Day Trip From Rome To Florence With High-Speed Train: Accademia & Uffizi

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Rome to Florence Day Tour

Explore the city where the Renaissance began on our day trip tour from Rome to Florence with your private guide. 

Your return tickets from Rome to Florence on the high-speed train are included and your private guide will meet you as soon as you arrive at the station in Florence in just 1.5 hours. Together you will embark on a journey through the Renaissance as you see the masterpieces on display in the Accademia & Uffizi galleries and enjoy a guided walking tour of the city.

What Is Included In The Day Trip From Rome To Florence?

  • High-speed train tickets from Rome-Florence and back 
  • Skip the line entrance tickets into the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery 
  • private guided tour exploring the historical center of Florence (including an outside view of the Duomo and a stroll across the Ponte Vecchio)
  • A visit to the famous statue of David by Michelangelo, and breathtaking paintings like the Birth of Venus & La Primavera by Botticelli, the Annunciation of da Vinci, and Caravaggio’s Medusa
  • A visit to the Porcellino, don’t forget to rub its nose!
     

Optional: We can arrange return transfers to/from your Rome accommodation to the central train station Termini in Rome

Day Trip From Rome To Florence Tour Description

Exploring Florence with your private guide.
Florence, Italy

No vacation to Italy would really be complete without visiting Florence at least once, and given that it is only 1.5 hours away by fast train, our day trip tour is the perfect way to see the best of the city even if your accommodation is in Rome. 

Florence has so much to offer: Art, history, architecture, and culture. We will take care of everything, train tickets, entrance tickets into the museums, and a local licensed guide – all you need to do is enjoy the day!

During this day you will explore the following sites:

The Historical Center of Florence:

Arriving at the Piazza del Duomo and laying eyes on the spectacular architecture of the Duomo, the bell tower, and the Baptistery will be a memory you cherish for a lifetime. After that, we will take you on a stroll over the Arno river, via the Ponte Vecchio bridge which used to be more like a market for fresh food and especially meat but is now transferred into a jewelry hotspot.

Orsanmichele Church & Porcellino Pig:

Take a tour of the stunningly beautiful, yet lesser-known Orsanmichele Church with your private guide before visiting the famous Porcellino Pig, a bronze statue of a boar with origins dating back to the 1600s. Your guide will make sure that you don’t forgo the opportunity to take part in the local ritual involving touching the hog’s snout to bring some good luck!

Accademia Gallery:

The highlight of the Accademia is without a doubt THE masterpiece of Michelangelo; the statue of David. First, however, your private guide will explain to you and more importantly be able to show you how Michelangelo prepared for this amazing project, by showing you his unfinished marble statues.

Uffizi Gallery:

The Uffizi Gallery is located next to the Arno river and while you are browsing through it don’t forget to look outside the windows from time to time for some amazing views! Inside the Gallery, you will be able to admire many artworks, most of them gifted to the city by the famous Medici family. Your guide will point out the sometimes very well-hidden treasures inside the paintings done by Botticelli, Giotto, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Caravaggio, and many more. 

Day Trip From Rome To Florence Itinerary Details:

This tour will last the entire day, but the time spent with your private guide is about 7 hours. The guide will welcome you at the Santa Maria Novella station in Florence. All sites that require entrance tickets will be pre-purchased for you and our role as licensed guides mean that you will enjoy skip-the-line access so there will be no waiting in long queues of tourists.

Do I need to pay extra for skip the queue tickets?

No, Luxe’s pricing includes all of the entrance tickets to the sites that we have mentioned before. If you prefer to visit another site in Florence, please let us know, so we can quote you accordingly. Also, please note that our skip-the-line tickets do require you to go through basic security lines at the sites.

Why Book The Day Trip To Florence From Rome With Luxe?

  • You will have a local, private, licensed guide who can show you the secrets of the city and its museums. 
  • This is a completely private tour for you and your party/family! We prefer this because it allows us to customize each tour to your own tastes and desires. 
  • No rush during the day, which gives you the opportunity to learn in as much detail as you like. Your guide will have all the time to explain and answer any questions you have
  • We don’t just want to show you Florence, we want to create an experience together with you for a lifetime of memories. 

This tour doesn’t run on Mondays, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Best Travel Company: We worked with Travel by Luxe to help plan a trip for 14 people to celebrate my partner's 50th birthday. They were amazing! From the recommendations of sights to visit to the coordination of all transfers, I can say this was one of the best experiences I've had in Rome and Florence. Travel by Luxe also went above and beyond by assisting me with restaurant reservations (which they normally do not do) for our large group as it was difficult to find accommodations for 14 people. Graziano and Francesca were very communicative both before and during the trip, always a text or call away to confirm any last-minute details. I've traveled to many places (including Rome and Florence) in the past, but have never had such an impressive experience with a travel company. I'll definitely use Travel by Luxe in future vacations.

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