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Florence Center Guided Walking Tour, David & Duomo Exterior

Product ID: 148478
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Relive the Italian Renaissance in Florence during this 2.5h city tour covering highlights including the David & the Duomo. This guided tour pairs you with your own personal guide to explore the history and secrets of Florence and its most famous citizens.
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Duration: 2 - 2.5 hours
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  • Join this guided tour led by a local professional guide
  • See the most important sights including Michelangelo's David
  • Get a first hand experience with the famous Duomo and Ponte Vecchio
  • Choose between Private or Semi-private tour options
  • Skip the line for Michelangelo's David
Full description
This tour includes a visit to the Academia, 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. You’ll also wander the streets of the city center, learning about Florence’s long history as it unfolded in public squares like Piazza della Signoria and Piazza della Repubblica.

See the only bridge to survive World War II, the Ponte Vecchio while discussing the noble Medici family who put Florence on the map. Follow in the steps of artists like Leonardo da Vinci who would have marveled at the city’s stunning architecture including the imposing Duomo. Hear all about this magnificent church that towers over Florence, including the gleaming bronze Baptistery Doors. By the end, you’ll have experienced the most important sites that Florence has to offer.
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Semi-Private and Private guided tour options
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Entrance to Duomo
  • Food or drink
  • Special event access
  • Temporary exhibition access
  • Closed areas access
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet by the reservation door of the Accademia Museum (outside), Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122 Florence. In case you have trouble finding the meeting point please contact your guide directly (text, whatsapp or call).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Tour available for wheelchair users upon request
• This tour is offered as either a private tour or a small group tour with a maximum of 8 guests
• For small group tours a minimum of 2 guests is required for the tour to run
• If the minimum number is not met, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
• This tour does not go inside the Duomo
• The Academia Museum and Duomo may be subject to closures without prior warning from the museum management and you will be provided with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed by more than 1 hour and you will not be entitled to a discount or refund
• The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, you will be provided with an alternative route covering most of highlights on the tour. In these cases, the local operator is unable to provide refunds or discounts
• Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour
• No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside

From US$ 120.47 per person

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Product ID: 148478