• first stop -
Piazzale Michelangelo, where you may admire an over all
view of the town. As you meranda down the magnificent boulevade
into the city take in the beautiful villas and greenery.
• When you arrive in the city of Florence, head first to Santa
Croce Church, where Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli,
and Rossini are all buried. Then your driver
will park in the Piazza del Duomo to survey the superb
cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the second largest
church in the world.
• You are now in the center of the walking area, only five minutes
from the best shopping area of the town, the
Piazza della Signoria, with Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Museums
and Ponte Vecchio, the famous 14th century
covered bridge, home of Florence's gold shops! Wander through
the fashionable boutiques or sample a bit of Tuscan cuisine.
• Remember that the driver is always at your total disposal to
show you any place you wish - for example, the Accademia
Gallery, home to the original statue of Michelangelo's David,
or the huge Pitti Palace, a large, mainly Renaissance
palace located on the south side of the Arno, a short distance from
the Ponte Vecchio.
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• On return, detour to
Pisa, where you will park in the middle of the famous
"Field of Miracles." This square is the site of Pisa's
Duomo, Baptistery, Campo Santo and, of course, the
Campanile, better known as the Leaning Tower.
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When you have seen Pisa
we will then we will return to the port of Livorno.