Botticelli's Venus
Baptistery Duomo Florence
David Statue created by Michelangelo in Florence
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Half Day Best of Florence with Uffizi Gallery, Statue of David and Florence Cathedral

(3,580 Reviews)
Tue to Sun
09:00 & 10:30

  • Enjoy Florence’s top sights in a single day with Skip-the-Line Access to the Accademia for Michelangelo’s David and the Renaissance masterpieces inside the Uffizi Gallery
  • See the symbol of Florence, the Duomo, from the outside and learn its fascinating history
  • Discover timeless works of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo and Raphael inside the Uffizi Gallery with a semi-private group of 9 people or fewer.
  • Follow your local expert guide’s captivating commentary as they bring Florence and its great works of art to life
  • Convenient audio headsets so you don’t miss a single detail
  • Group size limited to 17 people or fewer

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Small groups of 17 people or less
  • Skip the Line Entrance to Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery
  • Ticket and reservation fees for the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery
  • English-speaking guide
  • Approximately 1.5 hours break between Best of Florence and Uffizi visit
  • Headsets when appropriate
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Accademia Gallery
  • the 'Duomo' (Outside)
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Leather Market
  • Baptistry Door
  • Piazza della Signoria

Discover the magic of Florence in a half day on our Best of Florence and Uffizi Gallery Tour, visiting all of the famous sights and skipping the long lines - from the marvel of David at the Accademia to Botticelli’s masterpieces in the Uffizi, the complex beauty of the Duomo to architectural gems hidden in Florence's city center.

Florence in a Half Day

Your morning begins with the Best of Florence tour – a comprehensive walking tour visiting the most famous sights in Florence’s city center such as the Duomo, the iconic Ponte Vecchio and the wonderful leather market. You’ll enjoy our Skip-the-Line entrance to the Accademia Gallery, where Michelangelo’s unfinished statues “the Slaves” and his magnificent 17-foot marble masterpiece, David await you. Your guide will give you expert commentary about the history of the Accademia Gallery and all you want to know about the artworks kepts inside it.

After an approximately 1.5 hours break in which you will be free to relax and enjoy lunch at a restaurant of your choosing or a place your guide would be happy to recommend, your afternoon visit with Skip-the-Line entry at the Uffizi Gallery begins.

The Uffizi Gallery

Here you’ll have the chance to behold in person the immediately recognizable works of Botticelli -- “Birth of Venus” and “Primavera”. The Uffizi contains signature works of the Italian masters, including Michelangelo and Da Vinci. With our skip-the-line tickets, you will waste no time queueing so that you can spend more time listening to your expert guide bringing all those Renaissance masterpieces to life throughout fascinating stories and anecdotes.

For more of our tours, check out our Florence Tours & Day Trips.

Important Notes

  • Please note that the inside of the Duomo (Cathedral) is not visited on this tour.
  • Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.

Cancelation Policy

This tour is subject to a 24-hour cancelation policy. If you wish to cancel or amend your booking, you can do so without charge by contacting us up to 24 hours in advance of your expected departure time.

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With Dark Rome it's not just facts, our passionate guides tell you the stories that bring the sights to life.

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  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
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