Visit Florence on a private day trip for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Tuscan countryside and the city. Traveling in comfort and without hassle, your private driver will be at your disposal all day and a 3-hour private guided tour of Florence will help you see all the highlights including the Academy Museum with skip-the-line entrance tickets.
Leave your hotel room in Rome with your private driver heading north to the renaissance gem of Florence. Upon arrival, you will meet your private guide for a 3-hour walking tour. Your tour stops first at the world-famous Academy Museum where you will have the chance to admire the David statue by Michelangelo. Inside the museum you will also see other masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s unfinished marble sculpture called Quattro Prigioni. From the Academy Museum, you will head to the Duomo of Florence (called the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore), the religious center of the town. Here you will admire the impressive dome designed by Brunnelleschi and Giotto’s Bell Tower. You will then reach the political zone of Florence: Signoria Square. Here you will admire Palazzo Vecchio and the beautiful Renaissance statues that adorn the square. You will also pay a visit to the Straw Market where you will see the popular pig statue with its shining nose. Finally, you will reach the picturesque Old Bridge (Ponte Vecchio.) After your time in Florence, your driver will accompany you to the stunning Tuscan countryside outside Florence for an unmissable wine tasting with light snacks. You will get the opportunity to taste several delicious wines typical of the region. At the end of this experience you will be transferred back to your hotel in Rome.