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FLORENCE, Art & History

Jan 15, 2008  Love Art, Sculpture & History
3.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

FLORENCE, the Easy Way to Travel!

  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Active/Outdoors, Repeat visitors, Theater
  • Appeals to: Business travelers, Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Getting to Florence from Rome by train
    http://www.raileurope.com/us/rail/fares_schedules/index.htm?F0=florenc...

    -1 hour and 40 minutes
    -Fares and Schedules
    -There is 1st Class & 2nd Class

  • 2. Firenze (Florence) Musei (Museums)
    http://www.tuscany.org/Cities/Florence/Arts-and-Entertainment/

    -Up to date exhibitions and information

  • 3. Only OFFICIAL SITE FOR THE On-line sale of tickets
    http://www.b-ticket.com/b-ticket/Uffizi/default.aspx

    -Buy tickets on-line for the following Museums: (Great service & easy to use)
    -Accademia Gallery
    -Uffizi Gallery
    -Palatine Gallery & Royal Apartments
    -Bargello Museum
    -Medici Chapels Museum
    -50% reduction for European Union citizens aged 18 to 25 and for eligible educators.
    -Proof of eligibility for reduced-price tickets is to be presented when picking up your tickets.
    -ENTRY FREE OF CHARGE
    -European Union citizens younger than 18 or older than 65.
    -Children younger than 12
    -ALWAYS ASK TO SEE IF THEY HAVE A MUSEUM PASS IF YOU ARE GOING TO VISIT MORE THAN ONE MUSEUM

  • 4. Itineraries in Florence and near Florence
    http://www.firenzeturismo.it/en_EN/index/in-florence/

    -This is a great Government site so you can plan ahead your trip
    -Don't forget to check out the concerts!

  • 5. One stop all the information you need: climate, customs, information, etc.
    http://www.firenzeturismo.it/en_EN/indice/practical-info/

    -Climate
    -Currency
    -Customs formalities
    -How to get here
    -Tourist information offices
    -Getting around
    -Guided visits and tours
    -Consulates
    -Postal and internet services
    -Health services
    -Disabled tourists
    -Public toilets
    -Religious services
    -Emergencies and useful numbers
    -Complaints

  • 6. Kids! Practical guide
    http://www.firenzeturismo.it/en_EN/index/kids/

    -Visiting Florence with kids