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Walking tour of Florence with guided tour of Accademia Gallery

A walking tour and a visit to the Accademia Gallery is the perfect way to spend a day in Florence. Meet your knowledgeable local guide and discover the most important sites in Florence’s historic centre, before visiting Michelangelo’s world-famous Statue of David in the Accademia Gallery.

About this tour:

4 hours 30 minutes
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Skip the line

Avoid the waiting queues

  • Discover the history and heritage of Florence from its Roman foundation up to the modern day
  • See the most important sites in Florence including the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio
  • Skip the line with your Accademia tickets and learn about the museum’s masterpieces
  • Meet the Statue of David and come face to face with Michelangelo’s unfinished masterpieces
  • Learn about some of Italy’s most incredible works of art from your knowledgeable English-speaking guide

Visit Florence with a local tour guide and learn about the city’s fascinating history

Florence is best known for being the birthplace of the Renaissance, but did you know the city actually dates back to Roman times? Find all that out and more as you wander the stunning streets with your English-speaking guide. They’ll tell you all about the foundations of the city and the medieval period. And of course, the Renaissance when the Medici family came to power. The family revolutionised Europe with their banking practices and became unimaginably wealthy. And they used their riches to usher in a new era of revolutionary art and science which still has effects today. 

See the most important sites in Florence as you explore the city on foot

Part of the Medici’s fortunes went into the architecture of Florence and its iconic Duomo Cathedral. That’s one of the many sites in the historic centre you’ll visit, along with the Piazza della Signoria and its Palazzo Vecchio, the Baptistery and the “Gates of Paradise,” Giotto’s belltower and Brunelleschi’s Dome. You’ll struggle to find a tour of Florence that shows you more!

Skip the line at the Accademia Gallery and see the world’s most famous statue

Where is the Statue of David? Florence Accademia Gallery. And that’s where you’ll go after your tour of Florence. Not only will you come face to face with the 17-foot-tall Statue of David, one of the most famous sculptures in the world, but you’ll also see Michelangelo’s unfinished sculptures Prigioni and San Matteo. As if that’s not enough, there are works from some of Italian history’s greatest artists in the museum too, such as Botticelli, Uccello, and del Sarto. Your guide will help you discover them.

Important Information

Please let us know in advance any special needs or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accommodate them.

Big bags and liquid bottles will not be allowed inside the museums.
Even with the skip-the-line entrance, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum.


Rain Policy

This tour runs on rain or shine.


Licensed English-speaking guide on walking tour and in Accademia Gallery
Earphones for groups of more than five people
Gelato (Italian ice cream) or espresso/cappuccino in winter
2.5 hour walking tour of Florence
Skip the line tickets to Accademia Gallery and tour

Meeting Point

This is a combo tour with two different meeting points and a break between the two tours.

  • The meeting point is in our booking office in Piazza Mentana 2red, Florence (opposite the Arno River).

  • Accademia ticket office, via Ricasoli, 58/60, Florence "look for our tour guide in front of civic number 58.

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