Florence & San Gimignano 

Firenze, the Athens of the Middle Ages.

The first step of this wonderful tour experience will be right in Florence, about 1h from Pisa/Livorno.
Your historical and awe-inspiring day in Firenze begins with an overview of the town from “Piazzale Michelangelo”, the famous square on top of an hill with a magnificent panoramic view. Then your driver will proceed to the Church of “Santa Croce”, the burial place of great artist Michelangelo Buonarroti, of famous scientist Galileo Galilei and of worldwide celebrated musician Gioachino Rossini.
Then we will park in “Piazza Duomo”, where you can survey the superb Cathedral of “Santa Maria del Fiore”: this building is the second largest church in the world. You are now positioned right in the middle of the pedestrian area.
From here, it takes just a few minutes to reach “Piazza della Signoria”, with the famous “Palazzo Vecchio” and the “Uffizi” Museum. You will also cross the famous “Ponte Vecchio”, a 14th century covered bridge, home to Florence’s best jeweleries!
In the “Accademia” you will find, amongst the other famous artworks, the original sculpture of Michelangelo’s, David, and you can visit the “Uffizi” galleries’ with an additional fee (this visit must be booked in advance).

San Gimignano, town of BEAUTIFUL towers, UNESCO referenced.

Leaving Florence, our next stop will be in the unique town of San Gimignano, passing through the amazing beautiful Tuscan countryside.
Magnificent fortified walls and tall watchtowers show the power and prosperity of the Middle ages. Today, only thirteen of the original 76 towers remain standing. We will take time to enjoy a stroll along the cobbled streets while taking in San Gimignano’ sights, “Piazza della Cisterna” and the Romanesque cathedral named “Collegiata”, in “Piazza del Duomo”.
Don’t forget to taste the best “gelato” in the world: the ice-cream maker “Dondoli” is labelled as “il miglior gelato al mondo”, with the Lonely Planet guide naming it in the world’s best gourmet sights.

duration: about 9 hrs

Enjoy a full day immersion in the Medieval wonders right into the heart of Tuscany: Firenze with its Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Museum, the fashion of Ponte Vecchio jeweleries, the stone towers of San Gimignano will accompany us through the ancient Etruscans land with the discovering of authentic traditions and culture.