Florence is not only beautiful, it is also a terribly romantic city. Its historical center is quite small but it is packed with things to see and do. It is a wonderful “outdoor” museum all on its own, where You can spend all day exploring its streets and architecture. A short but intense trip will make all this possible!
Start by exploring the creative heart of the Renaissance in Florence and its “symbols”, such us: the Duomo with Brunelleschi’s Cathedral Dome, Piazza della Repubblica, the oldest part of the city then transformed in an elegant square, Ponte Vecchio with its renowned jewelers’ shops and Piazza della Signoria, that holds an open-air gallery of Renaissance statues.
The tour also features a day on the outskirts of Florence, far from the crowd. You will have the opportunity to visit the romantic and marvelous Bardini gardens and Villa Peyron. Built on Etruscan ruins of which You can still see traces today amidst the Forests of Fontelucente, it is one of the most beautiful historic houses on the hills of Fiesole. The entire complex of the Villa, the stunning formal gardens, the spacious park, and the surrounding woods and olive groves are located in a beautiful location with spectacular views of Florence to the south and of Castel di Poggio to the east.
Experience designer outlet shopping in a one day trip to the famous The Mall, a luxury outlet centre created to offer customers products of excellence at extremely advantageous prices.
After arrival on you own, check in and accommodation in Your 4* selected hotel centrally located. Walking city tour to discover the cradle of the Renaissance and its “symbols”. In the afternoon transfer with private car to Fiesole to visit the romantic and marvelous Bardini gardens and Villa Peyron. Return back to the hotel. Romantic dinner in hotel
After breakfast transfer to The Mall outlet. Afternoon at leisure. At the end of the shopping return back to Florence.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Check out and departure.
THE CRADLE OF THE RENAISSANCE
The classic guided city tour includes a stroll in the heart of Florence, visiting the square of the Duomo with its Belltower and the Baptistery, Piazza della Repubblica, the oldest part of the city then transformed in an elegant square, Ponte Vecchio with its renowned jewellers’ shops. Ponte Vecchio with its renowned jewellers’ shops. Proceed to Piazza della Signoria that holds an open-air gallery of Renaissance statues and piazza Santa Croce to admire the Franciscan church of Santa Croce where many famous Italians are buried.
Villa Peyron is one of the most beautiful villas of the Fiesole hill. The entire complex of the villa, the formal garden, the vast grounds, the woods and the surrounding olive groves are located in a splendid position with a spectacular view of Florence to the south and, eastward, a framing of Castel di Poggio. Villa Peyron is a beautiful villa built on Etruscan ruins of which you can still see traces today amidst the Forests of Fontelucente. It is situated in Fiesole, and emerges from the lush forest with three beautiful terraces and many glorious fountains of which a one dates back to the sixth century. Many expensive and valuable statues dot the park and add that renaissance touch to the garden. It epitomizes the style of a neo renaissance garden.
The Mall is one of the biggest shopping center of Italy. Florence is the headquarters of many luxury brands and the Mall brings together a collection of the world’s most exclusive brands. This is a famous outlet gallery of the most exclusive designer in the world at the very best prices.