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Half Day Best of Florence with Uffizi Gallery Tickets, Statue of David and Florence Cathedral

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2.5 h.
Tue to Sun

  • 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.
  • 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 19 people or fewer

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Small groups of 19 people or less
  • Skip the Line Entrance to Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery (visit independently)
  • Ticket and reservation fees for the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery
  • English-speaking guide
  • Approximately 3 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 Accademia Gallery from the outside so that you will know exactly what to look for when you explore this beautiful museum at your own pace.

After an approximately 3 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 as much time as you want to appreciate the incredible masterpieces the Gallery has to offer at your leisure.

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

Important Notes

Please note that from August 6th, 2021, all public venues in Italy will require visitors above the age of 12 years old to present valid ID and certification proving that you have either:

  • Been vaccinated with an EMA or AIFA approved vaccine (Comirnaty by Pfizer-BioNtech, Vaxzevria by Astrazeneca, Janssen by Johnson & Johnson and Moderna);
  • Been tested (PCR or antigen) with a negative result within the last 48hrs;
  • Recovered from COVID-19, attested by a PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than six months old;

The certification will only be accepted if issued by an approved issuing body of the following countries: EU, Schengen Zone, Canada, Israel, Japan, United Kingdom, and the USA, in either digital or paper format. They must be presented in Italian, English, French, or Spanish. For more information, please refer to the following website:

Please note that due to current Covid-19 restrictions and new safety policies, all customers will be required to wear a mask on City Wonders tours. Temperature checks will also take place at tour venues; if your temperature is above 37.5°C (99.5° F) you will unfortunately not be able to attend the tour. Also, a minimum of 1.80m interpersonal distance should be maintained during the museum visit.

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