Guided visit of Florence city centre and Uffizi Gallery
Florence

Group Tour of the Centre of Florence and Uffizi Gallery

3 h
min 15
Walking Tours
Group
difficulty Very easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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One of the most entertaining and educational tours we have ever taken.

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Guided Tour of Uffizi Gallery and the centre of Florence

Spend an enchanting afternoon walking through Florence accompanied by a professional tour guide. Join also a guided tour of the the Uffizi Gallery!

Guided visit of Florence city centre and Uffizi Gallery highlights: 

  • Enjoy Florence, one of the most beautiful cities in Italy
  • Appreciate the famous Piazza Santa Croce and its Basilica
  • Visit the heart of civic and city life during the Renaissance, Piazza della Signoria
  • The incredible statuary and arches of the Loggia dei Lanzi – virtually an open-air sculpture gallery in its own right
  • Visit the Uffizi Gallery, home to an astonishing number of Renaissance masterpieces by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael
Description: 

An afternoon city tour among art, landscapes and the most beautiful paintings in the world.

An half day tour to discover some of the most beautiful attractions of Florence

The first stop of the tour is the famous Lungarno, visited before the tour arrives at the Basilica of Santa Croce and its historic Square. You will spend some time admiring the various buildings in the area and then visit the heart of Florentine civic life during the Renaissance: the Piazza della Signoria.

A walking tour to explore the best of Florence

The first part of the tour is devoted to the heart of Florence, its historic centre and its wonderful squares and landmarks: it will start with a walking tour led by a local guide who will unveil every corner of the cradle of the Renaissance. From Piazza San Firenze you will arrive in Piazza Santa Croce, where from the outside you will admire the stunning Basilica di Santa Croce standing in the namesake historic Square. Discover the famous Lungarno Torrigiani and then Piazza Santa Felicita, where you will have the possibility to visit Santa Felicita church (please note that on Sundays, public holidays and in case of religious celebrations, the access to the Church will not be possible; since admission is free, the refund will not be applied). Then you will reach Piazza della Signoria, the unique heart of the city's social life, to admire the imposing architecture of Palazzo Vecchio and the famous statues of Loggia de' Lanzi. Then, discover one of the symbols of Florence, the majestic Ponte Vecchio: learn about its incredible history and how it has been spared from the bombings during World War II. 

Admire Palazzo Vecchio and visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world

The tour finishes inside the Uffizi Gallery, where you can stand and admire the some of the unique Renaissance masterpieces of the great Italian artists, such as Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Leonardo's Annunciation and Michelangelo's Tondo Doni,etc. At the end of the guided tour, you can remain in the Uffizi Gallery until closing time.

More eXPeriences in Florence!

If you have more time to spend in Florence, don't miss the Full Day Tour with Gallerie dell'Accademia and visit of Uffizi Gallery. Or if you want to discover the secrets of Florence take a look at the Dan Brown's Inferno Full Day Tour.

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Reviews of Group Tour of the Centre of Florence and Uffizi Gallery

5
Reviewed by Rebekah N from United Kingdom

Fantastic

There were only 3 couples In my group. 1 from the USA me from the UK and the other couple were Spanish. Our tour guide Angels was amazing. She changed from Italian (her native tounge) to English to Spanish and was fluent in each language. Easily understandable and seemed to have a genuine enthusiasm for her work and explaining all of the interesting things we saw in great detail. The tour went through Florence city on a mini bus where we saw the medieval gates. Up to Michelangelo's Hill. We got off the bus for half an hour to look at the amazing view over the city. Pictures were taken. On the far left hand side you can even see a big stretch of the medieval wall still standing! Then I t was back on the bus to the centre where we walked around having lots of important and interesting sights history explained to us. We passed the churches and cathedrals and finished the day at the academia Galleria to see the statue of David. Lots of art work was explained to us with the techniques used and we were given a brief history of Michelangelo. Very, very interesting. I would definitely recommend this tour.
5
Reviewed by Sanita85 from

A special day in Florence

Everything was perfect, even better than I espected. The groups were small (max 6 persons in my group). Special thanks to the best tour guides ever!
5
Reviewed by Rob O from United States

Walking tour of Michelangelo's David

We had an excellent walking tour of Michelangelo's David and a surprising bus tour to the top of the city. The view was amazing and was worth the cost of the tour if you only did the bus tour. Our guide was the best! Her name is Eleonora and she was extremely knowledgeable about her beautiful city and very passionate about what she does. She speaks, Italian, English, Spanish perfectly and even a little French. If you take the tour you won't be disappointed and if you have Eleonora as your guide, then sit back and relax for the perfect tour.
5
Reviewed by AnnMarieMalta_Europe from Malta

Excellent tours worth spending money on.

Good value for money...since we booked 2 tours, we had a discount and had a free florence afternoon walking tour and drink (though it had to be cancelled due to bad weather). They offered tours that matched our to-do-list whilst in Florence and we really enjoyed every bit of the tour. Group size was perfect, tour leaders were really helpful and friendly, tour guides in localities visited really explained well, time well spent and followed. Really recommend!