Livorno Shore Excursion to Florence

Highlights

Loredana A.

Livorno
English (Native), Italian (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Dock in Livorno and have a driver take you to beautiful Florence to visit the landmark Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, and the Duomo on a walking tour. Step inside the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia. Admire works by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli, and others. Learn about Renaissance art; discover how Michelangelo created the David and how Leonardo surpassed the masters.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Driver pick up at Livorno Cruise ship dock

09:00

Accademia Gallery

See the original colossal David and other works by Michelangelo. Learn about the life and times of Michelangelo. Hear the intriguing story about the making of the David.

10:10

Medici Palace

Begin the walking tour with a stop to enter the Courtyard of the Medici Palace with its elegant architecture adorned with reliefs and stucco design. Learn how this became the prototype of the Florentine Renaissance Palace. Learn about the Medici family and their rise to power.

10:30

Duomo

Proceed to the Cathedral Square and marvel at the 600-year-old landmark dome built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Hear the incredible story about its construction. See the Gates of Paradise on the Florence Baptistery.

11:00

Piazza della Repubblica and Orsanmichele Church

The next stop on the itinerary is square which was once the site of the Forum in Ancient Roman times. Discover the history of the founding of the city. Then see beautiful Reaniaascne sculpture on the facade of the Medieval Church of Orsanmichele designed by Donatello and Brunelleschi.

11:30

Piazza della Signoria

Cross one of the most beautiful squares in Italy. Admire original Renaissance sculpture. See the Palazzo Vecchio with its lofty medieval tower and the Fountain of Neptune.

12:00

Break for refreshments

Try some gelato, delicious traditional ice cream, or a frothy cappuccino with pastry or a classic Florentine panino with prosciutto or Pecorino cheese.

12:40

Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio

Visit the Uffizi Gallery and learn about Renaissance art. See works by Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and others. Get a breath-taking view of the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River.

Ending Point

Uffizi Gallery or driver pick up point

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guiding services

What‘s not included

Transportation. I can arrange for a driver and roundtrip transportation between your port of call and Florence city center.

Museum entrance tickets and reservations:

Accademia Gallery - 12 Euro per person

Uffizi Gallery - 24 Euro per person

Important Information

I provide tour guiding services and can arrange for local transportation to the city center and back to your cruise port for shore excursions.

not available on Mondays

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$620/ per group

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