Piazza della Signoria, Florence
A day-trip to visit the highlights of the beautiful city of Florence
1. Travel from Rome to Florence by train (1h 30min hi-speed train); meet our guide at Florence train station; Walking tour of Florence; Return to Rome by train at the end of the day – RECOMMENDED!
If you prefer to travel by car we can provide private transportation from Rome.
Duration: 7 hours in Florence including lunch break
Cost: €490.00 Total for private party of max 8 people. Admissions, food and transportation extra. For larger parties please email us to inquire for a personalized quote.
Accademia Gallery, Michelangelo's David,
Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (the Duomo), Brunelleschi Dome, Baptistery, Giotto Bell Tower;
Piazza Repubblica (lunch break.) A
fternoon: Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and the statues in the Loggia dei Lanzi, Ponte Vecchio,
Dante Alighieri's house, Piazza San Firenze, Santa Croce church (tomb of Michelangelo.)
Starting times: Meet your guide at Florence Santa Maria Novella train station at around 10 a.m. – we can provide train details between Rome and Florence.
Meeting place: Florence Santa Maria Novella train station. If you arrive by cruise ship at the port of Livorno please see our list of shore excursions from Livorno.
For this walking tour, we recommend going to Florence by train and your private guide will meet you at the Florence railway station. As an alternative, we can provide a private car with driver.
After meeting your guide, you will start the tour with a visit to the Accademia Gallery, where you will see one of the most famous masterpieces in the world, the Michelangelo's David. For this visit, we will make reservations in advance in order to avoid the long queue.
You will then visit the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (the Duomo, above), with the famous Brunelleschi Dome, the Baptistery and the Giotto Bell Tower.
After seeing Piazza Repubblica, there will be time for a lunch break.
The afternoon begins with a walk through Piazza della Signoria, taking a look at the Palazzo Vecchio and the statues in the Loggia dei Lanzi, and then going to Ponte Vecchio (below), the most ancient and famous bridge of Florence.
Finally the tour will remember some of Florence's famous sons, with a walk through the very characteristic neighborood of Dante, the author of the Divine Comedy and Piazza San Firenze, and a visit to Santa Croce church, which houses the tomb of Michelangelo.
Tour costs €60/hour for party of max 8 people; €10.00 per each additional person in your party and up to 15 people. For larger parties we will send you a quote per person, depending on the total number of participants.