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Florence

Art lovers' haven, everyone will recognise these world famous sites

Florence is long known to be the artistic and cultural heart of Europe. Every turn yields a collection of some of the world's greatest art, architecture and sculpture. Your senses will come alive in the Mercato Centrale where you can experience some local delicacies. A trip to Pisa will reveal the iconic landmark Leaning Tower and the Piazza del Duomo

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Arrive in a central Italian airport & transfer to Florence, historically known as the artisitic & cultural centre of Europe. Famous inhabitants include Michelangelo, Donatello & Leonardo da Vinci Take a walking tour of this beautiful city with famous sights like the Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio & the Piazza del Duomo Check in to your accommodation in Florence & relax after a very busy day
2 Visit the Galileo Museum to learn all about the “Father of modern science”. View all sorts of amazing scientific equipment including the telescope which discovered Jupiter Explore the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo for art works which were created for the Basilica in Florence. Afterwards visit Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo, Florence’s largest market After your evening meal head to the Space Electronic Discoteca for a youth disco night… & dance the night away
3 Visit the world famous Uffizi. Designed in 1560 it houses one of the greatest art collections in Italy including Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ & Michelangelo’s ‘Holy Family’ View the renowned sculpture of 'David' by Michelangelo in the Accademia. Take in the Academy of Design & Fine Arts Roll your sleeves up for an evening of painting and sculpturing
4 Head to Pisa & gaze at its Leaning Tower located in the Piazza del Duomo UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Leaning Tower has been stabilised now to preserve its unique beauty Squeeze in some last minute shopping at Pisa or visit De Bondt Chocolate shop & pick up a bar of uniquely flavoured chocolate… tasty Depart for home