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Inspire your young artists on an art school trip to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance!
This spectacular city is an incredible place for art students to enhance their knowledge of the history of art, as well as to develop their own skills, as it’s said to have the greatest concentration of art in the world.
Your school art trip to Florence can include visits to Uffizi Galleries, the magnificent Duomo - crowned by Brunelleschi’s dome and, of course, the Galleria dell’Accademia.While you’re in Florence on your school art trip, make sure you don’t miss the panoramic views of this breathtakingly beautiful city from Piazza Michelangelo and take some time to browse for bargains at the famous leather market.
Flight from UK
Transfer from Pisa Airport to hotel
Local familiarisation on foot
Visit to Uffizi Gallery
Visit Palazzo Vecchio
Visit the famous Ponte Vecchio area for lunch and shopping
Visit Palazzo Pitti
If time allows, visit Boboli Gardens
Visit to Galleria dell'Accademia
Visit to the Medici chapels at San Lorenzo Basilica
Visit to Piazza del Duomo and Florence Cathedral
Visit to Davanzati Museum
If time allows, visit to one of Florence's markets (dependent on the day of the week)
Transfer from hotel to Pisa Airport, return flight to the UK
- 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
- Airport transfers in resort
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Itinerary planning service
- Return air travel inclusive of taxes
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably David,… Read More
The Palazzo Pitti is a vast Renaissance palace in Florence, Italy. It is situated on the south side of the… Read More
The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli)
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The Gallery of Modern Art
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Florence's striking black, white and pink cathedral captures Italian architecture at the very beginning of the Renaissance. Brunelleschi's dome took… Read More
Florence Cathedral Belltower
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Florence St. John's Baptistry
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Best known of all Florence's treasures, this glorious bridge was the only one of six spared by the retreating Germans… Read More
Hotel California cannot be beaten for location, as it is on the very same street as the Galleria dell’Accademia, which houses the original David by Michelangelo. The 22 rooms are all decorated in the Florentine style and are bright and spacious. All rooms have air-conditioning, a TV and safe. The white marble bathrooms all have a bath with Jacuzzi or shower and have hair dryers. Some rooms offer spectacular views of the cathedral dome. Make the most of the pleasant weather and beautiful surroundings by taking breakfast on the garden terrace.
Excellently located, the Hotel Delle Nazioni is just a 10-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are modern with en-suite bathrooms & TV.A buffet breakfast is served in the hotel, with evening meals taken in a local restaurant.
The family-run Hotel Pendini has been welcoming guests since 1879. Being on the third and fourth floors of a 19th century building, it is an oasis of calm above the bustling streets of Florence.Groups will stay in multi-bedded rooms, all air-conditioned with a private bathroom, free WiFi and a satellite TV. Group leaders will stay in twins and singles.A buffet breakfast is served every morning.
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