Florence City Tour, Skip-the-line David & Uffizi Gallery - Private Tour

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Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Maximize your time in Florence with a combo tour to visit Florence’s must-see attractions, including the Accademia with Michelangelo's David, and the Uffizi Gallery. This 5.5 hour private guided walking and museum tour pairs you with a guide to visit the Tuscan capital and all of its most important marvels.

What's Included

All Entrance Fees

Duration 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)

Guided Museum Tour & Walking Tour

Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)

Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine

What's Not Included

Temporary exhibitions NOT included

Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 6
  • YOUTH: Age: 7 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Notes: Accademia or Uffizi may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the to
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

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

Galleria dell'Accademia
First, explore the city, including the historic Academia. This gallery is 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.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Piazza del Duomo
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!

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Battistero di San Giovanni
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Via dei Calzaiuoli
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Repubblica
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Signoria
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palazzo Vecchio
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Fontana del Porcellino
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!

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponte Vecchio
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Arno River
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.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gallerie Degli Uffizi
After a break for lunch, we move inside to the Uffizi, Italy’s most visited museum. Designed as a building for the offices – or uffizi – of the Florentine magistrates, the structure grew to house the stunning collection of art amassed by the wealthy Medici family. Overlooking the Arno River, the gallery is as picturesque as the many paintings hanging on its walls. You’ll learn about its turbulent history including a mafia car bomb and severe flooding that threatened the artwork. The Uffizi has undergone extensive modernization through the early 21st century, making it a world-class museum.

More than 100 rooms highlighting the best of Italian art from names like Titian and Caravaggio. Discover these Renaissance works and the artists behind them, like Raphael’s “Self Portrait.” See the most famous paintings like Botticelli’s “Primavera” or his iconic “Birth of Venus,” a work that has become a cultural reference over the past few hundred years. This tour ensures you will leave Florence having experienced the best it has to offer.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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