Accademia and Uffizi full day in Florence

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Available from Aug 11, 2021
Day TripsDay Trips / Accademia and Uffizi full day in Florence

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  • Train tickets A/R  to Florence 
  • Entrance to the Accademia Gallery and visit with monolingual guide (1 h)
  • Guided tour of Florence with monolingual guide (1h30min)
  • Entrance to the Uffizi Gallery Museum and visit with monolingual guide (2h)
  • Earphones will be provided only for groups with over 15 participants.


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Enjoy a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery and marvel at the masterpieces by Michelangelo and others. After a lunch break you’ll head out on a guided walking tour of Florence and explore the magnificent works of art at the world-famous Uffizi Gallery.

Start your day in Pisa and take the train to Florence (tickets are included and will be sent by email). Upon arrival in Florence meet our guide and start the Accademia Gallery tour. You will learn why the David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what it used to represent in his time. How did the genius of Michelangelo meet the challenge of extracting the pathos of a being and fixing it forever in time in the Pietà, or the famous Prisoners who still seem to struggle free from their marble blocks? You will have the answers to all your questions. Get the chance to have a close encounter with timeless works of art and get the inside story of the life and times of this consummate artist. After the guided tour you will have some free time to wander around on your own and some free time to have lunch (not included). The second part of the tour starts in the early afternoon from the Hard Rock cafe near Piazza della Repubblica. You will enjoy an excellent and complete introductory tour dedicated to those who want to know all the facts and secrets of two thousand years of Florentine history, from the city’s Roman origins to a 15th century palace, from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the wonders of the architecture of Brunelleschi’s Dome which overlooks the Baptistery golden ‘Gates of Paradise’. After the walking tour you will visit one of the most famous museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the works of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages. You will recognize original world-famous paintings you have seen in books, magazines, and on TV close-ups. You will learn about the secrets of the artist's’ craft, techniques and tools. Looking at the most famous artworks of the period, you will be able to understand why Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance. The tour ends in the Uffizi Gallery where you will have the chance to stay longer in the Gallery and wander around by your own. You visit to Italy would be incomplete if you did not visit these world famous galleries. After the tour make your way back to Pisa with the train. 9.12 am Train from Pisa to Florence SMN train Station. You will meet our guide directly in Florence, we will only provide train tickets the transportation is on your own. 11:00 am: departure of the first part of the tour from Florence in front of Main Entrance of Accademia Gallery (check in closes 15 min before departure) Our staff will wear a green t-shirt with our logo 12:15 pm: tour ends and free time for lunch (not included) 01:30 PM departure of the second part of the tour from In front of Bar Agorà - Piazza San Lorenzo 13/R - Florence(check in closes 15 min before departure) 5:30: the tour ends 6.28 pm Train From Florence SMN to Pisa we will only provide train tickets the transportation is on your own.
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Additional Information

Earphones will be provided only for groups with over 15 participants. Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. •Please provide client email address at the time of booking so we will email them train tickets from/to Pisa Centrale. If we do not have this information, we cannot provide the tickets and these will be on clients own expenses. •Please consider that our staff will be directly in Florence at the meeting point so you need to reach the departure location independently. The train departure time will be provided by email together with train tickets, please note if must make your own way in Pisa train station, no further train tickets will be provided if you miss your train. Participant Requirements: Bring a mask with you and wear it during all the activity. All participants +12 years old must present one of the following documents: complete vaccination certificate; a certificate attesting to the administration of the first dose of the vaccine, which took place at least 15 days prior to the activity; a confirmation of the healing from Covid-19 within the last 6 months; the negative result of a swab performed no more than 48 hours before the activity. We remind you that in the absence of these documents it will not be possible to participate in the activity and no refund will be made.

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