Best of Florence Walking Tour With David & The Duomo

2347 reviews

3 hours

Max 18

Why take this tour?


  • Special skip-the-line access the Duomo di Firenze, designed by Brunelleschi, and stop by the Baptistry 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 with your expert guide
  • Uncover the fascinating history behind the Medicis - Florence's original crime family
  • With a small group of 18 people or fewer your experience will be relaxed and access to your guide easy.
  • 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
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Skip-the-Line ticket to Accademia Gallery
  • Skip-the-Line ticket to the Florence Duomo

Take a walk around Florence and see all the major attractions

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Frederico was amazing! Such a passionate, informed and knowledgeable guide who knew the exact amount of information to pitch to his group and always happy for questions. We so loved how he asked us not to look at David until we were in the perfect spot - it made it fun and the unveiling perfect. Once in a lifetime experience and if you are fortunate enough to have Frederico- well, what an incredible experience you will have. Loved it ??
Therese · May 21, 2023 · Australia · Female · 55 to 64 years
Great tour to get an overview of Firenze and the highlights of David and the Duomo. Frederico was FABULOUS in explaining so many details which made the experience more meaningful and enjoyable.
Debbie · May 14, 2023 · United States · Female · 55 to 64 years
A great experience! We loved our guide, he was very knowledgeable and set the stage for David and the Duomo perfectly!
Tiziana · May 14, 2023 · Canada · Female · 45 to 54 years
Loved our guide, she was amazing! When we tried to call, we couldn’t get through to find our guide and location and we started late , which wasn’t our guide’s fault. Better communication and responsiveness from guest services would have been helpful!
Lindsey · May 13, 2023 · United States · Female · 35 to 44 years
We loved the city tour with Eleanora. We had booked a walking tour with entrance to Accademia. When the museum was unexpectedly closed, Eleanora adapted with a more extended city tour. She also stopped at a ticket office to assist us in purchasing Accademia tickets for the next day. She is an amazing guide, full of interesting information and stories to make the history come alive for us. We continue to be impressed with the excellent experiences with Walks. Millegrazie Eleanora e Walks!
Misty · May 12, 2023 · United States · Female · 55 to 64 years

Meeting Point

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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.


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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