IWU is offering you a wonderful opportunity to get to know the city of Florence by taking a tour of the city, looking at its many points of interest before moving on to a tour of the famous Accademia di Belle Arti.
Starting at IWU Florence Guided Tour office, just off the Piazza della Signoria, the tour covers all the major sites:
- Ponte Vecchio
- Piazza della Repubblica
After this, the tour guide will take requests and choose further places of interest in accordance with your tastes. This particular combination tour will then proceed on to the famous Accademia Di Belli Arti.
Founded in 1563 by Cosimo I de' Medici under the influence of Giorgio Vasari. The Accademia is famous worldwide for its sculptures by Michelangelo, and has housed his Masterpiece, David, since 1873! The Accademia is an important gallery and also holds a lot of exhibitions, the entrance lines are long, but for IWU customers, there is no queue!
The Introduction to Florence & Accademia tour is ideal as it allows you to soak up the Florentine ambiance before bringing you to one of the world's most famous galleries, a must for anyone hoping to avoid standard city tours.
Take a day tour of Florence with ItalyWithUs.