Use your full day trip by starting out early in the morning departing from central Milan train station to Florence using the high-speed train. This 2-hour journey will take you through the scenic Tuscan countryside and its gentle rolling hills.
Spend a day in the pearl of the Renaissance and let its Renaissance charm enchant you! With this Day Trip from Milan, we will take care of the transportation, by a comfortable high speed train that will ride across the fascinating Tuscan Countryside, and of the 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tickets, together with the a guided visit to the Uffizi Gallery or Accademia Gallery!
You are now ready to discover Florence at your path!
On this special experience in Florence, catch sightings of the famous Florence gothic style cathedral, the Duomo and then head off to Piazzale Michelangelo, where you will see a copy of Michelangelo's famous David statue. Or you can head off to the Accademia Gallery to view the real marble statue of David. Visit churches like Santa Maria Novella or Santa Croce. The bus will eventually pass by the Arno River, crossing over to Ponte Vecchio and driving past the oldest streets of Oltararno. Here you may hop off to Boboli Gardens or climb the hills to San Miniato al Monte to partake in the most amazing panoramic view that overlooks the city of Florence. Then hop on back to the next bus to Piazza Della Liberta where you can take a leisurely walk to San Marco.
The special inclusion of this particular day trip is that we provide you with the precious guided tour with "skip the line" tickets to Uffizi Gallery to avoid long queues and save time. In Uffizi Gallery, browse the phenomenal art collections which feature incomparable works. Search for Botticelli's "Birth of Venus", Caravaggio's "Medusa", Leonardo da Vinci's "Adoration of the Magi", Michelangelo's painting "Tondo Doni".
Or opt for the Accademia Gallery, where you will follow your guide to discover the Michelangelo's David, the "Rape of the Sabine Women", a stunning marble sculpture by Giambologna, and the Botticelli's famous paintings, the "Madonna and Child" and the "Madonna of the Sea". Here you will discover many Florentine masterpieces.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Please note that assistance at train stations and guided service (apart from the guided tour of one of the two Galleries) are not included in this tour.
You can choose between visiting the Uffizi or Accademia Gallery. If one of the two is not available on the day you choose, we will contact you to propose an alternative.