Is it possible to visit most of Florence in one day? The answer is definitely yes! This tour will give you the chance to see the most famous sites in the city. You will visit the Accademia Gallery which houses masterpieces by Michelangelo and other artists! After a lunch break, you’ll head out on a guided walking tour of Florence and explore the magnificent works of art in the world-famous Uffizi Gallery.
The tour begins in the morning with the visit to the Accademia Gallery where you will see one of Michelangelo's masterpieces, the David! You will discover why the David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what it represented in the past!
Our guide will explain how the genius of Michelangelo met the challenge of extracting the pathos of a being and fixing it forever in time in a marble statue. Masterpieces like the Pieta or the Prisoners seem to be real! How do they seem to struggle free from their marble blocks? During the guided tour you will have the answers to all your questions. You will get the chance to have a close encounter with timeless works of art and get into the story, life and times of this consummate artist.
After the guided tour you will have about 1 hour of free time to wander around and to have lunch on your own. The second part of the tour starts in the early afternoon with a walking tour of the city.
You will enjoy an excellent and complete introductory tour dedicated to those who want to know all the facts and secrets of two thousand years of Florentine history, from the city's roman origins to the palaces of the 15th-century.
You will walk from Ponte Vecchio, pass through the famous Uffizi courtyard, discover the architecture of Brunelleschi’s Dome which overlooks the golden Baptistery ‘Gates of Paradise’. After the walking tour, you will visit one of the most famous museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery. Our expert guide will explain the works of the greatest artists of the Middle Ages.