You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
While this is a walking tour, there are no hills, so it is pretty smooth walking.
Since the Renaissance era, this square has staged numerous protests and public executions. Now the heart of the city's social quarter, this outdoor gallery houses an impressive array of sculptures.
Originally built to house magistrate offices of De Medici, but today this is the most visited museum in all of Italy!
A famous copy by Baccio Bandinelli, made in the late 15th century. You'll be able to feel the pure emotion that the Greeks were able to express 2,000 years ago just by looking at this sculpture.
Da Vinci left a surprisingly small number of paintings. You’ll get to see his work up close during your Uffizi tour.
You will get to admire Botticelli's most famous painting, the "Birth of Venus", considered to be the Renaissance piece that brought the world out of the Dark Ages.
Raphael's "Madonna del cardellino" was struck by a tragedy. Our guide will explain how it was restored.
During your guided tour, we will stop off to take a short break where you can admire the amazing dome by Brunelleschi from the rooftop of the Uffizi museum.
Titian's contemporaries used to refer to him as "The Sun Amidst Small Stars". You can tick the "Venus of Urbino” off your bucket list on this comprehensive Florence tour.
Throughout this guided tour of the Uffizi, you'll gaze upon the very statues that would inspire the entire Renaissance.
Michelangelo didn't get much practice work for his Sistine Chapel paintings. Here you will see the only piece he painted on a panel in Florence.
Look too long and you may turn to stone! Our expert guide will tell you how Caravaggio's Medusa revolutionized the painting world in the late 16th-century.
When visiting Florence, it’s almost compulsory to say hi to David. Our local guide will introduce you to Michelangelo's most famous statue which paved the way to his success as an artist.
You will stand in front of Florence's spectacular Cathedral. Taking over a century to build, it towers above all other buildings in the city and is an amazing example of Gothic Architecture in Italy.
Deemed by Michelangelo to be "The Gates of Paradise”, you’ll learn about the competition involved in Ghiberti's winning of such an extraordinary commission.
Now we'll pass by our favorite gelateria in Florence. Here, you are welcome to buy a gelato to eat during your tour or keep the place in mind for an after dinner treat. Either way, gelato is a must!
We’ll continue our guided Florence tour with a stroll past the leather market where our guide will explain to you how important of a trade this has been for this city, for more than 500 years!
A famous icon in Florence. Find out exactly what you should do when you stand in front of this bronze statute of a wild boar.
Another Florentine delicacy. You will pass by the trucks that sell this on the street and crowds of Florentines around them getting their lunch. Don't know what it is? Ask our guide!
An amazing church from the 14th-century with a fascinating history. You’ll not only learn about the history, but also what the church was built for originally!
A picture found on many postcards, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence is an iconic bridge, still housing some of the city’s most prized jewelers that have been selling their wares for centuries!
Do you want to discover the Best of Florence, its famous attractions and its best-kept secrets? This Florence in a Day Tour allows you to discover the most interesting stories about Florence's past, as well as the current vibrant atmosphere of this unique city and a way of life that can be found nowhere else in Italy. The Renaissance capital of the World! Now, let's make sure you see the best of Florence as we help you create memories of a lifetime.
Some of the attractions and highlights you'll see on The Roman Guy's "Florence in a Day" tour, include the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery, Michelangelo's Statue of David, Palazzo Vecchio, masterpieces from Botticelli, Caravaggio & Leonardo Da Vinci, UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Florence Duomo, the Bronze Boar, Ponte Vecchio and more! You'll also be taken to see numerous hidden gems along the way and will stop for the best gelato in Florence!
A "free-time" lunch break is scheduled into this tour - we would never want you to go hungry in Italy!!!!
A small group size of a maximum 18 participants guarantees a comfortable experience. This Florence Day Tour is ideal for art-lovers and all of those who wish to understand the true spirit of Florence. You will realize how much beauty meant to the people of this city, and the important role it still plays today!
You'll see UNESCO World heritage sites, as well as a few lesser-known areas in the city center. Some of the most famous names of the Renaissance era are directly connected to this beautiful city: Dante, Medici, Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Leonardo Da Vinci - you will be in constant awe of all the stories that lie within this city!
On this guided Florence tour, you'll visit the Accademia and visit the "Statue of David" by Michelangelo. Listen to stories about how no other artist in Florence could work with this block of marble, but Michelangelo was able to turn it into his masterpiece, David! You will also hear about how he carved it to be viewed from a particular perspective. For this reason, some of the body parts may seem out of proportion when viewed from other angles.
Not only will you receive a tour of Michelangelo's David, but you'll see some of the other masterpieces housed in Accademia. There are many other unfinished sculptures that give you inredible insight into the sculpting process.
This iconic and colorful cathedral is Florence's most recognized landmark. It rises high above the surrounding houses and is topped with a stunning dome designed by Brunelleschi. From outside, standing at one of the best angles to admire this magnificent work of art, you'll learn about this amazing piece of architecture, as well as see the famed bronze Baptistry Doors.
Learn the history behind Florence's most famous bridge. This pedestrian bridge is lined with shops selling gold and silver. Hear about the original use for this bridge and how it has survived the test of time as you walk across it.
Florence is not only monuments and amazing art, but it is also home to some amazing Italian food. During this Florence day tour, you'll have the opportunity to try the best gelato in the city and, as you pass by one of many local Italian street food vendors, and you'll learn about one of the most typical Florentine dishes!
Between your Florence Walking tour and Uffizi tour, you'll enjoy some free time to grab lunch. Our guide can recommend where to grab the best panini with a glass of wine in town. We recommend you pick up lunch on the go, find a spot in one of the many nearby squares and tuck into a local favorite (like a porchetta panino) as you people watch in the center of Florence.
Our local Florentine guide will walk you past what was once one of the most important buildings in all of Europe! You'll hear all about the Medici family and how this was once their home and also the administrative center of the Florentine Republic, as well as the hub of European and Italian culture!
You'll also pass through Piazza Signoria - a perfect example of a European square and Florence's outdoor art gallery. Piazza della Signoria is filled with statues, fountains and beautiful architecture.
The Uffizi Gallery holds some of the world's most treasured pieces of art, from Raphael to Leonardo Da Vinci. We, like many others around the world, have fallen in love with this impressive collection and we feel that every visitor in Florence should experience it too! On your Florence tour, you will be able to appreciate centuries worth of masterpieces with an expert guide who will unveil all the wonderful stories hidden behind them, and their creators.
Inside the 16th-Century building, you'll see masterpieces such as ’Primavera’ and the ‘Birth of Venus’, by Sandro Botticelli, the only painting Michelangelo ever left in his home town of Florence, the Annunciation by Da Vinci and the dark Medusa by the troubled bad boy that was Caravaggio.
Note: Don't look into Medusa's eyes for too long, it's too realistic for comfort!
By the end of this guided Florence tour, you will better understand what it meant to be have lived Renaissance Florence and what it means to be an inhabitant of the city today!
- Venice Walking & Boat Tour with St Mark's Basilica
- "Privileged Entrance" Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour
- Uffizi Gallery Renaissance Tour
- Trastevere "Locals" Rome Food Tour
**Gelato & Trippa are not included in the price. ---If you have any doubts about your mobility, we strongly suggest you take a Florence Private Tour.
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The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Group Tour cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Private Tour cancellations made more than 7 days prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 7 days of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.