Florence: Walking Tour, Accademia Gallery & Uffizi Gallery

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery and marvel at the masterpieces by Michelangelo. Proceed with a guided walking tour of Florence and explore the magnificent works of the Uffizi Gallery.

Highlights

  • Skip the lines at the Accademia Gallery and admire Michelangelo’s David
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the major monuments and landmarks of Florence
  • Explore the collection of art from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance

Description

The morning part of your full-day tour begins with a guided visit of the Accademia Gallery. Learn why Michelangelo's David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what the statue represented in its time. Enjoy a close encounter with timeless works of art and get the inside story of the life and times of Michelangelo, the consummate artist of the Renaissance. After the guided tour you’ll have some free time on your own to explore further and have lunch. The second part of the tour begins in the early afternoon. You’ll enjoy a complete introductory tour to the city and 2,000 years of Florentine history. Learn about the city’s Roman origins, and see the Ponte Vecchio, the famous Uffizi courtyard, and Brunelleschi magnificent Dome that overlooks the Baptistery's golden Gates of Paradise. After the walking tour you’ll visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the world’s top art museums. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the works of the great artists from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: Cimabue, Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and others. Admire well-known paintings that you have seen all your life in books, magazines, and on TV. Learn the secrets of the craft, techniques, and tools of the artists. When you encounter the incredible wealth of artworks of the period, you can understand why Florence is known as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.

Includes

Professional guide Guided tour of the Accademia Gallery Walking tour of Florence Guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery

Important Information

  • On the first Sunday of each month, entrance is free of charge, but as tickets can't be reserved ahead of time, entry is not guaranteed
  • Please note that depending on the option selected, the order of visits may be different.

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