Meet your private and expert guide at your hotel and start the most complete and thrilling guided walking tour: you will visit the lively Central market zone, characterized by its workshops and multicolored stalls, where the Medici Chapels, and Basilica di S. Lorenzo, the church of Medici’s Family, are located.
In a short time, you can reach Piazza del Duomo, where you can admire the Cathedral (interior visit *) and its Dome by Brunelleschi, Giotto’s Bell Tower and Saint John’s Baptistery with its Gates of Paradise.
The private tour continues then, by visiting the medieval quarters where Dante Alighieri and Beatrice lived. Further on you can find the Palazzo del Bargello and a few steps away, you will reach Piazza della Signoria, a great “open-air sculpture museum”, overlooked by the imposing Palazzo Vecchio.
Next to it you find the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most important museum all over the world.
Your expert Guide will be glad to escort you to the picturesque Mercato della Paglia (Straw market), where the famous Piglet Fountain is located. You walk along the street that leads to Ponte Vecchio, the “jewels bridge”. By crossing the bridge, you will finally reach the wonderful Pitti Palace, where your private tour ends.
Please note: The access to the Cathedral is not bookable, so the internal visit will only be possible if there is no long line. In case of a long line the visit of the Cathedral will be replaced by the exterior and interior visit of the suggestive Orsanmichele Church where you can admire the famous Tabernacle by Orcagna, the Altar of Saint Anna by Francesco da San Gallo and other amazing Medieval and Renaissance artworks
- The Cathedral is closed on Sunday morning, on National Holidays and during religious celebrations.