Take the Rome-Florence high-speed train. Enjoy Florence Day Trip, one of Italy’s most exotic and divine cities, Florence. Our tour begins in Rome, where you will board a high-speed train to Florence, departing from Termini Station; your assistant will accompany you to the Accademia Museum, where you will meet our local guide; you will tour the Academy and see some of Michelangelo’s greatest works, including the Renaissance sculpture masterpiece David.
Your guide will next lead you through Renaissance Florence’s historic streets to the city’s religious heart, which is dominated by the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, which is topped by Brunelleschi’s dome. The Baptistery and Giotto’s famed Campanile or Campanile are two further wonders to be found in the center area.
This is Florence’s heart, an open-air museum filled with works of art from various historical periods. Learn about the structures and statues that create this one of Italy’s most gorgeous squares. Take a stop for lunch in a traditional Florentine eatery. Visit a leather shop to see one of Florence’s traditional crafts.
- Travel by high speed train from Rome to Florence on a fantastic day trip!
- Take a guided walking tour of the Cradle of the Renaissance
- Includes Skip the Line Entrance to the Uffizi Gallery
- Taste exquisite Italian food at a Tuscan Restaurant in the heart of Florence
Travel from Rome to Florence by high-speed train and discover the Renaissance Cradle! Skip all traffic to the glorious region of Tuscany on a comfortable high-speed train. Visit Florence, one of the world’s most beautiful and romantic cities!
Join your expert guide on a scenic tour of this ancient city that still maintains its elegance and style of the Renaissance, boasting sumptuous and pristine architecture. In the amazing Il Duomo and Ponte Vecchio, we’ll see examples of this. You’ll discover via dei Cerretani, Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza della Signoria as we walk through this storied area.
We will travel to the Uffizi Gallery at 11:15am after an official introduction to Florence and take advantage of our skip-the-line passes to spend two hours in this exquisite museum. See Titian’s Venus of Urbino and Caravaggio’s Bacchus as you visit the vast halls of the museum. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Botticelli’s Birth of Venus.
We’ll have some time to explore Piazza della Signoria in the afternoon. Then we’ll rest in a local restaurant in Tuscany with a delicious lunch-our delight! Before meeting back with your guide at the Santa Maria Novella Station at 6:30pm on the train from Florence to Rome, you will have more time to explore.
The Galleria dell’Accademia was founded in the seventeenth century for students of the nearby Academy of Fine Arts, which was founded in 1784 by Grand Duke Peter Leopold. The Gallery’s collection includes priceless masterpieces and works of art in its various halls spread over two floors, where you can see the most famous statue in Florence, and perhaps the world: Michelangelo’s David.
Florence Day Trip From Rome by High Speed Train.
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Florence, capital of Tuscany region in Italy, is rightfully referred as a 'cradle of the Renaissance': many of Renaissance artists were born there. To name just a few: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and list goes on, with dozens of world famous artists, painters, sculptors born in Florence or...
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