Florence is the capital of Tuscany, one of Italy's most beautiful regions. The city is also the the birthplace of Italian Renaissance and its most famous artists such as Michelangelo, Donatello and Leonardo.
Florence is very rich in works of art, monuments and history. On this fabulous tour your local guide will take you through narrow medieval streets to the main sites.
The itinerary includes the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, also called the "Duomo", with its huge dome and colorful belltower that stand above the city red roofs! Inside the church you will see Vasari's " Last Judgment", one of the world's largest frescoes.
You will visit St. Lorenzo market and via dei Calzaioli, Florence's most popular shopping areas with plenty of leather, accessories and jewerly shops.
You will see the main square, Piazza della Signoria, and Palazzo Vecchio that is today the town hall. Your expert local guide will tell you facts and curiosities that you do not find in most of the books!
The tour coninues through the Old Bridge (Ponte Vecchio) and the Uffizi Museums, one of the greatest art collections on earth. Optional, instead of the Uffizi (or together with), you can visit the Academy (Accademia) where Michelangelo's David is located.
You will also visit Michelangelo's tomb in the Basilica of St. Croce which is one of the city's most precious and renowned churches.
Your guide will give you also precious suggestions for lunch to taste local food and wine since Tuscany is famous for its cuisine!!!!
Half-day (3 hours) or Full-day (7 hours)