FLORENCE - GUIDED TOURS OF THE CITY AND SIGHTS OF FLORENCE, ITALY

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Simply select the ideal date for your visit by clicking on the calendar to the left*.

Once you've selected a date on the calendar we'll show you the tour options that are available, one or more of which may be of interest to you.

If you are interested in more details about these tours check the list below.

tickitaly.com offer an ever-increasing range of Florence guided tours, and on this page we attempt to summarise them for you. From gallery tours, walking tours, art tours, and tours with lunch included, to cooking courses, tours by bike or Segway, all the way up to customised tours to suit your interests, we hope to cover most everything that could possibly enhance a visit to the unforgettable city of Florence.

Again, everything listed below is a Florence guided tour, in one form or another - if you're after straightforward ticket booking for the Uffizi Gallery or Michelangelo's David, then, please, use the links to the left.
If you're looking for excursions from Florence (outings and day trips to places nearby) then we have those also - click here for details.

The Uffizi Gallery, Florence, guided tour

Guided tour of the Uffizi - lasting roughly 90 minutes, an accompanied visit to the Uffizi Gallery. Once the tour is over you're free to stay in the gallery and continue your visit.

The tours last approximately 90 minutes - all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be inside the Uffizi, ready to discover this most wonderful of galleries in the presence of an expert guide.

The tour is available all year round at 4.30 in the afternoon (excluding 25th December and 1st January), and at 09.00 in the morning or 04.30 in the afternoon between the 2nd of May and the 31st of October. Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Children up to and including the age of 5 pay nothing, all other tickets are full price.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Accademia and Michelangelo's David, Florence, guided tour.

A guided tour including Michelangelo's statue of David - view Michelangelo's David in the company of an expert guide - tour lasts roughly 75 minutes, after which you can choose to stay in the gallery.

The tour lasts approximately an hour and a quarter, and takes in some other lesser-known pieces by Michelangelo as well as David himself; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be inside the Accademia, ready to discover David in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the gallery and continue exploring at your own pace.

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Children up to and including the age of 5 pay nothing, all other tickets are full priced ones.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour.

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, the Accademia tour approximately 75 minutes; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point(s) at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be in, ready to discover the galleries in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the galleries and continue exploring at your own pace.

The tours are available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) at the following times:

All year round:

  • Accademia tour at 10.15 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Accademia tour at 11.30 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Uffizi tour at 09.00 AM, Accademia tour at 11.30 AM

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Simply select the ideal date for your visit using the calendar below. Next, click the green button and our system will automatically present you with the relevant ticket options and pricing for that date (you'll find some additional information further down this page).

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour. (11.30 AM - 4.30 PM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, the Accademia tour approximately 75 minutes; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point(s) at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be in, ready to discover the galleries in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the galleries and continue exploring at your own pace.

The tours are available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) at the following times:

All year round:

  • Accademia tour at 10.15 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Accademia tour at 11.30 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Uffizi tour at 09.00 AM, Accademia tour at 11.30 AM

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Simply select the ideal date for your visit using the calendar below. Next, click the green button and our system will automatically present you with the relevant ticket options and pricing for that date (you'll find some additional information further down this page).

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour, with lunch. (11.30 AM - 4.30 PM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for tours of the Uffizi and the Accademia with lunch in a traditional local restaurant.

The Uffizi tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, the Accademia tour approximately 75 minutes; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point(s) at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be in, ready to discover the galleries in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the galleries and continue exploring at your own pace.

The tours are available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) at the following times:

All year round:

  • Accademia tour at 10.15 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Accademia tour at 11.30 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Uffizi tour at 09.00 AM, Accademia tour at 11.30 AM

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Simply select the ideal date for your visit using the calendar below. Next, click the green button and our system will automatically present you with the relevant ticket options and pricing for that date (you'll find some additional information further down this page).

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour. (9 AM - 11.30 AM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, the Accademia tour approximately 75 minutes; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point(s) at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be in, ready to discover the galleries in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the galleries and continue exploring at your own pace.

The tours are available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) at the following times:

All year round:

  • Accademia tour at 10.15 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Accademia tour at 11.30 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Uffizi tour at 09.00 AM, Accademia tour at 11.30 AM

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Simply select the ideal date for your visit using the calendar below. Next, click the green button and our system will automatically present you with the relevant ticket options and pricing for that date (you'll find some additional information further down this page).

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour with lunch. (9 AM - 11.30 AM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia with lunch. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, the Accademia tour approximately 75 minutes; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point(s) at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be in, ready to discover the galleries in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the galleries and continue exploring at your own pace.

The tours are available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) at the following times:

All year round:

  • Accademia tour at 10.15 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Accademia tour at 11.30 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Uffizi tour at 09.00 AM, Accademia tour at 11.30 AM

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Simply select the ideal date for your visit using the calendar below. Next, click the green button and our system will automatically present you with the relevant ticket options and pricing for that date (you'll find some additional information further down this page).

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour, with lunch.(4.30 PM - 10.15 AM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for tours of the Uffizi and the Accademia with lunch in a traditional local restaurant.

The Uffizi tour lasts approximately 90 minutes, the Accademia tour approximately 75 minutes; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point(s) at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be in, ready to discover the galleries in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the galleries and continue exploring at your own pace.

All year round:

  • Accademia tour at 10.15 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Accademia tour at 11.30 AM, Uffizi tour at 4.30 PM
  • Uffizi tour at 09.00 AM, Accademia tour at 11.30 AM

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Children up to and including the age of 5 pay nothing, all other tickets are full price. If you're opting for a 'with lunch' tour and have any children under the age of 6 then they'll be chaged for lunch at the restaurant.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

Florence city guided tour with viewing of Michelangelo's David (mornings).

A three hour (morning) tour of Florence city which also includes a viewing of Michelangelo's David. This year tickitaly.com have partnered with a long-established Florentine tour operator in order to be able to offer a varied range of Florence guided tours. In this case it is a morning city tour lasting approximately three hours.

The tour begins with a drive up the romantic Viale dei Colli to Piazzale Michelangelo, a strategic viewpoint that offers open views across the splendid skyline of Florence to the hills beyond. Then it's a drive back down the hill and into the historic city centre for a walking tour of the area around the cathedral (Duomo). This takes in the Baptistery with the famous Porta del Paradiso, the cathedral with the magnificent Cupola (dome) by Brunelleschi, and Giotto's bell tower (campanile).
After this it's a short walk to the Accademia where you'll bypass the queues and head straight in to view Michelangelo's famous David. The tour ends here, but you are free to stay inside the gallery as long as you wish.

* This tour is available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) but please note that should you opt for a Monday tour then you shan't be visiting the Accademia and David (it's always closed on Mondays), but either the Bargello Museum or the Medici Chapel instead.

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Tickets are fully inclusive and are all 'skip the line' tickets.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

Florence city guided tour with viewing of Michelangelo's David, followed by lunch.

A three hour morning tour of Florence city which also includes a viewing of Michelangelo's David.

The tour starts with a drive up the romantic Viale dei Colli to Piazzale Michelangelo, a strategic viewpoint that offers open views across the splendid skyline of Florence to the hills beyond. Then it's a drive back down the hill and into the historic city centre for a walking tour of the area around the cathedral (Duomo). This takes in the Baptistery with its ornate doors, most notedly the famous Porta del Paradiso, the cathedral with the magnificent Cupola (dome) by Brunelleschi, and Giotto's bell tower (campanile).
After this it's a short walk to the Galleria dell' Accademia where you'll bypass the queues and head straight in to view Michelangelo's famous David. An assistant will then accompany you to a traditional local restaurant where you'll enjoy a light lunch and accompanying drinks.

* Please note that should you opt for a Monday tour then you shan't be visiting the Accademia and David (it's always closed on Mondays), but either the Bargello Museum or the Medici Chapel instead.

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Tickets are fully inclusive and are all 'skip the line' tickets.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

Florence city guided tour with Uffizi visit (afternoons).

A three and a half hour (starting at 2:30 PM) tour of Florence city which also includes a visit to the Uffizi Gallery.

The tour begins with a drive up into the hills above Florence to Fiesole, a hilltop settlement of Etruscan origin that offers open views down towards Florence and the valley of the Arno. Then it's a drive back down the hill and into the historic city centre for a walking tour of the area around the beautiful church of Santa Croce. Next comes a stroll through some of the historic narrow streets of the city and on to Piazza Signoria, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia del Lanzi.
After this it's a few short steps to the Uffizi Gallery where you'll bypass the queues and head straight in to view this treasure-trove of art. The tour ends here, but you are free to stay inside the gallery as long as you wish.

* This tour is available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) but please note that should you opt for a Monday tour then you shan't be visiting the Uffizi (it's always closed on Mondays), but instead the museum of the Palazzo Vecchio.

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Tickets are fully inclusive and are all 'skip the line' tickets.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

Florence city guided tours, all day, Uffizi and David visits included.

A combined morning and afternoon tour, visting Florence highlights and with an afternoon hilltop village excursion.

The morning tour starts (at the time and meeting point specified on your voucher) with a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and then a bus to Piazza Duomo where you'll continue on foot, ending with a visit to Michelangelo's statue of David in the Accademia.

A couple of hours later it's time for the afternoon tour (2:30 PM) - this time it's a panoramic trip to the nearby hilltop town of Fiesole, then back into Florence for a walking tour around the Santa Croce and Piazza Signoria followed by a guided visit to the Uffizi Gallery*.

* These tours are available all year round (excluding 25th December and 1st January) but please note that should you opt for a Monday tour then you shan't be visiting either the Uffizi nor the Accademia and David (they are both always closed on Mondays), but either the Bargello Museum or the Medici Chapel (morning) and the museum of the Palazzo Vecchio (afternoon) instead.

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Tickets are fully inclusive and are all 'skip the line' tickets.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

Florence city guided tours, all day, with lunch, Uffizi and David visits included.

A combined morning and afternoon tour, visiting both the Uffizi and David, with lunch in a local restaurant and an afternoon excursion.

The morning tour starts at the time and meeting point specified on your voucher with a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and then a bus to Piazza Duomo where you'll continue on foot, ending with a visit to Michelangelo's statue of David in the Accademia.

Next comes lunch in a traditional local restaurant, a light lunch with drinks included.

A couple of hours later it's time for the afternoon tour (2:30 PM) - this time it's a panoramic trip to the nearby hilltop town of Fiesole, then back into Florence for a walking tour around the Santa Croce and Piazza Signoria followed by a guided visit to the Uffizi Gallery*.

* Please note that should you opt for a Monday tour then you shan't be visiting either the Uffizi nor the Accademia and David (they are both always closed on Mondays), but either the Bargello Museum or the Medici Chapel (morning) and the museum of the Palazzo Vecchio (afternoon) instead.

Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Tickets are fully inclusive and are all 'skip the line' tickets.

For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.

Florence city bus tours.

Explore Florence using these 'hop on, hop off' guided bus tours - set your own route and pace.

There are two distinct tour routes for Florence, one taking in the bulk of the sites both to the north and south of the river Arno (Line A, 18 stops, total time 60 minutes), the other concentrating on a slightly smaller, central section before heading out to Fiesole (an Etruscan hilltop village) and some of the finest views imaginable of the splendid city of Florence (Line B, 24 stops, total time 120 minutes). Line C is available from April - October with 24 stops, total time 120 minutes.

The routes criss-cross each other at multiple points, and you are free to switch from one route to the other as many times as you wish. Tickets are valid for 48 hours, and are also valid for travel with the two local bus companies, 'ATAF' and 'Linea'. The accompanying audio tour is available in 8 different languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese). The tours operate on a 'hop-on, hop-off' basis, meaning you may leave and subsequently rejoin the buses at indicated points as often as you like! You can download a (PDF) map showing the routes here.

Line A timings
The 'Line A' tour starts and ends at the central railway station (Santa Maria Novella) and has 18 stops to hop off and on. The tour lasts 60 minutes.
- November – March: The first bus leaves at 9.00 AM and the last of the day is at 4.30 PM
- April – June: The first bus leaves at 9.00 AM, and the last of the day is at 6.00 PM
- Tours are 20 - 60 minutes apart depending on the season.

Line B timings
The 'Line B' tour also starts and ends at the central railway station (Santa Maria Novella). It has 24 stops to hop off and on. The tour lasts 120 minutes.
- November - March: The first bus leaves at 10.15 AM and the last of the day is at 2.15 PM
- March - April: The first bus leaves at 10.05 AM and the last of the day is at 5.05 PM
- May - June: The first bus leaves at 10.05 AM and the last of the day is at 6.05 PM
- July - September: First bus at 10.05 AM and the last at 7.05 PM
- October - November: First bus at 10.15 AM and the last at 17.05

Florence Segway tours

Explore Florence in a slightly different way with a guided Segway tour with an audio guide.

Ticket for the Florence Segway tour, audio guide option.

Children: the Segway is appropriate for virtually anyone, but if your child is younger than 16 years of age, he/she will have to be at least 140 cm (4 ft 6 inches) tall and weigh over 40kg (90 pounds).

Please note that our staff will have the right to decline accepting your child without any obligation to refund you for her/his tickets.

Florence Segway tour with personal guide

Explore Florence in a slightly different way with a guided Segway tour with a personal tour guide.

Tickets for the Florence Segway Tour with personal guide.

Children: the Segway is appropriate for virtually anyone, but if your child is younger than 16 years of age, he/she will have to be at least 140 cm (4 ft 6 inches) tall and weigh over 40kg (90 pounds).

Please note that our staff will have the right to decline accepting your child without any obligation to refund you for her/his tickets.

Florence bicycle tours.

Explore Florence under your own steam on a 'cruiser' bicycle tour, accompanied by a personal guide or by an audio guide.

Florence on two wheels, and stylish ones at that - just wouldn't do to be seen on anything less chic than our cruiser bikes, don't you know! The bicycle tour lasts three hours and you'll be accompanied by a personal tour guide. Tours begin at 10.00 AM in the morning - group size is a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 people.

The tour takes in the following must-not-miss sights of Florence: Piazza Santa Trinita, Piazza Santissima Annunziata, Palazzo Strozzi, Il Duomo (the cathedral), Santa Croce, San Niccolo, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, and a stretch of the south bank of the River Arno offering memorable views of the city and its bridges. Routes chosen endeavour to keep you away from vehicle traffic as much as is possible and we try to keep you to cycle lanes whenever we can.

Children: if your child is younger than 10 years of age, we require the EXPERT LEVEL of biking and that he/she rides her/his own bike. Children under 3 not allowed.

Please note that our staff will have the right to decline accepting your child without any obligation to refund you for her/his tickets.

Cookery class

Under the guidance of your chef you'll discover some precious secrets of traditional Italian cooking, from the choice of ingredients, cooking times and techniques, to which wines to marry with the regional dishes you'll prepare.

The lesson lasts around three hours, starting at midday, and after you've prepared the dishes, you and your fellow 'students' will sit and enjoy the fruits of your labours. A typical session will see you preparing a typical Tuscan menu of appetizer, first or second course, side dish and dessert.

The lessons run on Wednesday and you'll be met in the centre of Florence to begin your course. The courses start at 12 noon and last three hours.
Tour is not available from 14th December to 12th January.

Cookery class with dinner

Under the guidance of your chef you'll discover some precious secrets of traditional Italian cooking, from the choice of ingredients, cooking times and techniques, to which wines to marry with the regional dishes you'll prepare.

The lesson lasts around three hours, starting at midday, and after you've prepared the dishes, you and your fellow 'students' will sit and enjoy the fruits of your labours. A typical session will see you preparing a typical Tuscan menu of appetizer, first or second course, side dish and dessert.

The lessons run on Tuesdays and you'll be met in the centre of Florence to begin your course. The courses start in the evening at 6.30PM and last three hours.
Tour is not available from 14th December to 12th January.

Florence Cathedral complex and Museum guided tour

A fully guided tour of the Duomo, the museum, the Baptistery and ticket for the Cupola (dome) and the Campanile, Giotto's bell-tower.

This guided tour, lasting roughly two and a half hours, will give you a privileged insight into the history and the majesty of this incredible concentration of wonders. Group size will never be more than 15 people, all tours are in English, include all entrance tickets, and start at 2.00 PM in high season and 10.00 AM over the winter.

The tour covers: the Battistero di San Giovanni (Baptistery), the Duomo di Firenze (Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore), both the interior and exterior, and the Museo del Duomo, (cathedral museum). You'll also view the so called 'Gates of Paradise' by Ghiberti.

Florence cathedral complex

You'll also be given a cumulative ticket that gives entrance to all of the above as well as Brunelleschi's dome (cupola) and the Campanile (Giotto's bell tower) that is valid for 24 hours from first use. This is important because it will give you independent access to the cupola and campanile, not itself included as part of the tour. So, tour plus ticket to enjoy the cupola as well as amazing views of the cathedral dome - cupola - from the top of the bell tower.

The tour runs on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays in low season, every day except Sunday in high season. Please note that on the first Saturday of the month the interior of the Baptistery is closed to visitors. Children under the age of eight may not take part in this tour, and those between the ages of 8 and 12 receive slightly discounted tickets. If the group numbers more than 8 people then you'll be listening to your guide over provided ear sets.

Please also note that since the tour includes a visit to religious buildings there is a strict dress code - please do not wear shorts, sleeveless tee-shirts or other inappropriate clothing or you may be denied entry.

Florence Dan Brown's Inferno tour.

Follow the path of Robert Langdon from Dan Brown's novel Inferno through some of the most striking buildings in Florence:
- discover the 'Cerca Trova' (seek and you shall find) message and Dante's death mask.
- view Dante's house and the Baptistery.
- Includes a 24 hour ticket to get into the Duomo, climb Giotto's tower and visit the Opera del Duomo museum

The tour starts in the Palazzo Vecchio, with a visit to the imposing Salone dei Cinquecento, notable for its huge frescoes by Vasari with the mysterious message 'cerca trova' - seek and you shall find. The Chamber also features statues of the Medici family and Michelangelo's 'The Genius of Victory'. You will then proceed to the apartments of the Grand Duchess Eleonora, viewing the death mask of Dante Alighieri, and end up in the Stanza del Guardaroba - the hall of maps with the secret passage used by Langdon to escape from the Palazzo.

Leaving the Palazzo Vecchio, the tour follows the same path as Langdon, passing the tower where Mr Zobrist commits suicide and Leonardo da Vinci's house, and visiting the home and church of Dante Alighieri.

The tour then arrives at the spectacular Duomo and enters the Baptistery where you can see the plaque featuring the 'black death', the splendid 'Gates of Paradise' and the crowning mosaic ceiling.

After the tour, and for the following 24 hours, your ticket will grant you admittance to the Cupola and the Campanile with it's breathtaking view over Florence. It also covers entrance to the remains of the ancient cathedral and to the Opera del Duomo museum.

Please note that since the tour includes a visit to religious buildings there is a strict dress code - please do not wear shorts, sleeveless tee-shirts or other inappropriate clothing or you may be denied entry.

The tour lasts 3 hours and runs from April to October – on Mondays , Wednesdays and Saturdays and from November to March only on Saturday.
This tour is not available on the first Saturday of every month.

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The Uffizi Gallery, Florence, guided tour

Guided tour of the Uffizi - lasting roughly 90 minutes, an accompanied visit to the Uffizi Gallery. Once the tour is over you're free to stay in the gallery and continue your visit.

The Accademia and Michelangelo's David, Florence, guided tour.

A guided tour including Michelangelo's statue of David - view Michelangelo's David in the company of an expert guide - tour lasts roughly 75 minutes, after which you can choose to stay in the gallery.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour.

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour. (11.30 AM - 4.30 PM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour, with lunch. (11.30 AM - 4.30 PM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for tours of the Uffizi and the Accademia with lunch in a traditional local restaurant.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour. (9 AM - 11.30 AM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour with lunch. (9 AM - 11.30 AM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for a tour of the Uffizi and the Accademia with lunch. See two of Florence's most famous attractions in one day.

The Uffizi Gallery and David, combined tour, with lunch.(4.30 PM - 10.15 AM)

A combined, reduced price ticket for tours of the Uffizi and the Accademia with lunch in a traditional local restaurant.

Florence city guided tour with viewing of Michelangelo's David (mornings).

A three hour (morning) tour of Florence city which also includes a viewing of Michelangelo's David. This year tickitaly.com have partnered with a long-established Florentine tour operator in order to be able to offer a varied range of Florence guided tours. In this case it is a morning city tour lasting approximately three hours.

Florence city guided tour with viewing of Michelangelo's David, followed by lunch.

A three hour morning tour of Florence city which also includes a viewing of Michelangelo's David.

Florence city guided tour with Uffizi visit (afternoons).

A three and a half hour (starting at 2:30 PM) tour of Florence city which also includes a visit to the Uffizi Gallery.

Florence city guided tours, all day, Uffizi and David visits included.

A combined morning and afternoon tour, visting Florence highlights and with an afternoon hilltop village excursion.

Florence city guided tours, all day, with lunch, Uffizi and David visits included.

A combined morning and afternoon tour, visiting both the Uffizi and David, with lunch in a local restaurant and an afternoon excursion.

Florence city bus tours.

Explore Florence using these 'hop on, hop off' guided bus tours - set your own route and pace.

There are two distinct tour routes for Florence, one taking in the bulk of the sites both to the north and south of the river Arno (Line A, 18 stops, total time 60 minutes), the other concentrating on a slightly smaller, central section before heading out to Fiesole (an Etruscan hilltop village) and some of the finest views imaginable of the splendid city of Florence (Line B, 24 stops, total time 120 minutes). Line C is available from April - October with 24 stops, total time 120 minutes.

Florence Segway tours

Explore Florence in a slightly different way with a guided Segway tour with an audio guide.

Florence Segway tour with personal guide

Explore Florence in a slightly different way with a guided Segway tour with a personal tour guide.

Florence bicycle tours.

Explore Florence under your own steam on a 'cruiser' bicycle tour, accompanied by a personal guide or by an audio guide.

Cookery class

Under the guidance of your chef you'll discover some precious secrets of traditional Italian cooking, from the choice of ingredients, cooking times and techniques, to which wines to marry with the regional dishes you'll prepare.

Cookery class with dinner

Under the guidance of your chef you'll discover some precious secrets of traditional Italian cooking, from the choice of ingredients, cooking times and techniques, to which wines to marry with the regional dishes you'll prepare.

Florence Cathedral complex and Museum guided tour

A fully guided tour of the Duomo, the museum, the Baptistery and ticket for the Cupola (dome) and the Campanile, Giotto's bell-tower.

Florence Dan Brown's Inferno tour.

Follow the path of Robert Langdon from Dan Brown's novel Inferno through some of the most striking buildings in Florence:
- discover the 'Cerca Trova' (seek and you shall find) message and Dante's death mask.
- view Dante's house and the Baptistery.
- Includes a 24 hour ticket to get into the Duomo, climb Giotto's tower and visit the Opera del Duomo museum

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