• Location: Milan, Italy
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
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Drop into Florence for a day on this action-packed day trip to Florence from Milan. Hop on a high-speed train in Milan and enjoy the amazing Italian countryside on your way to the capital of Tuscany. Enjoy a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a great primer for getting to know the city. And then hit the must-sees of this Renaissance city. Visit the Duomo, Florence's grand cathedral and spend some time lingering in well-known Gothic churches such as Santo Maria Novella. If selected, get skip-the-line admission to the amazing Uffizi Gallery. Also, upgrade to get more comfort with business-class seats on the train.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing day trip from Milan to Florence with round-trip high-speed train transport
  • Discover Florence and its must-see attractions with an included hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket
  • Listen to informative audio commentary as you ride the open-top double-decker bus
  • Visit the Duomo, Piazzale Michelangelo and more
  • Set your own schedule and itinerary with a complimentary map and Florence city guide
  • If selected, make use of a skip-the-line ticket to the Uffizi Gallery for quick and easy access
  • Upgrade to relax in extra comfort with business-class train tickets

What You Can Expect

Florence Day Trip From Milan By Train

Upgrade to include a visit to Uffizi Gallery on your day trip to Florence

Depart on the train in the morning from the center of Milan for Florence. Sit back and enjoy the views as the train speeds past the bucolic Italian countryside during the 2-hour ride.
After arriving in Florence, head into the center of town for a day of independent exploring of this Renaissance city. Pop into churches to check out the incredible murals, many of which were painted by the masters of the Renaissance era, and spend some time in museums looking at incredible and priceless works of art. Michelangelo, Botticelli, Donatello, Raphael, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, and Da Vinci are all represented around the city.
Use your unlimited hop-on hop-off bus ticket and your complimentary city map to get a great primer on the place, getting off when you want to explore and area, and getting back to go to another part of town. Take up to eight hours to see the city at your leisure and then head back to the railway station to get the train back to Milan.
Business-Class Train Tickets:Upgrade for luxurious business-class train seats.
Business-Class Tickets and Skip-the-Line Entry to Uffizi Gallery:With only one day to explore Florence, upgrade to this level so you can not only ride there and back from Milan in comfort and style in Business Class but you can also get skip-the-line admission to the world-class museum Uffizi Gallery. The museum features incomparable works of art housed in a stunning Renaissance palace. View Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, Caravaggio’s Medusa and Leonardo da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi, as well as many more Florentine masterpieces.

Itinerary

Customer Reviews

Sam S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

This is my perfect example of what I would expect to see for Italia in the Renounce Era!

Rose

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

The trip was amazing! Wish we had planned to spend at least one day in Florence. The City is magical! Make sure you pre-book your museum tours as the lines are long and it is almost impossible to get in without a preset time.

Marie United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Great experience. They book the train ticket for you and give you a hop on/hop off bus ticket. You do not meet up with a guide and have a personal tour planned out. You simply catch your train ours was out of Milano Centrale at 7:20 am and once you arrive in Florence you can wander about. The hop on/hop off bus was great to see the major sights and was easy to find and use. As part of your travel packet, they give you a tour guide book to florence a a couple of maps to help you find your way around. Then you just catch your train back to Milan ours left Florence at 6:30 pm or 18:30.

Npr191

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We had a great day in Florence. Hop on bus was a great way to see the city..

rst

4 star rating: Recommended October 2015

had a wonderful day, everything was very efficiently planned out.

leymann787

3 star rating: Worth doing March 2017

Florence itself was very interesting to see, especially the Ufizzi gallery. And the train ride between Milan and Florence was excellent. Traveling through Europe by train is the only way to go. Business class was very comfortable with very good service onboard. What I was very disappointed about and the reason for only three stars was the hop on hop off transportation in Florence. They show you a huge number of things to see and do and the reality is you have time for maybe two. So choose wisely. Why, because when you get off on a stop to see something, it is another hour before the bus comes around again. So most visits to what you want to see will require a minimum of two hours to complete what you want to see and catch the next bus. Even if you make a fast overview of what you want to see, you still need to wait an hour to catch the bus for your next stop. You get into Florence about 10:30 in the morning and by the time you wait for the bus to come along at the train station you are talking 11:00 to 11:30 AM. Your train leaves Florence at 7:00 PM and you should be at the train station by at least by 6:30 PM. The last bus arrives at the train station at about 5:30 PM. So at the very best you have is about 6 hours to do tours and catch the last bus back to the train station. It is really more like 5 hours. And if you want to visit the Ufizzi, you need at least three to four hours to catch the bus, get off and get your tickets to the museum, which must be picked up at least 1 hour before your entrance time and catch the next bus back to the next stop. Now you maybe have one more stop you can make before you run out of time. I hope Viator reviews this situation and comes up with a better way to see Florence then this hop on hop off bus thing. It might work if you stay multiple days in Florence but does not work for a one day visit.

David L

3 star rating: Worth doing March 2017

Unfortunately I cannot rate this trip as good or bad. The packet with the tickets we got was not descriptive enough and since we were unfamiliar with Milan, we went to the wrong train station and missed the entire trip. We could of booked new tickets to Florence but as we spent 450 on 3 already, we were not adding another 330 to get there. I even asked at the visitors center the day before about the train station which is a couple subway stops up from that office and the person told me yes Milan Central is much further away I'll take it as a communication break down. I'll accept fault as I should of researched this more as its unguided and dependent on you alone to navigate the trip. If I could suggest anything, it would be more information on the train stations and any sort of instruction that first time visitors can depend on.

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