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Florence City Tour: Accademia, Uffizi & Michelangelo Square

Product ID: 199480
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Skip the lines at Florence’s top art galleries, Accademia and Uffizi, on a full-day city tour. Travel to Piazzale Michelangelo and to Fiesole to experience the most beautiful views of Florence and admire the Duomo complex and Palazzo Vecchio.
About this activity
Duration 6.45 - 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the City’s beauties and its surroundings with a local professional guide, at your side all day long
  • Skip the line at the world-famous Accademia and Uffizi galleries
  • Gaze out across the rooftops and churches spires of Florence from the viewpoint of Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Enjoy a Typical Tuscan Lunch with drinks in the heart of Florence (if option selected)
  • Be amazed by the magical views of Florence and the Arno Valley from the hilltop town of Fiesole
Full description
The Florence discovery begins with a relaxing and scenic bus tour, that offers panoramic views of the unparalleled beauty of Florence and the surrounding countryside, taking first to Fiesole, a delightful town of Etruscan origin set on a hill overlooking Florence and then, after a drive along the romantic viale dei Colli, up to Piazzale Michelangelo, where you will enjoy one of the most stunning views of the city. The tour will proceed through the old city center with the guided visit of the renowned Accademia Gallery where you can admire the famous David by Michelangelo and other works by the great artist.

With your local guide walk along the historic streets of Renaissance Florence until you reach the city’s religious center. In this central square visit the exterior of the Duomo Complex monuments: the Florence Cathedral with the Brunelleschi's Dome, the Baptistery with its bronze doors, including the famous Porta del Paradiso as well as the famous Giotto’s bell tower. If you selected the lunch option your guide will lead you to the restaurant, located a few steps from the Duomo square.

The afternoon part begins with a walking tour to the old city center for an exterior visit to the Franciscan Church of Santa Croce. A short walk through the historic streets of the heart of Florence brings you to the famous Piazza della Signoria, where you can admire the imposing Palazzo Vecchio and the beautiful Loggia dei Lanzi. Few steps from the square and you arrive at your last part of the tour: the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world. Your guide will let you discover the superb paintings of Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio. The guided tour ends at the Uffizi Terrace where you can enjoy an amazing and exclusive view of the city’s most important monuments.
Includes
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Transport via comfortable air-conditioned bus with on board Wi-Fi
  • Museums entrance fees and reservation
  • Local professional guide
  • Headphones provided for groups of more than 7 people at both Accademia and Uffizi Galleries.
  • Museums Guided Visits in small groups
  • Typical Tuscan Lunch – 3 courses with drinks (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch for children 0-6 years old (to be paid on spot)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At Piazzale Montelungo (Montelungo Square), in front of the yellow street sign Caf Tour – Gray Line

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The selected language is guaranteed with a minimum of two participants
• It is suggested that you wear comfortable shoes
• The local guide service can be provided in two languages
• Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes before.
Organized by

CAF Tour & Travel

Product ID: 199480