This Full Day Tour of Florence gets underway at our Florence office, located near the Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio, which is the social and political centre of Florence. From there our friendly, informative guides will take you on a tour of the most famous Florentine points of interest including:
- The Cathedral (Duomo) of Florence and the nearby baptistery doors;
- Ponte Vecchio (with its jewellery) and,
- Piazza della Repubblica (with it Roman origins).
The introduction to Florence does not end there, your guide will take you further into Florence, choosing sites according to your interests, fully allowing you to get a sense of the city and its history. The tour will then lead you on to the superbly-designed Uffizi gallery.
La Galleria degli Uffizi is without doubt one of the world’s top 10 museums and art galleries, and is a very popular and busy tourist attraction. Entrance lines usually long, longer even than the Vatican museums! IWU tours offer exclusive access and with us you are able to skip the line!
Private tours of Florence are available alongside our Florence Group Tours if you want a more personalised experience and more interaction with your guide.
Inside this architectural masterpiece, artworks by the world's most renowned artists await you: Leonardo Da Vinci, Botticelli, Caravaggio, Raphael and Giotto, among many others! Amazingly, the tour does not stop there! From there you will move on to your final destination, the renowned Accademia di Belle Arti, home to Michelangelo's world-famous sculpture, David, since 1873.
The Accademia is also home to a great many other famous sculptures by Michelangelo, as well as famous works by Botticelli, Giambologna, del Sarto and many others.
For those of you who have a keen interest in art and history, or for those who really want to get the lowdown on the city but don't necessarily have a lot of time to do it, our Introduction to Florence + Uffizi + Accademia tour is the most comprehensive city + culture tour available, do not settle for less!