This private guided Florence activity covers the historical center of Florence. It includes the Duomo, a visit to Orsanmichele, plus takes you to see the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza Strozzi, the Vasari Corridor (external), Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery, Palazzo Vecchio and many other medieval towers and renaissance palaces along the way. See many outdoor statues in Florence. Hear a bevy of interesting stories and anecdotes that won't be found in most history books. With this combination private tour of Florence, we also visit the Accademia Gallery where we view the majestic David, along with Michelangelo's Slaves composition also housed in the Museum. This tour is entertaining, informative and suitable for all ages.
Length: 3 hours
Includes: Your own private guide, all pre-reserved museum entries and reservation fees.
Our talented guides will share fascinating stories about the masterpieces housed within the world-famous Uffizi Gallery. Discover works by master artists who changed art for all time. Learn how Michelangelo out-witted a famous skinflint. Experience Leonardo Da Vinci's genius in bloom. Discover techniques that will alter the way in which you look at art. Our Uffizi guide will reveal the truth regarding the mysterious and stunningly beautiful models in artworks such as Botticelli's famous "Birth of Venus". Hear why these world-renowned artworks and the Uffizi Gallery itself came about. All this and more as we guide you through the highlights of the Uffizi Gallery on this fascinating and exclusive introduction to Renaissance art and famous artists.
Length: 3 hours
Includes: Your own private Uffizi Gallery guide, all pre-reserved museum entries and reservation fees.
The highlights of the hystorical centre of Florence, the Accademia Museum, the Uffizi Gallery
Three tours, six hours total of the best sites and scenes, including the historical centre and the two world-renowned museums - the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery Museum.
With your own private guide, all pre-reserved museum entries and reservation fees
The Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Museum is closed on Mondays, and on the 1st of May, Christmas & New Year. Unavailable on the first Sunday of each month as museum entry is free and they do not accept reservations for those days, meaning we cannot guarantee entry times.
Bag storage: Museum regulations do not permit backpacks and there is no convenient storage facility. Please bring only shoulder bags. The Uffizi museum further requests, "to get you through security faster, we'd be grateful if you could bring as few bags with you as possible, and try to put all the metal items you're carrying in a single container before going through the metal detector. Thank you."
Museum regulations: It is strictly forbidden to touch the artworks; to lean on the bases of sculptures or on the walls; to smoke; to throw chewing gum on the floor; to eat or drink; to sit on the floor or on the protective railings; to speak in a loud voice; to disturb other visitors; to use laser pointers; to behave in an unseemly manner detrimental to the dignity of the museum; to bring backpacks or long umbrellas; to use mobile (cell) phones; and, to use selfie-sticks. Photography and filming are allowed only without the use of flash, lighting or tripods, and only for personal rather than commercial use.
Please note: Due to new Duomo cathedral regulations, entry to the Duomo cannot always be guaranteed.
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Due to new security measures at the Duomo, all visitors must go through a metal detector for security check. Being a new system, there is only one entry and limited security personnel, as such the lines can be quite long. In case of very long