Experience Florence in a Day by Foot
Florence is a city jam-packed with once-in-a-lifetime sites - so many that it’s difficult to know where to start. With this "Florence in a Day" tour, we have distilled the best of the best into an epic 8-hour voyage of discovery through the most jaw-dropping art, architecture and historical intrigue that the city has to offer.
You'll get to see and learn about Brunelleschi's world-changing Duomo, Michelangelo’s divine David, and explore the hallowed halls of Italy’s most popular art museum, the Uffizi. This tour will leave you with no doubt as to why Florence is one of the world’s most dazzling cities.
If you only have one day to see all the top attractions in Florence, the "Florence in a Day Tour" is the perfect tour for you, led by your fantastic and knowledgeable tour guide.
Start your day by meeting the most famous marble sculpture in history - Michelangelo’s incomparable David. You’ll skip the long lines at the Accademia Gallery and walk straight in to see sculpture masterpieces, including Michelangelo's unfinished "Slaves", and the magnificent David, which can only be fully appreciated in person.
Next, you’ll head to another structure that changed world history - the Florence Duomo. As you admire the Dome from outside, you’ll hear the story of how its architect, Brunelleschi, recovered lost knowledge and expanded the realm of what was deemed humanly possible all in his pursuit of building it.
Next, we'll dive into the beautiful streets of Florence to learn some of the rich history of the city. After a break for lunch (not included in the price of your tour, but your guide will show you the best spots to eat), you’ll reconvene at the doors of the Uffizi, Italy’s most popular art museum and one of the greatest collections of art in the world.
After skipping the entrance lines, your expert English-speaking guide will introduce you to Renaissance masterworks, including Botticelli’s "Primavera" and "Birth of Venus", and help you to discover why these pieces were so central to the Renaissance period in Florence. You'll learn about the incredible personalities and bitter rivalries of some of the biggest stars of the day like Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci.
If you have limited time in Florence and want to see as much as possible in one day (and avoid the long lines at its two most famous museums), this is the perfect tour for you.