Florence: in the footsteps of the Medici
Weekend package 2 nights / 3 days
Two days dedicated to history, art, archeology, famous people, but not only, because you will not miss the opportunity to discover Florentine traditions, food and wine and curiosities.
The package includes accommodation in a 4-star hotel with HB formula in a room with bathroom equipped for people in wheelchairs and accompaniment with a private guide specialized in accessible tourism in 2 guided tours of half a day each:
Open-air tour in the historic center of Florence.
We will start from the Piazza del Duomo, the religious heart of the city that preserves some of the most beautiful monuments in the world. The Baptistery of San Giovanni with its splendid white and green marble decorations, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore famous for its brick dome Brunelleschi’s masterpiece and Giotto’s Campanile audacious architectural project enriched with sculptures by Donatello.
The guided tour continues in Piazza della Signoria, the center of power and symbol of the rich and influential Medici family.
We will see the Palazzo Vecchio, which from being the seat of the Florentine Republic became the home of the Medici Grand Dukes, the Loggia dei Lanzi, the most spectacular outdoor sculpture museum in the world and the Uffizi Courtyard, the grand entrance to the Museum, seat of the Florentine magistracy.
And finally a short walk on the Arno river bank, under the arcades of the Vasari corridor up to the Ponte Vecchio and then the magnificent Pitti Palace.
Florence Guided Tour, Visions from Above
The best way to get to know Florence is to walk slowly from the top to the bottom, from the mountain to the river. Inside and outside its medieval walls, along an itinerary that will start from the green hill of San Miniato, to proceed sinuously towards the Arno river.
We will cross ancient bridges and walking through songs, lanes and small squares, we will arrive in the political and religious heart of what was the cradle of the Renaissance, the city of the De’ Medici family.
From the magnificent terrace below dedicated to the genius of the Renaissance, Piazzale Michelangelo, the view will open on the narrow valley, lingering on bell towers, towers and the dome of Brunelleschi.
The stay is scheduled in an accessible 4-star hotel on the Lungarno of Florence.
Rooms renovated with Design4All equipped with the most modern comforts and services, accessible bathrooms complete with all the necessary aids for people with motor disabilities.
A contemporary style, welcoming spaces characterized by comfort and functionality and an excellent restaurant to offer the best of Florentine hospitality.
There are many services designed for visually impaired guests: audio guides in Italian and English, elevators with Braille numbers, and room escorting by the reception staff.
Rates per person – minimum package for 2 participants :
Accommodation in double room + 2 guided tours: € 610 in low season – € 650 in high season.
Single supplement € 115 in all periods.
Accommodation in triple room + 2 guided tours: € 460 in low season – € 490 in high season.
Extra nights in BB:
Double: 125 € Per person
Triple: 110 € Per person
Registration fee: 45,00 Euro
High season: April, May, June, September, October.
Low season: January, February, March, July, August, November, December.
The price also includes pre-arrival consultancy for information on the accessibility of the city and the proposed itineraries customized according to the needs of the tourist.
The price does not include entrance fees to museums, transfers and anything not mentioned in the detail of the activities and is subject to confirmation based on the period required.
Supplements for holidays, groups and children reductions on request.
For any information, wishes or special need regarding the Florence accessible city break please do not hesitate to email email@example.com
Gallerie degli Uffizi: www.uffizi.it/en/the-uffizi
Palazzo Pitti: www.uffizi.it/en/pitti-palace
Galleria dell’Accademia: www.galleriaaccademiafirenze.beniculturali.it/ In Italian
Unofficial website in English: www.accademia.org/
Museo Archeologico Nazionale: museoarcheologiconazionaledifirenze.wordpress.com/ Musei del Bargello: www.bargellomusei.beniculturali.it/
Accessible toilets in Florence: www.osservatorelibero.it