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Florence Tour

Florence Tour: Day Trips From Florence

I had reached that level of emotion where the celestial sensations given by the arts and passionate feelings meet. Leaving Santa Croce, I had a heartbeat, life for me had dried up, I walked fearing to fall.


Known as “the cradle of the Renaissance”, Florence is a real open-air museum. Its most important monuments and buildings are all within reach by bicycle, or by pleasant walks.

Florence is one of those cities that especially represents the best side of Italy, from history to art and beauty.
A city that has hosted the greatest artists, philosophers, and poets of all time and that still today attracts millions of tourists who admire its many wonders.

Its streets are rich in history, and museums are among the most beautiful in the world. Ancient palaces, sculptures, art everywhere: walking through the streets of Florence is truly an extraordinary experience.

Florence is universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture, as well as renowned among the most beautiful cities in the world, thanks to its numerous monuments and museums. The artistic, literary, and scientific legacies of geniuses of the past such as Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio, Giotto, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Lorenzo de ‘Medici, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei are of inestimable value.

Florence Day Trips

Needless to say, Florence is a vibrant and historic city. It is a melting pot of culture with a wealth of attractions to explore. Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture, take a stroll through a museum, visit monuments, or enjoy the rolling Tuscan hills and picturesque countryside, Florence day trips have something for everyone to offer. Whether it’s a day trip in Florence to explore the Uffizi or the Boboli Gardens, take a food tour around the city, or a regional excursion to the Chianti vineyards, Florence is the perfect city for a day-long adventure. Doesn’t matter, if you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, Florence offers one-of-a-kind day trip experiences and breathtaking views. With its unbeatable combination of history, art, culture, and natural beauty, a day trip to Florence is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Florence Walking Tours

Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. A walking tour of Florence would be the best way to explore this fine city. A Florence walking tour gives you the opportunity to learn about this city’s incredible history, culture, and landmarks as you traverse this popular city. During your walking tour in Florence, you get to see all the Renaissance must-sees like the Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, the Pantheon of the Strozzi family, and much more. A walking tour in Florence will surely help you to create unforgettable memories as you take a stroll back in time in this magnificent city.

Some of the locations that are top attractions in Florence are:

Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo in Florence is the heart of the city, and a real open-air museum where you can admire at a glance the main monuments of the historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Also, taste the wine of the Duomo.

There are the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, begun by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1296, and crowned only in 1436 by the masterpiece of Filippo Brunelleschi: the Dome, the symbol of Florence, a bold and majestic construction, from which you can enjoy a fantastic panorama on the city, as well as on the inside of the Cathedral.

On the side of the façade stands another giant, Giotto’s bell tower, slender in its colors, while in front of the Cathedral is the ancient Baptistery of San Giovanni, a Romanesque jewel, adorned with bronze doors by Ghiberti and Andrea Pisano.

Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is a museum in Florence that contains one of the oldest and most famous art collections in the world.

It is currently made up of 50 rooms that house paintings ranging from the 13th to the 18th century.

Among the most famous, the well-known “Madonna on the throne” by Giotto, the “Battle of San Romano” by Paolo Uccello, the diptych by Piero della Francesca “Federico da Montefeltro”, “The birth of Venus” by Botticelli, as well as 3 works by Leonardo da Vinci, one by Michelangelo, some by Raphael and many by Titian and Caravaggio.

All the paintings are arranged chronologically so that it is possible to appreciate all the evolutions of art over the centuries fully.

Today, the Uffizi Gallery is certainly one of the most visited and admired museums in the world.

Accademia Gallery

Accademia Gallery in Florence is an Italian state museum, located via Ricasoli next to the Academy of fine arts.

The Accademia Gallery is world-famous and attracts millions of visitors each year to view its masterpieces. Although the museum is home to hundreds of pieces of art, there are a few in particular that deserve special attention, not just for their rich detail, but for the impact they have left on the art world.

The gallery exhibits the largest number of Michelangelo’s sculptures in the world (seven), including the famous David. Inside the museum, there are also other sections, including the largest and most important collection in the world of pictorial works with a gold background and the Museum of musical instruments, where many artifacts belong to the historical collection of Luigi Cherubini Conservatory.

Include this location among many others in your very own tailor-made itinerary with Classic Tuscany. Please inquire with us for your free personalized vacation quote.

Include this location among many others in your very own tailor-made itinerary with Classic Tuscany. Inquire with us for your free personalized vacation quote.