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  1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Ponte Vecchio

Florence: Half-Day Private Tour with the Academy Gallery

Product ID: 212904
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Journey through the beautiful Florence on this half-day tour. Experience all the highlights of this iconic city; the beating heart of Renaissance art and culture. See Michelangelo’s masterpiece David and architectural wonders, such as Florence’s Duomo.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

When located in the city center of Florence, your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour holding a sign with the name mentioned in your reservation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cross the beautiful Ponte Vecchio
  • Experience the power of Michelangelo's David first hand
  • See the cathedral and baptistry, including Ghiberti’s bronze doors
  • Enjoy discovering historic Florence, including the Palazzo Vecchio
  • Rub the nose of the famous Il Porcellino Fountain
Full description
Florence: the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. In Florence, you will find some of the world’s greatest artworks, including Michelangelo’s David, which you’ll see in the flesh on this unique tour.

You can then cross the iconic and beautiful Ponte Vecchio with your expert guide. This bridge was once a secret passage for Florentine aristocracy, so they could make their way, unseen, from their palace to the government offices. Today, the river Arno slinks underneath it to create the most picturesque view of both the city and the rolling Tuscan hills.

You can stand outside Florence’s magnificent cathedral and baptistery, designed by maverick architect Brunelleschi. Your guide will point out Lorenzo Ghiberti’s bronze, Baptistery doors, with the delicately crafted Old Testament scenes being the highlight. Before your tour finishes, make sure you rub the nose of Il Porcelino, the wild boar. Folklore has it that if you do, you will return to Florence.
Includes
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Headsets (when your group exceeds more than 6 people)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Big bags or luggage are not allowed to enter the museums
• The Academy Gallery does not have a cloakroom service
Organized by

Roma Experience Tours

Product ID: 212904