Gaily Tours & Excursions in Italy: Florence

Starting from € 40
  • Gaily Tour in FLORENCE with your LGBT Friendly Guide
  • LGBT Half & Full Day Gaily Excursion from FLORENCE 
  • Individual and Small Groups
Highlights
  • Get ready for a special Gaily Tours & Gaily Excursions !

FLORENCE

ABOUT THE CITY...
Florence is in the heart of Tuscany, a region of beautiful landscapes, mountains and rugged coastlines of Italy. Despite the destruction that occurred during World War II and the devastating floods of 1966, Florence retains a historic city center and proud heritage that draws visitors from around the world. Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982, and it has been described by Forbes as “one of the most beautiful cities in the world”.


GAILY TOURS in FLORENCE
Get ready for special tours in this amazing city !
Meet our Gay/Lesbian Tour Guide for a private walking tour of Florence and experience one of the most spectacular cities in the world.

Florence • Reinassance Tour
Start your walking tour with our Gay/Lesbian Guide discovering the amazing city center of the birthplace and cradle of Italian Renaissance and the center of the world's finest art and architecture. Admire the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore, celebrated for its spectacular dome designed by Brunelleschi, and take a look to the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Afterwards continue to Uffizi Gallery, with a tour that provides insight into the history of the structure and its collections, where you can see the famous works of Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci (skip-the-line ticket included).
Included:
* Gay or Lesbian Tour Guide for City Tour (3 hours)
* Entrance Fee Skip-The-Line – Uffizi Gallery (Closed on Mondays and National Holidays)


Florence • Gay Tour & David’s Secrets
Explore Florence with our Gay/Lesbian Guide and enjoy our special Gay Tour discovering the stories of the Medici Family and the gay life during the Renaissance, when Florence was an active center for gay relationships. Visit the Accademia Gallery (entrance fee included), to see some of history's greatest masterpieces. Admire the magnificent giant marble sculptures created by Michelangelo, and above all, the glorious David. Rediscover the life of Michelangelo focused on his personal and sentimental side. Learn more about David’s homosexual life and about his true relationship with the popes in Rome of the 1500s, full of dark intrigues and corruptions. In addition, you will also take a look of the rest of the Accademia Gallery. The visit continue to the open-air museum at Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, known as the "Old Bridge" and an everlasting Symbol of Florence.
Included:
* Gay or Lesbian Tour Guide for City Tour (3 hours)
* Entrance Fee Skip-The-Line – Accademia Gallery (Closed on Mondays and National Holidays)

 
Florence • Fashion Tour
Florence is not only the city of Renaissance art and culture, but also the cradle of Italian fashion, especially leather. Discover with our Gay/Lesbian Tour Guide two legends of international design: Gucci and Ferragamo. Explore Gucci Museum, opened in 2011 in the old Palace of the Merchants, in occasion of the 90th anniversary of Gucci’s birth, the museum houses historic and iconic models of the Florentine Maison. Then continue to Ferragamo Museum, divided in two rooms dedicated to the life and work of Ferragamo and other rooms left for temporary exhibits of extreme interest related to the “Shoemaker of dreams”. After the visit walk with our Fashion experts through the famous fashion streets of Florence where you can enjoy and experience the real Italian shopping ! Our fashion experts will assist you during your shopping and give you special tips about Italian way of life.
Included:
* Gay or Lesbian Tour Guide for Shopping Tour (3 hours)
* Entrance Fee - Gucci Museum
* Entrance Fee - Ferragamo Museum


Florence by Night • Gay Tour
Enjoy an enlightened Florence and an amazing walking tour through Florence’s gay & lesbian bars and clubs to live on your skin the magic atmosphere and LGBT scene of the city. Enjoy your included drink (also alcohol free drink available) and own the night !
Included:
* Gay or Lesbian Tour Guide for Night Tour (2 hours)
* Aperitif in Gay Bar (1 Drink)

 

GAILY EXCURSIONS from FLORENCE
Get ready for a special full day Gaily Excursion with us !


Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni (from Florence)
After breakfast meeting with our LGBT Friendly Driver and departure to Chianti, Tuscany's Famous Wine Region. The name "Chianti", synonymous of excellent wine all around the world, is currently used to identify different areas of the territory and it's the heart of Tuscany. First stop in San Gimignano, a small walled village famous for its medieval architecture and towers that create a unique skyline, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In San Giminiano you will have the opportunity to taste Chianti Wine (2 Wines). Lunch on your own to taste local specialities. Then continue to Siena, an enchanting medieval city built over three hills. Take a walk to explore the city famous for its Palio, a horserace which contains the aim of this city. Discover Piazza del Campo, the huge central plaza where the Roman Forum used to be, now site of the famous Horserace of Palio, and the Basilica of St. Dominic. Finally you will reach Monteriggioni, a charming and walled medieval town, which represents one of the most important walled castles in the territory. It has incredibly preserved an intact structure as if time had never passed on the hill from which it elegantly dominates the surrounding landscape. The particularity of this Tuscan village is the presence of well conserved ancient walls surrounding it. Once there you can take a walk upon its walls. Afterwards transfer back to Florence.
Included:
* LGBT Friendly Driver
* AC Minibus or Car for the Excursion
* Wine Tasting (2 Wines) in Chianti Wine Area
* Walking upon Monteriggioni’s Walls


Pisa & Lucca (from Florence)
After breakfast meeting with our LGBT Friendly Driver and departure to Pisa. Welcome to the famous Square of Miracles, Piazza del Miracoli, with its Leaning Tower, one of the most instantly recognizable structures on earth (skip-the-line ticket included). Get stunned from  the Cathedral and the Baptistery creating a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Lunch on your own to taste local specialities. In the afternoon continue to Lucca, a jewel of medieval architecture located on a plain at the foot of the Apuan Alps, with its massive 17th century walls that completely surrounds the city. Admire the Church of San Michele adorned by its beautiful piazza, occupying the site of the ancient Roman Forum. Afterwards transfer back to Florence.
Included:
* LGBT Friendly Driver
* AC Minibus or Car for the Excursion
* Skip-The-Line Entrance Fee – Leaning Tower



Cinque Terre (from Florence)
After breakfast meeting with our LGBT Friendly Driver and departure to Cinque Terre, five small picturesque towns. After a precious itinerary by train through this breathtaking landscape, you will have the opportunity with your Cinque Terre Daily Card, to explore on your own this worldwide famous area. You will admire the breathtaking scenery of the Ligurian Coast, rightfully nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site. These enchanting five villages are nestled into the cliffs overlooking the sea, surrounded by vineyards, producing some of Ligura’s most celebrated wines. You will start in Monterosso, the largest village of the Cinque Terre and the only one with the beach, and from there board your train (the only mean of transportation as cars were banned over a decade ago) to Vernazza, the pearl of Cinque Terre. Explore the maze of its alleys and enjoy the stunning view of the village from the hiking path leading to Monterosso. Hop on the train again and continue to Riomaggiore for lunch on your own at a local restaurant. In the afternoon walk along the panoramic footpath that leads from the new part of the village to its historical center and from there enjoy a view of the Via dell'Amore, the "Lover's Lane", the most famous and romantic stretch of the Cinque Terre coastline. Arrival to Manarola, Cinque Terre's smallest village. Board on your train and reach La Spezia. Afterwards transfer back to Florence.
Included:
* LGBT Friendly Driver
* AC Minibus or Car for the Excursion
* Cinque Terre Daily Card for Transportation



Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano (from Florence)
After breakfast meeting with our LGBT Friendly Driver and departure to Montalcino, the City of Brunello Wine. Discover this beautiful village immersed in the breathtaking Val d'Orcia Natural Park, renowned all over the world for the production of its precious Brunello red wine. Then continue to Pienza, the "ideal town" and a superb example of Renaissance architecture. Take a walk inside this UNESCO World Heritage Site, completely surrounded by the wonderful hills of the Val d'Orcia. Lunch on your own to taste local specialities. After lunch continue to Montepulciano. Observe and visit the castle of Montepulciano and Piazza Grande, situated at the highest point of the town, and the centre of Montepulciano dominated by the great tower and the Gothic façade of the Palazzo Comunale. In this city you will have the opportunity to delight a local Wine tasting (2 Wines). Afterwards transfer back to Florence.
Included:
* LGBT Friendly Driver
* AC Minibus or Car for the Excursion
* Wine Tasting (2 Wines) in Val d’Orcia Wine Area



Assisi, Cortona & Perugia (from Florence)
After breakfast meeting with our LGBT Friendly Driver and departure to Assisi. Be ready to visit this small medieval town, located on a hill. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with its Roman ruins, winding medieval streets and sacred shrines. It's also the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi. Admire the 13th-century San Francesco’s Cathedral, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe containing the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's astonishing frescoes (entrance fee included). Lunch on your own to taste local specialities. After lunch, continue to the special city of Perugia, an enchanting hilltop city with a compact historic center that is a rambling maze of medieval streets. It became famous as the “City of Chocolate”, thanks to its ancient tradition. This gloriousness is celebrated with Eurochocolate, a huge autumnal chocolate festival. Admire the monuments of this beautiful city, from the Fontana Maggiore, considered one of the most beautiful fountains in the medieval period, to the Rocca Paolina (Paolina Castle). Once there visit the Perugina Chocolate House, created by Perugina in 2007 in occasion of his hundred year anniversary, offers a route which unifies the prestigious story of the mark with the value of a modern business reality. You will see the Historical Museum, which tells the story of the firm and his profound link with the territory. Don’t miss the opprotunity to discover the LGBT aim of the city following the footsteps of many Gay & Lesbian writers like Sandro Penna, famous for its homosexual works. On the way back stop in Cortona, a splendid walled hilltop town. Afterwards transfer back to Florence.
Included:
* LGBT Friendly Driver
* AC Minibus or Car for the Excursion
* Entrance Fee – San Francesco’s Cathedral
* Entrance Fee – Perugina Chocolate House



Carrara & Colonnata (from Florence)
After breakfast meeting with our LGBT Friendly Driver and departure to Carrara, one of the most important place for excavation and manufacturing of marble in whole Europe. Enjoy a Carrara marble tour for a journey along mountains roads through the marble valleys and enjoy those unique scenarios. Stop visiting open air marble mines and discover more about it. After that take a walk inside the historic centre, the original inhabited centre located in an area around Piazza Duomo. The first settlements are traced back to the Romans who used the marble from nearby quarries for the construction of monuments. Observe Carrara Cathedral and then, lunch on your own before proceeding to Colonnata. Here you will taste the famous local Lardo, a traditional salami made with pork lard seasoned in basins of Carrara marble. Take a walk inside the precious old town. Afterwards transfer back to Florence.
Included:
* LGBT Friendly Driver
* AC Minibus or Car for the Excursion
* Carrara’s Marble Tour
* Colonnata’s typical Lardo Tasting

Included Features

  • Gay or Lesbian Friendly Tour Guide and/or Driver
  • Every Entrance Fee or Tasting described in the program

Not Included

  • Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”

Ignas Tour Hotel Collection

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Prices

Florence • Reinassance Tour
Florence • Gay Tour
Florence • Fashion Tour

10 guests 9 guests 8 guests 7 guests 6 guests
€ 40 € 50 € 55 € 60 € 65
5 guests 4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guest
€ 70 € 80 € 95 € 130 € 240

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Florence by Night • Gay Tour

10 guests 9 guests 8 guests 7 guests 6 guests
€ 30 € 35 € 40 € 45 € 50
5 guests 4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guest
€ 55 € 60 € 80 € 110 € 205

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable


Gaily Excursions from Florence • Siena, San Gimignano & Monteriggioni

8 guests 7 guests 6 guests 5 guests
€ 80 € 100 € 110 € 120
4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guests
€ 150 € 180 € 260 € 490

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Supplement Official Guide
€ 140,00 (Rates are Commissionable) to be divided between Participants

Gaily Excursions from Florence • Pisa & Lucca

8 guests 7 guests 6 guests 5 guests
€ 90 € 110 € 120 € 130
4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guests
€ 160 € 190 € 260 € 420

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Supplement Official Guide
€ 140,00 (Rates are Commissionable) to be divided between Participants

Gaily Excursions from Florence • Cinque Terre

8 guests 7 guests 6 guests 5 guests
€ 90 € 130 € 140 € 160
4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guests
€ 190 € 230 € 350 € 650

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Supplement Official Guide
€ 140,00 (Rates are Commissionable) to be divided between Participants

Gaily Excursions from Florence • Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano

8 guests 7 guests 6 guests 5 guests
€ 90 € 110 € 120 € 140
4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guests
€ 170 € 210 € 310 € 590

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Supplement Official Guide
€ 140,00 (Rates are Commissionable) to be divided between Participants

Gaily Excursions from Florence • Assisi, Cortona & Perugia

8 guests 7 guests 6 guests 5 guests
€ 100 € 140 € 150 € 180
4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guests
€ 220 € 260 € 370 € 590

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Supplement Official Guide
€ 160,00 (Rates are Commissionable) to be divided between Participants

Gaily Excursions from Florence • Carrara & Colonnata

8 guests 7 guests 6 guests 5 guests
€ 90 € 120 € 130 € 150
4 guests 3 guests 2 guests 1 guests
€ 180 € 210 € 310 € 590

* Price per Person
Rates are Commissionable

Supplement Official Guide
€ 140,00 (Rates are Commissionable) to be divided between Participants

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You can take part to our amazing shared scheduled excursion in English for a lower price and share this fantastic experience with other travellers.
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* The tours are on request and rates are subject to the availability of the providers at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.

** Please check before booking the closing dates for the selected museums. If included museums are closed, Ignas Tour will refund the amount of that museum or choose an alternative one to visit.

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