F12 FLORENCE, CRADLE OF THE RENASSANCE
Explore the Renaissance city of Florence on a full-day tour from Rome. The city tour will start from Piazzale Michelangelo where you will see a beautiful view of Ponte Vecchio. Here you will meet your guide who will show you the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral with its beautiful dome by Brunelleschi. Other treasures, the Baptistry and Giotto’s Bell Tower can also be admired before reaching Piazza della Signoria. Then your guide will take you to the Accademia Gallery and show you where our star used to stand outside the doors.
NEW !!! PIZZA LUNCH INCLUDED
One day tour from Rome
We will leave Rome to visit the northern province of Tuscany on a full-day tour to the Cradle of the Renaissance, crossing the green valley of the Tiber River to the slopes of the Apennines. Pass the vineyards of Chianti before your arrival in Florence. Legendary city of artists and architects from the 14th to the 17th century, your city tour starts at Piazzale Michelangelo for a panoramic view of the Tuscan capital, including Ponte Vecchio, Arno River, and Duomo. Breathe in the atmosphere of medieval streets once you descend the hills to explore the city centre. See masterpieces by Michelangelo, and Botticelli, including Michelangelo’s statue of David at the Accademia. Go to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, with its beautiful dome by Brunelleschi, and admire the Baptistery and Giotto’s Bell Tower. After lunch, enjoy a panoramic view of Piazza Santa Croce, where Michelangelo is buried. At 4.30 pm departure to Rome.
– Explore the Renaissance city of Florence
– Drive through the scenic Tiber River valley and Chianti vineyards
– See Michelangelo’s Statue of David
– Stroll the medieval streets of Florence
– Enjoy a scenic drive along the Arno River valley
Departure days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday except May 1st, Christmas Days
Tour starts: 7.00 am
Season validity: All tourism seasons.
• Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
• Tour escort for the entire trip
• Professional guide in Florence
• Admission to the Accademia Gallery
• Pick-up and drop off service for hotels within the Aurelian Walls
• Pizza lunch
General info: The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic. You can start the tour directly from the meeting point, or use the free collection service from your hotel. Please refer to the Concierge for information about collection schedules. In order to improve the quality of our services and to avoid delays in the collection to each hotel, we kindly ask for your cooperation to be ready at the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time.