Florence afternoon Guided City Tour with Uffizi Gallery by Bus

Fiesole, the Basilica of Santa Croce and the Uffizi Gallery

A complete afternoon tour of some of the best Masterpieces of Florence: Fiesole Hills, Santa Croce Basilica and Uffizi Gallery with the "Birth of Venus" by Botticelli.

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55.00
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What Makes This Tour Unique


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  • A panoramic guided tour of Fiesole will allow you to enjoy spectacular views and to admire a lovely town, founded by the Etruscans in the 8th century B.C. on the hills overlooking Florence and the Arno valley.

  • Guided walk past the Franciscan Basilica of Santa Croce (where Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo are buried) to Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery.

  • Guided visit of the famous Uffizi Gallery where you admire the superb works by Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. You will be overwhelmed by the incomparable beauty of this wonderful collection of paintings, frescoes, sculpture and fabulous views from the windows of the Gallery.

  • The Uffizi Gallery is closed on Mondays and replaced with a visit to the Museum of Palazzo Vecchio (political headquarters and house of the Medici family).

  • The pre-booked, skip the line ticket allows priority entry over the general admission long line

We drive up by coach or by minibus to Fiesole, a lovely town founded by the Etruscans on the hills overlooking Florence and the Arno Valley from the north and enjoy spectacular views, framed by the cypresses and olive groves covering the hill slopes.

After driving back into Florence, we get out near the river Arno and continue on foot through the medieval streets, to the east of the old city centre, as we walk past the Franciscan Basilica of Santa Croce (where Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo and many other famous people are buried) on our way to the spectacular Piazza della Signoria, where we admire the imposing Palazzo della Signoria or Palazzo Vecchio and the harmonious Loggia della Signoria, as well as the many statues by Cellini, Giambologna and Ammannati adorning the square .

The tour continues with a guided tour of the famous Uffizi Gallery* where we can follow the development of Christian painting, admiring superb works by Cimabue, Giotto, Masaccio, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, etc.

The guided tour ends inside the museum, enabling one to explore a little further on ones own.

*ATTENTION! The Uffizi Gallery is closed on Mondays and replaced with a visit to the Museum of Palazzo Vecchio (political headquarters and house of the Medici family).

 





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Florence afternoon Guided City Tour with Uffizi Gallery by Bus (Code: 1b)

A fine coach afternoon tour to discover some of the best Florence's Masterpieces: the ancient etruscan town of Fiesole, the Franciscan Church of Santa Croce, the famous Piazza della Signoria with Palazzo Vecchio and Loggia dei Lanzi. The tour continues with he guided visit of the Uffizi Gallery.


Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Start time: 14:30

Season: All year round - every day

Meeting point / Terminal: at Piazzale Montelungo - Caf Tour & Travel - Gray Line Yellow Street Sign (please come 15 minutes earlier)

This tour includes: transport by luxury coach, professional guide, museum entrance fees with bookings - earphones are provided for groups of over 15 participants.

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