Laguna Island - Half day excursion
first arriving at Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing
industry, for a stop at one of the factories. Travel on to the picturesque
islands of Burano, famous for its fisherman’s houses painted in bright colors,
for a 30 minute stop. Continue on to Torcello, the center of civilization in the
estuary. Stop to see the cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church
of Santa Forsca which remains as testimony of Torcello’s former glory.
Serenade - An
illuminated softly gliding gondola will take you along the city’s main
waterway, the Grand Canal, flanked by splendid floodlit palaces, and through
other dark thrilling canals. Music playing traditional Italian arias and songs
will entertain you.
Florence Tour walking - The tour begins with the discovery of
the historic city center visiting the scenic square and Gothic Church of Santa
Then crossing Ponte alle Grazie, a pleasant guided walk on the left side of the
Arno River will allow you to admire the elegant architecture of the Uffizi
the striking aerial structure of the Vasari Corridor and, on the
background, the Dome of the Cathedral and Giotto's Bell Tower, the Towers of
Palazzo Vecchio and Bargello.
The ancient Church of Santa Felicita (*) surprises us with its portico
surmounted by the Vasari Corridor and once inside, give us the amazing colours
of two masterpieces by Pontormo, hosted in the Chapel designed by Brunelleschi.
Then crossing the iconic Ponte Vecchio, after having caressed the nose of the
famous “piglet” statue, we arrive in the monumental Piazza Signoria, with
the imposing Palazzo Vecchio (exterior) and the beautiful Loggia del Lanzi
where the sculptures of great Renaissance artists are collected. The tour
continues with the guided visit of the famous Uffizi Gallery, in small groups of
max 14 participants, where it is possible to admire the superb paintings by
Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many
others. The guided tour ends at the Uffizi Terrace where you can enjoy an
amazing and exclusive view of the city’s most important monuments.
Once the guided tour is over, it is possible to stay in the museum. (*) inside
visit when the access is allowed, closed on Sunday Please note that the order of
the visits may change
Pisa Tour -A splendid excursion through the fertile and
picturesque Tuscan countryside towards the historic university city of Pisa,
famous for its architectural beauty. After the panoramic drive by bus along the
Arno embankments, the tour proceeds with a guided visit of Piazza dei Miracoli
to find the celebrated Leaning Tower, the Cathedral (visit inside), an
unequalled masterpiece of Romanesque art carried out between the 11th and 12th
centuries, the Baptistery and other important monuments. Our Assistant will walk
you to Piazza dei Cavalieri, where the Scuola Normale resides, one of the most
famous universities in the world.
Ancient Rome: Colosseum (inside) ,Roman forum(outside), Capitoline hill
via Ludovisi; Barberini; Termini, Santa Maria Maggiore; Colosseo; Teatro
marcello, Vaticano,Sant'angelo Bridge, Via del Tritone.
For the open bus there is one bus each 30 minutes from 08.30 to 17.30, and the
bus stops in each of the places listed below.
If the clients would like to stop in one of these places they can drop off from
the bus, doing a vist on their own and then take the next bus which will
pass in the same spot after 30 minutes from when the other bus have left.