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Pass By: Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Fontana del Porcellino, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Mercato del Porcellino, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Pass By: Battistero di San Giovanni, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Stop At: Cupola del Brunelleschi, Florence, Tuscany

 Your guide will take you through the city centre to Piazza Duomo and with skip-the-line entry you climb to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome where you can have a wonderful view of the city.  The Dome itself is a symbol of the city, famous for its amazing design and daring realization.
Note that the Dome ticket also allows entry to the Cathedral, the Crypt, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera and that they are valid for 72 hours from first entry.
You will visit the Palazzo Strozzi with its perfectly preserved courtyard and then away from the usual tourist trail you go to see a wonderful example of a medieval palace, the Palazzo Davanzati.
The tour takes you past the “Porcellino” (little pig) market and on to the oldest bridge in Florence, the Ponte Vecchio.  Dating from the 1300s this bridge has marvelous views of the surrounding Florentine Hills.  Learn about the bridge’s history and how the Vasari Corridor dramatically changed the shops that line the bridge.
It is then on to the political centre of Florence, the Piazza della Signoria.  The Uffizi, dominating one side of the square was formerly the offices of the Grand Dukes of the city and the former seat of the government of Florence, the Palazzo Vecchio is located on the other side of the piazza.
Away from the crowds you take a walk through one of the oldest parts of Florence to see the tower houses from the 1300s and arrive  at the Piazza Duomo to marvel at the Cathedral with its unique marble decoration and of course Brunelleschi’s Dome.
The tour guide will take you to the front of the Baptistery to see its magnificent Porta del Paradiso together with Giotto's bell tower, an excellent example of 1300s architecture.  
At this point your guide will give you instructions on how to get to the top of the Dome with your skip-the-line tickets.
There are 463 steps (no elevator) so put on your comfortable shoes and start climbing – the views are worth it!!

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Entry/Admission - Cupola del Brunelleschi
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local guide
  • All activities
  • Local taxes
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Additional Information
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point
Piazza di Santa CroceTraveler pickup is offeredPlease provide the address of your location. If you are staying at a central located hotel in Florence, your guide will meet you in the lobby.
Booking is cancellable 3 days prior to service date.

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Reviews

There are 2 review(s)
  • Jennifer Owens

    2019-04-22

    1 2 3 4 5

    Martina was an excellent guide that lead us around Florence. She was very knowledgeable and took the time to answer any questions we had along the way. I would recommend the private tours over a group tour. Martina even made recommendations for the rest of our journey.

  • Kevin M

    2019-04-22

    1 2 3 4 5

    Excellent tour guide, outstanding views, overall excellent tour! The steps were a bit of strenuous but worth the climb.