A private introduction to the City of FlorenceDiscover Florence and visit all the main sites of the City with this walking tour with a pivate local guide. And then be enchanted by the Accademia Gallery.This magnificent Gallery houses one of the world's most famous artwork: Michelangelo's David. The statue was transferred to the Accademia from the open air of Piazza della signoria in 1873, where there is now an exact copy of the original. Art lovers will also enjoy his famous unfinished statues: the prisoners, St. Matthew and the Pietà.Other artworks on display feature religious paintings by minor artists working in and around Florence between the 13th-16th centuries. A significant collection of 19th century plaster sculpture model by Lorenzo Bartolini and Luigi Pampaloni are a welcome surprise to all guests of the Accademia.We will also delve into a unique collection of antique musical instruments from the Cherubini Conservatory.
- Culture, History & Arts
- Walking & Biking
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Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2015
We the guides and drivers were on-time , extremely courteous and knowledgeable.
Travel Advisor: Susan Ward
FlorenceTown did an excellent job!
Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2016
Our travel agent used Florencetown to arrange a city tour, museum tours, and a day trip to Vinci. In every case the personnel were quite professional, spoke very good English, and the guides were quite knowledgeable of both art and history. Kudos especially to Mario, who arranged the individual excursions, who was always available even after normal business hours, and who even brought us a sack of fresh cherries which he had picked the day before. Florence town had several other excursions and experiences which I might try on our next trip to Florence, and I'm sure that they could arrange customized experiences if we asked.
Travel Advisor: Claudia Austin
Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2016
When using a tour service, the experience always boils down to the individual tour guide. We were lucky enough to have Vanessa as our Florence tour guide for 2 days. She was energetic and passionate about her hometown. We were a group of 11 (including 4 teenagers) and she kept all of us engaged for the entire time she was with us! Because we were on a private tour, we were able to have Vanessa show us sights not on the normal tour circuit...best gelato in Florence, local markets and local food tasting, best places to but leather, etc. Of course, we also visited the must sees (Accademia, Uffizi, Duomo, etc) and loved all that we learned. Thank you Venessa for showing us your city!!
Travel Advisor: Jane Braun
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Reviewed on: 06 Apr 2017
Very good. The guide, Mattel, spoke English very well and was knowledgeable
Travel Advisor: Patty Perry
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Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2017
She was so cute and knowledgeable of the city. You could tell she really loves her job. She was very personable also. She spoke many languages and English without a accent. At the end we wanted to bring her home with us. She has never been to America.
Travel Advisor: Heather Loss
Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017
Florencetown was very creative and accommodating to meet our requests. Their guides, and tours were extremely enjoyable. They were a great help in making our time in Tuscany memorable, enjoyable. Everything they set up for us was fantastic.
Travel Advisor: Shameeron Paur
Bus Tours from Florence
Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2017
We enjoyed both the Chianti and Tuscany tours -- very informative, beautiful scenery, terrific food and wines.
Travel Advisor: Linda Terrill
Reviewed on: 15 Mar 2018
We really had a great trip. Accomodations were extremely nice and comfortable. The tour guides we worked with were friendly and very committed to ensuring we were satisfied with our experience. We learned a lot and our trip was more enjoyable than had we planned ourselves.
Travel Advisor: Nora Winsberg
Wonderful trip to Cinque Terre
Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2018
Marco was an awesome guide, full of knowledge. He went above and beyond to be sure we had a great experience.
Travel Advisor: Becky Sullivan