- PRIVATE TOUR
- PICK UP: Rome Hotel / Apartment
- DURATION: 12 hours
- DROP OFF: Rome Hotel / Apartment
An important University center and UNESCO World Heritage Site, is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and is universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture and renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, thanks to its numerous monuments and muses. During the Middle Ages Florence was an important cultural, commercial, economic and financial center. In the modern age it has served as the capital of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Florence is known as the cradle of the Renaissance. Signs of the city’s extraordinary literary, artistic and scientific developments that took place in the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries are seen everywhere. Florence, with its artists, thinkers, writers, world-renowned scientists (just think of Leonardo da Vinci that created here many masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, Niccolo Machiavelli, Filippo Brunelleschi, Galileo and many others) benefited in all respects, materially and spiritually of this great social change and became one of the catalysts of current thought, constituting one of the most important centers of rebirth of world culture. The heart of Florence is located in Piazza della Signoria, with its majestic Palazzo Vecchio, the gallery of sculptural masterpieces in the Loggia dei Lanzi and the nearby Uffizi Gallery which is one of the most famous art museums in the world. Nearby is the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore religious center, with its majestic dome, the largest ever built. The enormous Cathedral is beautifully adorned by the Bell Tower of Giotto, one of the most beautiful in Italy, and the Baptistery of San Giovanni, with its famous bronze doors amongst these is the golden gate of heaven. The center of Florence with its hundreds of businesses is a paradise for shopping and entertainment, from the chic fashion boutiques and cafes, the lively historical open markets, as well as host to numerous nightclubs, discos, American -bar, lounge bar and meeting places for cocktails. It is difficult to condense a secular history and the thousands of tourist attractions to visit in this unique city, where the beauty and wonders of the place leave the visitor with an indelible memory over time.
TOUR DETAILS: Our professional English speaking chauffeur will pick you up at the hotel or apartment in Rome, at an agreed upon time which is generally 8:00am. The drive to Florence takes about 3 hours depending on traffic. Upon arrival in Florence the fantastic city tour begins where you will be introduced to all the highlights and many secrets of this wonderful city, a worldwide tourist destination that hosts millions of visitors annually. At the end of the tour, about 5:00pm, you will be driven back to Rome and dropped off at point of pick up or desired location in the city center.
DURATION: 12 HOURS
THE TOUR INCLUDES:Fuel, motorway tolls, English speaking driver and its vehicle available for the duration of the tour and passenger liability insurance that is required by law and fuel.
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDED:Entrance fees to sites, museums etc., meals, official tour guide and everything not previously agreed upon.
NOTE: Tour is available year around. The driver is not an official guide and is only able to provide some information from within or near the vehicle. An official multilingual guide can be hired upon request for a fee. The one shown above is a standard tour. The tour itinerary may change at the discretion of the passengers and customized tours can also be arranged. In that case, click here conatct us.