Immerse yourself in history and art in the birthplace of the Renaissance. Receive a walking tour of Florence's best sites, including Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, and the Accademia Gallery. Enjoy this amazing shore excursion from Livorno Port and take the best of Florence.
Discover the centre of Florence and the Galleria dell'Accademia with this private shore excursion from Livorno Port: you will have a private transfer by car or minivan and will meet a professional tour guide in Florence. Receive skip-the-line tickets and enjoy your day in Florence!
Conveniently meet your driver at Livorno Port and head to Florence, enjoying the views of goregeous Tuscan countryside on the ride there. Once in Florence, experience the city's unique Renaissance ambiance on a walking tour of its historic center. Enjoy a private visit to the Galleria dell'Accademia, where you will have the privilege of viewing Renaissance masterpieces like Michelangelo's David. Along with comfortable, air-conditioned transportation, this tour includes a knowledgeable, experienced local guide.
While Michelangelo's David is undoubtedly the most famous work of art in the museum, it hosts the unforgettable works of other artistic geniuses as well as a unique section devoted to musical instruments.
Next, embark on a guided journey to see the most beautiful landmarks in Florence. Tour the historical center of Florence, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Again, the itinerary can be tailored to fit your personal preferences. This part of the tour is invaluable for those interested in the unique tales and history of Tuscany's capital city.
On this guided walk, visit the Cathedral, also known as the Florence Duomo, and marvel at Brunelleschi's Dome. Pass through Piazza della Signoria, location of the seat of government in Florence, which houses prolific works of art by the likes of Donatello, Giambologna, and Cellini. Marvel at Ammanati's intricate Fountain of Neptune, carved from Marble. Though it once hosted the original, the Piazza is now home to a replica of the David, Michelangelo's likeness of a biblical hero. Listen as your guide recounts the interesting episodes of art and history that have occurred in this central sqaure.
See the Ponte Vecchio, a magnificent, one-of-a-kind bridge with shops built into it along its sides. Other highlights of the city tour include the Baptistery of Saint John, a unique octogonal basilica in the Florentine Romanesque style and one of the city's oldest buildings, and Giotto's Bell Tower, a showpiece of Florentine Gothic architecture.
After the tour is over, meet your driver and head back to Livorno Port to continue your cruise.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
From 1 to 4 passengers, you will travel by car. From 5 to 8 passengers you will travel by minivan. The price above refers to the minimum price per person, which will occur in the event of a group of eight people sharing the same vehicle.
The English-speaking driver will pick you up at the port of Livorno, at the terminal where cruise-ships dock. You will meet your guide directly in Florence.
At the end of the excursion you will be taken back to the port of Livorno in time to board your cruise-ship.