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Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo provided by Walks

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo
Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety: -Group size and/or tour duration may be reduced. This will be amended as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.
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Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See the highlights of Renaissance Florence on a leisurely 3-hour walking tour featuring special-access entrance to the Florence Duomo that lets you enter without waiting in line. Follow a passionate local guide and small group of no more than 15 people, to see Michelangelo’s David, the Baptistery (outside), and the Piazza del Duomo. End with a city stroll that includes landmarks like the Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Orsanmichele Church, and Ponte Vecchio. This is a great way to pack the highlights of Renaissance Florence into a short amount of time. Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety: Group size and tour duration may be reduced. This will be amended as as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Piazza San Marco
    Piazza San Marco, Firenze FI, Italy
    The meeting point is in Piazza San Marco, by the statue in the middle of the square. This is a centrally-located square adjacent to Via degli Arazzieri and Via Giorgio la Pira, about 1/3 mile north of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral.
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    Galleria dell'Accademia
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Piazza del Duomo
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Piazza della Signoria
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Palazzo Vecchio
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Ponte Vecchio
    Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza San Marco, Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
Inclusions
  • Skip the line tickets to the Accademia Gallery
  • No-Wait access to the Florence Duomo
  • Passionate, Local Guide
  • Headsets
  • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Entry/Admission - Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that guests can only carry small handbags inside the Accademia. Larger backpacks and big pointy umbrellas are not allowed. Please also note there is no cloakroom inside the Accademia Gallery.
  • Please remember that the Duomo (Cathedral) is a holy place and attire must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress.
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Due to Covid19, until the end of 2020, this tour will be amended to ensure your safety: Group size and tour duration may be reduced. This will be amended as as Covid restrictions relax in accordance with local regulations.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
23Reviews
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Cheech wrote a review Feb 2020
Boca Raton, Florida25 contributions4 helpful votes
We met up with our guide Roberto in the morning.(Im embarrased because im not 100% sure of his name, Please correct me if im wrong because he was excellent). Anyway we were led to the museum where the David is and were treated to many other stories of the works of art that were
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Hello Cheech8080, Thank you for your kind review. It certainly was Roberto that led your tour, and we are thrilled to learn that he was able to provide you with the excellent customer experience that we work so hard to achieve. We will be sure to forward your review to him, as we are sure it will make his day, just as it did ours. We look forward to sharing another walk with you soon! Warmest regards The Walks Team
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CarolT_SG wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore530 contributions67 helpful votes
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The tour started on time despite the drizzle. Guide Angelo (in yellow raincoat) was knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Our kids would normally have been bored to pieces standing for one hour listening to a description of Michelangelo’s David from various angles at the
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo
Responded 2 Jan 2020
Hello CarolT_SG, Thank you for such a glowing review. We couldn't be happier to learn that you and your family had such a wonderful time with Angelo. Reading reviews like these makes us all the more proud of what we do. We will be sure to forward your kind review to our Guide Manager to ensure that Angelo gets the recognition that he deserves. We hope that you had a wonderful time in Florence and we hope to see you and your family again soon! Warm regards, The Walks Team
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CQ$ wrote a review Nov 2019
11 contributions12 helpful votes
This was a great tour! We wanted something informative, skip the line and not too long. This tour met our expectations and the guide was very helpful!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo
Responded 14 Nov 2019
Hi WHERETHEGIRLSARE, Thank you for such a kind review. We couldn't be happier to learn that our guide was able to provide you with such a wonderful tour experience. We want every experience to be “five stars”, and we are so glad we did not disappoint. We look forward to sharing many more walks with you in the future! All the best, The Walks Team
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Lissettearevalo wrote a review Oct 2019
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If you want to enjoy the important sights of Florence, this is the best and most informative tour out there. Federica was our tour guide. She was so engaging and immersed in the history of this beautiful city that you forget that you are walking for three hours. The David was
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo
Responded 16 Oct 2019
Our Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo is simply the best way to see Florence, and we are delighted that Federica was able to provide you with the excellent we work so hard to achieve!
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jeanshose wrote a review Oct 2019
Munich, Germany2 contributions
This tour was absolutely one of the best tours ever. Eleonora was simply perfect, very powerful and smart - thank you very much! We absolutely recommended this tour!!!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Small Group Best of Florence with Special Access David & Duomo
Responded 16 Oct 2019
We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Eleonora! Thank you for your kind review; we are happy that you chose to join us.
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About the operator

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williamwG2911PS
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Required to pay ion advanced and hoodwinked by terms conflicting with booking page statements
I feel compelled to warn others who may be considering using Walks Tours to be wary of any bookings. My experience
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gurgussumbeaches
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Highly recommendable!!
My tourguide was Angelo, whose knowledgeable and entertaining storytelling made me relive Florentine history. Time
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David D
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Terrible customer service
On 12/28/19 I booked a tour out of Florence with takewalks.com for October 2020 and prepaid in full as required.
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Niall G
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Wonderful and relaxing
We were the first Tuscany tour after Walks restarted this post-Covid. My wider family and I have used the company a
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123elizab
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Beyond my best expectations
If I could give this tour a higher rating, I would! Annamaria was absolutely wonderful in every way. She was attent
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lynneandwayne
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Skipped the line
What a great Idea I am so glad we got these tickets because we would of waited for hours otherwise. Certainly wort
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merrymanct
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Insightful tour of Florence!
When we first planned our trip to Florence, we were not planning to do a tour that included the Accademia (we were
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katmspt
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Best Cooking Class!
Loved having our cooking class with Lorenzo last month in Florence! Not only was the food delicious, but we had a b
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Reluctnttraveler
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The highlight of Italy
Charles was a fountain of knowledge, so wise and captivating. He spoke on history, culture, art, engineering, polit
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Belon2129
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Pasta and gelato making- 4 hours
One of our best experiences in Florence! We were met by Lorenzo , our chef, personally. Our class was in a wonderfu
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Jennifer L
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Great tour
I had never done a tour before. I prefer to explore on my own . I was so happy I decided to do this tour ! Angelo w
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craigw982
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Best of Florence Walking Tour with David & the Duomo - Excellent Experience
Our guide Angelo was incredible. His knowledge and understanding of the arts and the city was most excellent. Much
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lolipena28
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highly recommend this company
most of our tours throughout Italy were booked with them. they were very informative, super nice and definitely wor
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GrandTour642886
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Matt the guide was marvellous
Our guide Matt was so knowledgable, he answered every question put to him, his knowledge of florentine’s history w
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MayanneKoh
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Booked two trips with Walks & very happy
1) Walking Tour with Skip The Line Florence Duomo and Accademia: a good crash course on the city and its rich histo
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