Best of Florence Express-Private Tour-see the highlights in a few hours

Save time and see the best of Florence in a few hours. Enjoy a  private tour of Florence’s must-sees, the David, the Uffizi, perfect for those short on time.If you have a Firenze Card-get a discount!

Florence Highlights Private Tour

See the best of Florence in one short day

Enjoy an in-depth exploration of the city with your own personal guide to make the most of your time.

David by Michelangelo

See the David by Michelangelo, with our great guides.

Uffizi Gallery

Explore the world famous Uffizi Gallery.

UNESCO heritage Florence

Enjoy a brief introduction to the historic center all in one tour.

Save time

The Highlights of Florence tour is a great way to see the best of Florence if you have limited time.

See the major highlights

The David by Michelangelo, famous paintings in the Uffizi gallery, by Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli as well as must see landmarks such as the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge).

Top attractions

All Florence’s top attractions are covered.

Perfect for shore excursions from Livorno

Start at a time that suits you and enjoy a great introduction to Florence’s top attractions with a great guide.

Features of the Highlights of Florence Private Tour-see the Best of Florence In One Day

  • A great tour for those with limited time, such as people on cruise ship shore excursions
  • No map reading necessary as our guides will lead you to all the essential sites of the city!
  • Tour the Uffizi Gallery to see Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, the only Michelangelo painting ever completed, works by Leonardo da Vinci and more
  • Visit the original David by Michelangelo at the Accademia
  • Explore the highlights of Florence’s city centre, including the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and Piazza della Repubblica

Firenze Card Discount Available!

For a Firenze Card discount just email us after you have made your booking with your booking details.

For more information and buying the Firenze Card


Tour Details

The finer details of the tours:

Length: 4-4 h 30 min

Meeting Point: Our office Via Sassetti 1, another central meeting point is possible if you tell us in the notes section on booking

Note: We may not be able to accommodate last minute museum times in high season for both museums consecutively, so please tell us in the notes section if you are flexible on timing and or days.

Unavailable dates: The Uffizi and Accademia Galleries are closed on Mondays, the 1st of May, Christmas & New Year. This tour is also 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.

Includes: Your own private guide, pre-reserved museum entry to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Museum.

Excludes: Optional gratuities.

Museum security: Due to increased security, some delays are to be expected. We do in any case offer the quickest possibly entry. Backpacks, large bags, ‘selfie-sticks’ and long umbrellas are not permitted in all locations. It is not always possible to check them in so please carry as little as possible.

Weather: rain or shine

Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on.


Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

Yes, visit our Get In Touch page for all our contact details.

Save time by browsing our website for ideas on romantic getaways, historic residences, palace and castle stays, beautiful views, good value vacations, classic Tuscan country holidays and top attractions. Stop by to chat with us about the best shopping and restaurants in Florence and Tuscany!

Yes. ArtViva, The Original and Best Walking Tours is an ASTA registered company based in Florence, Italy, respecting national and international laws and regulations regarding tourism. (Chamber of Commerce Number 516411)

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