If you are based in Rome during your trip you can’t miss out on the opportunity to see the beauty of Florence, with so much incredible art, history and architecture, seeing all that Florence offer can be a challenge. City Wonders has created the perfect full day trip to Florence from Rome that offers you to chance to see it all!
Travel in comfort by high speed rail and arrive to Florence station, there you will meet your local guide and make your way to the Accademia Gallery for the first stop of your tour.
Our Skip the Line access to the Accademia Gallery provides you with the opportunity to jump the queue and marvel at Michelangelo’s statues of the Slaves and his magnificent 17foot marble masterpiece, the David.
Your expert guide will bring/lead you to the astounding Florence Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, from where Brunelleschi’s dome dominates the skyline of Florence and never ceases to impress. Gaze at the Baptistry Doors by Ghiberti, coined the “Gates of Paradise” by Michelangelo and enter the Duomo.
Throughout the walking tour, you will learn about the fascinating history of Florence as you visit the heart of the Renaissance Civic and Political Center, famous for its ancient statues and glorious fountains. You will make your way towards the Uffizi Gallery and the Medieval Palazzo Vecchio. Our path continues as we head toward the Religious Center, stopping at the Church of Orsanmichele, where you will admire ingenious statues by Donatello, Ghiberti and Verrocchio.
Rub the nose of the legendary boar, “il Porcellino” to ensure a return to Florence and visit Piazza della Repubblica, once the Ancient Forum, now a popular meeting place for famous writers, artists and locals.
Then feel free to enjoy some time at your leisure to discover the beauty of Florence. Your guide will be available to offer recommendation for restaurants, so you can try a delicious local meal in what is one of the world’s most renowned destinations for food and wine. There will also be plenty of time for shopping in Florence’s fashionable boutiques and in the market stalls, famous for their handmade leather goods. Otherwise just take your time to wander and take in the beauty of the city, before your return to Rome by high speed rail.
Our tours are very popular amongst visitors to Italy, Paris and London, so we suggest booking your place on them at your earliest convenience. If you are not ready to book yet and have some questions, we would be happy to help over the phone, via email and Live Chat. It is our mission to ensure that you get the most out of your visit!
Our City Wonders coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition and holding a sign with the tour name.
You should expect to receive an email within minutes of booking with your confirmation voucher.
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