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Florence: Private Highlights Tour with Uffizi Gallery

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Stand in front of the Birth of Venus in the Uffizi, gaze up at the Duomo, and walk across the Palazzo Vecchio on a private tour of Florence that shows you the most beautiful and interesting parts of the city that bring the past to life.

Highlights

  • See the works of great Renaissance masters such as Giotto, Botticelli, Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, Caravaggio, and more
  • Learn about the rich history of Florence's city center
  • Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the city's galleries and streets

Description

Florence was at the center of artistic, political and scientific developments during the Renaissance, and was home to men such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Galileo. The masterpieces that fill the galleries of the Uffizi and the Duomo were created by some of the greatest artistic geniuses of the age, who were supported by the mighty Medici dynasty. On your engaging Florence tour, your personal guide will discuss the connections between art and political power, and explain why Florence played such an important role in European history.  This comprehensive tour includes must-see sights such as the Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio, as well as some fascinating parts of Florence that are often overlooked. The relatively compact size of the city center makes Florence ideal for walking, and on your tour, you’ll see some of the most famous piazzas and fountains, as well as exploring the atmospheric back streets. Wander the Uffizi Gallery and come face to face with masterpieces by Giotto, Botticelli, Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, Caravaggio and more. See the Duomo, the site of an attempted coup and the religious heart of Florence. Get to know the fascinating, multilayered history of the building as you explore the remains of Santa Reparata, the 4th-century cathedral buried beneath the 15th-century cathedral. Learn about the art of Brunelleschi, the headstrong architect of the Duomo who achieved his vision against all odds. Visit the Baptistery, the distinctive octagonal building nearby, which attracted the most talented artists in Florence. See the Baptistery's exquisite bronze doors that took 21 years to complete and were dubbed the “Gates of Paradise” by Michelangelo.

Includes

Private guide Skip the line entrance tickets
Hotel pickup and drop off Food and drinks

Important Information

  • • Please be aware that the historical center is filled with steps and uneven surfaces • Comfortable shoes and a bottle of water are recommended
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts

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