Day 1 – Welcome to the seat of the Renaissance and the great Jewel of Tuscany! Following a friendly transfer from Florence airport to your hotel, and if time permits, you may settle, relax or enjoy a local Trattoria. Alternatively, (at an additional cost), an optional afternoon tour could be taken.
Day 2 – Following breakfast, you commence your morning walking tour. Florence is best appreciated on foot and your guide will meander with you through ancient streets pointing out many of the places of significance and telling of the people who contributed to the rich fabric and history of Florence. You will marvel at the key position which Florence once commanded and with its powerful families, artists, its influence on the known world’s science, art, money, religion, leaders, and language. Truly the center of the European Renaissance. Breakfast Included.
Day 3 – Florence is a beautiful city and very popular with tourists. Long queues are normal for the many galleries, museums, and churches. Two “must-see” galleries are the Accademia (housing Michelangelo’s David) and the Uffizi Galleries. The Uffizi built by the Medici as government offices has accumulated the world’s largest collection of early and later Renaissance art. Your guide will ensure you have speedy access and complete exposure to these priceless collections. Both these attractions are in easy walking of the famous Duomo and its baptistry adorned with the “gates of Paradise” doors. Breakfast Included.
Day 4 – After today’s breakfast, you say Ciao to Firenze and head to your next adventure. Breakfast Included. Of course, you may choose to extend this package by adding additional nights and including more of the many optional tours (some of which are itemized to the left). Florence is a feast to all lovers of history, art, language, food, and Italy. Enjoy as much or as little as your diet allows.