Treasures of Florence Tour with Official Guide
Treasures of Florence Monolingual Tour - duration 4h 45m
Enjoy an Accademia Gallery guided tour and be amazed by the masterpieces by Michelangelo and others. After the lunch break there’ll be a guided walking tour of Florence where you will discover the incredible art works at the world-famous Uffizi Gallery.
The first part of the tour starts with a guided visit to the Accademia Gallery.
Learn why the David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what it represented in the past in his time.
How did Michelangelo's ingenuity meet the challenge of drawing out the pathos of a being and freezing it for all time in the Pietà, or the famous Prisoners work, whose inhabitants still appear to be breaking free from their marble blocks? Find the answers to all your questions.
Take a chance on a close encounter with timeless art works and get the scoop on the life and times of this consummate artist.
You will have some free time to wander around on your own and grab lunch (not included) following the guided tour. Part two of the tour is in the early afternoon at Hard Rock café close to Piazza della Repubblica.
Enjoy a splendid and complete introductory tour made especially for those that want to know two thousand years of Florentine history facts and secrets, from the its Roman origins to a 15th century palace, from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the wonders of Brunelleschi’s Dome architecture looking over the Baptistery's golden ‘Gates of Paradise’. Visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world after the walking tour.
Your knowledgeable guide will explain the works of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages. Learn the artists’ craft secrets, techniques and tools.
The tour ends at the Uffizi Gallery where you will have the chance to linger on your own in the Gallery.
• Return point: Uffizi Gallery Museum.
• Earphones will be provided only for groups with over 15 participants.
• Guests must be able to climb and descend stairs.
• Available every day except for Monday and every first Sunday of the month.