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My Exclusive Original Florence & David Tour

from € 46.00

The Original Florence Walk and the David at the Accademia  
Two and a half hour City Walk plus a half hour visit to the Accademia Museum to see Michelangelo's "David".

The Original Florence Walk is a tour that covers the historical center of Florence.
The walk focuses on the area north of the river and west of the church Santa Croce.
It includes the Duomo, Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele (we enter 2 churches, time permitting - the rest of the walk is outdoors), the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Della Signoria, Piazza Strozzi, Vasari corridor, the Bell Tower, the Baptistery, the Palazzo Vecchio and many other medieval towers and renaissance palaces along the way. It is a historical tour, but we do discuss art (many statues are outdoors here) and tell many little stories and anecdotes that are not usually in the history books.

This tour is entertaining and suits all levels and ages.
With this combination private tour we also visit the Accademia Gallery where we view the majestic David along with Michelangelo's Slaves composition, another of the artist's works housed in the Museum.

Tour Length: Three Hours - two and a half hour Original Florence Walk and one half hour in the Accademia for the Original David Tour.

Includes: Your own private guide, all pre-reserved museum entries and reservation fees.

Excludes: Optional gratuities.

Please make sure that shoulders and knees are covered for entrance into churches!

Please note: Children under 6 years old are free on this tour.

Skip-the-line entry:
 Artviva Tours make reservations up to 12 months in advance to skip the ticket purchasing and reserved ticket retrieval queues. Even with reservations, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum.  We guarantee that in spite of any eventual delays, our tour guides ensure all aspects of our museum tour are covered. 



From 1 to 2 persons 295.00 € From 147.50 € per person
From 3 to 4 persons 345.00 € From 86.25 € per person
From 5 to 6 persons 395.00 € From 65.83 € per person
Fropm 7 to 8 persons 445.00 € From 55.63 € per person
From 9 to 10 persons 495.00 € From 49.50 € per person
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My Exclusive Original Florence & David Tour
Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5 stars
   Based on 59 Ratings.
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On 2014/07/28
Boyan said:

excellent

Kane was an excellent guide with a good sense of humor. He is very competent, enthusiastic, and a great story teller. I learnt a great deal from him about the city of Florence. He really made my short stay in Florence that much more enjoyable. Thank you Kane!

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On 2014/07/20
Sara said:

excellent

Kane was a fabulous guide! He had an extensive knowledge of relevant historical fact and made the history of Florence come alive. It really helped having a native English speaking guide as we found other guides who had English as their second language were often difficult to understand. Thank you Kane!

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On 2014/05/26
Kaaren said:

EXCELLENT VENICE TOURS

The 4 Venice tours, Venice in one Glorious Day, are outstanding. We did 2 on Mon 5/12 and 2 on Wed 5/14. Jen was our fantastic guide for 2 of them. I don't remember the names of the other 2 Italian ladies, but they were also excellent & easy to understand.

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On 2014/05/10
schoon said:

Venice in one glorious day!!!! Having heard from a friend that a visit to Venice could be a challenge as far as visiting the highlights is concerned, we decided to scour the internet for a suitable guided tour. Skipping the line was imperitive for us. Two ladies with 3 adolescent sons,a challenge in itself. We chose to "do" Venice in one day so that we could be free to return to places of interest with enough knowledge to recognise and be sure of not missing the most important sights. Skipping the line to enter the San Marco Basilica was absolutely a highlight. Thousands of visitors stood in the pouring rain in order to get a glimpse of this magnificent masterpiece. Our guide Christina was absolutely professional and was able to keep our teenage sons more than interested. It was also very much appreciated by us that Art Viva gave us a call the day previous to our tour that bad weather was expected and offered us to postpone the gondola trip.

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On 2014/04/22
Helen Stevens said:

I'd like to thank Angelos for giving us a fantastic evening tour 16th April. His local knowledge brought Florence alive and made our stay much more enjoyable. Thanks for the tips about places to go - we loved the Opera!

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On 2014/04/15
Susan S said:

Simply Wonderful!

Touring the Uffizi Gallery with Klaus was the highlight of our trip to Florence; his passion and knowledge provided for an unforgettable afternoon. Booking a tour with ArtViva is highly recommended!

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On 2013/12/15
Ryan Antista said:

Awesome and highly recommended!

I used the Art Viva services while in Florence for two tours, The Uffizi Gallery and the Academia Gallery. Because I went in a low season I was the only client and the company still went through with the service, thank you! I had the best tour guild that I could ever hope for! Her name was Elizabeth. She was knowledgeable, fun to be with, very well informed and broke down the pieces and art history in a way that was artful in and of itself. I give the tour service and specifically Elizabeth a 100% A+ and recommend this group all the way. I had a great experience, thank you so much!!

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On 2013/11/04
Anthony said:

Great tour, Stefan was the best

If you are going to Florence this tour is a must, Volterra is amazing "town in the clouds", and without all the tourists. Stefan made the tour absolutely fantastic and it was the highlight of our holidays.

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On 2013/10/22
Jane Wood said:

Uffizi Tour 26.9.13

An excellent tour. Floriana our guide: friendly; informative and impressively knowledgeable. A dream fulfilled. Thank you.

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On 2013/09/08
Howard said:

Inspiring and Fun!

We did the Florence in One Glorious Day. Worth every moment. Klaus entertained, inspired and excited us with his knowledge, delivery and communication. He gave us 'big picture' history and 'little picture' stories, putting humanity into the architecture. Just excellent. Liz helped us enjoy the Uffizi and Accademia with her art knowledge and insight. Both great tour guides. Next time, we'll be back!

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