Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Tuscany, Italy

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Skip-the-Line to Uffizi & Accademia with Michelangelo's David - Small Group Tour

(1761)
Duration: 6 hours
Combine two best-selling Florence tours at a discounted price, and enjoy a half day of art and sightseeing in the city! This small-group Florence Super Saver includes skip-the-line entry to the prestigious Accademia and Uffizi galleries, two of the most famous art museums in the world. Start your morning skipping the line at the Accademia Gallery, then a walking tour around the town's historic center and finish with a visit of the immense Uffizi Gallery.

Florence Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line to Accademia & Michelangelo’s ‘David’

(986)
Duration: 3 hours
Take a small group tour of the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo's famous statue of David and afterwards enjoy your walking tour of Florence. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 25 people ensuring you'll receive personalized attention and audio headsets guarantee that you'll hear the guide clearly. And by booking ahead, you won't waste any time waiting in line at the Accademia Gallery!

All Florence Tour by minivan and walk: Michelangelo Square, Accademia & Uffizi

(1022)
Duration: Flexible
Get a comfortable sightseeing of the city aboard of a luxury minivan, starting from the heart of Florence and get ready to live an immersive experience in the beauty and the history of Florence and the art of the main Renaissance artists: Piazzale Michelangelo, where you will stop to admire one of the most beautiful panoramas in the world. This view will leave you breathless and will allow you to embrace the entire city from its most famous hilltop.
Then immerse yourself in the art of Michelangelo by exploring the Accademia Gallery with a local guide, before taking a walking tour in the historic centre that will lead you to discover the most renowned attractions of the city: from San Lorenzo square to the Duomo complex, from Piazza Signoria to Ponte Vecchio. After a break for lunch follow your guide inside the Uffizi Gallery and admire the numerous works of art by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many others.
Private

The Best of Florence: Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour

(325)
Duration: 3 hours
Florence is a city full of highlights, everywhere you walk has a history and a famous mastermind behind it. But what you don’t know is that there are some hidden corners in the city that hold secrets worth to be uncovered. With a mix of both, you can get a full picture of the true essence of the city. The perfect place to show you the mix of highlights and hidden gems is the center and heart of Florence, Piazza della Repubblica. The place where everything started and where you’ll get an introduction into how Florence became the powerful mastermind during the Renaissance, of course with some local stories that you can’t find anywhere else. At Piazza del Duomo, you have Florence’s pride, its beautiful cathedral with its dome that rises high captivating the view of the city. Climb up the cathedral and enjoy a picture perfect view of Florence or wander through the museum inside, your savvy local can arrange everything you wish to visit & see. Here, you will learn why it took two centuries to finish Florence’s cathedral and the story behind the duomo. Like they say, good things take time and this masterpiece is proof of that! Discover some hidden medieval gems, two well-preserved buildings full of history. One, a tower that has survived the many civil wars in between the families of Florence throughout the dark ages and the other, a building that helped as headquarters of an anonymously association created to help noble families that had fallen in disgrace and were to ashamed to ask for help. Continue your interesting chat with your local host but now over antipasti and wine! Step where the locals grab lunch and feel like one of them. Immerse yourself in the nice atmosphere and conversation, and continue learning about Florence’s culture. Your local guide will show a place that is overlooked by many but with a big history and meaning that makes it a truly hidden gem. The gothic church of Chiesa di Orsanmichele that used to be a market guards inside a beautiful architectonic vision. Wondering how a market got turned into a church? We’ll give you a hint, there is a miraculous story behind it, and your local guide will tell you all about! Now for a sight to behold, visit Piazza della Signora. This plaza has been the center of political events in Florence for centuries and with Palazzo Vecchio overlooking, you can be sure this place holds tons of interesting stories and secrets. Another highlights close from there, is Ponte Vecchio. A must-see when you are in Florence and an important piece throughout history, especially for the Medici family. To keep the Medici’s history going, pay a visit to Piazza Pitti & the Pitti Palace. The Medici moved from Palazzo Vecchio to this palace and its here where their decadence happened and thanks to the last remaining Medici, Florence can share this beautiful place with its visitors. Escape from the crowds into a lively and hip square where the locals like to chill. This square hides an interesting story that involves the famous artist Michelangelo. Want to hear all about it? Here you can even admire an original Michelangelo’s piece! Just follow your local guide and hear all the interesting stories they have to tell. Friendly advice: This place is closed during the evening on Sundays, but we have an amazing alternative for you, a visit to a local artisan! Meet one of the few smiths" left in Italy following in the tradition of Cellini, the Renaissance Master. Be witness of the old & traditional process of gold and silver dipping to create unique crafts. See the best and the hidden gems of Florence and leave with a head full of knowledge and a heart full of unique memories. Get a personalized treatment from a friendly local, pick your favorite and let them create a one of a kind tour for you."

Small Group Florence Skip the Line David & Accademia with Optional Duomo

(374)
Duration: 3 hours
Florence is packed full of world-famous sites and this Best of Florence Tour is designed to let you see them all (and learn the stories behind them) in just a few hours. During a guided walking tour of the city, you’ll see Florence’s most iconic sites like the Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza della Signoria, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge. Skip the line into the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David and the unfinished Slaves. The visit inside the Duomo is available to be booked as an upgrade.

Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety: Group size and tour duration may be reduced. This will be amended as as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.

Skip-the-Line Florence Duomo with Brunelleschi's Dome Climb

(289)
Duration: 3 hours
Skip the entrance lines and climb to the top of Brunelleschi's Dome with an expert guide! Majestically dominating the city skyline, the terracotta dome of Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (or Florence Duomo, as it’s more commonly known) is easily Florence's most iconic attraction. Experience this masterpiece of architectural genius.
Private

Renaissance Full Access: Museums, Duomo & Palaces

(100)
Duration: 3 hours
A trip to Florence is equal to a trip back in time to the Renaissance era. Discover the architectonic gems & masterpieces brought to life during the Renaissance on a private tour that gives you full access to the best museums, the Duomo, and palaces. During the Renaissance, Florence had wealthy families that helped this era flourish and one of them was the Strozzi family. Their palace was built as a symbol of power over one family in specific, the Medici’s, and as soon as you step foot in this place, you can see why. Walk through its courtyards and listen to the incredible stories of rivalry between these two families. Ready for a hidden gem? Step into a quiet square where you can find unique architectonic masterpieces that represent different times through the Renaissance era. There are three buildings that stand out, of three different families and each with an interesting story. Let’s see if you can spot the hidden symbols engraved in their walls! And after all that history, you deserve a tasty treat! Enjoy the best gelato in town, made daily and with exclusive flavors that showcase the freshness of this treat. Prefer an Italian coffee? We got you covered! Two highlights you cannot miss in Florence and that exude Renaissance vibes are the Signoria Square & Palazzo Vecchio. This square is a political cradle of the Renaissance and each of the statues here have a political connotation worth knowing. Good thing you have a knowledgeable local by your side! Go to Dante’s district and get a more intimate look at his life. Follow his footsteps, and hear stories about his muse Beatrice and its faith away from Florence. You will also pay a visit to the palace of the wealthiest family during the Renaissance era, the Medici family. Find out about the big influence this family had in the city and on the upbringing of the Renaissance era itself. To complete your trip back in time, go to Brunelleschi's Dome and check out this masterpiece that up until this day, still marvels experts with its design and construction method. Step inside with a priority pass to Museo dell’opera and if you wish to, request beforehand to reserve a visit to the top of the Duomo and from where you can enjoy a magnificent view over the cathedral. In this square you can also find Museo della Misericordia, where you’ll have a skip the line ticket ready for you so you can go explore without waiting! You full-access ticket will last 72 hours so you can go whenever it suits you best. Hear all about it from a knowledgeable local plus receive tons of local insights & tips to continue your Renaissance exploring in Florence. All you gotta do is pick your favorite local guide, ask for a personalized offer if you have any requests and prepare for your mind to be full of priceless memories! Please keep in mind that the full access ticket is valid for 72 hours! On Tuesdays the Duomo museum is closed!

Pisa and Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence by Train

(215)
Duration: 13 hours
Spend an unforgettable day exploring Pisa and the enchanting Cinque Terre region on this must-do tour from Florence, offered to people between 18 and 45 years old, with train transport included. Get up close to Pisa’s premier sights including the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Duomo. Then, fall in love with the iconic architecture of the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre villages. Enjoy a picture-perfect snapshot of old-world Italy as you traverse Riomaggiore’s winding streets, tuck into local produce on Via dell’Amore, marvel at Manarola’s pretty houses, and relax on Vernazza’s charming beaches.

Best of Florence & David by Michelangelo Semi Private Tour

(205)
Duration: 3 hours
Combine a walking tour of Renaissance-era Florence with a skip-the-line tour of the Accademia Gallery (Galleria dell’ Accademia)! With a local guide, stroll around Florence’s historical center to see top sights like Florence Duomo as well as Renaissance architecture. Learn about influential Florentines like the Medici family and the poet Dante Alighieri, and then skip the lines to enter the Accademia Gallery. See Michelangelo’s original ‘David’ sculpture and learn all about the famous sculptor who hailed from Florence.

Numbers are limited to 14 on these two small-group tours, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

COMPULSORY NOT TAKING ANY RUCKSACK AND LARGE BAGS DURING THE TOUR BECAUSE THE ACCADEMIA GALLERY DOES NOT HAVE A LUGGAGE DEPOSIT AREA AND CLIENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE MUSEUM IF HAVING A BAG EXCEEDING THE SIZE OF A NORMAL SIZE HAND BAG.

Florence Walk & Talk - On the Medici's Footsteps

(178)
Duration: 3 hours
See the great Renaissance treasures of Florence on this 2.5-hour walking tour. With an expert guide, visit the Piazza della Signoria to gaze at the Palazzo Vecchio and replica of Michelangelo’s 'David' sculpture, and admire the exteriors of the Duomo, Baptistry, Ponte Vecchio bridge and more. Stop on route for a culinary tasting and discover the crafts neighbourhood of Oltrarno, all as your guide tells fascinating stories of the artists, rulers and life of the Renaissance-era city.

Skip the line: Duomo Skywalk - Florence Heaven

(170)
Duration: 2 hours
Discover Florence Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral) and see the city from an exclusive and breathtaking point of view: the Duomo terraces and Brunelleschi's magnificent Dome.

Duomo Dome Skip the Line Tour

(193)
Duration: 2 hours
Enjoy our exclusive 1h 10m  dome skip-the-line tour and have a breathtaking view of the city. Climb up to the top of the famous Cupola along with the commentary of our expert guide in order to admire the inside of the building up close, the wonderful Vasari's frescoes in particular. From the top you will have a wonderful Panorama view on the city.

The Duomo Complex and Its Hidden Terraces

(176)
Duration: 3 hours
Admire the magical aerial panorama and learn the secrets of the Duomo from a different point of view. Enjoy an exclusive perspective: admire Florence panorama from the Duomoʼs 32 metres high terrace and climb up to the top of the Dome!

Florence Hills Electric Bike Tour with amazing Views and Delicious Gelato

(155)
Duration: 4 hours
Explore Florence Hills with little effort and lots of fun on this 2-hour electric bike tour, led by a local host. Safe to ride, the bikes have an electric motor that start as soon as you pedal, meaning you’ll see the sights without getting out of breath! Starting from the heart of Florence, follow your guide to cross all the neighborhoods of the city, far from the historical center: thanks to the bike paths, getting to the hills is easy-going. Once outside the town, the electric engine will help to deal with the Tuscan hills. Immerse yourself into the sound, the good smells and the colours of the countryside, with secular cypresses, olive groves and small vineyards hidden in the middle of the hills from where to enjoy amazing and breathtaking views.
Finally, what better way to end such a fantastic tour, than tasting one of the best “gelato” of the city? After all, ice cream was invented exactly in Florence and Florentines love to enjoy one with their friends, so… cone or cup??

Small-Group Florence Day Tour with David, Duomo & Uffizi

(140)
Duration: 7 hours
Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety: Group size and tour duration may be reduced. This will be amended as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.

Florence is a city jam-packed with once-in-a-lifetime sites - so many that it’s difficult to know where to start. With this Florence In a Day tour the best of the best has been distilled into an epic 8-hour voyage of discovery through the most jaw-dropping art, architecture, and historical intrigue that the city has to offer. From Bernini’s world-changing Duomo and Michelangelo’s divine David, to the hallowed halls of Italy’s most popular art museum, the Uffizi, this tour will leave you with no doubt as to why Florence is one of the world’s most dazzling cities.

Fascinating Florence: Guided Walking Tour

(129)
Duration: 3 hours
Spend a morning being entertained as Florence's history is brought to life during this 3-hour small-group walking tour. Learn about Florence's Medieval and Renaissance eras, hear fascinating stories behind the historic attractions, walk through the city's most magnificent squares, and visit the spectacular Duomo.

Renaissance & Medieval Florence Walk with delicious gelato - 4 daily departures

(138)
Duration: 3 hours
If you want to discover the best of Florence with a friendly professional guide, feeling free from time constraints, this innovative walking tour is perfect for you! With 4 different departure times, morning and afternoon, you can join starting from the very heart of Florence, Piazza della Signoria. Discover the district of San Lorenzo and learn about the powerful Medici family who ruled the city during the Renaissance era. See the famous Medici Chapels and the Basilica of San Lorenzo, and visit the exterior of Florence Duomo. Explore the medieval quarter of the city with Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and much more! They lead you in a itinerary with exciting storytelling, curiosities and anecdotes, and providing tips and assistance to visitors. With the app, downloaded on your self phone, you can locate our guides at any time and if you wish you can also continue independently your visit by discovering many other recommended points of interest included in your app.

Dan Brown's Inferno - Private Florence Walking Tour

(131)
Duration: 3 hours
Follow the trail of Dan Brown’s 2013 ‘Inferno’ novel on a half-day walking tour, led by an expert local guide! The international bestseller, based on Dante Alighieri’s ‘Divine Comedy,’ is set in Florence and several city attractions feature in the book’s mysterious plot. Hear stories of the main character, code-cracking Harvard professor Robert Langdon, and visit one of the key sites: Palazzo Vecchio, whit its Hall of Geographical Maps and the "Salone dei 500"!

Pisa and Lucca Day Trip from Florence

(135)
Duration: 9 hours
Discover the elegant cities of Pisa and Lucca, on a Tuscany day trip from Florence! With an expert tour leader, explore the Pisa square of Piazza dei Miracoli to see Pisa Baptistry and the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit Pisa Duomo to learn about its history, and then spend the afternoon in nearby Lucca, one of Tuscany’s lesser-known gems. Enjoy a walking tour, seeing Piazza dell 'Anfiteatro, Lucca Cathedral and more, and finish with a slice of 'buccellato,' Lucca’s signature cake.

Leonardo Interactive Museum® Entrance Ticket

(121)
Duration: an hour
In the heart of Florence, 100 meters from the Accademia Gallery, the Leonardo
Interactive Museum® hosts over 70 large machines based on the Codes of Leonardo himself. Suitable for all audiences, this unique exhibition has brought joy and curiosity to millions of visitors and received appreciation and recognition for its importance by both Italian and foreign institutions for over 20 years. Every year an increasing number of schools and universities, both Italian and foreign, visit our museum.