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Skip-the-Line Florence Highlights and David Walking Tour

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A guided walking tour Florence discovering the main attractions such as Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo's David and hidden gems of this magic city. Possibility for private tour upgrade.
Highlights
  • Capture the highlights of Florence on one easy walking tour
  • Skip the long lines at the Accademia museum to see Michelangelo’s David
  • See classic Florence, the Oltrarno art district, and Via Tornabuoni shops
  • Learn about the city’s rich history and heritage from a local guide
What to Expect
Greet your guide and your small group in the city center and start your tour with two of Florence’s greatest squares: ancient Piazza della Repubblica and sculpture-filled Piazza della Signoria. Admire the jewelry stalls along the Ponte Vecchio (medieval stone bridge), learn the unique history of the Vasari Corridor above it, and visit the Palazzo Pitti, once home to Florence’s rulers.
Next, explore Oltrarno, Florence’s bohemian district with its artists, workshops, and cafés. Grab a classic shot of the Ponte Vecchio from the Ponte Santa Trinita and then continue along Via Tornabuoni, Florence’s fashion and window-shopping mecca.
After admiring Palazzo Strozzi, Florence Cathedral (the Duomo), and the Baptistery, walk to the Accademia Gallery and skip the line to see Michelangelo’s original David, a world-famous sculpture. Your guide will tell you the secrets behind the statue and Michelangelo’s life, before your tour wraps up outside.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made the most of our one afternoon in Florence on this interesting walking tour with our guide Caterina. She gave us an informative and entertaining overview of the history of the city and was able to answer many detailed questions from our group. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

Bernado was the best tour guide we have had. His knowledge of history was second to none and his humour added to a great experience. Definitely recommend as this was a highlight of our Europe Trip.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kylie F
Elena C, Owner at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

Thank you! Bernardo is really a unique mix o knowledge and humor I agree!!! We are happy you enjoyed the tour with him! All the best Elena

Reviewed 19 April 2019

Caterina was wonderful! Knowledgeable, great sense of humor, and flexible for the needs of the group.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank revyma
Elena C, Proprietario at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Grazie!!! We also love Caterina!!! All our best Elena

Reviewed 28 November 2018

The three-hour tour went by quickly and we covered a lot of ground. It was a good overview of Florence and our guide Brenda was knowledgeable and fun! She was a native of Florence and we felt like we got the inside scoop. Not just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Elena C, Proprietario at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2019

Thank you cmcothran for your review!!

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Our guide, Alberto, was great, we learnt a wealth of information from him on Florence’s history. Found a lot of places to go back and explore and to spend time taking more photos. Definitely recommend good walking shoes. The tour is approximately 3 hours in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah W
Elena C, Proprietario at Italian Vista Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you!!! Having a great guide and skip the lines at museums will leave you just good memories of your trip, I agree!!! All our best Elena

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