Florence in a day: Florence Hills, walking tour, Accademia and Uffizi Gallery - NEW!-
Fall in love with Florence from a different perspective: from the Top! Sitting comfortably on one of our mini-vans, we will visit Piazzale Michelangelo with its amazing view over the city. You’ll get your personal postcard of Florence and always remember how magnificent the Rinascimental city looked like. Then continuing to Fiesole, the wonderful town of Etruscan and Roman roots situated on a hilltop overlooking Florence. This is an awesome place to get some great skyline pictures. During the tour we will see lesser-known suburban areas which are hard to reach on foot, but of artistic and historic interest. Then we will head back to the centre of Florence where you’ll meet your guide and start the guided visit of the Accademia Gallery. Inside the Accademia Gallery you will learn why the David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what it used to represent in his time. After you’ll have some free time to have lunch (not included) and at 1:30 pm meet our guide and start the walking tour to discover the center of the city. With our expert guide you will enjoy an excellent and complete introductory tour dedicated to those who want to know all the facts and secrets of two thousand years of Florentine history, from the city’s Roman origins to a 15th century palace, from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the wonders of the architecture of Brunelleschi’s Dome which overlooks the Baptistery golden ‘Gates of Paradise’. After the walking tour you will visit one of the most famous museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the works of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages. You will recognize original world-famous paintings you have seen in books, magazines, and on TV close-ups. You will learn about the secrets of the artist's’ craft, techniques and tools. Looking at the most famous artworks of the period, you will be able to understand why Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance. The tour ends in the Uffizi Gallery where you will have the chance to stay longer in the Gallery and wander around by your own.
Things you should know about this activity
• Travel by minivan with air conditioning • Professional guide • Drive up to Piazzale Michelangelo & Fiesole Hills • Entrance to the Accademia Gallery and visit with monolingual guide (1h) • Guided tour of Florence with monolingual guide (1h30min) • Entrance to the Uffizi Gallery Museum and visit with monolingual guide (2h) • Earphones will be provided only for groups with over 15 participants • Breathtaking view of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo and Fiesole Hills • See surrounding areas hard to reach on foot • Discover the heart of Florence • Visit two of the most famous museums in the world
Message From The Host
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.