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This excursion is especially designed for you, if you’d like to visit Florence on your own. Your private tour driver will welcome you in Livorno Port at a time of your convenience, to visit Florence on your own. During the transfer he will give you great advise on the major highlights of the City, such as the main Square of the Duomo with its Cathedral, Bell Tower and Baptistery; the Ponte Vecchio, the Santa Croce Square with the ancient church of Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria. He will also recommend one of the BEST restaurants in town! Enjoy your day in Florence, at your own pace. No stress, you can do whatever you want! Your driver will make sure to give you all the info and what there is to do an see in the city. And he will let you know where to meet with him after the day, in order to return in Livorno port. This experience will allow you to visit Florence in total freedom, without having to depend on a strict itinerary. And at the end of your day in town, you will meet with your driver and return to your cruise ship in a timely manner.
Our English-speaking tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Livorno, for this private tour of Pisa and Florence. This excursion combines a brief visit to Pisa to admire “Piazza dei Miracoli” and the famous “Leaning Tower”. Your tour driver will meet you at the ship to start your tour. Upon reaching the city, you will pause at Piazzale Michelangelo for a spectacular view of Florence, the entire Arno Valley, and the Ponte Vecchio crossing the Arno River. You’ll also visit the Church of Santa Croce where Michelangelo is buried. Visit the “Uffizi Gallery” or the “Accademia Museum” (Possibility of booking on request; closed on Mondays) Visit the Statue of David by Michelangelo After the Museum, we will reach the main square of the city where you can see Santa Maria del Fiore, the Cathedral, the Giotto bell tower, and the Baptistery. After, you can take a stroll along narrows streets, visiting Palazzo Vecchio (residence of the Medici family), and Ponte Vecchio, which is famous for its “Gold market.” You can stop for an optional lunch to enjoy the traditional Italian cuisine. If we have enough time, we will visit Palazzo Pitti and the S. Lorenzo district, famous for its leather market. We will then return to the port of Livorno at the time you indicate.
Your private tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Livorno , for your private tour of Florence. In Florence you will meet your very own private guide First of all, you’ll head to San Mark’s square, the location of the Academy of Fine Arts, which houses the Statue of David by Michelangelo, among other paintings by masters of the early and late Renaissance period. Like Pontormo and Alessandro Allori, both contemporaries of Michelangelo. You will visit Florence’ famous locations Leaving the Academy of Fine Arts, you’ll walk along the Via Ricasoli to the Cathedral of Florence, also known as Saint Mary of the Flower, the third largest cathedral in Europe. The focal point of the cathedral is the magnificent dome created by Brunelleschi in the 15th century. And you can admire the inside of the 3600 sq. meters wide dome decorated by Giorgi Vasari in 1570, depicting the Heaven and Hell of the last judgment. Next on the agenda is a visit to the Piazza Della Signoria Its magnificent statues are done by great artists such as Giambologna, Benevenuto Cellini, Bartolomeo Ammanti and Pio Fede. Also of interest in the Piazza Della Signoria, is the Loggia Dei Lanci. Displayed here are other original statues by important artists. We continue onto the Arno River for a view of the Ponte Vecchio, built in the 14th century where all of the important jewelers of Florence can be found. Finally you will have free time for lunch to taste the specialties of Florence and a browse around the Mercato Del Porcellino (Market of the piglet). The day concludes with a trip back to Livorno.
Our private tour driver will meet you at the dock beside your cruise ship, for your private Vip tour of Pisa and Florence Your first stop on this exclusive tour will be Pisa You’ll drive through Pisa to admire “Piazza dei Miracoli” and the famous “Leaning Tower”. Then, you’ll head to Florence, stopping on the way at Piazzale Michelangelo for a spectacular view of Florence, the entire Arno Valley, and the Ponte Vecchio crossing the Arno River. Meet your local, private guide! Once you’ve met with your very own guide, as you walk through the streets and piazzas of Florence, You’ll hear all about the Florence Renaissance, the lives of many famous artists, the Medici family who showered Florence with countless masterpieces, and how life changed forever during this period in the history of Florence. This is a perfect experience for first time visitors Because this tour includes visits to Brunelleschi’s Duomo, the Church of Santa Croce, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio. You will enjoy a casual lunch at a local Trattoria after a visit to the original marble statue of David housed in the Accademia museum of Florence. We highly recommend to book the skip the line tickets for the Accademia Museum, before the tour date, to view Michelangelo’s David. . After this exclusive tour of Pisa and Florence, you will return to your ship.
Explore some fascinating locations on this Volterra and San Gimignano tour You will drive along the Etruscan Coastline directly to Volterra, one of Tuscany’s most fascinating Etruscan cities. A fortress-looking village so quaint and unique. This Town made of rocks is famous for working with alabaster stone. It has been illustrate in many books and movies like the Twilight series Your tour driver will provide you with an introduction of this town and its history and will give you some free time to stroll around. After Volterra our next destination is San Gimignano, called the “Manhattan of the 13th Century”, a small hilltop town crowned by a succession of tall medieval towers. But it’s most famous for the fabulous World wide wine production. Like the Vernaccia di San Gimignano! For ice cream lovers, San Gimignano is also home to award-winning gelato, don’t worry, your tour driver will help you to localize it in the main piazza. At the end of the tour you will drive back to the port of Livorno in perfect time to re board your cruise ship.
Visit the five small ancient tiny coastal villages on this Pisa and Cinque Terre tour Built in ancient times by people seeking refuge from the invading Barbarians, the “Cinque Terre” lie between the mountains and the sea; the people, for centuries, endured an isolated life. You’ll arrive in Portovenere, the driver will give you all the instructions on what you can do and the suggested time to spend in each site. You can consider taking the Cinque Terre express, a small train that stops in each of these villages. From Portovenere to Riomaggiore, the first of the Cinque Terre, you’ll have the opportunity to walk on the most famous and easiest trail (a twenty min walk)…the Via dell’Amore (which needs no-translation) trail that showcases magnificent views of the coastline. The path glides above the Sea, beneath the mighty cliffs of the Cinque Terre, and link Riomaggiore to Manarola. Then, you’ll move to Monterosso, the farthest village, where you’ll meet your driver. After the Cinque terre tour, you will drive back to the port of Livorno, but on the way, an additional stop can be arranged in Pisa for a brief visit of the Leaning Tower and Miracoli Court.
Visit the delightful city of Lucca! Lucca is a mixture of Etruscan, Roman and Medieval settlements, which are still visible in the details of the city’s structure, historically, artistically, and architecturally. For example, Lucca is also famous for its predominant city walls! Tall walls from ancient times that are now repurposed as a beautiful tree-lined bike track. You will have some free time on your own to discover the city walls! After leaving Lucca you will head over to the Versilia coastline and stop in Pietrasanta! You will have time for a wonderful lunch in a local trattoria. Next, you will head for the mountains, the “Apuan Alps” this is where marble has been extracted for centuries. The Carrara marble quarries have been exploited for more than 2,000 years. Carrara marble is very famous for the statuary quality, used by all of the most famous sculptors in the world, such as Michelangelo, Canova, and many more. You will have a chance to visit a marble quarry and the Walter Danesi Heritage Museum, an open-air exhibition where you will learn about the tools and machineries used in the business. If you’d like to spend more time learning about the Italian Marble, instead of exploring Lucca, you can visit one or two local art studios in Pietrasanta to watch as the artists actually convert the “white gold” into fabulous art works. After your visit, you will take a ride back to the dock beside your ship in Livorno.
Make your day of outlet shopping just perfect by taking one of our convenient and worry-free transfers. We’ll pick you up, wait while you shop, and take you back to your cruise ship in Livorno; all you’ll have to think about are the great bargains! The tour takes you to the outlets of the most prestigious designer labels in Italian Fashion. The outlet will allow you to buy with solid 30% to 50% discounts. Gucci and Prada – Outlets shopping tour: where you can find prestigious high fashion brands including: Gucci – Giorgio Armani – Ferragamo – Y.S. Laurent – Ungaro – Zegna – Bottega Veneta – Sergio Rossi. The pleasant Café in the Center is the perfect opportunity for a nice snak. During a comfortable trip on luxury, air-conditioned vehicles, you will enjoy the beautiful landscape offered by the Arno Valley, where Masaccio was born. You will find Gucci and Prada at 30% to 50% off the retail price; An excellent destination for real bargain hunters! The best famous haute couture at accessible prices!! And at the end of this shopping spree your personal chauffeur will take you back to your cruise ship in Livorno Port.
On this shore excursion to Pisa, Lucca and Wine tasting, from Livorno Port, you will be transported in a Wonderland! In Pisa, you’ll visit the Square of the Miracles, site of the recently restored Leaning Tower of Pisa. Construction of the tower began in 1176, and was completed in 1350 by Tommaso Pisano. An interesting cathedral found in the square, is in the Pisan Romanesque style. The baptistery, which is adjacent to the cathedral, is decorated with gothic motifs. Each of the monuments in the square complement each other to create a harmonious effect. Next, you’ll head for Lucca and take a stroll through the old town! It is very much influenced by the Etruscan civilization, which later became a Roman municipality. In the Middle Ages, Lucca was governed by the aristocracy; At some point, it was even governed by Elisa Baciocchi, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. During the visit, make sure to walk along the city walls which are a unique feature of the town. A drive through the Lucchese area of Montecarlo is next on the agenda. Finally, you will visit a lovely local winery where we will take a stroll around the vineyards and olive groves, while an expert explains the various types of grapes used to make their Chianti wine. *Upon request: The wine tasting can be accompanied by samples of specialties of the house, such as homemade pasta, bruschette and antipasto (for an extra cost). At the end of the tasting, take in the scenery, landscapes dotted with vineyards. Enjoy another Tuscan specialty — biscottini and Vin Santo desert wine. The day concludes with a trip back to Livorno.
This tour is designed especially for wine & food lovers! A tour in the Chianti region and its main wine valleys. Chianti wine and food, culture and heritage offering visitors the chance to meet the personalities behind the wine industry. Your tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Livorno, to explore the beautiful hill country of the Chianti region. You will enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside rolling hills dotted by vineyards, cypress trees, olive trees and Medieval villages, castles and fortresses. Your first stop will be at Greve in Chianti, the main capital of the wine region that boasts a friendly atmosphere with its attractive features and countless wine bars, called Enoteca which offer local wine and olive-oil tastings. Visit a winery in the hearth of the Chianti region for your tour and tasting session After visiting the vineyard and the cellar, sit back, relax and sip on different wines. Depending on availability, there are different wines offered, but typically a glass of Chianti Classico, Chianti Reserve, the Tuscan vinsanto (dessert wine) or a prestigious white wine are served, along with the wonderful explanations of the Sommelier. Your tour driver will be happy to suggest some typical, local traditional Tuscan restaurants in the area, or if you wish can be set up in the same winery. After lunch you will visit some other agricultural estates. A real treat, for those of you docked in Livorno!
Enjoy a tour of two of Tuscany’s most famous hill towns, Siena and San Gimignano. A private tour driver will be waiting for you at the Pier in Livorno Port, to start your shore excursion to Siena and San Gimignano After driving through the idyllic countryside, you’ll arrive in Siena, the Gothic city, where your tour driver will introduce you to this fascinating city. Wandering through the back-streets of Siena, you’ll soon be captivated by its history and culture. Next, you will visit the magnificent Cathedral of Siena, and its significant library, Piazza del Campo, where we’ll enjoy a stroll through the Jewish Ghetto and talk of the famous Palio horse race that takes place here every year. Discover Castellare degli Ugurgieri, a castle within a castle, and walk along some of Siena’s most elegant streets. For lunch, your tour driver will be happy to suggest a few local restaurants where you can taste the local “Tuscan” cuisine, accompanied by local wines. After a scenic drive, we’ll arrive at the hill town of San Gimignano, whose medieval walls and narrow streets are typical of Tuscan hill towns. Today, fourteen towers remain, reminding us of the Guelph and Ghibelline rivalry that caused a civil war between the families and citizens of San Gimignano. In the afternoon, you’ll return to your ship to complete your shore excursion from Livorno.
This excursion includes a brief visit to Pisa to admire “Piazza dei Miracoli” and the famous “Leaning Tower.” You will drive through the lovely Tuscan countryside to enchanting Siena, one of Italy’s best preserved medieval towns, located in the heart of Tuscany. Siena, built on three hills and surrounded by well-preserved walls, is filled with fine examples of Gothic architecture. You will have all the time to explore the charming little town. Welcome to Siena! While in Siena, you will be able to walk along the small medieval streets admiring the palaces, the Cathedral and its Baptistery, famous for the beautiful frescoes. And the 13th century Cathedral, Il Duomo, is an architectural beauty with its greenish-black and white bands of colored marble. In the chapel of the left transept is a glass box containing the arm of John the Baptist, said to be the one used to baptize Christ. Have lunch in one of the typical trattorias! After lunch, you will want to visit the Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in the world. And Fonte Gaia (Fountain of Joy); this piazza is the site of the thrilling horse race (the Palio) held every year. After this private excursion to Pisa and Siena, you will be back to your ship in Livorno Port
If you will be docked in Livorno Port, during your cruise, then you must take into consideration this fantastic selection of Livorno shore excursions. They are private, luxury, customizable and fun.
What more can you want from a day in Tuscany?
If you’re planning a cruise that stops in Livorno, don’t miss the chance to explore the beautiful Tuscan countryside on one of our shore excursions! We offer a variety of tours that will allow you to see the best that the region has to offer, from the stunning city of Florence to the picturesque hill towns of Tuscany.
One popular Livorno Shore Excursion is Florence in a Day, for visiting the major highlights of the City such us: the Bell Tower and Baptistery, the Ponte Vecchio and the Santa Croce Square.
Whether you’re looking for a day of sightseeing or a more leisurely wine-tasting tour, we have the perfect shore excursion for you. From wine tasting in Chianti to shore excursion to Pisa, Lucca and Wine tasting.
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Your private tour driver will welcome you in Livorno Port. Here is where you can find the best private shore excursions in Tuscany.
Our tours are all led by experienced guides who know the area well and can give you insights into the history and culture of this fascinating region. And with our small group sizes, you’ll be able to enjoy a more intimate and personalized experience.