Florence - The Story of Michelangelo's Statue of David in Florence

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The Story of Michelangelo's Statue of David in Florence

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(160 reviews)
Florence city centre, Florence, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

Arguably the most famous statue in the western world, Michelangelo’s representation of the young shepherd turned hero and king is still one of the great attractions of Florence, a city with no shortage of masterpieces. But what makes this block of stone so special? The answer will be given as we wind our way through the streets of Florence, starting at the seat of religious power, the Duomo, and ending at the seat of political power, Palazzo Vecchio.

Meet bruceflorence


With English and Italian heritage, Bruce received French schooling (in NY and Rome) before going to Italian University in Florence. His passion is history in general and Florentine history in particular. After years spent in international organizations, then in the world of auctions and art publishing, he returned to Florence where he thoroughly enjoys his profession as a tour guide, leading tours in English and French, sharing his insights about the city’s history and heritage. Since 2004 he is a member of the International Council of Museums.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Florence with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Florence. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Alena P.

13 May 2021

Most enjoyable tour as always. Looking forward to the next one. Thank you.

Fawn M.

12 May 2021

Loved It!!

Christine A.

12 May 2021


Elbrich B.

12 May 2021

A very good guide, well prepared who knows a lot of special details and has a pleasant way to tell you things. Not annoying at all but keeps you interested and wanting to hear more. I only attended the last 15 minutes sadly enough but truly enjoyed it. I’m a guide myself in Friuli Venezia Giulia and this is the way I like a guide to be. Superb!

Erika R.

12 May 2021

Excellent history lesson, great photography, answered so many of of our questions.

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