Best of Florence walking tour & Accademia Gallery- monolingual small group tour

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Departs: Florence, Florence

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A monolingual small group tour which allows you to admire the top sights in the birthplace of the Renaissance, including a visit to the Accademia Gallery. Follow your professional guide and stroll through the historic streets of the city to arrive in PIAZZA DUOMO: learn about Brunelleschi's famous dome over the imposing cathedral as well as other importan Florence's landmarks. Last but not least, see the genius of Michelangelo in the 'David' statue in the Accademia.

Current departure time: 9:00 am

What's Included

Accademia Gallery skip the line ticket

Earphones for bigger groups

External explanation of Duomo Square

Monolingual small group tour

Professional guide

Walking tour of Florence and its landmarks

What's Not Included

Entrance to the Cathedral of Florence


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 6
  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please note that on the busiest days the entrance into the museums may experience some short delays
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • The order of the visits may change
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

On this tour, not only will you discover the treasures of Florence, but also the hidden beauty in the surrounding Tuscan hills. Be sure to have your camera ready! Meet your friendly and history-loving tour guide at Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal in the morning. Piazzale Montelungo is located 5-10 minutes walking distance from Santa Maria Novella train station. Grab a seat on the comfortable coach bus, and prepare to depart for Piazzale Michelangelo! During the short drive there, and your guide will dive into some interesting information about this breathtaking square.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza del Duomo
There is no better way to finish your tour of Florence than in Piazza del Duomo. Your guide will lead you through the most picturesque streets in the city until you reach the unmistakable square. Glowing in white, green, and pink marble, your guide will introduce you to the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Giotto’s bell tower, Brunelleschi’s dome, and San Giovanni’s Baptistery. Follow your guide around the square to learn all about these iconic buildings, their rich histories, and even some local legends!

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Your tour will culminate in front of the breathtaking Duomo, where you can ask any last minute questions to your friendly guide before he/she departs! After this perfect introduction to Florence, you will be ready to explore the rest of our beautiful city on your own!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Repubblica
One of the most elegant squares of Florence, plenty of liberty-style cafés and luxury shops.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Signoria
The heart of Florence, a real open air museum where great sculptures can be found: the bronze Perseus by Cellini, the Rat of the Sabine women by Giambologna. Last but not least, this is where Palazzo Vecchio stands as well as the collonade leading to the Uffizi Gallery

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Galleria dell'Accademia
After the perfect introduction to the Florentine hills, your coach bus will take you back Florence. Follow your guide to the Accademia Galleria, one of the most famous art galleries in the world. Your guide will usher you past the long line with skip-the-line passes, and you will begin on your 1.15 hour journey in time to the Renaissance era…

Your history-loving guide will bring you to the grandiose Hall of Prisoners. This hall is lined in Michelangelo’s unfinished sculptures. These blocks of marble will forever remain unfinished, and as a viewer, you can admire the exact spots where the genius, Michelangelo, worked with his chisel and hammer. Your guide will explain this unique art form of “non-finito,” where you can experience the emotions of the characters, as they are trapped in marble, waiting to emerge from the block. Discover the interesting stories of each of the “Prisoners” in this hall, as your guide leads you to the finale - “David.”

35 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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