On this half day walking tour explore the birthplace of the Renaissance and highlights of a city that was once the economic, cultural and artistic capital of the world with a private guide. In Florence you can find the greatest concentration of artistic masterpieces in the world. You will visit the city’s most famous piazzas and palaces built by the powerful Medici family, and see Piazza del Duomo where you will see Brunelleschi’s world famous dome atop the cathedral, and the bronze Baptistery doors. Shop in the city’s famous leather market and on the historic medieval bridge the Ponte Vecchio. And get skip-the-line tickets to the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s statue of David.
Make it a full day and include skip-the-line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery, focusing on an underscoring of some of the world’s greatest masterpieces including paintings by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Caravaggio.
Duration: 3 hours or 6 hours
Sites visited: Ponte Vecchio, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio, Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery.