This half day tour takes in the best of Florence, the city of Michelangelo, beginning in one of the most beautiful panoramic spots in the world: Piazzale Michelangelo, where you have a birds’ eye view of Florence’s most famous sights right below you.

From the piazza bearing his name, you will proceed to the Accademia Gallery to see the some of his original masterpieces including Michelangelo’s David, and the unique opportunity to see some of his unfinished works including the Prisoners series.

After marveling at Michelangelo, we finish the tour with a brief Florence walking tour, ending in the Piazza Duomo, to see the spectacular Baptistry with its gold plated and bronze doors including the famous “Gate of Paradise,” Giotto’s Bell Tower and of course the Duomo, Florence’s famous cathedral, with its striking dome.

START TIME 9 AM Meeting point at Bar Reale in Santa Maria Novella Train Station (follow track 16 towards the area with grass and palm trees)
WEAR Comfortable shoes
Museum ticket and skip-the-line entry Professional guide
Transportation in comfortable coach to Piazzale Michelangelo
Duomo entry
Guide tip

Additional information

LanguageEnglish, Spanish

9.00 AM – 10.00 AM: Piazzale Michelangelo

Meeting point (Bar Reale in Santa Maria Novella train station, track 16)
  • Transport in comfortable coach to Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Birds’ eye view of Florence with professional guide to point out key landmarks and history

10.15 AM – 11.30 AM: Accademia Gallery

Skip-the-line entry to the Accademia Gallery and guided tour with our professional guide.
  • Michelangelo’s David
  • Michelangelo’s Prisoners series

11.30 AM - 12.15 PM: Florence Walking Tour

Short walking tour of Florence with our professional guide
  • Piazza Duomo
  • Florence Cathedral
  • Baptistry and Gate of Paradise
  • Giotto’s Bell Tower
best of florence tour with michelangelo David
michelangelo's david at accademia gallery florence