gallery to see the original statue of David made by the legendary Michelangelo Buonarroti. After a short break you will continue with a walking tour around the city of Florence and our expert licensed guide will take you to visit Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Dante’s district, Porcellino’s fountain, Orsanmichele, the awe-inspiring Brunelleschi’s Dome, the Baptistery of St. John and the Duomo. Finish the tour in Piazza della Signoria – the heart of Florence and enjoy the stories about this “museum under the open sky”!

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Firenze, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Staying just one day in Florence? No problem, you can still experience it to the fullest. Our Florence walking tour includes a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery with priority entrance as well as a walking tour of the historic city center. You will kick off with one of the most notewothry museums of Florence – the Accademia Gallery to see the original statue of David made by the legendary Michelangelo Buonarroti. After a short break you will continue with a walking tour around the city of Florence and our expert licensed guide will take you to visit Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Dante’s district, Porcellino’s fountain, Orsanmichele, the awe-inspiring Brunelleschi’s Dome, the Baptistery of St. John and the Duomo. Finish the tour in Piazza della Signoria – the heart of Florence and enjoy the stories about this “museum under the open sky”!

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

Avoid the endless lines and start the day with visiting one of the most noteworthy museums of Florence – the Accademia Gallery, home to the original colossal statue of David by Michelangelo. Take a look at the David and you will understand why Giorgio Vasari said “Anyone who has seen Michelangelo’s David has no need to see anything else….” Hear the stories about the tormented genius and learn how much struggle he endured to bring the damaged block of marble to life – a seemingly impossible task that made him immortal.

Take a small break to get a cup of coffee or buy a souvenir in Accademia’s giftshop and continue your experience with a walking tour in the heart of Florence.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

Admire the exterior of the magnificent Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore which has a unique flower-shaped plan and the biggest masonry dome in the world – the marvel of the architect Filippo Brunelleschi. Even Michelangelo said “It would be difficult to equal…impossible to surpass.”

Pass By: Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza San Giovanni, 50122, Florence Italy

Learn the stories about the Baptistery of San Giovanni – the oldest building of the city with its splendid Gates of Paradise.

Pass By: Museo Casa di Dante, Via Santa Margherita 1, 50122, Florence Italy

Stroll around Dante’s district and enter the 1,000-year old church where the father of Italian language met the love and muse of his life.

Pass By: Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, Via Arte della Lana 1, 50123, Florence Italy

Visit Orsanmichele – the quintessential Florentine church, and learn why a market was transformed into a church.

Pass By: Fontana del Porcellino, Via Val di Lamona Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, 50122, Florence Italy

Rub the snout of a little bronze boar in Loggia del Porcellino and make a wish to come back to Florence.

Pass By: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

See Ponte Vecchio – the symbol of the city and the oldest bridge in town famous for its jewelers’ shops hanging over the Arno River.

Pass By: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

Finish the walking tour in the political centre of Florence – Piazza della Signoria – a museum under the open sky with many original sculptures created by Renaissance artists.



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