9:00 Florence and Accademia - 14:30 Florence and Uffizzi Gallery
English and Spanish always - Italian, French and German minimal 2 people
Bar Reale, inside Santa Maria Novella Train station (follow platform 16 to the grassy area with palm trees)
FLORENCE & ACCADEMIA - 9:00 am
This discovery tour begins from one of the most beautiful and romantic spots in the world: PIAZZALE MICHELANGELO, where you can drink in the sights and historic panorama of Florence lying before your eyes.
The tour continues inside the ACCADEMIA GALLERY, famous for its David of Michelangelo, the unfinished works of art Prigioni, San Matteo, la Pietà di Palestrina and other masterpieces by the great artist.
The tour ends with a stroll through the historic streets of the city to arrive in PIAZZA DUOMO, where you will learn the secrets of Giotto’s Bell Tower, and discover the beauty of the Baptistery with its golden, bronze doors (including the famous Porta del Paradiso).
Last but not least, there is the breathtaking Cathedral itself.
FLORENCE & UFFIZZI GALLERY - 2:30 pm
From Florence we cruise along the tree-lined roads to reach the beautiful Etruscan-Roman village of FIESOLE, with stunning views of Florence and the Arno Valley.
Heading back to the city we drive along the famous Lungarni (on the Arno riverbank) to reach the Basilica di SANTA CROCE and its historic Square. After admiring the palaces we walk up to PIAZZA DELLA SIGNORIA, the unique heart of the city’s social life, to admire the architecture of PALAZZO VECCHIO and the famous statues of Loggia de' Lanzi.
The tour finishes inside the UFFIZI GALLERY, where you can stand and admire the unique Renaissance masterpieces of the great Italian artists: Leonardo, Giotto, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael...(the list is never-ending!).
You can stay inside the museum for as long as you please even after the guided tour is over.