Our Florence tour departs from your hotel in Rome around 08.00 am. After a pleasant journey through the Umbrian and Tuscan regions and countryside, we arrive at Piazzale Michelangelo for a stop to admire the spectacular view of Florence, the entire Arno valley and the Ponte Vecchio which crosses the Arno river.
You can explore the city’s many attractions, such as the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Museum, which we recommend booking tickets for in advance. Additionally, you can visit the Church of Santa Croce, where Michelangelo is buried. In the late afternoon, the excursion ends with the return to Rome, with an expected arrival of 19:30 pm.
Florence is a real open-air museum, with every corner and alley offering a surprise. So, take the time to walk the streets and look up, to discover art, palaces, sculptures, fountains and incredible staircases.
Tour of Florence
Take a tour of Florence and explore the city’s iconic sights!
After some free time for shopping, you’ll visit the Accademia Museum to see Michelangelo’s David and/or the Uffizi Gallery. Then, head to the main square of the city, S. Maria del Fiore, to see the Brunelleschi Cathedral, Giotto’s bell tower, the Baptistery, and the district of S. Lorenzo, known for its leather market.
Enjoy a traditional Italian lunch in a local trattoria, then take a stroll through Piazza Signoria, visiting Palazzo Vecchio and Ponte Vecchio, famous for its gold market. Finally, the tour ends with a return to Rome, expected to arrive around 19.30 pm. Please note that the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Museum are closed on Mondays.
Departure from: Cruise terminal Livorno
Departing from the Livorno Cruise Terminal, your tour of Florence begins!
Your driver will be waiting for you at the gangway of your ship, holding a sign with your name on it. After a 30-minute drive, you’ll have the opportunity to take a quick stop and admire the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa and Piazza dei Miracoli. Snap some photos, then continue on to Florence for the rest of your tour.