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The Best of Florence - Private Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily except Monday
  • Start time
    9:00am, 10:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • Guide available in English, German, French languages
  • Skip the line tickets to Accademia and Uffizi Gallery
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Discover the artistic and historical gems of the Renaissance city of Florence
  • Enjoy fast track entrance to both the Uffizi Gallery and the Galleria dell Accademia
  • Your guide will also take you on a walking tour of the Historical Centre of Florence
  • Spend as much time as you want at the Uffizi Gallery
  • This is a private tour which offers maximum interaction with your guide and the itinerary can be tailor made to suit your needs
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Florence is renowned as the city which gave the world the Renaissance movement. The city’s two principal art galleries the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery contain some of the finest works from this fascinating period.

A treasure house of Renaissance painting and sculpture - a visit to the Uffizi Gallery is a journey into the history of Renaissance art, as important works are arranged in the sequence they were created.

At the Galleria della Accademia, among the exquisite works you can admire one of the most famous statues in the world; David by Michelangelo.

Your tour also includes a walk through the city of Florence to discover the piazzas and palazzi that attract the tourists to this city.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    9:00am, 10:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)

  • Meeting Point

    Your centrally located hotel in Florence.
    (Please mention your hotel name and its address at the time of booking. Alternatively, contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour).
    If the hotel is not centrally located, the meeting point will be at Piazza Strozzi in front of Palazzo Strozzi.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends inside the Uffizi Gallery

Itinerary

  • Your guide will meet you at your centrally located hotel in Florence. You will proceed by foot to discover the artistic and historical gems of the Renaissance city of Florence.

    Start with a walk through the Historical Centre, an ideal introduction to the city. The numerous piazzas and palazzi reveal the logic and philosophy of the incredible period of the Renaissance.

    Proceed to the Galleria dell’Accademia, home to the original marble statue of David. Also, admire "Michelangelo’s Slaves", a series of breathtaking sculptures created by the famous artist.

    Proceed to the Uffizi Gallery. The Uffizi is home to an amazing collection of primitive and renaissance paintings. See the masterpieces by artists such as Giotto, Botticelli, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raffaello, Tiziano, Caravaggio, just to name a few.

    This is a private tour and your expert guide will be able to adapt the itinerary and the time inside the museums based on what you would like to see. Please discuss your requirements on the day.

    You guided tour ends in the Uffizi Gallery and you are free to stay and browse the works at your leisure.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Guide available in English, German, French languages
  • Skip the line tickets to Accademia and Uffizi Gallery

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

In case of cancellation amendment to the booking made, reservation fees for Accademia and Uffizi (30 Euro p.p.) are not refundable

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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