PISA & THE BEST OF FLORENCE
La Spezia Shore Shore Excursion. LSP#2. Tour Option designed for all the guests who wish to fully enjoy the view of the unique leaning Tower of Pisa & the highlights of the Renaissance City of Florence.
Your private diver will meet you on the pier nearby the ship following disembarkation with a leading name clearly displayed on an Amalfi Coast Destination meeting sign and will proceed for a truly memorable experience:
You will be driven along the Arno river to discover the highlights of the city including the University area where Galileo studied before stopping at the Leaning Tower square from where you will also appreciate an amazing view of the Duomo, Battistero and city walls.
Afterwards you will stop to view the beautiful hills overlooking the city before driving one hour to Florence. When you arrive in the city, you will be accompanied to the Academia where the original David by Michelangelo is located (we will make a booking for you so you avoid the queues!)
Then you will go to the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Florence.
This cathedral was the third to be built in Florence and was the largest in Europe with room for 30,000 people. It is famous for its high, octagonal-ribbed dome – Brunelleschi’s most famous masterpiece. Next you will go to the Battistero with its famous bronze gates, before coming to the Basilica di Santa Croce where Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, and Rossini are all buried.
Then the Old Bridge area, with its Renaissance palaces and medieval roads. You will have the opportunity to stop in some of the workshops to visit the local craftsmen at work.
Time for lunch at a family run restaurant and if you wish to do a little shopping. You will have about one hour to shop for leather, gold, Tuscany pottery, shoes, water colors, or other Florentine treasures.
At the conclusion the drive back to the ship in La Spezia.
Piazza del Duomo (“Cathedral Square”), including the Leaning Tower, Duomo, Baptistery, and Camposanto
Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica di Santa Croce
Old Bridge area.
Pisa & Florence Full Day Tour, 9 Hours.
Suggested meeting time at 07.45am ( according to the ship’s scheduled arrival time ) & back by 05.00pm
Included : Private vehicle, all fuel, all tax, highway tolls, parking, refreshments, wifi on board, licensed English speaking driver of the team.
Not included: Entrance Fees, Lunch & Gratuities
The proposed itineraries are only examples of feasable tours.
For different pick up / drop off locations or customized itineraries we invite our guests to contact Amalfi Coast Destination at anytime to help you to design your own tour.
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