Skip-the-line Michelangelo's David & Florence Highlights Tour

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  • Live Guide
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  • Skip the line
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Join on this great 3 hour walking tour in the company of a local guide who will introduce you to the very best sights of Florence.  It is a super way to get to know the city and your guide with help with suggestions as to what you may wish to see on the rest of your stay in the city; where to eat, shop and perhaps enjoy the night life.  You will visit:  Santa Croce Church; the Bargello Palace;  Piazza della Signoria; Ponte Vecchio; Palazzo Vecchio; the Cathedral; Giotto's Bell Tower; Uffizi Gallery's courtyard; the church of San Lorenzo and see one of Michelangelo's most famous masterpieces David at the Accademia Gallery in the morning before the crowds arrive.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Private Tours of Florence

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia

Meet your guide a short walk from one of Florence’s top museums, the Accademia Gallery.  No queuing as with this first access skip-the-line entry you'll go straight to see Michelangelo’s “David” before the crowds arrive.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Basilica di San Lorenzo

This tour takes you into the back streets of Florence to see the medieval town houses located in the oldest part of the city. 

Stop At: Piazza del Duomo

Then it is into the Piazza Duomo to cast your eyes upon the wonderful Cathedral with its perfectly preserved and unique marble engravings.  Towering above you is Brunelleschi’s Dome; symbol of Renaissance Florence and famous for its daring design and even more challenging realization. The Piazza Duomo is filled with interesting things to see but we will ensure you don’t miss Giotto’s bell tower, an example of 1300 architecture and the splendid Porta del Paradiso of the Baptistery.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria

It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria. Dominating one side of the square are the Uffizi, formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city, and the former seat of the government of Florence. On the other side of the square is the Palazzo Vecchio.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ponte Vecchio

The, the walking tour takes you through the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio, which dates back to the 1300s. The landmark Ponte Vecchio offers marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills. Your guide will tell you about the bridge’s history, and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Santa Croce

The tour stops at the Church of Santa Croce.

Duration: 15 minutes
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