Renaissance in Florence

3-Day Florence City Experience – Italy

Prices from £198 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationFlorence

Suitable for families

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Overview

Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance meaning, where the elegant buildings aren’t the only works of art that will have an enchanting effect on you. You’ll sleep in the old centre, so that in the evenings when the day trippers are gone, you can feel the real atmosphere of the city. Wander past masterpieces and have your picture taken with Michaelangelo's white statue and walk over the Ponte Vecchio with its colourful hanging houses. During your time here, you’ll also venture out on a food tour to taste real Italian treats.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • 2 x breakfast
  • Local city tour

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Arrival Florence

Arrive in old Florence and straight away you’ll feel its history and prestige all around you. During the Renaissance, wealthy Italian bankers invested heavily here to create wide avenues and large squares with palazzi and statues by artists such as Michelangelo. You will sleep in a characteristic hotel in the centre of Florence, just a few minutes’ walk from the cathedral square. The garden of the hotel is a peaceful place if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the city.

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See and taste Real Florence

Start your day early the following morning and explore the city before the day trippers arrive, Walk past the coloured hanging houses on the Ponte Vecchio bridge across the river to the Oltrarno district, wander through narrow streets lined with contemporary artists’ studios. This afternoon, you will indulge yourself, as you are going to head out to explore the city with a local foodie. Your guide will take you on a three-hour tour right through Florence, tasting a whole array of different Tuscan delicacies along the way.

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Departure from Florence

Rise early again today and enjoy another morning cappuccino in a small, quiet square in the city. Afterwards, you’ll be back on the road and on your way to next destination. Whether you travel to the Chainti wine region in Umbria or to make pasta with di mamma in Pietralunga, a wonderful adventure awaits you.

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