Florence, Italy - Firebird City Guides

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One of the brightest gems of the Tuscany region, Florence, is the treasure trove, birthplace and cradle of the Renaissance. The city encompasses the most incredible pieces of art of the era including Michelangelo's "David".

Florence was once a central hub of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of its time. The city is often even referred to as "the Athens of the Middle Ages" and has managed to preserve ancient architecture and 13-th century palaces such as the Palazzo Vecchio and the old bridge Ponto Vecchio.

Florence is a UNESCO-declared World Heritage Site that attracts millions of tourists each year. The key landmark of the city is the medieval Florence Cathedral with its tiled dome. The building was designed by Brunelleschi and the terra-cotta bell tower was created by Giotto.

Noted for its breathtaking architecture, Florence boasts striking places like the white-marble Baptistery, Bargello palace, San Miniato al Monte basilica, and the Medici Chapel.

When traveling to Florence, Italy, viewing the original "David" by Michelangelo is an unmissable experience. The sculpture is housed in the Gallery of the Academy of Florence (Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze). The Accademia also displays his other giant marble sculptures including the "Prisoners" and unfinished “Slaves”, as well as other marvelous works like Botticelli's "Madonna of the Sea". Another place that gives tribute to the great talent is the library of San Lorenzo - a magnificent exhibition of Michelangelo's architectural genius.

Other Renaissance landmarks worth of notice are the Baboli Gardens with incredible sculptures and of course the Uffizi Gallery, which is home to Botticelli's "Primavera" and "Birth of Venus", Filippo Lippi's "Madonna and Child with Two Angels", Titian's "Venus of Urbino" and other works by Giotto and Renaissance pioneers like Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.

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9 days

4 cities

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Venice | Florence | Rome | Vatican City

Enjoy the gems of the world's most romantic country with the premium tour to Italy. Start with Venice to contemplate architectural masterpieces, continue to Florence to see the most iconic sight - the Baptistery and finish in Eternal Rome with tours to Colosseum and Vatican.

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9 days

4 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Vatican City

Embark on our hallmark private tour of Italy to explore the best of charming Venice, Renaissance Florence, Eternal Rome and Vatican with local professional guides. To top it all, stay at hand-picked best 5-star hotels located right in the heart of towns.

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Oct 02, 2018

10 days

4 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Vatican City

Take a mind-blowing trip through Italy's major highlight cities of Venice, Florence & Rome in an intimate small group tour of only up to 14 people with guided tours to landmarks like Vatican and the Sistine Chapel.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Oct 02, 2018

12 days

6 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Vatican City | Sorrento | Positano

Explore the top attractions of manifold Italy and spend amazing 12 days touring romantic Venice, artistic Florence, eternal Rome and the sunny Amalfi Coast. You will go on sightseeing tours with exceptional guides and enjoy a wine tasting.

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11 days

4 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Amalfi

Set off on an unforgettable private tour that takes you from the romantic canals of Venice to the motherland of the Renaissance, Florence, then enjoy the best of the Eternal City, Rome and spend time on the colorful sun-kissed Amalfi Coast.

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11 days

4 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Amalfi

Discover the wonders of Italy from Venice to the sunny Amalfi Coast. Take advantage of our special promo deal: get ahold of the best hotel rates, available among our preferred 4-star properties. The itinerary can be tailored to your preferences with guided tours to all must-sees included.

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9 days

4 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Vatican City

Take delight in the charming Italian must-visit cities in the winter time, avoiding the large tourist crowds. Explore top attractions from the Venetian Doge's Palace to the Baptistery in Florence to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican with private guides.

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10 days

4 cities

1 country

Venice | Florence | Rome | Vatican City

There is nothing like Italy, and there is nothing like classic Italian luxury. This program is all about the experience: best central 5-star hotels, sightseeing tours with local pro guides, 1st class connections and top-notch gastronomy.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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11 days

9 cities

1 country

Sorrento | Positano | Amalfi | Rome | Vatican City | Florence | Vernazza | Manarolla | Venice

Set off on an Italian adventure and see top sights from the Amalfi coast to Rome & Florence to Cinque Terre towns & Venice. Our excellent tour guides in seven cities and other travel arrangements will ensure your trip will be flawless.

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7 days

5 cities

1 country

Florence | San Gimignano | Siena | Montepulciano | Montalcino

Get a taste of Italy's sunny Tuscany region with the tour combining major sights with a truly gastronomic experience of Italian wines and cheese. With the guided city tours, the tour of a cheese farm and wineries as well as a cooking class in Montalcino, your trip will be nothing but a delicious adventure.

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7 days

7 cities

1 country

Florence | San Gimignano | Siena | Pisa | Lucca | Vernazza | Manarolla

Dive into the riches of Italy's heritage and see the best of the Tuscany region: Florence, San Gimignano, Siena and Cinque Terre. With excellent tour guides, your tour will undoubtedly be a remarkable one.
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