About the tour: Florence City Break by Air

Escape to Florence on our fabulous new short break by air. Known as the ‘Cradle of the Renaissance’, this iconic city offers a feast for the senses. Home to an abundance of spectacular artworks, delicious Tuscan cuisine, spectacular architecture and vibrant markets. Our spectacular holiday unveils the city’s highlights with an included guided visit to the inimitable Uffizi Gallery, with its trove of artistic treasures, and a guided city tour taking in Piazza della Signoria, the striking Cathedral with its recognisable dome and the unique Ponte Vecchio.

Tour Includes

  • 4-nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Return flights to Pisa with one checked in suitcase
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • Services of an English-speaking local tour escort
  • Half-day guided walking tour of Florence
  • Half day guided visit to the Uffizi Gallery

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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  • Send payments via cheque.
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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
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    Fly to Pisa, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Florence for four nights.

    Join our included half-day introduction to the sights of historical Florence.

    We meet our local guide for a walking tour, which will include some of the renowned highlights of the Renaissance city including the Cathedral known as ‘il Duomo’, bustling Piazza della Signoria and the beautiful Ponte Vecchio which spans the River Arno.

    The afternoon is at leisure to explore further, or perhaps enjoy some shopping in the famous Leather Market.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Florence Half-Day Guided Walking Tour

    Included Highlights

    • Florence Half-Day Guided Walking Tour

    Enjoy a free day to further explore Florence or its surroundings at your own pace.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    The Basilica of Santa Croce

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    • Florence

    This morning, be immersed in some of Italy’s most impressive works of art at the grandiose Uffizi Gallery.

    After breakfast, we walk to central Florence for an included guided visit of this magnificent museum which is rich in sculpture and paintings, including masterpieces such as Botticelli’s Venere.

    After the visit, you are free to explore further at your own leisure. Maybe continue to the Galleria dell’Accademia, home to Michelangelo’s famous David, or head up to Piazzale Michelangelo for spectacular sweeping vistas of the cityscape.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Uffizi Gallery
    Uffizi Gallery

    Included Highlights

    • Uffizi Gallery Guided Visit

    To Pisa airport for your return flight to the UK.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Please note: Although Florence is a relatively compact city, there will be a high degree of walking on days two and four of your tour, so a pair of sturdy shoes is essential. 

    Single Room Supplement from £179.00 (5 days).


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Hotel Palazzo Ricasoli, or similar, located in Florence’s historical centre and ideally situated for exploring the city’s many museums, galleries and sights. A selection of restaurants and trattorie are within walking distance. 

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