Take a guided tour of the famous Accademia Gallery, one of Europe's oldest art schools and home to an excellent collection including Michelangelo's "David". Later, take a walking tour through Florence and discover its most exciting and historic landmarks.
What to Expect
Begin your day with a guided visit to the Accademia Gallery. Explore this historic institution, one of Europe's oldest art and drawing academies, and home to an impressive collection of art and sculptures.
Admire some of Michelangelo's most beloved masterpieces including the famous 'David' and other important works such as 'I prigioni,' 'San Matteo' and the 'Palestrina Pietà'.
After the guided visit to the Accademia gallery you have a break. In the afternoon you take a walking tour with your guide through the beautiful streets of Florence, beginning with a stop at the marvellous Duomo complex in the heart of Florence’s historic city centre.
Gaze at the unique and stunning polychrome marble of Florence’s Cathedral designed by Brunelleschi. Admire the nearby historic Baptistery, where many famous Renaissance figures were baptized, and Giotto’s Bell Tower.
Afterwards the tour will carry on to the imposing stone building of the Church of Orsanmichele, home to the tabernacle of Orcagna, a masterpiece of Florentine Gothic Art.
Finally, arrive at the lively Mercato della Paglia and reach the atmospheric Piazza della Signoria. Admire the sculptural masterpieces housed in the outdoor gallery of the Loggia dei Lanzi, and see the immense stone building of the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence’s historic town hall.
- English speaking guide
- Museum entrance fee with booking
- Earphones for groups of over 15 at the museum
Know Before You Go
● We require a minimum of 2 passengers to confirm this tour. Tours are subject to cancellation if this minimum is not reached. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm scheduling.