About the tour
After the pick up from the cruise port by your driver who is also your guide, this Accessible Florence and Lucca Tour takes you to the city, Lucca. During the years Lucca has kept its charm. This place has great architecture, massive city walls, bell towers, impressive churches, and beautiful squares. Lucca is also the birthplace of Giacomo Puccini, one of the famous Italian composers.
During your visit to Lucca, sights you visit include the Roman Amphitheater, the Duomo San Martino, and the Church of San Michele. Enjoy a coffee break on Napoleon’s Square, before you pass the main shopping street Via Fillungo. An ancient street that crosses through the town. Along the way, you see impressive buildings. And the shops were you can try local delicacies and buy souvenirs.
Your tour continues towards Florence, also known as the Heart of the Renaissance with museums hosting more than 300.000 works of arts. The one more beautiful than the other. In Florence, you see the main sites, such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, St John’s Baptistery, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Santa Croce Square and Signoria Square. An L-shaped square where the Palazzo Vecchio is located.
At the end of the day, your driver takes you back to the port again. Before you go back you pass the Michelangelo’s Square Lookout. It is one of the highest points where you see a beautiful view of the whole city.
- Visit the Accademia Gallery where Michelangelo’s David is kept
- Visit the Uffizi Museum.
Please be advised that when your starting point is the port of La Spezia, we do not recommend to visit more than one museum due to the long distance from the port. You have to pay for the tickets when you are there.