The Quintessential Florence Tour


If you have limited time because you come to Florence on a shore excursion, on a single day trip or on a limited time schedule,  we customize each itinerary to maximize your memorable experiences and minimize wasted time.

 

Walking tour with Accademia Gallery – 4 hours aprox.

 

Upon your arrival in Florence whether by train or private driver your guide will meet you and start an introduction to the main sights: Florence has  an historical center with all main sites within walking distance which is a great advantage.
In four hours  the guide will give you a chronological overview of the history of Florence, from its Roman origins to its present role. We will talk about the religious center  with the Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore and Baptistery, we will discuss the Medici and the Florentine republic on the Signoria Square and we will give you an insight on statues on the square: Perseus, Neptune  and Hercules, from the courtyard of the Uffizi we will walk to the celebrated Ponte Vecchio (Old bridge) and we will rub the nose of the Porcellino (wild-boar) at the little covered market nearby.

This is a classic walking tour with a twist

We will end up visiting the Galleria dell’Accademia to see and explore Michelangelo’s David, and the Prisoners : an in depth tour to  know about the technique, the ideals, and the misadventures of this celebrated masterpiece.

 

Walking tour with Accademia and Uffizi Gallery – 6 hours aprox.

 

If you plan to devote your time to visits and discovery of the city a tour including Florence hightlights, Accademia and Uffizi galleries in a day will be extremely rewarding.
The guide will plan a meeting and organize the schedule to allow you cover the gothic Duomo, the Signoria Square and Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo’s David and the highlights  of the Uffizi gallery (Botticelli, Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael).

 

Skipping lines, knowing our way around allows to concentrate on art and beauty and not to worry about directions and practical details.

 



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