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  • Florence: Duomo Complex Guided Tour

    1. Florence: Duomo Complex Guided Tour

    Discover the heart of Florence and learn all the secrets and the history that lies behind the Duomo Complex. Santa Maria del Fiore, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, is the third largest church in the world and was the largest church in Europe when it was completed in the 15th Century. Your local guide will show you the main sights while telling you interesting anecdotes on how this masterpiece was created. You’ll also visit the Duomo Museum in which you’ll discover masterpieces of Arnolfo, Ghiberti, Donatello, Luca della Robbia, Antonio Pollaiolo, Verrocchio, and Michelangelo. This is the largest concentration of Florentine monumental sculpture in the world. Last but not least, admire the stunning Baptistry of San Giovanni, one of the most ancient churches in Florence, which sits opposite the city's cathedral, the church of Santa Maria del Fiore and its incredible East Door - that Michel...

    Very knowledgeable guide ! Erica shared insightful info about the cathedral and many interesting details which helped us get a better understanding of the cathedral’s unique structure and story. Visiting without her would have been a shame :) Would also recommend getting the full tour, baptistery and the museum as well, since there is some valuable knowledge to get there !

  • Florence: Accademia & Bargello Museum Ultimate David Tour

    2. Florence: Accademia & Bargello Museum Ultimate David Tour

    Learn how the David became such an important symbol of Florence in the Renaissance, and how this hero became the subject of works of art by great masters. Visit the Bargello Museum to see works by Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Michelangelo housed in a historic medieval palace. Stroll through the streets of Florence, passing through Piazza Duomo to admire the great Cathedral dome, on the way to the Accademia Gallery. Enter inside the Accademia with priority skip-the-line tickets. Admire Michelangelo’s world-famous statue and discover all about its making. Satisfy your tastebuds with traditional Italian Gelato and take home a free souvenir of Florence as a lovely reminder of your visit. Leave with a better understanding of the artworks that you’re most interested in with a personalized tour.

  • Florence: Medieval & Renaissance Walking Tour Pass

    3. Florence: Medieval & Renaissance Walking Tour Pass

    Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Tuscan capital, thanks to engaging storytelling by expert local guides. Discover the neighborhood of San Lorenzo, where you can find the Basilica of S. Lorenzo, the church of the Medici family, and the Medici Chapels. Visit the elegant cloister, a green oasis of peace in the heart of the Medici district. Next, admire the beauty of the Palazzo Medici Riccardi and reach Piazza del Duomo.  Admire the impressive cathedral with Brunelleschi's dome and Giotto's bell tower. See the Baptistery of Saint John with the Gates of Paradise. Walk along the Arno River to reach the Ponte Vecchio, the famous "Jewelry Bridge". Then continue to the picturesque Mercato della Paglia, and the famous Fontana del Porcellino. Not too far away, there is the elegant Piazza della Signoria, a great outdoor sculpture museum, dominated by the imposing Palazzo Vecchio...

    Alicia, nuestra guía, se desempeñó perfectamente en una visita tanto en italiano como en castellano, pues éramos un público diverso, y se esmeró en compartirnos su amplio conocimiento sobre la historia de la ciudad respondiendo todas nuestras preguntas.

  • Florence: 1.5-Hour Bargello Museum Private Tour

    4. Florence: 1.5-Hour Bargello Museum Private Tour

    The Bargello Palace is one of the foremost art collections in the world, and today with your private guide you'll have the chance to experience the art in a personal, up-close way that is simply impossible with large group tours. We enter into the fortress, a marvel in its own right, to experience some of the greatest Renaissance masterpieces Florence has to offer. You will have a chance to see the David and St. George by Donatello, the Bacchus and the Round Pitti by Michelangelo, Mercury by Giambologna, just to name a few! The museum makes a nice alternate after having visited the highly touristed Uffizi Galleries, and for a true Florence Art experience, there is no better place to be than the Bargello's halls. The building itself was constructed during the Italian Middle Ages (1200s). Originally called Palazzo del Podestà, it is the oldest public building in Florence. You will have a ...

  • Florence: Private Leonardo Da Vinci Tour

    5. Florence: Private Leonardo Da Vinci Tour

    Immerse yourself in the life and times of Leonardo Da Vinci on this fascinating private guided tour. Start your tour from the Bargello Museum, visiting Palazzo Gondi and Uffizi Square along the way. Continue along Piazza Della Signoria where you'll admire the Palazzo Vecchio and discover some interesting facts about the "Salone Dei 500", which is located inside the City Hall palace. Next, admire the Loggia Dei Lanzi and walk past the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to admire the Dome. Finish your tour at the Leonardo Da Vinci Museum and enjoy privileged access with your fast-track entrance ticket. Inside the museum, discover replicas and drawings of the main machines made by the genius during his life. Feel free to remain in the museum and explore the rest of the artifacts at your own pace when the tour ends.

  • Florence: National Museum of Bargello Private Tour

    6. Florence: National Museum of Bargello Private Tour

    Enter the National Museum of Bargello via the priority entrance to avoid waiting in line. Explore the historic building, which was built between the 11th and the 14th centuries and has had a variety of functions throughout the years. With your guide, discover a large number of artworks, mainly sculptures, statues, and bas-reliefs created by the great Florentine Renaissance artists. See notable works such as the beautiful "Terre Cotte" by Luca and Andrea Della Robbia, and various statues created by Donatello, Mino of Fiesole, and Desiderio Da Settignano. See the "Bottega dei Rossellino" and the "Formelle Bronzee" of the Baptistery of Florence by Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi. See a variety of works by Giambologna Cellini and some early works by Michelangelo. After your guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the museum at your leisure.

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What people are saying about National Museum of Bargello

Our guide, Mrs. Enrica, was really very good and engaging. I have a daughter who has finished the third year of artistic high school, and she has really had the opportunity to savor art not only with the infinite beauties that delight the eye, but with the skill of a trained, friendly and always available guide. all our curiosities. Truly a breathtaking experience. Absolutely to try.

Very knowledgeable guide ! Erica shared insightful info about the cathedral and many interesting details which helped us get a better understanding of the cathedral’s unique structure and story. Visiting without her would have been a shame :) Would also recommend getting the full tour, baptistery and the museum as well, since there is some valuable knowledge to get there !

EXTRAORDINARY GUIDED TOUR OF THE CATHEDRAL AND THE MUSEUM OF THE CATHEDRAL OF FLORENCE. CARMEN, OUR GUIDE HAS DEMONSTRATED A KNOWLEDGE OF THE HISTORY OF FLORENCE, THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CATHEDRAL AND TRULY EXCEPTIONAL ART WORK.

The cathedral itself is to be forgotten inside - despite the dome fresco by Vasari (partly). The originals are in the museum. The long queuing doesn't pay off at all. The museum is impressive, as is the baptistery.

Beautiful excursion, and I don't know for the incomparable location! Our guide was very knowledgeable, helpful and, last but not least, very nice! Experience to recommend!