Day 1: Fly direct to Pisa. On arrival transfer by rail to the centre of Florence.
Florence: Your private guide will meet you at your hotel for a half day walking tour of Florence taking in the main bridges, squares and churches of the beautiful city.
Florence: Your private guide will meet you at your hotel to take you on a tour of the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. The focus will be on the masterpieces of the most famous artists, including Giotto, Tiziano, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Leonardo and during your visit to the Accademia you will see Michelangelo's David. (Both galleries are closed on Mondays.)
Florence: A free day for you to explore more of the city or return to the parts that captured your interest during the guided tours. Of course, you may want to just relax, enjoy a coffee and watch the world go by.
Make your way to the station for the return journey to Pisa airport and your flight back to the UK.
Our opinion…Bright, welcoming and modern in style, this is a great base from which to explore the city.
Location... Hotel Delle Nazioni is next to Florence Santa Maria Novella Station and a 10-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.
Accommodation…87 en suite rooms offer all the amenities you would expect.
Facilities…Breakfast room and American style bar/lounge.
Transport... A bus stop 200 metres from the hotel has services to the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. The Fortezza da Basso is a 15-minute walk away.