Florence half-day walking tour
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Florence half-day walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Availability: Selected days
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Skip the queues at the Galleria dell'Accademia and admire Michelangelo's iconic David
  • Discover the highlights of Florence with the help of an expert guide
  • Admire the spectacular Duomo from outside as you hear all about its history
What to expect

Cover all the highlights of Florence in just two and a half hours on this walking tour of the city. With an expert, English-speaking guide to tell you the stories behind the sights, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the history and culture of Florence, bringing the city to life right in front of your eyes.

You'll visit all of the most important and iconic sights, starting off from the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge, the Uffizi Courtyard, the sculptures at Piazza Signoria and the gold doors of the Baptistery. Then, you'll continue on to the Duomo Square, where the magnificent cathedral of Florence stands. As you stand outside and admire its architecture, your guide will tell you all about its construction and history before whisking you off to explore the hidden gems of the city. As you explore the lesser known sights including the leather market, you'll hear all about their history from your expert local guide, who will take you back in time to see Florence through the ages from the terrible Medieval era to the glorious Renaissance years.

For most visitors to Florence, visiting Michelangelo's David is top of the to-do list which means that there are usually huge queues during busy periods. With this tour, you'll get skip the line access and a pre-reserved entry time at the Galleria dell'Accademia so you won't waste precious time waiting in line and can get inside to explore at your own pace.

Of course, there's more to Florence than David and this walking tour promises to show you the best of the city and its history on foot!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Small groups of 25 people or less
    • Skip the Line entrance ticket for Accademia Gallery and all reservation fees
    • English speaking guide
    • Headsets
    What's not included
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Infants (age 0-3): free
    • Children (age 4-14)
    Where

    Piazzale degli Uffizi, 418, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Your guide will meet you near the Uffizi gallery, at the end of Piazzale degli Uffizi nearest the Arno River, just at the base of a statue of Galileo Galilei (if you are facing the Arno River, it is the statue in the right corner). Your City Wonders guides will have City Wonders tour sign at the meeting point for easy recognition.

    What to remember
    • Mandatory temperature checks are in place
    • Please note that you must wear a mask covering your nose and mouth inside the museums. Please bring your own mask
    • A safety distance of 1-1.5m is to be maintained at all times
    • Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security so there may be delays getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, please avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
    • Please note that the Duomo (Cathedral) is not visited on this tour
    • On the first Sunday of every month, due to the admission policies of the Galleria dell'Accademia, we may not be granted admittance. If this happens we will offer an extended walking tour of the city
    • Entrance into some churches may require a dress code that specifies that knees and shoulders should be covered
    • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended
    • We are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs, and we are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours
    • Please note that your visit to the Galleria dell'Accademia will not be guided
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    When
    • Please check the calendar to find this tour's availabiility
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    Provider
    City Wonders
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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