Activities summary

  • Departure Pisa
  • Duration Full day
  • Available languages
    • English
    • Spanish
  • Meeting point Pisa Centrale Train Station - Piazza della Stazione
  • Availability From 15.03.2019 to 15.11.2019

Description

The first part of the tour starts at My Tour Office in Via Martelli 33red where after the check-in you’ll walk to the Accademia Gallery with our guide that will introduce you the city and main sights.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 café 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's 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 artists’ 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.
At the end of the tour have free time to discover Florence on your own. At the evening our driver will bring you back to Pisa.

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

     

    • 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.
     

    Price does not include

    • Optional activities
    • Personal expenses

    Notes

    Pisa Centrale Train Station - Piazza della Stazione
    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.
    3:30 pm: departure of the tour from Florence In front of Tourist Info Point, Piazza della Stazione 4 - Our staff will wear a green t-shirt with our logo
    6:30 pm: the tour ends in Florence, Stazione Leopolda
    Train From Florence SMN to Pisa, we will only provide train tickets the transportation is on your own.

    Cancellation policy

    Any changes and cancellations of bookings, must be sent via fax to 0039 0577 1959066 or email to info@mytours.it or booking@mytours.it. No penalty applies for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior the starting date of the service. For changes within 48 hours MyTour will consider the case and get back to client with a solution. For any booking cancelled less than 48 hours from the date of service or no shows, My Tour applies a penalty of 100% of the total amount of the booking.