A special day in Tuscany – Florence, Vinci and…

Florence and tours in Tuscany: this year I had the chance to travel to Sardinia, Florerence, Vinci, Lake Como, Milan and Bologna. As I’ve mentioned before I’m a huge fan of Europe but there certain countries I enjoy more to spend holiday (meaning that I’m staying longer than a week). Florence is very expensive but it’s worth a short break or more if yoy can afford. There are many tours, exhibitions, museums and fantastic restaurants. Besides you can shop till you drop or easily escape to Rome or Milan in a high-speed train. Plan it carefully otherwise you’ll run off time. I saw mainly tourists from the USA, South Korea and Brazil however people come from all over wishing to take the best of Italy. There are also many British citizens living there. For fans of art, Florence is a bit of heaven. Atlantic Emotions shared the best sights, tour offer and prices.

SKIP THE LINE Visit Siena and its Cathedral, Fiesole,San Gimignano, Vinci, (take the train to Empoli and then the bus), Pisa and the leaning tower, Lucca and Chianti. Fiesole is an Etruscan-Roman Town that offers a rich artistic heritage and an extraordinary view of Florence.

Duomo introduces lolalty card: with unlimited access for a year residents and frequent Florence visitors can now take advantage of the Cathedral’s museums and monuments.It costs 50 euro and entitles users access to Bapstitery Cupola, Bell Tower, Santa Reparata and the Opera del Duomo Museum for a year and includes “skip the line” entrance to the Cathedral’s monuments.Register online at http://www.ilgrandemuseodelduomo.it/fidelity-card and then collect it from the ticket office in piazza San Giovanni. Tours by train: 1 easy Venice from Florence 2 Combo Rome by train ( Vatican museum, Coliseum & Roman forum (from 95 EUR to 230 EUR) Activities 1 Perfume masterclass 2 Renaissance dinner at Borghese Palace 3 Tuscan booking class & San Lorenzo Market 4 Pizza & gelato making booking class 5 Vintage Fiat 500 tours grand Tuscan diving tour 6 Vespa tour or horseback riding in the Chianti countryside. Looking forward to cameback to Italy or I might say “Non vedo l’ora!” If you wishes to find out everything about Florence, please subscribe online the English-speaking news magazine “The Florentino” at theflr.net/subscribe.Payment available with PayPal, cash or bank transfer.Follow the Genious’ tracks in his hometown by going to Vinci – Take the train in Florence and then a taxi to discover Leonardo da Vinci’s places, right in the heart of the Tuscan countryside.You can admire a landscape very similar to the one depicted by Leonardo in his most famous paintings from the terrace of the Conti Guidi Castle. A wonderful view over the Montalbano hills which was a source of great inspiration for Leonardo.A full day is needed if you go by train and try to catch a taxi as it can get a bit weird if you take the bus instead of taxi! http://www.museoleonardino.it For more information and reservations visit http://www.artvita.com. Florence it’s accessible for all.


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