Florence is home to some beautiful and impressive art. It’s also the capital city of sunny Tuscany.
Florence is a beautiful city in Tuscany. There are many art galleries to explore, beautiful scenic views to enjoy, and incredible buildings to see. There are a few tours in Tuscany you can do to explore the best bits of the area. You can choose from half day to full day tours.
To get a full experience of Florence, we recommend doing a full day tour. If you don’t have that much time, one of the bike tours in the morning or afternoon is perfect. The bike tours allow you to see the streets of Florence while viewing the most popular attractions.
Florence Day Tour with Accademia & Uffizi Gallery
Explore some of the best parts of Florence with one of the most popular tours. You see the popular attractions and some of the most famous artworks in the art galleries. As this is a full day tour, get ready to see some amazing views and learn a lot about the history of Florence.
Your first stop on the tour is the Piazzale Michelangelo. This is one of the best views you can get of Florence. It’s a great way to start the tour to see some incredible views of the city.
Then you go into the city centre to explore the Accademia Gallery. At this gallery you see famous art pieces, one being Michelangelo’s famous David statue. The David statue is 17 feet tall and made from beautiful white marble. Once you’ve explored the incredible gallery you will go to the Piazza Duomo for a delicious lunch.
Once you’ve relaxed and enjoyed tour Tuscan-style meal, you continue exploring the city centre. First, you check out the Basilica of Santa Croce before going to Florence’s main square, Piazza della Signoria. You’ll learn a lot about the history and fascinating facts.
You’ll then go to Palazzo Vecchio and see the renowned Loggia dei Lanzi. These are a few towering arches that showcase the Cellini bronze sculpture of Perseus with the Head of Medusa.
After you’ve checked out some of the beautiful city attractions, you’ll walk to the Arno River and the popular Ponte Vecchio. These places are some of Florence’s most popular attractions. Arno River is a 241 kilometre river that runs through Tuscany. Worth checking out!
The last stop of the one day tour is the Uffizi Gallery. You’ll be looking at famous art pieces from the Renaissance era. Even if you’re not that interested in this era, you’ll be in awe of the stunning art. Some painters’ works you’ll find in the gallery are from da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli.
We hope you enjoy one of the best tours of Florence! The one day tour covers some of the best and most important parts of the city. If this tour sounds interesting, make sure you book your tour today!