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Florence & Pisa: small-group / skip-the-line / minimal walking to sites!

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Stop At: Piazzale Michelangelo, Viale Michelangelo, 50125, Florence Italy

from here, you can enjoy a spectacular city views of the bridges, the Dome, Palazzo Vecchio, the National Library, the Basilica di Santa Croce and the green hills of Fiesole and Settignano.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Santa Croce, 50122, Florence Italy

Piazza Santa Croce in Florence gets its name from the basilica of the same name - one of the biggest Franciscan churches in Italy, famous not only for housing frescoes by Giotto, the sculptures of Benedetto da Maiano, Desiderio da Settignano and Canova, but also for being the burial place of well-known figures such as Galilei, Michelangelo and Machiavelli.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Santa Croce, Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence Italy

Basilica of the Holy Cross

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

One of Europe's finest building ensembles -- the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Campanile, and the Baptistery -- fills the center of Piazza del Duomo, their dazzling walls of inlaid colored marble overshadowing the buildings that surround the square.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

The center of political life in Florence since the 14th century with the prominent Palazzo Vecchio overlooking the square. It was the scene of great triumphs, such as the return of the Medici in 1530 as well as the Bonfire of the Vanities instigated by Savonarola, who was then himself burned at the stake here in 1498 after he was denounced by the Inquisition as a heretic.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Florence Italy

Palazzo Vecchio offers Roman ruins, a Medieval fortress and amazing Renaissance chambers and paintings. A microcosm where art and history have been indissolubly bound for centuries.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Florence Italy

Vast, quadrangular square in the center of Florence. Surrounded by caffès and elegant restaurants, it’s considered the upper class salon of the city, and is often a theater to musicians and street artists.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

Connects the city center to the district of Oltrarno on the south bank of the river Arno. It is the first bridge ever built in Florence, One of the great icons of the city and one of the most famous bridges in the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122, Florence Italy

One of the top museums in the world and in Florence. See with your own eyes Michelangelo’s David and some of the most famous works of art and masterpieces that have marked mankind’s artistic innovation through the centuries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza del Duomo Piazza dei Miracoli, 56126, Pisa Italy

Pisa and its Piazza dei Miracoli have always been a fundamental stop on any trip to Tuscany. This sacred place emits a timeless, evocative and powerful beauty.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: CENTRO STORICO FIRENZE, 1, Via dei Federighi, 29, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

Home to outstanding historical treasures, which is why, in 1982, UNESCO declared the area a World Heritage Site. Incredible traces of the Renaissance, like the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Giotto’s famed bell tower.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is next to the gangplank of the cruise ship

Ports
Livorno
Departure Time
7:45 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Skip- The-Line Tickets to Accademia to see the iconic statue of 'David'
  • Audio device for the guided tour in Florence
  • WiFi on board
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Expert English speaking local guide in Florence
  • Worry-Free Shore Excursion - we return to ship 100% on time (or we take you to the next port on us!)
  • Entry/Admission - Galleria dell'Accademia
Exclusions
  • Food/drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di Santa Croce
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No food or drinks inside vehicles
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hello we did 2 tours with you Florence and Pisa the driver was excellent he waited for us to get off the boat and he provided WIFI and charging for iPhones and androids which was very helpful in the shuttle Van pulled over allowing us...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jazjoh
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great tour guide. Timely pickup and drop off. Saved lots of money compared to ship tours. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jkoch101
Riccardo-EU, Manager at ItalyTours.EU, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you! Our goal is to offer the best value for money shore excursions in Italy. We hope to see you again on any of our future tours. All the best to you from the entire crew at ItalyTours.EU

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great time and would recommend this to others looking for a tour of Florence and Pisa. Sheree and Robert

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ShereeandBob
Riccardo-EU, Manager at ItalyTours.EU, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It was our pleasure touring with you and thank you for the recommendation. We hope to see you again on any of our future tours. All the best to you from the entire crew at ItalyTours.EU

Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently used Italy tours for a small group excursion tour of florence and pisa whilst on a mediterranean cruise with norwegian pearl Firstly this tour was great value compared with similar tours offered by norwegian and of course the group size is 8 compared...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jane R
Riccardo-EU, Manager at ItalyTours.EU, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for touring with us and for this nice review too . We are happy to offer our valued guests quality, small-group shore excursions with minimum walking to sites at the fraction of the cost of the ship and with a guarantee to return...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Florence port via the Norwegian Epic and were so excited for the day. We were not disappointed. We had a party of six and were joined by another couple so there were 8 of us. This was the perfect size group....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Riccardo-EU, Manager at ItalyTours.EU, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was our pleasure touring with you and thank you for mentioning that our tours were an excellent value. Our goal is to offer the best value for money shore excursions in Italy. We hope to see you again on any of our future tours....More

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Response from Mitch64622 | Reviewed this property |
No, we were not given a time limit. Our only limit was having to be back on our van. We had plenty of time. The museum is extremely small. You could not spend more than an hour there, tops.
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