See Florence from a different perspective - a leisurely, safe and enjoyable small group cruise down the River Arno - a great way to see the sights.

Your guide will lead you on a nice short walk through Piazza Signoria and under the Uffizi Gallery, seeing the Pontevecchio (old bridge) from the bank, all the way through to the "embarcadero."  You will then get on board the "barchetto," the Florentine Gondola, one of the only 4 original traditional wooden boats left in Florence.  A "barcaiolo," a true florentine tradition holder, will guide the boat with his long-reaching pole.  No noisy engines, only the charm of tradition and the voice of your expert guide to unveil the secrets of the Arno river as you move on its calm waters and discover its history and the beautiful Palazzos that frame its ancient riverbed.  You will pass in front of the Uffizi gallery, the beautiful caretaker of many artistic historical treasures, under the unique Pontevecchio bridge and find out more about the mysterious Vasari Corridor. You will also have the chance to discover the Santa Trinita Bridge and the amazing Palazzo Corsini.

You will then enjoy a refreshing “aperitivo” with a glass of cool wine, to celebrate on board your romantic stay in Florence!

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 13+):
$60.85
Child Rate
(Ages 4-12):
$42.29
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

75 minutes (50 minutes on the water)
6:00 pm nightly (May to Mid October)

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour does not include hotel pick-up; the meeting location will be on your E-Ticket.  Rates are per person in US dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 48 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

Covid-19 Protocols Updates

  • Currently, all European Community citizens must show the Green Pass, as well as a document of recognition at the entrance of the main Italian monuments and museums, as well as every indoor bar and restaurant
  • For guests arriving from outside Europe, the following items must be provided for entrance - 1) proof of Covid vaccination, or the negative result of the Covid test 48 hrs prior the museum entrance, and 2) a document of recognition.
  • Those who do not possess the specified documents will NOT be able to enter. No exceptions or refund will be made.
  • The wearing of a face mask is currently mandatory in all indoor public spaces in Italy.

 

Includes

  • Guided short walk of the city center to the embarcadero
  • Mini Cruise on the Arno River aboard a Florentine Gondola (approx. 50 min)
  • Cool Wine "aperitivo"
  • English speaking fully licensed History guide

Important Information

  • During the ordering process, you must agree to provide specific emailed agreement to the guides' standard Rain Policy and Terms and Conditions, which will be sent to you along with your E-Ticket.
  • Please specify any special need or impaired mobility of anyone in your party during the ordering process and guides will do their best to accomodate them.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour does not include hotel pick-up; the meeting location will be on your E-Ticket.  Rates are per person in US dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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