Florence Historic Centre Walking tour with Duomo, Accademia and Uffizi Guided Visits (CAFOD62HM3M4)

The charm Renaissance and the Middle Age through the visit of unmissable sights

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You can admire the must-see art masterpieces of all time held in the greatest Museums of the city along with treasures kept inside one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world.

You can't leave Florence without visiting the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous art galleries in the world. Here you can admire numerous works of art by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many others. Among the precious exhibition halls of the Gallery, the most renowned one contains the refined works by Botticelli, amongst which the absolute masterpieces: "Primavera" and "Birth of Venus". 

After the museum tour, follow your guide to the discovery of the heart of the historic centre: you can admire the romantic, picturesque Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence, with its renowned jewellery shops. Piazza Signoria, one of the most beautiful squares in the world and the political centre of the city with the beautiful Fountain of Neptune, Loggia dei Lanzi and, dominating all this, the majestic Palazzo Vecchio with its Arnolfo tower, one of the most famous symbols of Florence. The walk continues along Via Calzaioli, where you can admire the imposing and singular Orsanmichele Church.The visit continues with the amazing complex of monuments that characterise the religious centre of Florence: the Cathedral with the Brunelleschi dome, the Baptistery of San Giovanni and the elegant Giotto bell tower, the loveliest in all of Italy.

Then your guide will lead you to the Accademia Gallery for a total immersion in the art of Michelangelo to know his most renowned work, the “David”, and other important works of art such as ''I Prigioni'' and ''San Matteo'' and the “Palestrina Pietà”. 

Finally, after a break you will reach the Duomo square, ready to admire the interior of the Cathedral, a treasure chest of inestimable artistic treasures. Once inside the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, you will be immediately struck by the elegance of the spaces of the three naves. Led by your expert Guide you will enjoy the beauty of the splendid marble choir of Bandinelli, the complex of the precious stained-glass windows worked by Donatello, Ghiberti and Andrea del Castagno and mysterious clock by Paolo Uccello. You will be also surprised to be able to walk on a marvelous carpet of polychrome marbles. Then, looking up, the immense precious interior of the Dome entirely frescoed by Vasari will appear. The Brunelleschi's famous Dome is the largest ever built in masonry and the incomparable icon of Renaissance architecture.

On Piazza del Duomo, next to the Cathedral, we also offer you a ticket to spend your free time to visit the precious Museo della Misericordia, a magical place off the beaten track where you can admire works by Santi di Tito, Benedetto da Maiano, Sano di Pietro and many other important artists.





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Florence Historic Centre Walking tour with Duomo, Accademia and Uffizi Guided Visits (CAFOD62HM3M4)

Interior visit of the Uffizi Gallery, discovering masterpieces by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, etc, and of the Accademia Gallery home to works of art like the David by Michelangelo. Walking tour of the historic city centre including Duomo square, Orsanmichele, Straw Market, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza Signoria. Exciting discovery of the magnificent artistic treasures, kept inside one of the most beautiful and largest cathedrals in the world.

 


Durata:

Orario partenza: 09:00

Periodo: from April to October

Punto di incontro: at the Uffizi Gallery, in front of the door n. 1, entrance reserved to booking holders

Assistance at the Meeting Points, Professional English speaking Guide, Museums entrance ticket with advanced booking fee (guaranteed admission and skip the general entry line), earphones for groups of more than 7 people inside the museums, access to Florence Duomo; Professional official Duomo Florence Guide, audio-headset, complimentary ticket for Museum of Misericordia close by the Cathedral