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  1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Palazzo Vecchio

Florence: Private Full-Day Immersive Tour

Product ID: 200818
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Embark on an unforgettable journey into the world of Renaissance Florence with a top-rated local guide. Explore churches, galleries, and palaces while learning all about Renaissance art and history and its main protagonists.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the world's greatest collections of Renaissance art
  • Admire the genius of Brunelleschi and Ghiberti at the Duomo
  • Discover stories of power and corruption at Palazzo Vecchio
  • Pay tribute to Dante and Michelangelo at Santa Croce
  • Gaze into the waters of the Arno from Ponte Vecchio
Full description
Start your tour at The Uffizi Gallery where you can explore the world's greatest collection of Renaissance art during a guided tour. See masterpieces by Giotto, Botticelli, Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Caravaggio. Gaze at iconic paintings such as Botticelli's Birth of Venus and discover the lives of the artists and the fascinating times in which they lived. Head over to the Accademia gallery where you will have the opportunity to come face to face with Michelangelo's David, the most famous statue in the world.

After this, admire the genius of Brunelleschi and Ghiberti at the magnificent Duomo which dominates the skyline of Florence. Learn about its construction and the fiery personality of its architect. Learn about Florence's mercantile past and the story of the city's guilds and merchants. Explore the beautiful Orsanmichele, the granary transformed into a market, and finally a church. Pass by Palazzo Davanzati, an exquisitely decorated palace which gives a valuable insight into the private lives of the city’s powerful merchant dynasties.

See the external architecture of the Ospedale degli Innocenti, a hidden gem also designed by Brunelleschi. Learn the touching story of this hospital, which actually was the world’s first orphanage. Continue on to the Piazza della Signoria which was the political heart of the Renaissance Florence. Explore the chambers and corridors of the imposing Palazzo Vecchio, where you will learn about the power and corruption of Florence. Next pay tribute at the tombs of Dante and Michelangelo in the breathtaking medieval basilica of Santa Croce. Finally, end your private tour on the picturesque Ponte Vecchio. Gaze into the tranquil waters of the Arno at the end of your day, you will have truly experienced Florence at its magnificent best.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Private guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Equestrian Statue, Piazza della Signoria, 16R, 50122 Florence FI, Italy

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water

From £512.42 Per group up to 2