Florence in a Day Tour from Rome with David and Duomo

Florence in a day from Rome by High-Speed Train

Are you staying in Rome, but want to see Florence? Our full-day Florence tour includes visits to the Accademia Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio, the Duomo (outside) and more. Experience the best of Florence with a with a local, English-speaking guide.

Rugged

While this is a walking tour, there are no hills, so it is pretty smooth walking.

11 h
max 18
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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Statue of David
Leather Market
Accademia Gallery
Duomo Exterior
Dante's District
Ponte Vecchio
From Rome
Want to visit Florence, but are strapped for time? We’ll handle all the details of your trip to Tuscany’s capital city, including high-speed train tickets from Rome to Florence. Known historically as the “Cradle of the Renaissance”, Florence was home to the Medici Family, Dante, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo. See the Accademia Gallery, Michelangelo’s David, Palazzo Vecchio, and the facade of the Florence Duomo. This full-day tour includes:
  •  - Skip the line Accademia tickets and tour
  •  - Round-trip train tickets from Rome to Florence
  •  - Tour leader to accompany you for the day
  •  - English-speaking local guide 
  •  - Walking tour of Florence
  •  - David Statue by Michelangelo

Michelangelo's David

Michelangelo’s world-renowned statue of David resides inside Florence’s Accademia Gallery. Carved by a 26-year-old Michelangelo between 1501 and 1504, this masterpiece depicts the Biblical King David. Stand in awe at the white slab of marble carved into the exquisite work of art known worldwide.
 
The Accademia Gallery is Florence’s second most popular museum behind the Uffizi Gallery, resulting in long lines for visitors. Our Florence tour includes skip the line Accademia Gallery tickets, so you don’t have to wait in line. Just a quick security check and we’re in!
 
Short delays at the security check may occur during the busiest months, June and July. However, our team of experts works to prevent delays as much as possible.

Exterior of the Florence Duomo

A Renaissance-era dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, the Florence Duomo is one of the city’s iconic landmarks. Admire the impressive cathedral from the outside and get a glimpse of its famed bronze Baptistery Doors. Praised by generations of artists and art historians, these doors feature relief sculptures depicting Old Testament stories.

The Old Bridge - Ponte Vecchio

The Ponte Vecchio is Florence’s iconic bridge that crosses the Arno River. Since the 13th century, the Ponte Vecchio bridge has been home to many of Florence’s charming artisan shops. Used by the Medici Family for safe maneuverability, the Ponte Vecchio’s Vasari Corridor connects the Palazzo Vecchio with the Palazzo Pitti. During the Vasari Corridor’s construction, gold and silversmiths replaced the butchers who sold their meats on the bridge. To this day, many jewelers and artisans still sell their goods on the Ponte Vecchio.
 
After you’ve finished your Florence in a day tour, your guide will lead the group back to the train station. Say arrivederci to your guide and new friends, then return to Rome via high-speed rail.

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