Excursionsfrom Florence

Daily Trips by minivan

PISA & LUCCA PRIVATE TOUR

The tour starts with a private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle and an English speaking driver from Florence to PISA. Upon arrival you will catch Pisa’s must-see views during a complete 2 hrs private tour of the city.  Followed by the live commentary of an expert local guide, you will start from Piazza dei Miracoli which hosts the 11th-century Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Leaning Tower and Monumental Cemetery. Then the tour continues to the beautiful Piazza dei Cavalieri, radically transformed by Giorgio Vasari during the 16th century and housing the Palazzo della Carovana dei Cavalieri, whose facade is completely covered in graffiti. The Palazzo also houses the Scuola Normale Superiore. Not far from here, The Lungarni are presented as a succession of beautiful noble buildings, interrupted by five bridges that are connected the city. Free time to stroll around the city on your own, have lunch, or shop before leading to LUCCA with your professional chauffeurs. You will have the opportunity to  personally explore  this marvellous city and sightsee a  plethora of splendid monuments: ascend the Guinigi Tower to catch Lucca spread out below. The tower has a leaning tree growing out of its top! Visit the Piazza del Mercato, the ancient Roman forum, the network of roads that meet here as well as its walls you can walk around. Free time to stroll around the city before going  back to Florence with your vehicle driven by courteous, professional chauffeurs.
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THE CHIANTI EXPERIENCE FULL DAY - PRIVATE TOUR

Discover the famous Chianti wine region, visit the best wineries in Tuscany. Enjoy the feeling of our passion. Maybe the best tour in Tuscany with our professional guides. With this experience you will know the history of wine and the secret of this long tradition that is still alive. Join the unforgettable experience for wine connoisseurs, the “Chianti Experience”. Chianti Classico is one of the most valued wines of the world, with its original logo of the Black Rooster who gives the authentic footprint of Tuscan. Chianti area with its olive trees, cypresses and vineyards produces some of the best wines, made with a blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo and different varieties of red grapes. During the tour you will discover the different characteristics of wine. We visit two wineries and their cellars with differences in traditions and ways of making wine. It also includes wine and olive oil tastings, a typical Chianti Tuscan meal. Enjoy the friendly feeling of a small and intimate group . Our first stop of the day is at a gorgeous winery belonging to a prestigious Italian aristocratic family. The 2 hour tour begins with the visit of the Wine Making Cellar, then the ancient undergrounds cellars where the wine ages and matures in the oak casks or in barriques. The tour proceed in the extra virgin olive oil mill room and the Vinsantaia (Vinsanto Winery). Climb up on the top of the tower, where we can enjoy the magnificient view of the vineyards and olive trees. At the end of the tour you will taste some of the most representative wines of the Castle. The tour proceed to the heart of the Chianti where we will enjoy a fantastic tipycal lunch in one of the most famous and panoramic restaurant in Chianti region. Last stop of our incredible trip is in a very historical winery with a cellar in an etruscan tomb belonged to Pitti Family. It is one of the most ancient Tuscan estates in the Chianti production area, with a history that has its roots in the fourteenth century. Taste 3 great wines with cold cuts and bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil is An incredible journey through history and Chianti wine production. DAYS From Monday to Saturday (From the 15th of June to the 31st of October) LANGUAGES English DEPARTURE 8.45am MEETING POINT Piazza Cavalleggeri 1 at the National Library in Florence CHECK IN 15 minutes before departure DURATION 10h DISCOUNT Student discount 16-26, 5%off INCLUSIONS Comfortable air-conditioned minIvan Expert driver/escort Visit and tasting of two wine estates and cellars Light lunch in a Tuscan restaurant in a stunning location in Chianti.  

TUSCANY GRAND TOUR: SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO, PISA BY MINIVAN

Tuscany Top Highlights in one day! Enjoy this small group tour on a comfortable air-conditioned minivan. During the Tuscany Grand Tour you will explore the breathtaking towns of Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa. Visit Siena’s historic centre with our expert guide, then stop in the medieval town of San Gimignano. In the end explore Pisa and its leaning Tower. Siena and San Gimignano are the symbols of Medieval and Gothic architectures; characteristic elements are the historic towers, the pointed arches, and the narrow streets. Moreover this Tuscan area is known  for its superb food specialties – such as Panforte and Pici – which you will surely have the chance to taste. Stand then under the notorious Leaning Tower of Pisa and stroll over Piazza dei Miracoli, home of many historic sites. You will have free time to stroll around the city before leaving for Firenze . DAYS Tuesday - Thursday  (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) Wednesday (From the 1st of November 2017 to the 31st of March 2018) LANGUAGES English Italian DEPARTURE 8.30am MEETING POINT Piazza Cavalleggeri 1 at the National Library in Florence CHECK IN 15 minutes before DURATION 10h DISCOUNT Children under 5 years free of charge From 6 to 12 years 50% off INCLUSIONS Air-conditioned car or 7-8 seater minivan Expert English-speaking driver 30 minutes guided tour in Pisa + 1 hour guided tour in Siena including tickets for the Cathedral Light lunch in San Gimignano; Free time in San Gimignano and Pisa    

VIP SMALL GROUP - HORSES AND VINEYARDS

Horses & Vineyards horseback riding tour in Tuscany will reveal the true beauty of the Tuscan countryside, giving you the opportunity to explore it in the most natural way! You will be comfortably shuttled to the Florentine Chianti region (15 min. ride) where the world-famous wines are produced. Here, you will be given a brief lesson to get acquainted with your horse, before a relaxed and easy horseback ride. Your trip, of approximately one hour, will take you through the picturesque Chianti landscape, riding among vineyards, olive groves and medieval villages to your destination of an estate with a 14th century villa. At the villa, you will enjoy a guided tour of the gardens and the ancient wine cellars as well as an explanation of the production of both olive oil and Chianti wine before a tasting of both. The tasting is followed by a typical Tuscan lunch of bruschetta and pasta. After lunch we return you to Florence via a scenic drive in one of our minivans. NO previous riding experience is required and riding hats (helmets) are provided. The tour is not permitted for children under 14 years of age. Difficulty: Easy ride. DAYS Everyday (From the 1st of March to the 30th of November, except Sundays during the month of November) LANGUAGES English DEPARTURE 9.30am MEETING POINT Piazza della Repubblica (next to the Apple store under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria) CHECK IN 15 minutes before departure DURATION 6h INCLUSIONS Small-group tour Transportation in/out town Orientation horse riding lesson 1-hour relaxing horse ride through the Chianti countryside Professional horse Guide & Tour Leader Helmets Typical Tuscan Meal Wine and olive oil tasting Guided Winery Tour NOTES Please note that partecipants must be at least 14 years old and accompanied by at least one parent on the tour.

CINQUE TERRE – BY MINIVAN

An unforgettable whole day to the  Area of CINQUE TERRE to discover one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (Cinque) villages hanging between land and sea that UNESCO has recognised as a World Heritage site. Our visit begins at daybreak, with the arrival in MANAROLA, a nice and little village located between Rocks and sea.  The tiny harbor has a boat ramp and picturesque buildings clinging to the ravine. Our journey continues to VERNAZZA, first and than again by train to MONTEROSSO, an ancient fishing village considered “The Pearl of the Cinque Terre”, where you will be impressed by its enchanting beaches and the lush vegetation encircling the little town. Here you will have free time to plunge into the crystal sea and sunbathe, before taking the boat to RIOMAGGIORE,  the village, dating back to the early thirteenth century, is famous for its historic character and local wine. You can admire the houses leaning one against the other and stroll along the narrow cobble alleyways and sheltered paths. Way back to Manarola  and from here by minivan to Florence. As well as comfortable clothes and shoes, we recommend you bring your swimsuit! DAYS  Saturday (From the 07 of April to 31 October 2018 ) LANGUAGES English Italian DEPARTURE 7.30 am MEETING POINT Piazza Cavalleggeri 1 - at the National Library of Florence CHECK IN 15 minutes before DURATION 12h DISCOUNT Children under 5 years of age free of charge. Children between 6 and 10 years old, 50% discount. HIGHLIGHTS Visit of 5 Terre An expert and knowledgeable tour leader, who will assist you during the whole trip An amazing 40 minutes boat ride, admire the colourful villages from a different and fascinating perspective! INCLUSIONS Journey by air conditioned Minivan Expert English Speaking Driver free visit of Riomaggiore,Manarola,Monterosso,Vernazza Free time to take a swim in the sea Motor vessel tickets Train tickets NOTES Comfortable shoes suggested as well as a swimsuit Please note that the given order of the visits may change We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility Please note that due to bad weather it may not be possible to use the boat

COOKING CLASS IN CHIANTI

First take a little walk in the city center and visit Florence Farmers' Market and discover all its beautiful colors and authenticity, getting to know the butchers, bakers and farmers which Florentines buy their ingredients from. Then, in the comfort of our minivan, you will reach our fascinating cooking location, immersed in the Tuscan countryside where you will have the opportunity to cook typical tuscany dishes under the guidance of the Chef. The class will end with a delicious lunch that will prove your improved skills in the kitchen, accompanied by tastings of different wines and a final typical Tuscan dessert wine. Don't miss the opportunity to learn recipes and secrets that you can bring home with you and, last but not least, get your Graduation Certificate! A booklet that includes the recipes you cooked, will be our present to let you cook a fantastic Italian dinner for your friends once you get back home. DAYS Everyday  (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) LANGUAGES English DEPARTURE 09,00 am MEETING POINT   Piazza della Repubblica (next to the APPLE STORE under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria)  CHECK IN 15 minutes before departure DURATION 7 hrs INCLUSIONS Comfortable air-conditioned minivan Expert English driver Cooking lesson Use of apron and cooking utensils All ingredients for your lunch Lunch Graduation Certificate NOTES Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Daily trips by coach

ASSISI & CORTONA - BY COACH

From the mysticism of the Umbrian religious town to the film set of “Under the Tuscan Sun”. Let us take you through the rolling green hills of Tuscany and Umbria to discover the architectonic and artistic jewels of Assisi and Cortona. ASSISI,  world-renowned as the home of Saint Francis, crowns the spur of a hill overlooking a picturesque valley. Let our guide lead you through the narrow, winding streets of this medieval town and learn about its charming history. Inside the Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi, you will admire Giotto’s frescos of The life of San Francesco and discover why it is a fundamental pilgrimage site. Next, you will visit the Basilica of Santa Chiara– dedicated to Saint Clare of Assisi, a follower of Saint Francis. After you will have free time to stroll around and breathe in the atmosphere of peace characterizing this mystical city. The tour continues with a visit to Santa Maria degli Angeli Church, the birthplace of the Franciscan Order. Crossing the border back into Tuscany you reach CORTONA, the last stage of this special day. This beautiful small town built by the Etruscans, is famous for its architectural wonders and amazing views over the surrounding landscape. Cortona is also known internationally for the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” (USA/Italy): this is your chance to play the part and feel like you’re in a real film-set! DAYS Monday LANGUAGES English Spanish Other languages upon request DEPARTURE 8.15am MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure DURATION 11h DISCOUNT 0-3 years for free 4-12 years 50% off INCLUSIONS Journey by fully fitted GT Coach Small group tour Expert multilingual escort Assisi tour with professional guide Entrance to the Church of San Francesco Entrance to the Church of Santa Chiara Entrance to the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Stop for panoramic pictures at Passignano sul Trasimeno NOTES Comfortable shoes suggested Please note that the given order of the visits may change English and Spanish are always guaranteed.

CHIANTI COLOURS & FLAVOURS - BY BUS

Explore the marvelous Chianti Wine region and its steep hills! Your tour starts with the visit to a rustic wine estate, where you will be greeted by the owners and offered an appetizer (based on “crostini toscani” and home-made olive oil) coupled with a taste of the famous Chianti wine. Then we move on to Greve in Chianti which is without any doubt one of the most famous and best known Italian Chianti wine villages. Our day is not over yet: in the heart of olive trees, gentle hills and vineyards you will be offered another rich wine tasting together with some regional products. CALENDAR   Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (From the 1st of November 2017 to the 31st of March 2018) Every day (From the1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) LANGUAGES English Spanish Italian (Saturday and Sunday - min 2 pax) Portuguese (Friday - min 2 pax) French (Monday - min 2 pax ) German (Wednesday - min 2 pax)  DEPARTURE 2.30 pm MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 15 minutes before DURATION 5h  DISCOUNT Children under 3 years of age free of charge. Children between 4 and 12 years old, 50% discount. HIGHLIGHTS Let us take you straight to the blooming heart of Tuscany, discovering the art of the Chianti wine region and its rolling hills and olive groves! An expert and knowledgeable tour leader, who will assist you during the whole trip Two rich wine tastings of the world renowned Chianti red wine, accompanied by tasteful regional products Greve in Chianti and its suggestive picturesque square INCLUSIONS Journey by fully-fitted GT Coach Expert multilingual escort Visit of two different wine estates with tour to the wine cellars Sampling of wines, extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar Two snacks based on delicious regional products Possibility of buying wine, oil, balsamic vinegar and other regional products Free visit of Greve in Chianti NOTES Comfortable shoes are suggested   

CINQUE TERRE – THE SCENT OF SEA BY BUS

Our trip to CINQUE TERRE consists in an unforgettable whole day to be devoted to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (Cinque) villages hanging between land and sea that UNESCO has recognised as a World Heritage site. Our visit begins at daybreak, with the arrival at RIOMAGGIORE: the village, dating back to the early thirteenth century, is famous for its historic character and local wine. You can admire the houses leaning one against the other and stroll along the narrow cobble alleyways and sheltered paths. Then we reach MANAROLA, walking along the famous “Via dell’Amore” (The Path of Love) a romantic and evocative promenade hewn from the rocks falling sheer into the sea.  The tiny harbor has a boat ramp and picturesque buildings clinging to the ravine. Our journey continues to MONTEROSSO, an ancient fishing village considered “The Pearl of the Cinque Terre”, where you will be impressed by its enchanting beaches and the lush vegetation encircling the little town. Here you will have free time to plunge into the crystal sea and sunbathe, before taking the boat to VERNAZZA, a seaside town surrounding a small natural port. As well as comfortable clothes and shoes, we recommend you bring your swimsuit! DAYS  Every day (From the 26th of March 2018) LANGUAGES English Spanish Italian (Saturday and Sunday - min 2 pax) DEPARTURE 7.00 am MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 15 minutes before DURATION 12h DISCOUNT Children under 3 years of age free of charge. Children between 4 and 12 years old, 50% discount. HIGHLIGHTS An unforgettable whole day devoted to the discovery of one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world, 5 villages hanging between sea and land, a paradise that has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco An expert and knowledgeable tour leader, who will assist you during the whole trip An amazing 40 minutes boat ride, admire the colourful villages from a different and fascinating perspective! INCLUSIONS Journey by fully-fitted GT Coach Expert multilingual escort free visit of Riomaggiore,Manarola,Monterosso,Vernazza Free time to take a swim in the sea Motor vessel tickets Train tickets NOTES Comfortable shoes suggested as well as a swimsuit Please note that the given order of the visits may change We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility At the moment the “Path of Love” is closed and the reopening depends on local authorities. If it still won’t be accessible during high season, a longer route in boat will be offer as financial compensation and the given order of the visits may change. Please note that due to bad weather it may not be possible to use the boat

FERRARI: LEAVING THE FAST LANE -BUS TRIP TO MARANELLO

Be seduced by Italian good life and discover three Italian wonders: Ferrari, Balsamic Vinegar and Parmesan Cheese! Enjoy the roar of a Ferrari engine and experience the myth of the “Red Cars” by visiting the FERRARI MUSEUM in Maranello! Learn about the legend of the “Prancing Horse” through an exhibition of images of vintage cars, F1 singleseaters and admire the trophies won by the Ferrari racing teams. See the famous “Galleria del Vento” (Wind Tunnel) designed by Renzo Piano, where cars are tested for their aerodynamic properties. But Maranello and its surroundings are also a synonym for delicious specialities and typical products, so our tour continues with a visit to a famous “ACETAIA”. The owners of the estate will show you the vinegar ageing in barrels and reveal all the tricks of the trade to produce the best traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena. You will finally have the chance to taste the fine products of the farm. Your hunger for local flavor will be satisfied with a rich LUNCH IN A TYPICAL RESTAURANT where you will be able to taste a mouth watering menu of regional products. The last “pit-stop” is dedicated to the discovery of the world-famous Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Parmesan is a protected iconic hard cheese that reigns as king for its unique taste and tradition. It’s said that Parmigiano-Reggiano has been “a great cheese for at least nine centuries” and you’ll be able to see how the traditions still live on today by visiting a CHEESE FARM. DAYS Friday LANGUAGES English Spanish DEPARTURE 8.15am MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 15 minutes before departure DURATION 11h DISCOUNT 0-3 years for free 4-12 years, 50% off INCLUSIONS Journey by fully fitted GT Coach Small group tour Expert multilingual escort 10 minutes F1 simulator Typical lunch based on regional products Visit to a famous “Acetaia” with sampling of balsamic vinegar Visit to a Cheese Factory with tasting EXTRAS The Ferrari Museum entrance ticket is not included in the tour price. You can easily purchase it on site at the additional price of €16 per person (€5 for kids) NOTES Comfortable shoes suggested English and Spanish are always guaranteed. In order to confirm the excursion in any other language, a minimum of 6 pax is required Please note that the given order of the visits may change Should you wish to do a test drive, a valid international driving licence is required  

PISA HALF DAY & LEANING TOWER (BY COACH)

How could we forget to visit Pisa? One of the most known and appreciated cities in the world. We will start with a walk along the medieval walls up to the ancient entrance gate: Porta Santa Maria. From here an extraordinary view will take our breath away! We will be in front of a unique panorama: Piazza dei Miracoli with its wonderful marble architecture. A guide will accompany us to visit the precious interiors of the Cathedral, an unchallenged masterpiece of romanesque art. Once outside we will admire the Baptistery, the extremely popular Leaning Tower, discovering all the secrets that made it so famous, and the Monumental Graveyard, where it will be possible to admire paintings, sculptures and the sepulchral monuments of several famous Pisan personalities. On request it will be possible to climb the Leaning Tower! Before heading back to Florence you will have free time for an ice-cream and for the inevitable impressive pictures. DAYS Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Sunday (From the 1st of November 2017 to the 31st of March 2018) Everyday MORNING TOUR (with departure at 8.30am) Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Sunday AFTERNOON TOUR (with departure at 2.45pm) (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) LANGUAGES English Spanish Italian (min 2 pax on Sunday) DEPARTURE 8.30am (From the 1st of November 2017 to the 31st of March 2018) 8.30am 2.45pm (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 15 minutes before DURATION 5h  DISCOUNT 0-3 free 4-12 years 50%off INCLUSIONS GT coach with an advanced sound system, air conditioning and all modern conveniences. Expert multilingual escorts. Guided tour of Pisa. Admission fees to the Cathedral. Admission fees to the Leaning Tower (optional). NOTES Children 0-8 years not allowed in the tower  

SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO, MONTERIGGIONI & CHIANTI - BY BUS

A trip through history! Visit some of the most evocative examples of Tuscany’s medieval past and explore the scenic wine region of Chianti Classico. Wine estate visit & tastings included! Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills we arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of MONTERIGGIONI, with its still intact walls . Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times. Our day continues to the stately SIENA, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the Palio horse race. Follow our guide to the suggestive Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia. Visit the precious interiors of the Duomo, one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in Italy. After leaving Siena we drive to SAN GIMIGNANO famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO! The visit is free for independent sightseeing, strolling around the narrow streets and admiring the relaxing landscape. In one of the most famous and award winning Ice cream Parlours you can enjoy a taste of a delicious homemade ice cream (HIGH SEASON ONLY), it’s our treat! After, we move into the CHIANTI area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks, with a tour of the wine cellars and sampling of wines and oil. Please note that the given order of the visits may change   DAYS Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday - Sunday (From the 1st of November to the 31st of March) Everyday (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October) LANGUAGES English  Spanish Italian (only on saturday and sunday) DEPARTURE 8.45am MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 20 minutes before departure DURATION 10h  DISCOUNT 0-3 years free 4-12 years 50% off INCLUSIONS GT coach, expert multilingual guide Siena guided tour Siena Cathedral tickets Visit to a wine estate and its cellars: wine, olive oil and regional products tasting. Free time to visit San Gimignano and Monteriggioni.  NOTES Please note that the given order of the visits may change

LUCCA & PISA - GROUP TOUR BY BUS

Tuscan charm! Guided visit to Pisa's Piazza dei Miracoli with its famous Leaning Tower then time in Lucca. Tour ends with a  tasting of Buccellato cake. Our trip will start from Florence and our first stop will be in Pisa, the city known worldwide for its Leaning Tower and for its architectural masterpieces. Once in Pisa, our guide will lead you to the famous Miracles Square, explaining its wonders. You will admire The Leaning Tower (exterior), the Baptistery (exterior) and other beautiful monuments before entering the Cathedral (interior).At the end of the visit you will have free time for photos and for lunch (not included) before departing for Lucca. In Lucca, you will have free time for a pleasant walk into the enchanting historical center where you will admire the Anfiteatro Square, the Guinigi Tower, San Martino Dome and the typical “antique dealers street”. Before coming back to Florence we will stop for a Buccellato cake tasting of local production. DAYS Thursday - Saturday (From the 1st of November 2017 to the 31st of March 2018) Tuesday - Thursday - Saturday (From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018) LANGUAGES English Spanish Italian (min. 2 pax) DEPARTURE 9.00am MEETING POINT Outside Santa Maria Novella Train Station, in front of Bar Reale - Piazza della Stazione, 50 CHECK IN 20 minutes before departure DURATION 9h DISCOUNT 0-3 free 4-12 years 50%off INCLUSIONS GT coach or minivan with air conditioning and all modern conveniences. Guided tour of Pisa Entrance to Pisa Cathedral Guided tour of Lucca Buccellato cake tasting.

Daily trips by train

THE JEWISH HERITAGE OF FLORENCE - PRIVATE TOUR

Discover the Jewish presence in Florence, one of the oldest and most important in Italy. The origin of the Jewish community of Florence dates back to the Roman period but only with the Medici family, Jewish religion, social and cultural life could flourish inside the Ghetto: Medici Family extended privileges and freedoms unavailable to them elsewhere in Europe. Our tour will include Florence’s Synagogue and the Jewish Museum offering an overview of the history of the Jewish Community. The Synagogue is considered one of the most beautiful examples of exotic stately Moorishstyle structure with an ornate interior and towering green dome in copper, inaugurated in 1882. A large memorial in the garden of the Temple lists the names of some of the Florentine Jews who were killed during the Second World War, including the chief Rabbi Nathan Cassuto. You will also have a chance to discover the medieval Basilica di Santa Croce, famous for its Giotto frescoes and the tombs of Michelangelo, Dante and Galileo. A Jewish architect, Nicolò Matas, designed the church’s 19th century neo-Gothic facade, working a prominent Star of David into the composition. The tour continues with Piazza della Repubblica, first city’s forum then city’s old ghetto and, in the 19th Century, on the occasion of Florence capital of Italy, turned into an elegant area. At the end of the tour, the old (ex-) Jewish Synagoge located in Via dei Ramaglianti, formerly Via dei Giudei ( Jewish street) . Tour can be extended to the 4 hours for a guided tour of the Old Jewish Cemetery located in San Frediano district.
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