Florence Fully Guided Day Tour from Rome

Or explore Florence independently using a convenient tourist shuttle service


Bridge of Gold (Ponte Vecchio) Florence

Bridge of Gold (Ponte Vecchio) Florence

No trip to Italy is complete without a visit to Florence, the city that gave birth to the Renaissance. Travel by motor coach from Rome to Florence on a full day guided tour.

Florence is a treasure trove of important paintings and sculptures, medieval architecture and Renaissance palaces, and on this tour you will see Michelangelo's famous statue of David plus architectural treasures by Giotto and Botticelli.


We have two alternatives that allow you to visit Florence in one long day from Rome. A traditional guided coach tour with luxury touring coach and professional guiding and for the independently minded a tourist shuttle there and back.

Florence Guided Tour Itinerary

On your full-day fully guided coach tour from Rome to Florence, you'll travel in a northerly direction to cross the green valley of the Tevere and the slopes of the Apennines covered with olive groves and vineyards. You'll also cross the famous wine-growing valley of Chianti before arriving in Florence.


Your Florence city tour begins with a guided visit to the Accademia Gallery (Gallerie dell'Accademia) to see the original statue of Michelangelo's David. You will continue on a walking tour with a local guide to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (outside visit) to admire the beautiful dome by Brunelleschi. You'll see other treasures, such as the Baptistery and Giotto's Bell Tower, before arriving at Piazza della Signoria, the heart of Florence.


After lunch in a typical Florentine restaurant, you will continue to the church of Santa Croce, where great artists like Michelangelo are buried. Finally, you will have the opportunity to visit one of Florence's leather schools and discover other ancient crafts such as mosaics and goldsmiths.


After lunch in a typical Florentine restaurant, you will continue to the church of Santa Croce, where great artists like Michelangelo are buried. Finally, you will have the opportunity to visit one of Florence's leather schools and discover other ancient crafts such as mosaics and goldsmiths.

The coach will depart Florence at approximately 5pm for the return journey to Rome.


Florence Tour Logistics

Days Of Operation: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.


Departure Point: Tour departs from a central Rome meeting point. A short walk from Termini Railway Station. Hotel pickup available from selected Rome hotels.


Departure Time: 7:30am. Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.


Inclusions: Lunch. Local guide. Entrance fee to the Accademia Museum. Hotel pickup (selected hotels only). Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)


Florence Day Tour From Rome Tickets & Prices

Florence Day Tour By Train From Rome

Spend a day in Florence on this independent day trip from Rome by high-speed train! After starting the experience with a hotel pickup, travel from Rome Tiburtina Station to Florence Santa Maria Novella Railway Station in roughly 1.5 hours.


The station is in the heart of the city. The basic tour leaves you completely independent to explore Florence at your own pace, or you can opt to take advantage of the optional guided tour.

Michelangelo's David Florence

Michelangelo's David Florence


If you would like to learn about Florence as part of the tour, upgrade to the optional tour which includes a 1-hour walking tour, lunch and a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the impressive Uffizi Gallery — home to a wealth of Renaissance artwork.


Florence By Train Day Tour

Days Of Operation: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays Only


Departure Point: Hotel pick up and drop from selected Rome hotels to and from Rome Tiburtina Station


Departure Time: 8:55am. Duration around 12 hours


Inclusions: Free hotel pickup and drop-off included in Rome. High speed return train between Rome and Florence

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Optional Florence Tour: 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.


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