This tour is perfect for guests who prefer little walking and want to capture the highlights of Florence. See the principal sites on a narrated coach drive, enjoy a photo opportunity at Michelangelo Square, and enjoy free time to shop and explore at your own pace.
-Michelangelo Square: See the city of Florence from above
-Shop at an authentic Florentine leather factory
-Santa Croce Square: Enjoy 1 ½ hours of free time on your own in the city center
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’ll find the finest Italian made leather products. Browse the array of goods before proceeding to Michelanchelo 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 walk to Santa Croce Square, an area close to the shopping district where you’ll enjoy approximately 1.5 hours of free time to explore at your own pace. You’ll later meet your guide at a designated time and place to rejoin your coach and return to the ship.
During the bus ride to Florence, you will be provided with a map of Florence and emergency contact numbers in the unlikely event you become separated from the group. Once in Florence, you will be provided with bottled water.
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:
-Light clothing and comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.
-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 guest’s discretion.
-The drive to/from Livorno is approximately 1.5 hours, subject to 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.
-This tour is designed for guests with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair. The vehicle used on this excursion is adapted with an access ramp (or lift where available) to accommodate a very limited number of wheelchairs.
-In order to use the ramp and/or lift, guests must be seated in a wheelchair or scooter. Due to liability issues, participants cannot stand on the ramp to be lifted into the vehicle.
-Guests interested in this tour must contact the Shore Excursion Department at email@example.com before their cruise to review availability and departure times.
-Guests wishing to utilize a wheelchair (manual or electric) on this excursion must provide the Shore Excursions Department at firstname.lastname@example.org with the total dimensions (height, length, and width) and weight of the electric scooter or wheelchair at the time of booking.
-Use of a motorized scooter is not guaranteed on this excursion.
-Please note that this information is subject to change and availability is not guaranteed.
-This tour can only be secured in advance and is on a first come, first served basis.
-Space is limited but a minimum participation is required in order for the tours to operate. Should the required minimum not be met to operate this tour separately, participants on Easy Florence will be combined with participants on Panoramic Florence in order to operate both tours.