Independent Florence Day Trip from Rome by High-Speed Train
How you spend your time in the city is up to you! Perhaps visit Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David sculpture, or visit Florence Duomo (Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori) to climb up Brunelleschi’s Dome. Relax in Boboli Gardens, stroll through bohemian Oltrarno or soak up the views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Entrance fees are at your own expense.
Your meeting point to return to Rome is Piazza del Duomo. Your host will show you the exact point to meet in the evening. At your arrival to the station, you will be transported to your city center hotel or the meeting point.
Alternatively, upgrade to include an 1-hour walking tour of Florence to see big-name sights such as the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Duomo (exterior), Porta Paradiso and learn about the city history. The upgrade option also includes a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the world-famous Uffizi Gallery with 1-hour guided tour. After the guided tour, use your free time to explore the art gallery independently, and see its Renaissance masterpieces including Leonardo da Vinci’s Annunciation. Lunch in a traditional restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce is also included in your upgrade. After lunch, enjoy approximately 2-hours of free time to continue exploring Florence.
Meet back up with your host at a prearranged time, and then travel from Florence Santa Maria Novella Railway Station to Rome by train. Your experience finishes at the original departure point.
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Includes round-trip train transport from Rome to Florence
Upgrade: Transport and Tour
Includes round-trip train transport from Rome to Florence, walking tour, lunch and entrance ticket to Uffizi Gallery
- Hotel pickup from selected hotels
- Transport by high-speed train
- Onboard host
- Walking tour, lunch, water and entrance ticket to Uffizi Gallery (if option selected)
- Hotel drop-off to selected hotels
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Reviewed by: Tom T, January 2015
Awesome, a don't miss and don't do it by yourself. Have the guided tour
Reviewed by: Sharon S, December 2014
Although we took the independent tour and were on our own after our arrival in Florence, the tour guides, Miriam and Claudia, were friendly, helpful, and entertaining. They answered any questions that we had and provided suggestions on what to see and how to get around. The train was clean and comfortable. Overall, a great day trip and a wonderful experience!