From Rome to Florence – walking tour:
Florence, art and shopping
Days of the week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Time: Full day
Duration: about 13 hours
Minimum 8 people
Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance period, where you breathe art in its Medieval streets, the craftsmen’ workshops and the Renaissance Palaces. Here, the memories of the Medici family are linked with the splendor of the works of renowned artists like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Botticelli.
Leaving Rome to Florence destination in a northerly direction and crossing the green valley of the Tiber, you pass the slopes of the Apennines, covered with olive groves and vineyards, to reach the famous valley of Chianti, before finally arriving from Rome to Florence, built on the banks of the river Arno. The city tour will start with a visit to the Academia Gallery, where you will see the magnificent David by Michelangelo before continuing on foot with your local guide to see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, with its beautiful dome by Brunelleschi. Such treasures as the Baptistry and Giotto’s Bell Tower can also be admired before reaching Piazza della Signoria, the ‘heart’ of Florence. Lunch is included, and will be served before you resume your afternoon walk. This walk takes you to Piazza Santa Croce, where the church of the same name is situated and where great artists like Michelangelo are buried. You will have the opportunity to visit a leather shop, in order to admire one of the typical crafts of the city and here you will also have some free time to see the work of local goldsmiths and other traditional craftsmen. Departure from Florence at approximately 5:00 pm for the return journey to Rome. Return to the vicinity of your hotel.
|LOCATION OF START / RETURN||GREEN LINE TOURS – Booking Stazione Termini
Via Giovanni Amendola, 32 Roma
|PICK UP TIME||7:30
(From Hotel 6:30/7:15)
|RETURN TIME||Around 20:30|
|CLOTHING||Comfortable sportswear, sneakers.
Access to the church is not permitted in shorts, miniskirts, nor bare shoulders.
In summer, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended
Tour stops working:
Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st.
For overnight stay in Florence, prices available on request.
Pick-up at your accommodation location, if within the Aurelian Walls. Is your hotel inside the Aurelian Walls? FIND OUT HERE.
If your B&B does not have a reception, please leave a telephone number while booking.
To ensure the on-schedule departure of the tour, all travelers need to wait for the pick-up service outside the accommodation location.
Listed below are the affiliated hotels located outside the Aurelian Walls, where the pick-up and drop-off services are available.
Hotels Aurelia area: Parco Tirreno , Michelangelo , Melia Aurelia Antica , Pisana Palace Inn , Aldobrandeschi , Crowne Plaza , Ergife , Imperator , Raganelli , Princess , Green Park Pamphili , Holiday Inn West , Midas Palace , The Church Hotel Palace.
Hotels Parioli area: Claridge , Ritz , Regent , Beverly Hills , Fleming.
On the way back the bus will make stops at: Via del Teatro Marcello, Porta Maggiore, Largo del Tritone, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Cavour, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Indipendenza (Termini Station), GLT Terminal.
VIA GIOVANNI AMENDOLA 32
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza della Signoria
PIAZZA SANTA CROCE
ROME - OUTSIDE THE AURELIAN WALLS
Drop off at the affiliated hotels outside the Aurelian Walls
ROME - WITHIN THE AURELIAN WALLS
VIA DEL TEATRO MARCELLO
LARGO DEL TRITONE
PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA
PIAZZA INDIPENDENZA (Termini Station)
VIA GIOVANNI AMENDOLA 32
GREEN LINE TOURS Via Giovanni Amendola, 32, 00185 Roma RM