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Skip-the-Line Florence Highlights and David Walking Tour

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Overview
A guided walking tour Florence discovering the main attractions such as Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo's David and hidden gems of this magic city. Possibility for private tour upgrade.
Highlights
  • Capture the highlights of Florence on one easy walking tour
  • Skip the long lines at the Accademia museum to see Michelangelo’s David
  • See classic Florence, the Oltrarno art district, and Via Tornabuoni shops
  • Learn about the city’s rich history and heritage from a local guide
What to Expect
Greet your guide and your small group in the city center and start your tour with two of Florence’s greatest squares: ancient Piazza della Repubblica and sculpture-filled Piazza della Signoria. Admire the jewelry stalls along the Ponte Vecchio (medieval stone bridge), learn the unique history of the Vasari Corridor above it, and visit the Palazzo Pitti, once home to Florence’s rulers. Next, explore Oltrarno, Florence’s bohemian district with its artists, workshops, and cafés. Grab a classic shot of the Ponte Vecchio from the Ponte Santa Trinita and then continue along Via Tornabuoni, Florence’s fashion and window-shopping mecca. After admiring Palazzo Strozzi, Florence Cathedral (the Duomo), and the Baptistery, walk to the Accademia Gallery and skip the line to see Michelangelo’s original David, a world-famous sculpture. Your guide will tell you the secrets behind the statue and Michelangelo’s life, before your tour wraps up outside.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines at the Accademia
  • Possibility of Private tour upgrade (select the options)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly in case the group is more than 10 people
  • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Every first Sunday of the month it is not allowed to reserve tickets in any public museum in Italy
  • Lines at the entrance of the Cathedral can be very long and there is no possible way to skip the entrance so the guide will decide with you at the moment what you want to do according to the time you have at disposal.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered the alternative of a private tour upgrade, or an alternative date or full refund
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Kids under 14yrs old are required to show their passport in order to have reduced tickets. In case they do not any documents showing their age, they must pay the difference for the adult's fee of 12€ on the spot
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Italian Vista Travel planned our 11 day tour of Italy. I was highly impressed with every detail that was handled, and everything was on time. You can not ask for a more "detail oriented" agency. The guides in each city were the best I have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tkeller2019
Reviewed 23 July 2019

We made the most of our one afternoon in Florence on this interesting walking tour with our guide Caterina. She gave us an informative and entertaining overview of the history of the city and was able to answer many detailed questions from our group. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

Bernado was the best tour guide we have had. His knowledge of history was second to none and his humour added to a great experience. Definitely recommend as this was a highlight of our Europe Trip.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kylie F
Elena C, Owner at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

Thank you! Bernardo is really a unique mix o knowledge and humor I agree!!! We are happy you enjoyed the tour with him! All the best Elena

Reviewed 19 April 2019

Caterina was wonderful! Knowledgeable, great sense of humor, and flexible for the needs of the group.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank revyma
Elena C, Proprietario at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Grazie!!! We also love Caterina!!! All our best Elena

Reviewed 28 November 2018

The three-hour tour went by quickly and we covered a lot of ground. It was a good overview of Florence and our guide Brenda was knowledgeable and fun! She was a native of Florence and we felt like we got the inside scoop. Not just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Elena C, Proprietario at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2019

Thank you cmcothran for your review!!

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