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Florence Walking Tour with Duomo Guided Visit: Day Trip from Milan by Train

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From € 170.00
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The most comfortable and easiest way to reach Florence from Milan 
  • Local professional Guide at your side to discover the best of Florence
  • Walking through streets, squares, discover Palaces and Monuments famous all over the world
  • Get a Dedicated Access to Florence Duomo and discover this unique Monument with an Official Guide 
From: € 170.00
Duration: 10hr approx in Florence
Start Time: around 07:00am
Season: All year round
Meeting Point / Terminal: Milano Centrale Train Station View meeting point with Google Maps - Milano Centrale Train Station

Visit Florence with our indipendent day trip from Milan!  Depart in the morning from Milano Centrale train station and in just 2 hours you will reach the heart of Florence, the city of Renaissance!

Led by a local professional guide, your day will start with a comprehensive Walking Tour, discovering the most iconic sights of Renaissance and Medieval Florence. You will first explore the Medici district, where you will admire the ancient San Lorenzo Church and the Medici Chapels with their mausoleum, and the famous Medici Palace, built in the mid 15th century and the first residence of the powerful and proud family. A few steps away, you will be breathless in front of the beauty of the monumental complex of the Duomo, with the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the iconic Brunelleschi's Dome, the elegant Giotto's Bell Tower and the beautiful Romanesque Baptistery of San Giovanni, with its golden “Porta del Paradiso. The tour then goes through the characteristic streets of the medieval district where Dante and Beatrice lived and where you can also admire the imposing and unique Church of Orsanmichele, a masterpiece of Florentine Gothic art, adorned with the statues of the patron saints of the powerful medieval trading guilds. You will be led then to the picturesque Straw Market: don’t forget to rub the nose of the famous “porcellino” (little pig). Going on, you will find yourself in Piazza Signoria, one of the most beautiful squares in the world and the political center of the city. In this “open-air museum”, be fascinated by the beautiful Fountain of Neptune with the imposing marble statue of Ammannati and by the sculptural masterpieces of the Loggia dei Lanzi, including the Perseus by Cellini and the Rape of the Sabines by Giambologna. Dominating the square, the majestic Palazzo Vecchio with Arnolfo's crenellated tower, one of the most famous symbols of Florence. Following from the outside the spectacular elevated path of the Vasari Corridor, you will arrive at the romantic and picturesque Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence, and you will end this amazing walking tour admiring its renowned jewelry shops! After the Tour, you can enjoy time at your leisure waiting for your next visit.

In the afternoon, the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral awaits you.

Your official guide will lead you to the exciting discovery of the magnificent artistic treasures, kept inside one of the most beautiful and largest cathedrals in the world. Once inside, you will be immediately struck by the elegance of the spaces of the three naves and you will enjoy the beauty of the splendid marble choir of Bandinelli, the complex of the precious stained-glass windows worked by Donatello, Ghiberti and Andrea del Castagno and the singular and mysterious clock by Paolo Uccello. You will be surprised by the marvelous carpet of polychrome marbles and the immense precious interior of the Dome entirely frescoed by Vasari will appear. The Brunelleschi's famous Dome is the largest ever built in masonry and the incomparable icon of Renaissance architecture.

  • Round Trip Journey by High-Speed Train: Milano Centrale/Florence Santa Maria Novella in “standard” class
  • Train Ticket with seat reservation
  • Florence City Walking Tour with local professional guide
  • Direct and dedicated access to Florence Duomo
  • Local Professional Guide authorized by Opera Santa Maria del Fiore - monolingue tour
  • Until further notice, inside the Train, participants must wear an FFP2 mask
  • You will receive your Train ticket with departure and return time, by email or whatsapp, the day before your trip
  • Your booking is refundable until 24 hours before the departure
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