• Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 225.48 View price calendar

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With so much to see in Florence, it can be hard to know where to begin. On this private tour, take a break from your guidebook and make sure you hit all the most important Renaissance monuments, from Medici palaces and the famous Duomo to artsy Oltarno across the river and high-fashion avenues. Plus, fit in a visit to one of the most famous sculptures of all-time with skip-the-line access to the popular Accademia Gallery, home of Michelangelo’s ‘David.’


  • Get a personalized introduction to Florence on a private walking tour
  • See the most famous monuments plus tucked-away treasures with the help of a guide
  • Learn the history behind landmarks like the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, and Piazza della Signoria
  • Includes skip-the-line access to the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo's 'David'

What You Can Expect

Private Skip-the-Line Florence Highlights and David Walking Tour

Michelangelo's David

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Our tour guide Bernardo did an amazing job. It was very informative. We could have not been happier with this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

This tour was amazing and Brenda was a fabulous tour guide! She spoke flawless English and was very easy to understand. She explained the history of Florence to us in an easy to understand way. We had our adult children with us 20 and 23 years old and we all equally enjoyed the tour! While it was very hot on our tour afternoon, Brenda made sure we had ample water breaks and we even stopped for gelato! We were able to skip the line at all attractions, even the Accademia Gallery, because of Brenda's great reputation with the staff there. She explained the David statue to us in detail, so that we could have a greater appreciation of it. She also showed us an area that was being excavated in the city square, that was not on the official tour. They had found a skull there that morning and she was excited to show us. We were in the area a few days later and went back to that excavation area, and they had actually found the entire skeleton of what looked to be a small child. I've posted the picture below. We highly recommend this tour and hope you get Brenda as your guide! She's the best!

Brad T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Tour guide was awesome! She was very knowledgeable and went at our pace. I would definitely do this tour again.

John C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Our guide Barbara was amazing! We booked this tour for our family of five 3 kids 15, 13, and 9. She was fun, funny and super knowledgeable. She really connected with our kids and kept them interested and engaged the entire tour. In addition to the formal tour, she gave us a great overview of the city including some of her favorite shops, restaurants, and of course where to find the best Gelato!! The tour was outstanding and she really helped us kick off a great week in Florence!! Thanks Barbara!!

Neil M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

After seeing the lines to get into the Vatican Museums, a skip-the-line tour is well worth it. The best part of our tour was our private guide. She was very knowledgable and engaged everyone in our family of six. She really helped us to understand the history and meaning of the artifacts, the gardens, the Sistene Chapel, and the Basilica.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017


Nigel C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was one of the highlights of our time in Italy. Barbara our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, a great sense of humour and also very passionate about Florence. We thoroughly enjoyed our three hours with her and would not hesitate to recommend her to any interested visitors.

robert w

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

we had a wonderful tour of florence. unfortunately for us we did not realize the morning traffic would be so congested so we were late to meet our guide. she was most gracious and knowledgeable. we had a member of our group who needed to see a doctor and she took care of that also by bringing us to the doctor's office after our tour was done. so in addition to seeing the ponte vecchio, david and the other amazing sights we were so well treated that i would highly recommend this experience.

Chris B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

If I could, I would give Brenda six stars - she was amazing! She met us at our hotel and, being a native of Florence, she was able to take us on a fantastic and informative tour throughout one of my favorite cities in the world. Being that she had relatives in the USA, her english was perfect and she did a wonderful job of making everything about the city understandable and accessible to us.Also, being that she graduated with an art history degree, she was the perfect candidate to walk us through the Renaissance in the footsteps of the masters. Our time on the tour while long over three hours seemed far too brief when it was time to say goodbye to our guide. In that time, we covered all of the high spots in the city Il Duomo, David, etc., and also, many out of the way details that would not be noted by the average visitor. Some of the backstory and facts around the sites gave a great perspective and context as we went through Florence - having a private guide really made a difference. She even made it a point to recommend other sites and restaurants around the town, taking our map and indicating the location of all the spots for our reference later. Brenda made a beautiful city even more wonderful, and I would definitely repeat, although I've already been to Florence. This tour is highly recommended, especially with the right guide. Thank you Brenda!

Ashvin J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Our tour guide was just brilliant without him I would have the place ten times round and still have no substance about Florence, now I am Florentine. Great personality and it could not have been more private than the one we had. The quick way to explore Florence with a purpose.

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