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DARK ROME. FLORENCE Half DAY

Discover all the hidden gems of Florence in this three-hour walking tour that ensures you can admire Florence in all its continued glory. The tour includes time to wander through the timeless streets of the historic centre as well as taking in all the key attractions all in one morning. Discover all the hidden gems of Florence in this three-hour walking tour that ensures you can admire Florence in all its continued glory. The tour includes time to wander through the timeless streets of the historic centre as well as taking in all the key attractions all in one morning.Highlights- Marvel at the elegance of Uffizi Square - Skip the queue access to the Accademia Gallery - Visit Duomo Square, home of the world famous Il Duomo It is hard not to be captivated by the Renaissance Architecture and Middle Age History of this enchanting city. Admire the 17ft masterpiece that is Michelangelo´s David as well as listen to the exciting need-to-know information from your expert guide as you learn about the intriguing history tour of Florence.

Visit the Duomo Square, home to the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, known locally as Il Duomo, for the stunning dome that crowns it. This incredible feat of engineering required a whole new process for its construction, which your guide will explain to you from the square as you view the marvellous architecture from outside. Before leaving the square, take time to admire the golden "Gates of Paradise".

During the walking tour, you will learn about the fascinating history of Florence by visiting the heart of politics and renaissance, famous for its ancient statues and glorious fountains. You'll make your way to the famous Uffizi Gallery and the medieval Palazzo Vecchio. The journey continues as you enter the city´s religious center, stopping at the Church of Orsanmichele, where you can admire the ingenious statues of famous artists such as Donatello, Ghiberti and Verrocchio.

Come face to face with of the legendary boar, '' il Porcellino '' and rub his nose to guarantee your return to Florence. Carry on to Piazza della Repubblica, once an ancient Forum, now a meeting place for famous writers, artists and locals alike. The tour ends at Lungarno leaving you facing the Ponte Vecchio Bridge by which point you will undoubtedly by seduced by the beauty of this city, and with the rest of the day ahead of you to explore further.

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The tour does not enter inside the Duomo, however after the tour has finished, you can visit this beautiful Cathedral at your leisure.

Please bear in mind that as academy is open to the public on Sundays, you can’t queue jump. So instead of this visit, set out across the city on foot and get to see San Lorenzo Market, Ponte Vecchio, the surroundings of Pitti Palace and Santo Spirito. Redeem informationVoucher type: Printed and e-VoucherPrinted voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity.LocationStart point: Piazza San MarcoYour guide will meet you at San Marco square, in front of the monument to Manfredo Fanti, right in the middle of the square.End point: Uffizi courtyard.ScheduleDuration: 2,5 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideGroup type: SharedRequirementsEntrance into some churches may require a dress code. Shoulders and knees must be covered, no low cut or sleeveless tops and no shorts, this applies to men and women. Clients that do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted entry and we cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress. Visits to the interior of the Duomo are not possible on Sunday mornings & Religious Holidays. On these days, a full explanation will be given from outside the Cathedral. We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our tours. We are also unable to accommodate pushchairs or strollers on our tours. If there are long queues outside the Duomo, it may not be possible to enter during the guided tour due to time restrictions. In this instance, the guide will give an explanation from outside.