OVERVIEW: This excursion is perfect for guests who prefer little walking and don't want to miss the highlights of Florence.
HIGHLIGHTS: During the 1 ˝ hour drive to Florence, you'll stop at an authentic Florentine leather factory. Once in Florence, you'll stop to enjoy the view of Florence from Michelangelo Square. You will then be escorted to Santa Croce Square and will be able to spend approx. 1 ˝ hours of free time to shop and explore at your leisure.
NOTES: The drive to/from Livorno is approximately 1.5 hours, dependent upon traffic conditions. This tour does not include lunch or entrance fees. Shoulders and knees must be covered at religious sites.
This excursion is perfect for guests who prefer little walking and don't want to miss the highlights of Florence. See the principal sights, enjoy a photo opportunity at Michelangelo Square and enjoy some time to shop and explore at your leisure.
-Michelangelo Square: See the city of Florence from above
-Santa Croce Square: Enjoy 1 ½ hours of free time on your own in the city center
-Shop at an authentic Florentine leather factory
If you’d like to enjoy the highlights of Florence with little walking, this tour is for you. Enjoy a panoramic ride to an authentic Florentine leather factory where you will find the finest "made in Italy" leather articles. Browse the array of goods before proceeding to Michelangelo Square, where you will enjoy sweeping views of the entire city of Florence from above.
Upon arrival in Florence, leave the coach at Lungarno della Zecca and be escorted to Santa Croce Square, an area close to the shopping district and few minutes walk from Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria. Your escort will designate a meeting time and place and then you will have approximately 1 1/2 hours to explore on your own.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port
-Camera and cash for shopping
-Sun protection and sunglasses
What to Wear:
-Strongly recommend wearing light clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
-Strict dress codes are enforced for religious sites and short pants, tank tops and revealing clothing are not acceptable. Shoulders and knees must be covered.
-Guests must be able to walk approximately 100 yards over flat surfaces with 3 steps to enter/exit the coach.
-Walking during the free time in Florence is at guests' discretion.
-The drive to/from Livorno is approximately 1.5 hours, dependent upon traffic conditions.
-This tour does not include lunch or entrance fees.
-If guests should miss the return bus, transportation back to the vessel is their own responsibility and at their own expense.
-The shopping hours and closure dates should be reviewed in the introduction section of Livorno.
-Should the required minimum not be met to operate tour LV89 Easy Florence separately it will be combined with participants on LV57 Panoramic Florence in order to operate both tours.