Best of Florence Walking Tour With David & The Duomo

2539 reviews

3 hours

Max 18

Why take this tour?


  • 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: 2539

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Brenda was the best. Not only did she have so much knowledge, but she was passionate about it. We learned more with her than if we had been on our own. Her enthusiasm about Florence, the locations we stopped at was infectious.
Verified · Sandra · Apr 01, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
My whole family, including a 14 year old teen loved this tour. Our guide Sara was fantastic! So knowledgeable and informative, a real expert! Skipping the line is a must when you have limited time.
Verified · Nadia · Mar 24, 2024 · Canada · Female · 45 to 54 years
Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging! Great glimpse into the art and history of Firenze!
Verified · Devika · Mar 18, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Laura was just wonderful- a wealth of knowledge and funny. The hours flew by! Skipping the line was so worth it!!
Verified · Bruce · Mar 06, 2024 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Alex A made history come alive. We appreciated his deep knowledge of the art and architecturealong with his stories and recommendations
Verified · Amanda · Feb 25, 2024 · USA · 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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