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Tour Code: P3
PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR
Highlights of Florence, the Uffizi Gallery and the David.
Discover the highlights of Florence and two thousand years of Florentine history!
During the twelfth and thirteenth century rich bankers and merchants ruled the city, attracting artists, authors, and philosophers from all over Europe who were going to contribute to Florence's new identity as the most important cultural melting pot of the Western world. Today, Florence is a fascinating and elegant city in which famous museums and monuments sit side by side with exclusive fashion boutiques, bars, and restaurants. Your guide will let you discover the historical centre with its renowned treasures. The tour starts with a walk through the city centre with an introduction to highlights such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with its golden globe, the St. John's Baptistery with Ghiberti’s famous bronze portals, the old city hall called Palazzo Vecchio, and the jeweller’s bridge of Ponte Vecchio. Thereafter, the tour continues to the Gallery of the Academy to take a close look at the statue of David. After a short break for lunch the tour will continue at the Uffizi Gallery for a sample of the most famous pieces of art ever created by artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael. Your experienced guide from Florence and Tuscany Tours will stay with you during the entire day. Since our guides are also local residents here in Florence, they are all very happy to provide you with personal suggestions, tips, and any advice that will help you to get the most out of your stay in this beautiful city. An unforgettable tour that will undoubtedly inspire you to return to Florence over and over again!