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Skip The Line: Best of Florence Walking Tour including Accademia Gallery and Duomo

4.5 372 Reviews

  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3731BESTFLR
Take a small group walking tour of Florence and visit the Accademia Gallery afterwards, to see Michelangelo's famous statue of David. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 25 people ensuring you'll receive personalized attention and audio headsets guarantee that you'll hear the guide clearly. And by booking ahead, you won't waste any time waiting in line at the Accademia Gallery!
Delve into the historic center of Florence on a three hour walking tour including the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, Uffizi Square, the leather market and Accademia Gallery. Your local guide will identify architecture from the Middle Ages and Renaissance eras as you stroll the timeless streets of Florence.

Visit the former Ancient Forum, now Piazza della Repubblica and a popular meeting place for writers and artists. Glance Ghilberti's Baptistry Doors, known as the 'Gates of Paradise' and be sure to rub the nose of legendary il Porcellino' the boar, so that you may one day return again to Florence!

Dominating the Florentine skyline, Brunlleschi's imposing Duomo never fails to impress. Enter inside the astounding Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Restrictions on entry to the Cathedral may apply on Sundays and religious holidays.

Next, skip the line into the Accademia Gallery and marvel at Michelangelo's 17 foot David and enjoy the rest of the gallery's artistic works at your leisure.

Please note: From March 10, 2014, the tour will start with the visit of the Accademia Gallery and finish with the walking tour.

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Tour departs from San Marco Square, Piazza San Marco. The meeting place is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
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Return Details:
Concludes at Ponte Vecchio Bridge

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9am Departure
Code: ENG

Tour departs at 9am. Meet strictly at 8:45am.

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Skip The Line: Best of Florence Walking Tour including Accademia Gallery  and Duomo

Skip The Line: Best of Florence Walking Tour including Accademia Gallery and Duomo

  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entrance fees into Accademia Gallery
  • Walking tour (maximum 25 people)
  • Headsets to hear your guide's commentary
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 24 hours, subject to availability
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • No food, drink or photography permitted inside the Accademia Gallery
  • Entry inside the Duomo (cathedral) may be restricted on Sundays and during religious festivals. If this occurs a detailed tour from the outside will be given
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: From March 10, 2014, the tour will start with the visit of the Accademia Gallery and finish with the walking tour.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: smarano, July 2014

Great tour! We thought that there would be too many people to really appreciate David, but our tour guide, Olivia, was able to get us up close and personal. In addition, she was able to provide us with great information that we would not have known. Perfect length tour, as well.

Reviewed by: GAIL E, July 2014

My family (6 adults) loved this tour. Our guide, an art historian, was well-informed and had a great sense of humor, and pride in his birth city. His enthusiasm was contagious, and we really got so much more out of our few days in Florence, than we would have without this great tour.

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