BEST OF FLORENCE

PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION TO FLORENCE

Duration: 9 Hours
Pick up & drop off (ship)
Guided tour on request
Skip the line

Description

Not too far from the port is the amazing Renaissance town of Florence! One of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Don’t miss it!

Activity details

PICK UP TIME Suggested 8:00 am to avoid big crowds at least in the first part of the morning (it is flexible and can you decide when). Back to the port at 5:00 pm (with plenty of time not to miss the ship)

ACADEMY GALLERY This means that after around 1 hour driving through the Tuscan Region we will reach Florence around 9:30 am, where, with prompt reservation, you will skip all the line to enter the Academy Gallery for the breath-taking visit to the statue of the David.

PIAZZA DEL DUOMO Back on the van and over to the heart of Florence to visit the magnificent square of the Duomo, the Baptistery and the Bell Tower by Giotto!
TIME FOR A BREAK // Whatever you think is good for you we will do it. You can choose an authentic Florence Trattoria (understanding that going to a restaurant will take around 1.5 hrs), or simply going for a Pizza or a Pasta in a quicker restaurant or even grab something quick maybe walking around while eating your panino. it is up to you.

SOME FREE TIME Florence is the city of leather. Be inspired by the amazing leather goods that you will see on the stands of the 2 major open-air market of the city. Or simply while walking around grad an amazing Italian gelato and be sure to eat it before it melts.

SAINT CROSS CHURCH The beautiful burial place of most of the amazing artists who worked for the De Medici Family, contributing actively to the rebirth of the city!

MICHELANGELO SQUARE Before singing “Arrivederci Florence”, your driver will lead you to the highest point of Florence from where you’ll get the best view of the city.

Ride back to the port, aiming at arriving by 05.00 pm

• Academy Gallery skip the line tickets to be paid on site

• English Speaking driver all day

• Pick up and drop off directly at dockside

• 3 hour Florence walking tour on demand

• Possibility of lunch at a local restaurant

• First Class vehicle

As soon as you disembark your ship you’ll see your private driver with a sign with your full name on it.

No deposit required!

We accept payments in Traveler Cheques in Euro or USD. If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents.
We also accept credit card payments (Visa and MasterCard – NO AMEX) at the time of the booking, or at the end of each tour/transfer.
Please note that if payments are operated with credit cards the total cost of the tour will be increased by 10 %.
We do not accept payments via credit card for amounts below 350 euros.
If the payment is made with a credit card at the end of the tour/transfer you will be required to sign an ONE TIME payment authorization form, provided by us.
If payment is made with a wire transfer the total cost will be increased by 10 %.
If you decide to pay in cash you will be asked to pay your driver at the beginning or at the end of the tour/transfer. THE TOTAL WILL BE INDICATED IN YOUR FINAL CONTRACT. If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents
Tickets to the Vatican and the Colosseum can be pre-purchased through us and the day of the tour your driver will hand them to you for a better and more efficient service. Please note that the Colosseum tickets and the Vatican tickets are NOT refundable, beyond the terms stated, not even in case of the cancellation of your trip.

This is a private tour, so you will not be sharing it with anybody else!

You’ll be escorted by your English speaking driver who will explain all different points of interest. But please note that they are not guides. They cannot enter the sites with you by law.
THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GO!
You and your English speaking driver will talk about the day’s plans before the tour starts.

• Gratuities are not included (recommended)

• If you want to request a private guide service in Florence please consider 190 euro total

• Tickets to the Academy Gallery (David) 16.5 euro per person to be paid on site

• WALKING: pretty easy and moderate