Piazzale Michelangelo, Duomo, Giotto Bell Tower, Baptistery, Accademia Gallery

A full immersion in the art of Michelangelo visiting in the Accademia Gallery to admire his most renowned work, the “David”, and other important works of art such as “I Prigioni” and “San Matteo” and the “Palestrina Pietà”. The young Michelangelo carved the David from a huge block of rough marble in three years, this block lay unused since 40 years, as many sculptors believed it too fragile to support the weight of the legs, creating an imposing sculpture of absolute beauty, an icon of the renaissance model. He depicted a magnificent nude young man at the height of his physical strength, whose intense expression of strength and courage, which originated from an absolute faith in God, roses as a symbol of power and invincibility of the Florentine Republic at the time of its maximum splendour.

The visit continues with the discovery of the Medici district, where you can admire the monuments that the members of the famous Florentine family themselves admired everyday with their own eyes: the amazing palace where they lived, the ancient San Lorenzo Church and the Medici Chapels, their mausoleum.
A few steps away you will find the marvelous Duomo monumental Complex: the Baptistery with its golden “Porta del Paradiso”, the Cathedral with the famous Brunelleschi Dome and the elegant Giotto bell tower.

The tour then goes through the characteristic streets of the medieval district where Dante and Beatrice lived and where you can also admire the imposing and unique Church of Orsanmichele, a masterpiece of Florentine Gothic art, adorned with the statues of the patron saints of the powerful medieval trading guilds. You will also discover the picturesque Straw Market: don’t forget to rub the nose of the famous “porcellino” (pig).

The tour continues with a walk on the romantic Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence, with its sparkling jewelers and finally you will arrive in Piazza Signoria, one of the most beautiful squares in the world dominated by the majestic Palazzo Vecchio with the embattled tower of Arnolfo, one of the most famous symbols of Florence. The square is a real “open-air museum”: the imposing Fountain of Neptune, the perfect copy of Michelangelo’s David and the Loggia dei Lanzi with its ancient Roman statues and the masterpieces of Cellini and Giambologna will leave you breathless!

the beauty of this famous sculpted nude will leave an unforgettable impression on you.

The pre-booked, skip the line ticket allows priority entry over the general admission long line.

Museo Strumenti Musicali

Museum Musical Instruments




Michelangelo - David

Michelangelo – David



David - Detail

David – Detail


David - Detail

David – Detail




The Tour Includes

Shared Tour

An expert and friendly Guide will be at your side for the whole duration of the Tour

  • Professional Guide will be at your side
  • Duration: 3 hours approx.
  • Start Time: 9:30AM
  • Season: All year round – Everyday
  • Meeting point / Terminal: Central location in Florence (further details will be provided after booking).
  • Museum entrance fees with bookings
  • Earphones are provided inside the museums
  • NOT Available on Mondays
Tour Code TH0901

from 52 € – Book Now !




What Makes this Tour Unique

  • Breathtaking views of the City
  • Michelangelo’s David – Skip the long line
  • the beauty of this famous sculpted nude will leave an unforgettable impression on you

  • Top Sights of the City’s religious heart
  • A Must visit in Florence !


CHILDREN POLICY

0 – 1 years old: free / 2 – 8 years old: 50% discount


Tour Description

Drive along the romantic Viale dei Colli up to Piazzale Michelangelo: a stop to admire the wonderful panorama of the city, one of the most beautiful in the world.

The tour will proceed through the old city centre. Then walking guided visit of the outdoor Duomo complex: the Baptistery with its bronze doors including the famous Porta del Paradiso and the visit of the Cathedral with the magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi and Giotto’s bell tower.

A short walk through the historic streets of the heart of Florence brings you to the renowned Accademia Gallery* where you can admire the famous David by Michelangelo and other works by the great artist. Once the guided tour is over, it is possible to stay in the museum.

*ATTENTION! The Academy Gallery is closed on Mondays and replaced with a visit to the:

Bargello National Museum (one of the most prestigious Museums of Sculptures in the world) on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of the month;

Medici Chapels (Mausoleum of the Medici Family with one of the most famous sculptural cycles by Michelangelo) on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.

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DESCRIPTION:

Delicious Tuscan Lunch with Drinks in a historic Restaurant in the old town, escorted by our Assistant

Note: for those who reserved an afternoon Tour, the arrival on time at your Meeting Point/Terminal is guaranteed

Start – End: 09:30 am – 12:45 pm + Lunch time

Check-in time: 09:15 am

Tour Code TH0001L

63 € – Book Now !


INCLUDED:

Staff Assistance at the Meeting Point

Transport, Guide, Museum entrance fee with booking (guaranteed admission and skip the general entry line)

Earphones for a minimum of 15 pax at the Museum.