Florence City Center & Uffizi Gallery Tour

Relive the Renaissance

Focus

  • Art
  • History
  • Religion

What makes this tour Special

You'll meet your guide directly at your centrally located accommodation in Florence and will leave to an orientation tour including the most famous highlights and museum

Testify how a relatively small town such as Florence treasures an incredibly large amount or masterpieces of visual art, sculpture and architecture

See movie-famous squares and views and get to know long-known icons of art such as Botticelli's, Michelangelo's, Caravaggio's and many more!

What to Expect

PRIVATE TOUR

Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only

DURATION

4 hours

START TIME

09:00 - 14:00

NOT AVAILABLE

Monday

KID FRIENDLY

This tour is suitable for kids of all ages

ENTRANCE TICKETS

Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Uffizi Gallery Entrance Skip the Line Tickets
  • Blue Badge Qualified Guide
  • Meet&Greet your Guide at your Hotel/Accommodation
  • Private Walking Tour
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Transfer to Florence City Center for not centrally located hotels
  • Gratuities

Sites you’ll visit

  • Florence Duomo
  • Baptistery of Saint John
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • The main symbol of Florence is its impressive and imposing Duomo, named Santa Maria del Fiore. Famously designed by Brunelleschi six hundred years ago, it is still the third largest in the world! The outer colours and facade strongly follow the local traditions in Florence, holding the medieval rivalry again Siena within its design. Having a guided tour lets you understand the history full facade as well as the beautiful frescoed ceiling that is waiting for you inside.
  • Characterized by the white Carrara and green Prato marble, it is one of the most ancient churches in Florence and gently marks the square of the city Cathedral. Its fascinating past, combining faith, history and art, has given scholars much food for thought with regard to its meaning and connection to the Renaissance era.
  • The Piazza is a central meeting point of Florence as not only is it beautifully decorated with a vast amount of statues, including "the fake David" but it is also well positioned, allowing access to Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi gallery and a clear path to the Duomo.
  • A medieval stone bridge that is known around the world for its beautify and uniqueness Locals still work and operate on the unique bridge still to this day and is part of the mysterious "Corridoio Vasariano" - The Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) was the only bridge spared by Hitler's strict orders while retreating from his opposition during World War 2. Locals say his decision was to save its beauty, as many building were destroyed either end of the bridge to block the enemy passing.
  • Home to a vast collection of priceless artwork, notably from the Italian Renaissance age. The Uffizi is one of the largest museums in the Western world. The gallery is littered with ex medici work as well as masterpieces from Caravaggio's Tiziano and Tintoretto to the stunning Leonardo da Vinci’s Annunciation and Adoration of the Magi. A true gem of the Western World and Italian heritage!

Tour description

Located in the very heart of Tuscany, in a basin crossed by the Arno River, the magnificent City of Florence stands as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, filled with historical relics and artistic masterpieces by the greatest masters of Humanism and the Renaissance. You can read it in Dante, see it in Michelangelo, or just be engulfed by it when you walk into a church. This city tour highlights key Renaissance sites and masterpieces, starting with the religious center of the city where you'll admire the Duomo and its impressive Dome designed by Brunelleschi, and the Baptistery of Saint John, one of the oldest buildings in Florence. From the religious center you will walk to the political center, and enjoy a pleasant stroll through Piazza della Signoria, surrounded by its ancient buildings and the Loggia dei Lanzi. In this open air museum you will see original masterpieces by Giambologna and Cellini. From there, you'll cross the famous Ponte Vecchio, the medieval bridge on the Arno River. As a final pendant to this itinerary, you’ll visit the impressive Uffizi Gallery, one of the largest museums in the Western world, holding over 3,000 works of notable art. The Museum complex is deeply bound to the history of the city and the House of Medici, and echoes the splendor of a whole era. Masterpieces by Giotto, Masaccio, Piero della Francesca and Botticelli are waiting for you, along with the most recent Caravaggio, Tiziano and Tintoretto and the stunning Leonardo da Vinci’sAnnunciation and Adoration of the Magi.

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