Florence in a Day
For the art and art history lover inspired by the Renaissance
Discovering the Uffizi Gallery
Florence City Walking Tour
Accademia and Michelangelo
Our tours happen rain or shine. Our guides are great at adapting their route during changes of weather. Please bring an umbrella.
Where do we meet? Where does it end?
The tour meets near the Uffizi Gallery and ends at the Accademia. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map. You are welcome to stay in the museum and explore more after the tour is done.
What costs will I need to cover on the day?
We will pre-purchase your skip-the-line tickets for both the Uffizi and Accademia. You will be expected to cover the cost of your lunch and any additional refreshments.
Is the Duomo included on this tour?
You will see the Duomo on this tour and discuss its exterior and significance. However, the tour does not include a visit inside the cathedral.
I want to see sites that you don't include in the itinerary. What should I do?
Please book our Custom Florence Tour if you are interested in alternative sites.
Cornelia has a PhD in art history from Columbia University and wrote her dissertation on Renaissance city planning. She is especially knowledgeable about Medici patronage. In addition to her research and teaching, Cornelia, a mother of a disabled child, runs an association dedicated to barrier-free travel in Florence and is author of "The Accessible Guide to Florence."
Elizabeth recently received her MA in Florentine Renaissance art from Syracuse University in Florence. Her interests include women's history and women artists, particularly by women in convents. In addition to leading walks, she also lectures at various universities and institutions in Florence.
Valerie received her BA with distinction in Art History and Museology at the University of Florence, focusing on the Renaissance art market. Although German, Valerie was born and raised in Rome, making her eager to build bridges across different cultures. She also works for the educational department of the state museums in Florence, where her mission is to communicate art and culture as a means of understanding the visual signs that surround us.
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