Florence is a beautiful, no, a very special city.
How to get to Florence
The journey by train only takes about five hours. Thus the Tuscan city is literally only a stone's throw away. With the beautiful landscape that passes by during the train journey, time flies by. Of course you can also fly to Florence. From Zurich it takes about 1.5 hours with Swiss.
UNESCO World Heritage Site
There's a lot to see in Florence. The Piazza delle Signoria, the square of the historical centre, the cathedral, the Ponte and Palazzo-Vecchio, the Uffizi, the Piazzale Michelangelo and the oldest pharmacy in Europe, the Farmacia di Santa Maria Novella are particularly worth seeing. These are the places to visit on your city break. The historic centre of the city, which is home to more than a million people, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
As a lover of Italian cuisine, you are in good hands in Florence. Let yourself be enchanted by culinary highlights and enjoy the abundance of pleasures. There are many good restaurants that you can try during your visit.
Where there is good food, there are usually also good wines - the same is true in Florence. There are several wine tasting possibilities in the surroundings of Florence. Rent a bike, discover the area on two wheels and taste the best wines from winery to winery.
Enjoy the Italian flair of Florence, but be on your guard because nobody can get enough of Florence!
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Guided tour of the cathedral with entrance without lining up. Guided tour of the crypt of Santa Reparata and on the north terrace on the roof of the cathedral. Admission ticket for the cathedral complex (valid for 24 hours) including the cathedral, crypt, baptistery, Giotto's bell tower, Brunelleschi's dome and the Duomo Opera Museum. » When: daily at 2.30 pm, only in English. Duration: approx. 2 hours.
Enjoy a romantic evening cruise on the Arno River aboard a traditional gondola. Discover Florence from a new perspective and listen to the fascinating stories about Florence. Afterwards you will enjoy a glass of Proscco. » When: 1.5.-31.10. at 5.00 or 6.00 pm in E. Duration: approx. 1½ hours.
Take a ride in an original restored Fiat 500 and enjoy the sights and beauty of the city at sunset. Afterwards a typical Tuscan dinner in the heart of the city. » When: daily at 7.00 pm. Duration: approx. 4 hours in E/I, (valid driving licence required).
An impressive trip through the picturesque landscape of Tuscany to Pisa with a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli and the world-famous Leaning Tower. » When: daily at 08.30 am in E/F/G min. 2 persons, november - march in english. Duration: approx. 5½ hours. Including ascent of the tower. Children from 8 years allowed.
Journey by the lovely landscape of the Chianti with its vineyards and olive trees and visit of the beautiful cities Siena, San Gimignano and Greve incl. wine tasting. » When: daily at 8.30 a.m. in E/F/G, minimum 2 persons. Duration: approx. 11 hours. Lunch not included.
Discover the traditions of Tuscany with its picturesque landscapes full of vineyards and olive groves. Visit 2 wineries, enjoy the famous noble wines and succumb to the magic of Greve and Castellina in Chianti. » When: daily at 1.15 pm. Duration: half day in E.
Visit the picturesque fishing villages of the Cinque Terre. Admire the spectacular Mediterranean coast and admire the colourful fishing houses on a boat trip through the bay of Cinque Terre. » When: daily at 7 am. Duration: full day in E.