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Italy , Florence
Florence by Boat
Duration: 2 hr
Departure city: Florence
Departure time: 06.30 PM
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Tour highlights:


  • Cruise on a traditional ancient wooden boat and pass under famous bridges and along Renaissance palaces.
  • Enjoy magnificent views of Florence from a totally different point of view, the tranquil waters of the Arno River.
  • Away from the city noises and tourist crowds, relax and enjoy the sunset on Florence while sipping a chilled Prosecco wine.

Schedule details

Departure days: Everyday
Departure from: Pontevecchio
Return location: Embarcadero near Pontevecchio
Accomodation: No Accommodation
Duration: 2 hr

This Experience is available in:

English

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Cruise the Arno River on board a "Florentine Gondola", the "Barchetto". While sipping a delicious Prosecco as "aperitivo" in a very romantic and unique atmosphere, you will enjoy Florence from a totally different perspective.
There are only 4 original Barchetto, traditional wooden boat,  left in Florence and they are conducted by a "barcaiolo". You will get back in time, experience the tradition away from the noise of cars, traffic and crowds.

You will pass by the Uffizi Gallery, pass under Pontevecchio bridge and find out more about the Vasari Corridor. You will then pass by the Santa Trinita bridge and the Palazzo Corsini, for more amazing views from the quiet waters of the Arno River.

Anecdotes and colorful local stories will entertain you during this romantic cruise of Florence.
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Inclusions:

  • Cruise on the Arno river (1 hour)
  • Guided walking tour of Florence (30 minutes)
  • Aperitivo with Prosecco wine
  • Commentary in English

Exclusions:

  • Everything that is not specified as included
  • Tips and gratuities

Itinerary

Tour Route:
You will meet your guide and enjoy a a nice introduction tour as you walk through Piazza Signoria and under the Uffizi Gallery, seeing the Pontevecchio from the bank on your way to the embarcadero.
You will then board the "barchetto" and start your cruise on the gentle waters of the Arno river.
You will enjoy the views of some of the most important spots of Florence while listening to an informative and entertaining commentary and sipping your Aperitivo. The tour is absolutely safe and very enjoyable.

Tips:

  • Bring sunscreen as in Summer it is sunny until late.
  • Need we  say to bring your camera?

Pricing information

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Additional information

Policy:
Tour goes rain or shine.

Please contact local operator to confirm the meeting point.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time and present voucher to your guide.

Entrance into some churches may require a dress code: no bermudas, no short skirts, shoulders must be covered.

Entry denied due to improper dress is at sole traveler's responsibility. No refund for entry denied due to improper dress.
Cancellation Policy:
There is a strict 72 hours cancellation policy.

Full refund for cancellations done 3 days prior to time of scheduled departure or commencement time.

Cancellations done less than 3 days prior to time of scheduled departure or commencement time are non-refundable in all circumstances.

Late arrivals and no shows, for any reasons, will not be accepted and absolutely cannot be refunded.

No refund for entry denial due to inappropriate dressing.

If you change your booking request, charge may apply.

Local Operator Information:
Local operator’s contact details and phone numbers at the destination are included in the confirmation voucher.

Please contact local operator to confirm departure time or ask any logistical questions you may have.