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Private Tour of Florence
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Excellent guide Filippo very attentive and friendly 100% recommended
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  • English English
  • 1 hour 30 minutes - 6 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Discover the most emblematic landmarks of Florence accompanied by an exclusive guide for you, your partner, family or friends. The birthplace of the Renaissance at your feet!

Benefits of booking a private tour

Enjoy a completely personalized service by booking a private tour. You choose the day, the itinerary and the time. If you are travelling with a large group, you’ll also save money.

Our private tours

If you want to explore the best of the capital of Tuscany, you can book any of the following private tours of Florence. All the tours are walking tours, of between 3 and 6 hours.

Florence Guided Tour (3 Hours)

Set off on a 3-hour walking tour of Florence and explore the city’s main sights. Your expert guide will lead you to the Piazza del Duomo, the façade of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore and the Ponte Vecchio, among many other places while you learn about the birthplace of the Renaissance. The itinerary will be similar to the Florence Sightseeing Guided Tour.  

Accademia Gallery Tour (1.5 Hours)

Visit the world-famous Accademia Gallery which houses spectacular masterpieces, including the stunning ‘David’, ‘St Matthew’ and the ‘Palestrina Pietà’, all of which were created by Michelangelo. This tour follows a similar itinerary to the Guided Tour of the Accademia Gallery.

Uffizi Gallery Tour (3 hours)

The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most important museums in Florence and it accommodates works of art by the most renowned Italian artists. Your professional English-speaking guide will accompany you to see some of the most striking paintings like ‘The Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli and ‘Annunciation’ by Leonardo da Vinci. During your visit you will also admire works of art by Tiziano, Raphael, Caravaggio, Velazquez and Rubens. The details of the tour can be read here: Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour.

Tour of Florence & Accademia Gallery & Uffizi Gallery (6 hours)

This private tour is a 6-hour walking tour that combines the previous three tours. You will not only discover the best of Florence but also two of its most important museums. Your guide will reveal the fascinating history of the city, its main sights and works of art like ‘David’ by Michelangelo and ‘The Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli. The itinerary is similar to the following tour: Florence, Accademia and Uffizi Gallery Tour.

Uffizi Gallery & Accademia Tour (4 Hours)

This shorter tour is perfect for those art lovers with less time. Take in the two meccas to the great renaissance masters, seeing the legendary 'David' by Michelangelo as well as works by Boticelli, Da Vinci, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Stradivari and more.

Palazzo Vecchio Tour (2.5 hours)

Explore the striking Palazzo Vecchio, Florence’s Town Hall and symbol of the city’s power for the last seven centuries. Follow your guide through its numerous rooms and passageways while you discover the past of one of the most important buildings in the capital of Tuscany. The visit includes access to the tower of the palace. This tour follows a similar itinerary to the Palazzo Vecchio Guided Tour.

Keep in mind that the Palazzo Vecchio closes every Thursday at 2 pm.

Medici Florence Tour (2 hours)

Lorenzo "The Magnificent" and other members of the powerful and ambitious Medici family left their mark on Florence throughout the Renaissance where geniuses such as Michelangelo walked the streets of the Tuscan capital. On this tour, taking place on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you're accompanied by an expert guide around monuments such as Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at any point in the city centre or at your hotel lobby (only for centrally-located hotels). We will ask you at what time you wish to do the tour and where when you book the activity.

Important Information

  • Please remember that tickets to monuments are only included on the guided tours of the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. All other entrance fees must be paid at the monuments.
  • Depending on the opening times and availability of the various museums, the schedule of the tour may change.
  • Children under 5 participate free, so when making your reservation you only need to indicate the number of guests over 5 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 9 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

This is a private tour organized for you, your partner, a group of friends or your family.
The price of the tour depends on the number of guests. Fill out the booking form to see the total price. Children under 5 visit free, so you don't need to include them in the reservation. In the case of the guided tours of the Uffizi Gallery and the Academia, the tickets are included in the price.

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Duration

1 hour 30 minutes - 6 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour (only for you, your partner, friends and family).

Tickets to the Uffizi Gallery and the Academia (optional).

Not included

Tickets to the Medici Palace (€10 per person).

Tickets to the Medici chapel (€9 per person).

Tickets to the Palazzo Vecchio (between €12 and €20).

Headphones for groups larger than 7.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is there anywhere nearby where I can leave my car?

    A - Yes. There are car parks at the Santa Maria Novella and San Lorenzo stations.

  • Q - Does the tour visit the inside of the cathedral?

    A - No, because of the long lines that form outside, we'll visit the cathedral from the outside. Then after the tour you can visit the inside for free if you like.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (you must attend with a carer).

Per group from
US$ 140
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.