Day Trips & Excursions in Rome

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Save time coming with us by high-speed train from Rome to Florence and join our Monolingual Small group walking tour to visit the Brunelleschi’s dome, the Baptistry Doors, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria before relaxing in Repubblica Square with an excellent glass of Chianti wine and Tuscan salami snack. Discover the secrets behind Botticelli’s masterpieces and story of the Uffizi and David’s, Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Accademia Gallery.
• Monolingual Small group tour max 18 pax • Enjoy riding on a Frecciarossa high-speed train returning to Rome with plenty more time to explore • Meet up with a “meet-and-greet” local host at Rome Termini railway station • Meet your tour leader at Florence Railway Station • Visit Florence’s best-known treasures, including the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, and much more • Hear about the history, culture, and important characters of the birthplace of the Renaissance • Take pleasure sipping Chianti wine and tasting typical Tuscan appetizers • Skip the line to the Uffizi and Accademia Gallery At your arrival in Florence, Santa Maria Novella train station, our assistant will accompany you to our meeting point in the heart of Florence, the Capital of Tuscany that boasts an historical- artistic legacy known throu-ghout the world. Here, just at a few steps away from the Brunelleshi’s Dome, we will start our walking city tour with our monolingual guide in a small group tour. Walking through the historic alleys, we will have the opportunity to hear the history of famous monuments such as Florence Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and its Brunelleschi’s dome and the Baptistry Doors by Ghiberti. See the Palazzo Vecchio, dominating Piazza della Signoria, symbol of the power of Florence during the medieval and Renaissance times and, nearby, the Loggia della Signoria, an authentic open-air art gallery. Adjacent to Piazza della Signoria, you’ll see the building of the Uffizi, hosting the famous art gallery, and its Vasari corridor that leads to the famous Ponte Vecchio. At the end of the tour enjoy a glass of Chianti Classic wine and Tuscan snacks (cheese and salami). After the aperitif, we will continue our journey through the Italian art and history visiting the Uffizi Gallery and its unforgettable masterpieces by Leonardo, Botticelli, Raphael and many other Renaissance artists before admiring the famous David in the Accademia Gallery with our skip the line entrance and marvel at its perfect body, masterly sculp-ted by Michelangelo. At the end of the tour, board your high-speed train back to Rome and relax after your extraordinary trip through history, art and tradition.

What’s included

  • Meet and Greet at Rome Termini Station
  • Transfer to Florence by High-Speed Train
  • Best of Florence: 2hrs monolingual guided small group walking tour
  • A glass of Chianti wine and Tuscan Snack with cheese and salami
  • Audio headsets, if needed

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off