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Florence Small Group Walking Tour with the Duomo and Michelangelo's David

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See Florence on a different perspective as you join an exciting walking tour that will take you to see the Accademia Gallery, the Florence Cathedral, the city's most iconic landmarks, and many more! Learn about each attraction you visit from your knowledgeable tour guide. This tour runs with a maximum of up to 15 participants.

Highlights
  • Explore around Florence on foot along with a knowledgeable tour guide
  • Admire Michaelangelo's impressive works of art on your visit to the Accademia Gallery
  • Visit the Florence Cathedral and marvel at the sight of the Brunelleschi Dome
  • See the city's most popular landmarks such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Palazzo Vecchio and many more!
  • This tour runs with a maximum of up to 15 participants

Description

Take Florence by storm as you join a tour like no other! Visit some of the city's world-famous landmarks together with a witty tour guide who can tell you everything you need to know about every attractions you see and experience.

Start off the tour by skipping the line at the Accademia Gallery, saving you from hour long queues. On your visit to this historic museum, see Michelangelo's David sculpture and his partially-finished slave sculptures. Hear fascinating stories about the ever-powerful Medici family whose immense contribution made Florence a cradle for some of the most well-known Renaissance art pieces. Learn about Leonardo da Vinci's profile, achievements, works of art, and many more.

Head over to the Florence Cathedral where you may marvel at Brunelleschi's Dome. Learn about how the dome's artist, Brunelleschi, had to re-learn architecture in order to design and build the magnificent structure.

Next, come to the cathedral's baptistery where the popular Golden Gates of Paradise can be found. Hear stories of how a cut-throat competition went down in producing the said gates.

After your visit of the Cathedral, go on a waling tour of the city's most iconic landmarks such as the Palazzo Vecchio, Orsanmichele Church statues, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, Porcellino Pig, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge.

Inclusions

  • Florence walking tour

  • Skip-the-line tickets at the Accademia Gallery

  • Skip-the-line tickets at Florence Cathedral

  • Baptistery visit

  • Florence iconic landmarks sightseeing

  • Headsets

  • Expert English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Pick-up and Drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Includes

  • Skip the line ticket to Accademia Gallery

  • Headsets

  • English-speaking guide
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Florence Walking Tour (Morning)

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Skip the line ticket to Accademia Gallery / Headsets / English-speaking guide

Schedule

Starting time: 08:30 - 09:15 (Show more)
  • 08:15

    Check in at Piazza San Marco

  • 08:30

    Your Florence Walking Tour Begins!

  • David's Statue at the Accademia Gallery

    Jump the queue with your tickets to the Accademia Gallery and see Michelangelo's famous sculpture David. Learn a thing or two about Italian Renaissance art and view other captivating artworks.

  • Florence Cathedral

    Expect a more in-depth experience at the Florence Cathedral with your skip the line pass. Enter a room filled with original statues from the cathedral's facade and get the chance to see the details of the Cathedral up close.

  • Duomo's Baptistery

    Head to the Duomo Baptistery where replicas of the bronze doors called the Gates of Paradise can be found. Hear about the story of the Medici family who were all baptized here.

  • Florence's Iconic Landmarks

    Continue your walking tour to the other notable landmarks such as Palazzo Vecchio, Orsanmichele Church statues, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, Porcellino Pig, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge.

  • 11:30

    End of Tour

  • 09:00

    Check in at Piazza San Marco

  • 09:15

    Your Florence Walking Tour Begins!

  • David's Statue at the Accademia Gallery

    Jump the queue with your tickets to the Accademia Gallery and see Michelangelo's famous sculpture David. Learn a thing or two about Italian Renaissance art and view other captivating artworks.

  • Florence Cathedral

    Expect a more in-depth experience at the Florence Cathedral with your skip the line pass. Enter a room filled with original statues from the cathedral's facade and get the chance to see the details of the Cathedral up close.

  • Duomo's Baptistery

    Head to the Duomo Baptistery where replicas of the bronze doors called the Gates of Paradise can be found. Hear about the story of the Medici family who were all baptized here.

  • Florence's Iconic Landmarks

    Continue your walking tour to the other notable landmarks such as Palazzo Vecchio, Orsanmichele Church statues, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, Porcellino Pig, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge.

  • 12:15

    End of Tour

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Florence Walking Tour (Afternoon)

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Skip the line ticket to Accademia Gallery / Headsets / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 13:30

    Check in at Piazza San Marco

  • 13:45

    Your Florence Walking Tour Begins!

  • David's Statue at the Accademia Gallery

    Jump the queue with your tickets to the Accademia Gallery and see Michelangelo's famous sculpture David. Learn a thing or two about Italian Renaissance art and view other captivating artworks.

  • Florence Cathedral

    Expect a more in-depth experience at the Florence Cathedral with your skip the line pass. Enter a room filled with original statues from the cathedral's facade and get the chance to see the details of the Cathedral up close.

  • Duomo's Baptistery

    Head to the Duomo Baptistery where replicas of the bronze doors called the Gates of Paradise can be found. Hear about the story of the Medici family who were all baptized here.

  • Florence's Iconic Landmarks

    Continue your walking tour to the other notable landmarks such as Palazzo Vecchio, Orsanmichele Church statues, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, Porcellino Pig, and the Ponte Vecchio bridge.

  • 16:45

    End of Tour

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Notes

Required Items to Bring & Attire
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  • Please remember that the Duomo (Cathedral) is a holy place and attire must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees.

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
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  • Please be advised that the Cathedral of Florence is subject to closure during special celebrations/festivities, including the Easter ceremonies. If this occurs during your visit, an alternative itinerary will run which includes an explanation of the Cathedral from the outside and extra highlights of the city center. Refund and discounts will not be provided.

  • Maximum allowable size of beverages at the Accademia Gallery is 0.5 liters. The attraction reserves the right to confiscate any bottled or canned beverages upon entry if they do not follow this restriction. Please be advised that drinking inside the exhibition rooms is not allowed.

  • In some cases it is not possible to enter the Florence Duomo due to long queues, the guide will give an explanation from the outside and leave guests to visit the Duomo in their free time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What languages are your tours conducted in?

English. This tour does not operate in multi-language, which means you’ll never have to wait for translations.

How will I recognize my tour guide?

Either your tour guide or a tour coordinator will be waiting at the tour meeting point 15 minutes before your tour start time. They will be holding up a sign with the Walks of Italy logo on it.

What If I’m running late to my tour?

We ask all guests to arrive at the tour meeting point at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of their tour. If you have difficulty finding the meeting point or are delayed along the way, please call the emergency phone number, (Italy) +39-069-480-4888 not the regular customer service number.

How far in advance should I book my tour?

It’s hard to say. We recommend booking as soon as you can as these services often sell out in advance and have limited-availability. If you know what tour you want to book though, we would always say to book as soon as you can.

The tour description says tour is 'all-inclusive'. What does that mean?

It means the tour price listed on our website includes all ticket, reservation and entrance fees. There won’t be any nasty surprises on the day of your tour, so you could leave your wallet at home (unless you felt like tipping your tour guide).

Do you accept last-minute bookings?

When we have space! Check the website for availability first. If you can’t find what you’re looking for there is a chance that it's sold out or it may just be off-sale because it's within a day or two of tour running time.

Should I tip my tour guide?

It’s really up to you. If you enjoyed your tour and feel like you received exemplary service from your guide, it is customary to leave a tip at the end of the tour. It’s not obligatory though and we won’t hold it against you if you don't – nor will your guide.

Can I take your tours if I have walking difficulties or require a wheelchair?

Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs on most of our group tours for a variety reasons. That said, in most cases we can serve wheelchair users on our private tours, to allow the guide to adapt the route to their particular requirements. Please get in touch with us before you book, however, and be aware that guests are responsible for propelling their own chairs – guides will be unable to do this.

I am traveling with a small child – can I bring a stroller with me?

Not on all tours. Please get in touch with our us before bringing a stroller on your tour. Some sites will not allow you to bring a stroller inside and we may not have suitable storage options. If you let us know in advance we can help you to arrange a suitable solution.

What should I bring on my tour?

We recommend all customers bring photo ID with their date of birth listed plus the confirmation voucher. For all tours involving walking, we would recommend that you wear comfortable shoes. If you’re visiting in warm weather (May – Sep) we recommend that you bring sunscreen, a bottle of water (which you can refill along the way) and a hat. During the cooler months we would recommend that you bring a coat and possibly a rain jacket and/or umbrella.

It’s raining, is my tour still running?

Yes! The tours run rain or shine. On some very rare occasions, when the weather is particularly dramatic, some outdoor sites may be closed. On these occasions we will try to contact you in advance, where we have warning.

What’s the difference between a ‘group’ and a ‘private’ tour?

A group tour is one where you join a group of other travellers and a single guide – our groups are usually around 12 people, although they can be a little larger, particularly on day trips. Because our groups are so small, you’ll still find it easy to hear and interact with your guide and it's more effective than a private tour, which is when you pay to have your own personal tour guide (and/or transfer) just for you.

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Reviews

Again this tour did not take us to all the places it was supposed to but the company compensated us and for the part with the Davi...d the tour guide was excellent and showed a perspective that I had not seen on any other visit that I had had with the David on other trips to Italy. more

Julie Gonzalez

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  • Any cancellations made within 4 business days of your activity (after 16:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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