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The Florence Walking Tour here at Show Me Italy is the perfect way to experience the architecture, culture, and artistic heritage of Tuscany’s beautiful capital city. Florence is, undoubtedly, the art capital of the world and there is so much to see and learn on our Florence City Tour that you simply can’t find if you explore the city without an expert local guide. This is a great option if you have only one day in Florence and you want to experience as much of the city as possible. Another big part of visiting Florence is visiting the Uffizi Gallery. If you have time, you might also like to take our guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery, which includes skip-the-line access!

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Discover the magic and beauty of Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, with our walking City Tour. Your expert, fluent English-speaking guide will escort you to the most beautiful and important sites of this enchanting city. Along the way you will learn details of the Renaissance period and the importance of the city of Florence and its influential inhabitants at this time.

The tour will visit the Galleria d’Accademia where you will discover Michelangelo’s amazing 17ft-tall marble sculpture David. The guide will give you an insight into the life and talents of this amazing artist who was truly dedicated to his craft.

As you walk through the city, you will learn and understand why artists from near and far felt compelled to come here, to be close to the beating heart of Renaissance society and artistic development. You will pass by the Baptistery and have a moment to take in its amazing doors, which were referred to by Michelangelo as ‘The Gates of Paradise’ and the guide will inform you of the influence they had on him. You will also visit the Duomo and see the incredible Dome of Brunelleschi. You will then proceed to the Piazza della Signoria where you will experience an impressive open-air sculpture museum and see the beautiful Palazzo Vecchio. Following on from this you will enjoy a short walk to the beautiful Ponte Vecchio. Walking across this picturesque bridge in the heart of Florence, flanked by beautiful quaint vintage jewelers, you would be forgiven for thinking you had gone back in time to the heart of the Renaissance days.

This tour will give you a deeper understanding of the city and will definitely make you fall in love with Florence, the city that Michelangelo called home. If you have any questions about this Florence walking tour or about any of our Florence Tours, please feel free to contact us.

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