Florence Tour from Lucca: Uffizi & Accademia Gallery

English, Italian, Spanish
1 day
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Download the voucher you will receive by email and show it on the screen of your smartphone on the day of the tour. Optionally, you can print the voucher.
Free! cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
Cancellation up to 48 hours before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Less than 48 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Highlights

  • Scroll through the squares, streets and the outsides of the most important monuments of Florence.
  • Walk by the Piazza Duomo and the famous Ponte Vecchio.
  • Visit the Uffizi Museum with an expert guide and the entrance included.
  • Admire the most famous statue in the Academia Gallery: David by Michelangelo.

Included

  • Roundtrip train from Lucca
  • Florence walking tour(1h)
  • Monolingual expert guide
  • Tour and Entrance to the Accademia Gallery Museum (1 h)
  • Tour and Entrance to the Uffizi Gallery Museum (2 h)
  • Time to explore the Museum on your own until closing time
  • Earphones, only for groups with over 15 participants

Not included

  • Lunch

Description

Take the shuttle from Lucca to Florence and spend your day discovering the museums and history of Florence.

The first part of the tour starts with a guided visit to the Accademia Gallery. You will learn why the David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what it used to represent in his time.

How did the genius of Michelangelo meet the challenge of extracting the pathos of a being and fixing it forever in time in the Pietà, or the famous Prisoners who still seem to struggle free from their marble blocks? You will have the answers to all your questions.

Get the chance to have a close encounter with timeless works of art and get the inside story of the life and times of this consummate artist.

After the guided tour you will have some free time to wander around on your own and some free time to have lunch (not included).

The second part of the tour starts in the early afternoon from the Hard Rock café near Piazza della Repubblica. You will enjoy an excellent and complete introductory tour dedicated to those who want to know all the facts and secrets of two thousand years of Florentine history, from the city’s Roman origins to a 15th century palace, from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the wonders of the architecture of Brunelleschi’s Dome which overlooks the Baptistery's golden ‘Gates of Paradise’.

After the walking tour you will visit one of the most famous museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the works of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages.

You will recognize original world-famous paintings you have seen in books, magazines, and on TV close-ups. You will learn about the secrets of the artists’ craft, techniques and tools. Looking at the most famous artworks of the period, you will be able to understand why Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance.

The tour ends in the Uffizi Gallery where you will have the chance to stay longer in the Gallery and wander around by your own before the to go back to Lucca.

Itinerary

  • 9:00 - 10:00: Train from Lucca to Florence.
  • 11:00 am: Departure time 1st Part of the Tour from Accademia Gallery
  • 12:15 pm end of the first part of the tour - clients have free time for lunch (not included)
  • 1:30 pm Departure time 2nd Part of the Tour: Meeting Point: Café Agorà, P.zza San Lorenzo 13R.
  • 5:30 pm: tour ends inside the Uffizi Gallery.
  • Lucca by train (departute time subject to availability)

Note that

  • Train tickets will be sent to you the day before the date of the tour. Please, check your email, since we will send them to you in this way.
  • The time of departure and return of trains may suffer some variation due to availability. The recommended departure time is from 9:00 am and the return time in the late afternoon. If you have a schedule preference, please advise when booking.

Starting point

Suggested train from Lucca to Florence: 9:00 am to 10:00 am from Lucca Central Train Station - You will meet our guide directly in Florence, please see meeting point below:

  • First part of tour 11.00 am In front of Main Entrance of Accademia Gallery.
  • Second part of tour 1.30 pm "My Tour Point" In front of Cafè Agorà, P.zza San Lorenzo 13R.
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