On this tour, you’ll enter the home of one of the world’s most beloved statues at the Academia. Here you’ll learn all about David, by Michelangelo, as your guide discusses this artistic genius and the enormous marble statue that he carved for two years. You’ll discuss Michelangelo and his contemporaries as you explore several other 16th century works on display in the museum. Outside, you’ll hit the streets of the city center, visiting squares like Piazza della Signoria and Piazza della Repubblica where Florence’s history has unfolded over the centuries.
Your guide will introduce you to the Ponte Vecchio, the only bridge over the Arno to survive World War II. Trace the history of the noble Medici family, the drivers behind this once illustrious and wealthy city. Look up to the imposing Duomo, an architectural beauty, just like Leonardo da Vinci may once have done. Learn about the church and its stunning bronze Baptistery Doors. This tour will ensure that you have the ideal overview of Florence’s history to go out and explore on your own with confidence.
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Florence major city sights and history