- Headsets Included
- Tour Duration: 2 Hours
- Live Tour Guide
- Activity Effort: Moderate
The best way to discover Florence is wandering along its narrow streets, famous squares and lovely churches.
- Assistance at the meeting point
- Professional licensed guide
- Audio system to hear the guide
- Instant confirmation
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Step 1 – 11:00 Uffizi Gallery
Here will explore a vast collection of paintings and busts sculptures of the Medici family such as Lorenzo the Magnificent, Cosimo I & sons, Maria & Catherine de Medici ( queen of France ), Gian Gastone, several original roman sculptures, sarcophagus and so on. The works of art survived the battle against time, witnessing the brilliance of Italian artists. Admirers of Caravaggio’s work are offered a long-lasting excitement, as the artist’s works are displayed on the first floor. Many visitors are interested in the Tribune of the Uffizi that is an octagonal room designed by Bernardo Buontalenti. Believe it or not, the best of all antiquities and High Renaissance paintings from the Medici history are still set in the room.The construction of the Uffizi complex was started by Giorgio Vasari in 1560. It’s sole purpose was to accommodate each of the offices of the Florentin magistrates. Alfonso Parigi and Bernardo Buontalenti completed the construction in 1581.
Step 2 - Break until 15:15 - 15:30
Step 3 - Accademia Gallery
Here you will listen to the story of Michelangelo's David, with our professional historian guide will be easy to understand the technique of Michelangelo, the know-how of his method of making the sculptures, explained on the perfect example of the unfinished Slaves.
Others italian masterpieces are displayed inside this wonderful gallery, paintings of Botticelli, Filippo Lippi and don't forget about Ghirlandaio, which was Michelangelo's Maestro.
You can also admire other renomated unfinished sculptures by the renaissance genius, like the Slaves, originally intended for the tomb of Pope Julius II, and a statue of Saint Matthew.
Step 4 - break until 18:15, to avoid the high temperatures and to have some time on your one.
Step 5 - we will start the walking tour of the city Medieval center that includes the Duomo and the other side of the Old Bridge, the Oltrarno area.
Statua equestre di Cosimo I de Medici, Piazza Singnoria
Extra info meeting point:
On the right side of it you can see the Neptune's fountain, on the left restaurants and on the back the Gucci museum, the guide will hold a red flag with Gladiator Tours logo.