Bare Bones Florence
It is not an exaggeration to say that Florence both gave rise to and defines the Renaissance. Immerse yourself in the city’s Renaissance masterpieces, including the Baptistery and the Medici Chapel, and enjoy visits to its wonderful museums, including the Pitti and Uffizi, with an expert local art historian.
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Deposit: £250 Single supplement: £215
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Day 1 - Florence
After arriving in Florence, our guide will take us on an orientation walk past famous sights.
Day 2 - Florence
We start with the Medici Chapel, famed for the Medici tombs produced by Michelangelo. We continue to the Galleria dell’Accademia, the highlight of which is Michelangelo’s ‘David’. After taking in the Loggia della Signoria, we end the day at the erstwhile Medicean chapel, Santa Croce, which is home to innumerable works of art, including frescoes by Giotto.
Day 3 - Florence
This morning we visit the Palazzo Vecchio, one of Florence’s landmarks, which bears extraordinary testimonies of all the salient phases of the history and art of Florence and is famed for its Hall of the 500. After lunch, we visit the staggering Uffizi Gallery, which houses such masterpieces as Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ and Raphael’s ‘Madonna of the Goldfinch’.
Day 4 - Florence
Today we explore the Pitti Palace, with its incredible art collection, which includes Raphael’s ‘Madonna della Seggiola’ and Gentileschi’s ‘Judith and her Maidservant’. Later, we visit Santa Maria Novella, home to Giotto’s spectacular ‘Crucifix’.
Day 5 - Florence
We spend the morning exploring the Baptistery, an octagonal masterpiece that is one of the city’s oldest standing buildings, as well as the Museum of the Cathedral. Our tour ends this afternoon.
Tour dates & prices
Included in your cost:
- Local Guide
- Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
- All breakfasts
- Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
|Tour Departure||Tour ID||Departure date||Return Date||Guided by||Price||Deposit||Single Supp.||Availability|
|19 November 2020||ABBF201119||19 November 2020 (Thursday)||23 November 2020 (Monday)||Dr Agata Chrzanowska||£1,075
|£250||£215||Call for availability|