Florence in a Day With David, Duomo, Uffizi & Walking Tour

1292 reviews

5 HRS

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • See all of Florence's major sites in a single day
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's David at the Accademia
  • Skip-the-line access to the Uffizi Gallery for some of the finest Renaissance works of art
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city's streets including the Leather Market and Il Porcellino
  • Learn why Florence, not Rome, was the focal point of the Renaissance
  • Sites Visited
  • Michelangelo’s 'David' in the Accademia Gallery
  • The Uffizi Gallery
  • Florence Duomo (from the outside)
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Palazzo Vecchio (from the outside)
  • Piazza della Repubblica
  • Leather Market & Il Porcellino
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line Accademia tickets (Michelangelo's 'David')
  • Skip-the-line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery
  • Expert local guide
  • Small groups of 15 or fewer

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Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.9 /5
based on 1292 reviews
Rating summary by category
Guide
4.9/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Latest reviews
Excellent
Our tour of "Florence in a Day" on Mon. Nov. 8,2022 was wonderful! Our tour guide was interesting, and extremely knowledgeable as he took us through the Academy to see "David" and the "Imprisoned" stone sculptures by Michelangelo, the Duomo and through the Uffizzi Gallery. We learned so much about the different artists, their styles and art's evolutions through the Renaissance. Thank you, and we look forward to more tours with Walks in the future.
Bethany · Nov 22, 2022 · United States · Female · 65 to 74 years
Excellent
Our tour guide Matt was so knowledgeable about art and history and his enthusiasm was infectious! We missed the beginning of the tour because of a logistical glitch on our part but figured out how to intercept them and he welcomed us in quickly and efficiently. It would have been helpful if there were a number to call to catch up to them, but it worked out. I learned so much and enjoyed the tour so much I hated to leave!
Jennifer · Nov 08, 2022 · United States · Female · 65 to 74 years
Good
I signed up for the tour, Florence In A Day with David, Duomo, Uffizi & Walking Tour. I paid $100+ thinking this included, per the description, priority, skip-the-lines admission to Duomo and Uffizi. It did not. We did not go into the Duomo, barely walked by. I felt the company misrepresented the tour, an opinion shared by the entirety of the tour group, when we got around to discussing at lunch. I asked to be contacted by the company, was not, and I disputed the credit card charges, but for some reason was deemed responsible despite. Be warned. The tour guide was an amazing woman named Daniella, practically an art historian. Lovely, knowledgeable, friendly. Just great.
Elinor · Nov 06, 2022 · United States · Female · 45 to 54 years
Good
I was excited to take a tour which, per the title, would include priority admission to the Duomo in Florence. However, there was not only not priority “skip the lines” tickets, we did not go to the Duomo at all. Other than this the tour was great, particularly the guide, practically an art historian. I would recommend this with significant caution, which is that although the title of the tour includes David, Offizi, and Duomo, THERE IS NO DUOMO. This makes the price tag quite high.
Elinor · Nov 06, 2022 · United States · Female · 45 to 54 years
Excellent
Gretta was a great tour guide very energetic and very knowledgeable!
Evi · Nov 04, 2022 · Panama · Female · 35 to 44 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point

This tour meets in Piazza San Marco, by the statue in the middle of the square. Piazza San Marco is a centrally-located square adjacent to Via degli Arazzieri and Via Giorgio la Pira, about 1/3 mile north of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

FAQs

Do I get to enter the Duomo on this tour?
The Florence in a Day tour does not enter the Duomo because this attraction does not offer skip-the-line tickets. If you are interested in visiting the Duomo, your guide will give you some tips on when to go in order to beat the lines.
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.
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.
Is lunch provided on this tour?
No. You get a 1.5 hour break for lunch during which you can eat wherever you please. Your guide will be happy to give you recommendations for nearby restaurants to suit any price range.

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