Skip-the-line Florence City Tour with Accademia & David – Private Tour

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Relive the Italian Renaissance in Florence during this 2.5 hour private guided museum & walking tour covering highlights including the Accademia with Michelangelo’s David. This private tour pairs you with your own personal guide to explore the history and secrets of Florence and its most famous citizens.

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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Firenze, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Relive the Italian Renaissance in Florence during this 2.5 hour private guided museum & walking tour covering highlights including the Accademia with Michelangelo’s David. This private tour pairs you with your own personal guide to explore the history and secrets of Florence and its most famous citizens.

Itinerary
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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.

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: 10 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



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