Best of Florence Walking Tour With David & The Duomo

2506 reviews

3 hours

Max 18

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Enjoy special skip-the-line access to Brunelleschi's masterpiece, the Florence Duomo, and stop by the Baptistery for a peek at Ghiberti’s golden "Gates of Paradise."
  • Skip the line into the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David with an expert local guide.
  • Tour the streets of Florence and hear the stories hidden around every corner.
  • Uncover the fascinating history behind the Medicis, Florence's original crime family.
  • Explore in a small group of 18 people or fewer for a relaxed experience and easier access to your guide.
  • Sites Visited
  • Accademia Gallery (Michelangelo's David)
  • Florence Duomo (inside)
  • Baptistery Doors (Gates of Paradise)
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Palazzo Vecchio (exterior)
  • Orsanmichele Church (exterior)
  • Piazza Repubblica
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-Line ticket to Accademia Gallery
  • Skip-the-Line ticket to the Florence Duomo
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour

Check all of Florence's top sights off your list on a carefully curated walking tour.

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Total Customer Reviews: 2507

Verified Ratings
4.7 /5
based on 2507 Walks’ customer ratings
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Latest reviews
Excellent
Alex A made history come alive. We appreciated his deep knowledge of the art and architecture—along with his stories and recommendations
Verified · Amanda · Feb 25, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
Excellent tour with friendly, knowledgeable guide.
Verified · William · Jan 21, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Great
Incredible tour, great length, lots to see and very interesting. Good pace, reasonable amount of walking, easy to follow along. Brenda was an amazing, knowledgeable and funny guide.
Verified · Briauna · Jan 19, 2024 · Canada · Female · 25 to 34 years
Excellent
Our tour guide Angelo was amazing. He told great stories and made the tour come alive. Highly recommend!
Verified · Rebecca · Dec 31, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Excellent
This was a fantastic tour! As always, the Walks tour guide was incredible and made the tour! Our guide (I don't recall her name) was a wealth of information....extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter. We learned SO much! Our guide was friendly and also had a sense of humor which made it even more enjoyable. I would highly recommend this tour. Excellent! Grazie to our guide and to Walks for an amazing experience!
Verified · Michele · Nov 10, 2023 · USA · Female · 65 to 74 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
We'll meet in Piazza di San Marco at the Monument to General Manfredo Fanti statue in the center of the square. Your guide will be holding a Walks sign. 

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

FAQs

Can I use a wheelchair on this tour?
Yes, but we require advance notice in order to accommodate wheelchairs on this tour. After booking, please contact us so that we can organize a private tour for you. If we cannot find a guide to lead you that day we'll offer you the same tour on the next available date or give you credit for another tour anywhere else in the world.
Can I bring my bag into Florence Duomo?
Larger backpacks are not allowed inside Florence Duomo. Please make sure to only bring small handbags on this tour.
Does the Florence Duomo have a dress code?
Yes. The Florence Duomo is a holy place and as such, you are expected to wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees when you enter.
What if the weather is bad (rain, snow, hail, etc.) on the day of my tour?
Our tours run rain or shine so please dress for the elements. We also ask you to please remember hats and sunscreen if you are taking this tour in the summer as it might be very hot.
Do I need to bring my ID with me on this tour?
Yes! This is especially important if you have purchased a student ticket because the museums will check when we arrive.

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