Begin your Italian walking tour with two magical days in
Florence, an art lover's paradise. The Italian province of Tuscany lays claim
to more classified, historical monuments than any other region in the world,
and many of the most dazzling are here in this iconic city. Florence also
boasts delightful cafes for relaxing and people-watching. Fun to explore on
foot, the city has countless treasures concentrated in the relatively small
historic center stretching, south, from Piazza del Duomo to the Arno River.
Only available with the Air Inclusive Package.
Depart the U.S. and travel to Italy. The particulars of
your arrival overseas are detailed with your flight itinerary and airline
Day 2 - Arrive in Florence / Begin your Trip Extension in Florence
Upon arrival at the Florence airport, a VBT local
representative meets you outside the customs area and helps you transfer to
your hotel. The representative will be holding a VBT sign.
If you are going to be delayed meeting our transfer representative
for more than 15 minutes due to delayed or lost luggage, please have airport
staff page our driver with your last name so they may be notified of your
delay. You may also contact our One Call travel assistance to advise of your
delay and they will contact our transfer service. Our drivers are only able to
wait for up to 45 minutes from the time your flight lands after which you would
be responsible for your own transfer.
If you arrive early, your room may not be ready until 2:00 pm.
You may store your luggage with the reception desk.
At the hotel our local expert will be available at a set
time to answer your questions and offer an optional private guided walk to make
the most of the city. You have the rest of the day free to explore with your City
Information included in your Final Travel Booklet.
Day 3 - Independent exploration of Florence
After breakfast you may wish to explore the city's most
famous museum, the Uffizi Gallery (advance tickets required). Or stroll along
the shop-lined promenades of the Via Tornabuoni, then cross the River Arno in
search of antiques or handicrafts in the Piazza del Duomo. To visit the Uffizi Gallery, you must make
reservations in advance. To reserve online, please visit
NOTE: Italian museums are closed on Mondays.
Day 4 - Independent exploration of Florence
Continue enjoying the marvelous city of Florence. VBT Air Package guests arrive throughout the day.