Best of Florence in one day Walking Guided Tour
Meet you private Guide to walk though the old center of Florence to discover its history and facts. with sights of the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore with giotto’s Belfy and the Amazing 7th century Baptistry with the “Gates fo Paradise” as Michelangelo described them.
Visit the Accademia Gallery, with Skip the Line Tickets.
Founded in 1563, the Accademia holds many of Michelangelo’s most important works. His most famous, ‘David’, has dominated the collection since it was moved inside from the Piazza Signoria to protect it from pollution and the weather. This sculpture established Michelangelo as the foremost sculpture of his time at the age of twenty nine. Other masterpieces include ‘The Four Prisoners’ – four muscular figures trying to free themselves from the stone
Have a quick lunch in a typical Florentine trattoria and then enjoy a walk in Florence old center: Ponte vecchio, Piazza della Signoria with the Loggia dei Lanzi: here are some of the statues by the most important Folentine sculputer celebrate the Power of the Florentines and of The Medici’s: Palazzo Vecchio now the City hall, was for centuries the symbol of the civil ower: here you will hear fact about Lorenzo il Magnifico as well ads the other Medici and Gruesome facts about the Pazzi Conspiracy and Girolamo Savonarola.
Skip the line entrance to the Uffizi Gallery.
The Uffizi is the oldest gallery in the world and was built in 1560 as offices for the Tuscan Administration (‘Uffizi’ translates as ‘offices’). You will enjoy a guided tour of the museum and will view such works as ‘The Birth of Venus’ and ‘Primavera’ by Botticelli, Michelangelo’s ‘The Holy Family’ and Titian’s ‘Venus of Urbino’. The museum displays its paintings in a series of rooms off the horseshoe shaped main corridor. The works are shown in chronological order to reveal the development of Florentine art from Gothic to High Renaissance.
At the end of your private guided tour of Florence enjoy Florence’s best Gelato, plus the perks of a true Florentine giving you advice on how to eat, dress and even speak like a Florentine!
Arrivederci a Firenze!
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