Make sure you don’t miss any of the important wonders of Florence. Discover the Uffizi Gallery, the Academy Gallery (home to Michelangelo’s statue of David) the Old Bridge and the stunning Duomo of Florence with our private guides and skip the line tickets. Want to see some more? You can soak up more medieval history and culture choosing our day trips to Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca and Pisa.
At the heart of the Italian Renaissance, Florence is arguably the art capital of Italy. Many of the city’s most important highlights are art-related and date back to the Italian Renaissance period.
People from all over the world come to Florence to lose themselves in the masterpieces housed in the Uffizi Gallery and Academy Gallery, some of the biggest and richest art collections in the world. In the Uffizi Gallery you will be blown away by masterpieces by Botticelli, such as the Birth of Venus, Raphael, Caravaggio and even Michelangelo. The Academy Gallery is most famous as the home of Michelangelo’s world-famous sculpture of David. Whilst the David is certainly the highlight of the Academy, you will also find many other Renaissance masterpieces inside including more works by Michelangelo himself.
Walking through the magical streets of Florence you will admire the amazing Duomo of Florence, also known as Santa Maria del Fiore. With its beautiful dome, bell tower by Giotto and the amazing frescoes that enrich the cathedral, Florence’s Duomo is not to be missed. Once you’ve seen another architectural masterpiece, Palazzo Pitti, you will find out that not all of Florence’s Renaissance treasures have been captured in marble and on canvas.
If you choose to take some of our tours of Florence you will also be able to enjoy some time outside, walking through the lush Boboli Gardens, which are connected to Palazzo Pitti and then taking a walk along the Arno River and over the romantic Old Bridge. Also known as the Ponte Vecchio the Old Bridge is one of the key monuments of Medieval Florence. If you are planning a trip to Florence of course you would like to see the best attractions of the city. If you are afraid you can’t fit all of this in your schedule or you might miss something important to see, choose to be led by Rome Private Guides. We will organize your visit to the last detail and we will make sure skip all the lines.
Don’t forget, there is much more to Tuscany than just Florence! The Tuscany region of Italy is home to numerous Medieval and Renaissance Italian towns. If you’re visiting the area for a few days be sure to visit the medieval gems of Siena, San Gimignano and Lucca, as well as taking a trip to Pisa to visit its world famous Leaning Tower. RPG can even arrange for you skip the line tickets to climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa!