Experience our Original Florence Walk & David Tour – an exclusive guided walking tour
Skip the long lines at the Accademia Museum
See Florence’s urban history come to life
on this exclusive guided visit of the historic centre that also includes a viewing of Michelangelo’s original David at the Accademia.
Focusing on the historically-rich areas north of the river and to the west of Santa Croce, you’ll be flipping through the proverbial pages of over 2,000 years of tantalizing history.
Highlights of the private Original Florence Walk & David Tour include:
Enjoy an entertaining experience, suited to all levels and ages
With an expert guide, visit the highlights, including the Duomo (Cathedral), Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele church.
Hear great stories about the must-see sights, including the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza Strozzi, Vasari Corridor, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery, Palazzo Vecchio and many other medieval towers, renaissance palaces and historic streets along the way
Learn the fascinating history of the birthplace of the Renaissance
Listen to many great stories and anecdotes not usually in the history books
See famous art works, including numerous outdoor statues
On this comprehensive combination private activity, also visit the Accademia Gallery to view Michelangelo’s majestic David statue and his ‘Slaves’ sculptures
Length: 3 hours – approximately 2.5 hours of Original Florence Walk and 30 minutes in the Accademia for the Original David Tour
Includes: Your own private guide, all pre-reserved museum entries and reservation fees for the Accademia, entry to 2 churches (time permitting) with the rest of the activity being outdoors
Excludes: Optional gratuities
Dress code: Please make sure that shoulders and knees are covered for entrance into churches!
Unavailable dates: The Accademia Gallery is closed on Mondays, the 1st of May, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day & New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Unavailable on the first Sunday of each month as museums entry is free and they do not accept reservations for those days, meaning we cannot guarantee entry times.
Skip-the-line entry: Artviva pre-reserves your tickets in advance but please note that even with reservations, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum. We guarantee that in spite of any eventual delays, our guides ensure all aspects of our museum tour are covered.
Please note: Children under 6 years old are free on this tour
We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
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