Florence - fully guided day tour from Rome

Or explore Florence independently using convenient tourist shuttle service or private car

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore Florence
Florence tour: Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

No trip to Italy is complete without a visit to Florence, the city that gave birth to the Renaissance.

We have three alternatives that allow you to visit Florence in one long day from Rome. A traditional guided coach tour with air-conditioned touring coach and professional guiding, or for the independently minded a tour by train with more free time and a private tour by car for convenience and flexibility.

A great way to get round all those sights is to take a guided day tour, with time to explore by yourself in Florence. The first tour below will allow you to see all the top sights you associate with Florence: Piazza dei Miracoli, Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza Santa Croce, Piazza del Duomo, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria.

The more independent train tour includes skip-the-line entry to the Uffizi Gallery to avoid the crowds, plus a fantastic walking tour of Florence with professional guide.

The private car option is your ultimate in luxury, allowing you to see what you want in Florence, in your own way.

Florence and Pisa full day tour from Rome by coach

Florence leaning tower of pisa
Check out the famous Leaning Tower on this popular tour

Skip the hassle and delays of the train and see two of Tuscany's top cities in a single day on this full-day tour from Rome. Save hours with direct transportation to Pisa and Florence via bus.

See Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and other Florentine landmarks, plus visit the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa.

The tour leader will lead you to the center of Florence and give you time on your own to explore.

Florence and Pisa coach tour days and times

Florence Pitti Palace
Florence Pitti Palace

Days of operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Departure point: Outside Tiburtina Station

Departure time: 7am.

Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicle. Local guide. Guided tour in the bus (simultaneously in English and Spanish). Bilingual tour leader that will accompany you in the cities.

Florence day tour from Rome


day tour of Florence from Rome by coach

See two of Tuscany's top cities in a single day on this full-day tour from Rome.

Bilingual tour leader to accompany you in the cities.

Florence guided tour from Rome by train

Florence uffizi gallery
Florence Uffizi Gallery

Spend a day in Florence on this independent day trip from Rome by high-speed train! After starting the experience with a hotel pick-up, 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.

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 train tour days and times

David Florence
Florence is the home of art

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: 7.35am.Duration around 12 hours

Inclusions: High speed return train between Rome and Florence Informative, friendly and professional guide

Tour upgrade details: 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. Includes a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the world-famous Uffizi Gallery. 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. After lunch, enjoy approximately 2-hours of free time to continue exploring Florence.

Florence day tour from Rome by train


day tour of Florence by train from Rome

Fully guided tour by high speed train

You can explore Florence on your own for the day or upgrade to include a fully guided tour.

Florence by car from Rome

Florence skyline
Prebook tickets for the Uffizi Gallery to save you time in queues

On this car tour of Florence, take time to allow yourself to go where you want to go at and a pace you want. For the ultimate in convenience and flexibility, you can learn everything you need to know about Florence from your friendly English speaking driver, and be picked up from your hotel in Rome.

Enjoy a custom itinerary where you do Florence in your own way! The historic Renaissance city is home to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery, where so many wonderful pieces of art are on display, and some well known attractions of Florence include the cathedral and Palazzo Vecchio. Your day in Florence is fully under your control.

You can include a scenic orientation drive through the city so you can appreciate the beautiful architecture and attractions in full. If you prefer to spend time experiencing la dolce vita alone you could explore the winding streets and alleyways, take a peek at the ancient city walls and sip coffee at one of the pretty pavement cafés within the ancient squares of Florence.

Your driver will drop you off at a convenient location and arrange to collect you from a pre-arranged point at a later time. You may prefer to book a private tour guide in advance as part of the tour to ensure you visit the most popular and historic city sights with tickets for the Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery, saving you wasting any time in long queues.

Florence private car tour from Rome


day tour of Florence by car from Rome

Private car tour - 11 hour duration

Up to 8 passengers per vehicle

You choose the start time and pick-up point

You choose the pace, level of guiding required

English speaking driver. Small deposit, fixed and clear pricing

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