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BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour provided by Visit Europa Today

BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour

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Overview
Led by a historian guide, this art and architecture tour of Florence includes the city’s most iconic landmarks. Skip the lines for easy entry at both the Uffizi and Accademia galleries to see masterpieces by Italian artists including Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. After browsing at the marketplace on Ponte Vecchio, this tour includes an interior exploration of the Florence Duomo and the Santa Croce Basilica.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via Ricasoli, 45
    Via Ricasoli, 45, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
    Meet us at the local tour operator's office in Via Ricasoli 45 black – just across the street from the Accademia Gallery. Ring the bell “Visit Today”, follow the check-in procedure at our office and meet your tour guide. Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour starts.
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    Galleria dell'Accademia
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
    Battistero di San Giovanni
    Museo Casa di Dante
  • 2
    Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Fontana del Porcellino
    Ponte Vecchio
    Palazzo Vecchio
    Piazza della Signoria
  • 3
    Gallerie Degli Uffizi
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Uffizi Gallery
    Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
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Highlights
  • Florence tour focused on art, architecture, and history
  • Wander the famous Uffizi Gallery to see Renaissance masterpieces
  • Explore two of the city’s most famous cathedrals, Santa Croce and Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Visit the Accademia Gallery to see iconic works like Michelangelo’s 'David'
  • Learn about landmarks in Florence, including Ponte Vecchio
  • Exclusive skip-the-line access
What to Expect
Skip the line at the city’s best museums (including the Uffizi Gallery) on this half-day art and architecture tour of Florence. Led by a historian guide, this tour leads the way to masterpieces by Italian artists such as Leonardo da Vinci. At the renowned Accademia Gallery, see Michelangelo’s iconic sculpture of 'David,' where it has been admired since 1873. The itinerary includes a stop at the marketplace on Ponte Vecchio and at several of the city’s most famous religious landmarks including Orsanmichele Church, the Santa Croce Basilica, and an interior exploration of the beautiful Florence Duomo.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Ricasoli, 45, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
6h
Return Details
Uffizi Gallery, Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Inclusions
  • 60 minute guided tour in the Accademia Gallery
  • 90 minute guided tour in the Uffizi Gallery
  • 90 minute guided walking tour led by a 5-star licensed local tour guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entrance tickets
  • Reservation fees
  • Priority entrance to the museums
  • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Entry/Admission - Gallerie Degli Uffizi
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and dropoff
  • Food
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please be at the meeting point at 8:00 am (at least 15 minutes before the tour starts) to check-in and meet your tour guide. The tour departs at 8:15 am.
  • Please note: the tour includes entrance inside places of worship; visitors are requested to have knees and shoulders covered. Visitors not respecting the dress code will be denied entry.
  • Please bring your children's passports or IDs to prove their age and redeem their tickets (photos or paper prints will be accepted)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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James Z wrote a review Nov. 2019
Medley, Florida5 contributions
We had the best time ever with our guides! Julia our guide for the Uffizi Tour was intelligent, energetic and so awesome we would recommend that anyone visiting Florence request her. She was an expert on the Medici and Renaissance Art History. Our afternoon guide Stefano
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Response from Irina_in_Florence, Direttore at BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour
Responded 13 Jan. 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words about the tours in Florence! We are thrilled to know that both Stefano and Julia made your day special and you enjoyed their stories about the Cradle of the Renaissance. Thank you for considering this tour a must for any visitor to Florence! All the best, Visit Europa Today
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Michael D wrote a review Sep. 2019
2 contributions
Fantastic morning and afternoon tours. These were amazing places and made even more so by the great knowledge and passion for the arts from our tour guide Julia. Very much appreciated and recommend this to everyone.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Irina_in_Florence, Tour Guide at BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour
Responded 2 Oct. 2019
Thank you Mike and Linda for taking the time to write me this charming review. I appreciate it a lot! It was wonderful meeting you and having you join the tour with me as you are a very nice and interested couple and added a lot to the group. I hope you continue to have a nice vacation in Italy! Best wishes, Julia Visit Europa Today
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Maria Russi wrote a review Sep. 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Julia was perfectly knowledgeable about all the spots we visited in florence. She was also kind, the pace was gentle. This is a must do when visiting florence. Five stars for Julia
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Irina_in_Florence, Tour Guide at BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour
Responded 18 Sep. 2019
Thank you for writing these kind words about my tour and leaving me this lovely review. It was great getting to meet you and I hope you had a enjoyable stay in Florence. Best wishes, Julia Visit Europa Today
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irene g wrote a review Aug. 2019
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Julia is one of the most knowlegeable guides who I had a pleasure of meeting throughout all of my trips. This tour was definitely one of the highlights of the trip to Italy.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Irina_in_Florence, Tour Guide at BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour
Responded 30 Aug. 2019
Hi Irene, Thank you so much for your nice words and taking the time to leave me this review. I appreciate it a lot. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and whish you all the best in the future. Julia Visit Europa Today
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angth82 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
Hi Stefano, two days ago my wife & I were happy with your professional guide service. We greatly appreciate with your patience while conducting the walking tour with us. Once again thanks U for the extra miles of service. Best Regards T H ANG
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Irina_in_Florence, Tour Guide at BE THE FIRST! Early Bird Florence Half Day Tour: Uffizi, Accademia, Walking Tour
Responded 5 Nov. 2019
Thank you for your kind words, I’m very happy that you have appreciated our tour. This is exactly what brings out my passion for the Art in Florence! Stefano - Visit Europa Today
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About the operator

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Great tour with Irina
I had a wonderful experience at the Uffizi Gallery with my guide Irina. I thought the 49 euro ticket was extreeemel
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Anonymunknown
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Great!
Thanks to our guide Francesca, it was a great experience. Best parts of the museum, interesting details, perfect gu
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545beit
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Great guide from Galya
Booked this trip on a September Sunday with big worry about it may get canceled. Had met Galya, from Visit Europa T
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hchissell
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Amazing tour
Our guide Galya was brilliant. It would be so easy to walk past all these magnificent pictures and not understand t
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A1134ZPedwardm
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David & Accademia Gallery
Lori (the tour guide) set the scene with Michelangelos life and expertly pointed out interesting details of his lif
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janvF5385RW
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Guide tour in Duomo Flrorence
We took part in a fantastic tour of the Duomo in Florence. I have to thank Irina for a great tour, which I hoped wo
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chrisdH8634TN
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Brilliant tour
This was the best tour of any art museum I’ve ever taken. Anna, who is herself an artist, was a engaging and percep
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andreamsmind
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Passionate guide
The tour took 2hrs 15min. Our guide was Anna and she is a professional painter. We could feel her passion for art e
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Nadezhda R
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When history comes to live
At the end of August I decided to visit Pompei. I have been there before when I was a teenager,so I decided to refr
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Jamiebee84
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A great insight to the history of the sculptures at the Academia Museum
Our guide, Francesca, was super friendly and knowledgable. You could tell how passionate she was about the history
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Explore63274967913
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fabulous tour
I was very fortunate to have Francesca Ciappi as my tour guide. If you get her count yourself lucky. Outstanding k
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taurusTI
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visiting the Uffizi
Amazing experience among the rooms, statues and paintings ... leaded from a wonderful tour guide ... Francesca Ciap
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7itamar7
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Extremely expensive!
I know that — during non-pandemic times — the lines are usually long, but that still doesn’t justify charging child
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Peter_Ljubljana1
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Not worth that price
There is no sign in front of the entrance where you pick up your tickets. Once you are in the lobby, they will sen
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olivia_maf
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Amazing tour of the Uffizi
Would definitely recommend booking this tour if you want to visit the Uffizi. Irina our guide was engaging, friendl
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