From Montecatini: Treasures of Florence Walking Tour
Enjoy a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery and marvel at the masterpieces by Michelangelo and others. After a lunch break you’ll head out on a guided walking tour of Florence and explore the magnificent works of art at the world-famous Uffizi Gallery.
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- Discover the heart of Florence on a guided walking tour
- Visit the Accademia Gallery
- Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most famous museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery
DescriptionStart your day in Montecatini and take the train to Florence (tickets are included and will be sent by email). Upon arrival in Florence, meet our guide and start the guided tour. Learn why the David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what it used to represent in his time. How did the genius of Michelangelo meet the challenge of extracting the pathos of a being and fixing it forever in time in the Pietà? Why do the famous Prisoners seem to try and struggle free from their marble blocks? You will have the answers to all your questions. Get the chance to have a close encounter with timeless works of art, and get the inside story of the life and times of this consummate artist. After the guided tour, you will have some free time to wander around on your own and some free time to have lunch (not included). In the afternoon, you will enjoy an excellent and complete introductory tour dedicated to those who want to know all the facts and secrets of two thousand years of Florentine history: from the city’s Roman origins, to a 15th century palace; from the Ponte Vecchio through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the architectural wonders of Brunelleschi’s Dome, which overlooks the Baptistery golden ‘Gates of Paradise’. After the walking tour, you will visit one of the most famous museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the works of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages. You will recognize original world-famous paintings that you have seen in books, magazines, and on TV close-ups. You will learn about the secrets of the artists' craft, techniques and tools. Looking at the most famous artworks of the period, you will be able to understand why Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance. The tour ends in the Uffizi Gallery, where you will have the chance to stay longer in the gallery and wander around by your own. Your visit to Italy would be incomplete if you did not visit these world-famous galleries. After the tour, make your way back to Montecatini with the train.
IncludesTrain tickets to/from Montecatini to Florence SMN Entrance to the Accademia Gallery and visit with monolingual guide Guided tour of Florence with monolingual guide Entrance to the Uffizi Gallery Museum and visit with monolingual guide Earphones (only for groups with over 15 participants) Please note that from March 15th 2019 this tour will include train tickets from/to Montecatini - Florence SMN train station. The suggested train will be at 9:00 AM from Montecatini Terme Train Station - Piazzale Italia (make sure to be there at least 15 minutes before). Take the train from Montecatini to Florence SMN train station and upon arrival, you must get to the tour meeting point by yourself
- Earphones will be provided only for groups with over 15 participants
- Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs
- Please note that from March 15th 2019 this tour will include train tickets from/to Montecatini - Florence SMN train station. The suggested train will be at 9:00 AM from Montecatini Terme Train Station - Piazzale Italia (make sure to be there at least 15 minutes before). Take the train from Montecatini to Florence SMN train station and upon arrival, you must get to the tour meeting point by yourself
- We will only provide train tickets for your travel to the tour meeting point and you'll receive train tickets by e-mail the day before the activity
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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