The Great Florence Walking Tour and David
A half day cultural walking tour of Florence, TuscanyThis tour is designed to provide an in depth understanding of ancient Florence, but is also perfect for first time visitors. We will start our walk by visiting one of the most picturesque districts in town, the Ponte Vecchio, with its goldsmith shops, and the Uffizi courtyard. Your guide will tell you about the Medici family, one of the greatest of the Florentine families, and you will hear an explanation of Florence that combines historical information with more recent events. We will then proceed towards the civic centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria, where you will have the opportunity to admire the Renaissance statues and the mediaeval Town Hall. After that, your guide will take you to the Piazza del Duomo, the square in front of the famous Cathedral of Florence, where you will see one of the largest cathedrals in the world with its magnificent dome. Our final destination will be the Accademia, the Gallery of the Academy, where your guide will talk about Michelangelo's life as it relates to the many masterpieces by the artist displayed in the Academy. Before visiting the Academy, there will be time for a good homemade gelato!