Florence Excursions & Florence Shore Excursions - Italy
Full of history, culture, incredible architecture and famous sculptures, Florence offers guests much to see and do, especially on our Florence Excursions and Cruise Excursions.
Sightseeing is a must for all visitors to Florence. With the close proximity of both Livorno and Pisa, Florence is an ideal cruise ship destination (also known as Livorno cruise port) and cruise excursions destination. Today, Florence still has many relics from its past that draw guests annually. Check out our Livorno Best of Florence and Pisa Sightseeing Excursion to see the best of the best.
The Venezia Nuova neighborhood dating back to the 1600's, was designed after and constructed by builders from Venice. Also from the 1600's is Bandini's masterpiece crafted in local Carrara marble, the Monument of the Four Moors. The Palazzo Comunale dates back to 1720 and the central Piazza Della Republica dates from 1847.
Florence and its surrounding area was the home and inspiration to many of Italian history's great sculptures, influential thinkers, and artists including Gioacchino Rossini, Galileo Galilei and the artist, Michelangelo. Our Livorno Private Florence and Pisa Sightseeing Excursion will take you to the resting place of this famous artists.
In Livorno, the Piazza Grande, in the heart of the old city, is home to the Duomo dating back to the 16th-18th century. The Mercato Centrale is a bustling market with vendors selling fish, vegetables, meat, and cheese. It's a great place for a progressive lunch sampling and tasting as you go from vendor to vendor. Weather permitting, a stroll along the checkerboard Terrazza Mascagni can be a great end to the day.
Just an hour away by highway is Pisa with its vertically challenged leaning tower, Field of Miracles and Pisa Baptismal. 20 minutes past Pisa is the charming walled town of Lucca, a great option to visit this beautiful town is our Livorno Private Pisa and Lucca Excursion. Approximately 2 hours due east is the birthplace of the Renaissance, incredible Florence and it's iconic Ponte Vecchio bridge. Two hours to the southeast is Siena, in its entire Tuscan splendor, which is a stop in our Livorno Private Siena and San Gimignano Sightseeing Excursion.
Shore Excursioneer has many unique and selected Florence Excursions in Italy to help you see and sample all of the highlights during your day under the Tuscan Sun! Cruises to Livorno are sometimes also called Florence Cruises or Pisa Cruises, depending on your cruise line.