TO ENHANCE YOUR HOLIDAY
We put at your disposal our multilingual office
staff, a guarantee of quality, customers care and professionalism.
We will be pleased to help you choose your sightseeing tour, assuring
you of our most attentive services for a pleasant stay in Florence.
LIST OF EXCURSIONS:
CITY SIGHTSEEING FLORENCE-MORNING ITINERARY:
Departure by coach for PIAZZALE MICHELANGELO, the panoramic
terrace with a splendid view over FLORENCE. Short stop.
Onto the PITTI PALACE, one of the most beautiful royal
palace in Europe. Here we will visit the PALATINE GALLERY,
which contains painting by BOTTICELLI, by TIZIANO,
by RUBENS and many more unforgettable works of art. At
this point we have the most typical part of the visit with a short
walk, through Florence's narrow cobbled streets. We will then
visit the CATHEDRAL, with the marvellous DOME by
BRUNELLESCHI, and the BAPTISTERY, with the famous
GATE OF PARADISE. The visit will end approximately at about
CITY SIGHTSEEING FLORENCE-AFTERNOON ITINERARY:
Departure by bus for FIESOLE, the picturesque hill village
overlooking Florence and the Arno valley. The journey takes 10/15
minutes. After a short stop in Fiesole we continue onto the Franciscan
Church of SANTA CROCE with the tombs of Galileo, Michelangelo,
Machiavelli and Rossini. After the visit the bus will leave us
a few minutes walk away from the famous ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS,
where you can admire one of the most famous work of art in the
world, the DAVID OF MICHELANGELO. At the end of the visit,
at approximately 5:30 PM, who wishes can remain inside the museum,
otherwise you will be taken back, by bus, to your departure points.
PISA - HALF DAY: After one
and an half hours drive through the green countryside of Tuscany
we arrive in the city of PISA, which was one of the famous
four marine republics. Here you can admire one of the loveliest
architectural complexes in the world, the PIAZZA DEI MIRACOLI
where the LEANING TOWER, the CATHEDRAL and the BAPTISTERY
are situated. The visit ends at approximately 5:30 PM when you
will be driven back to Florence.
SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANO: An
opportunity to see two of the loveliest towns in Tuscany. The
journey of just over one hour takes us through the Chianti countryside.
There will be a stop with free time in SAN GIMIGNANO which
is famous for its medieval towers and which affords a magnificent
view from its rock top overlooking the valley. We then continue
our journey to SIENA where there will be a tour with the
local guide: here you can admire the marvellous CATHEDRAL,
the unique fan shaped square and the majestic PALAZZO COMUNALE.
The departure from Siena will be at approximately 5:00 PM when
you will be driven back to Florence.
IL CHIANTI: An opportunity to relax in the heart of the
Tuscan countryside in the Chianti Classico wine producing area.
Green hills, cypress trees, and all around rows of grape vines
and olive groves from which they extract the well known extra
virgin olive oil. Included in the tour is a visit to a place of
historic or artistic interest and a visit to one of the win cellars
to sample their high quality produce. The arrival time back to
Florence will be at approximately 6:30 PM.