Accessible Florence Tours

Florence: cradle of art and culture. Since 1982, this city is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...

Its historical centre is one of the places with the highest concentration of artworks in the world. Lots of great artists, as Petrarca, Boccaccio, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Giotto, Cimabue, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Lorenzo de’ Medici, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei and Dante Alighieri,  have contributed to the glory of this magical city. We will provide you accessible tours along with accessible accommodations, transfers with vehicles equipped with platform, rental services of equipment to make your journey safe and unforgettable! During the highlights walking tour of Florence city center, you will be able to admire the breathtaking Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and its Brunelleschi’s Dome from outside; the most ancient construction of the city, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistry. You can’t miss Ponte Vecchio (old bridge), where now there are goldsmiths’ and craftsmen’s bottegas. In Signoria Square, you will be able to see Palazzo Vecchio, that is impossible to photograph in its entirely because of its big size. This accessible tour will guide you through old streets and medieval quarters. For all art lovers, you must visit the Uffizi, an incredible museum, where you can find artworks of the most important artists, as Cimabue, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Signorelli, Perugino, Durer and Caravaggio; the Palatine Gallery (in the Pitti Palace) and Academia Gallery, where some of the most important collections in Italy are contained. Please remember to take always with you a certificate of disability from your home country which will allowed you to enter free many museums, or if you are travelling on your own, to park closest the major place of interest. The last must-see thing you will visit during this tour for wheelchair users is the marvelous Basilica di Santa Croce, the place where the remains of the most important italian people are found, such as Foscolo, Rossini and Galilei; Santa Maria Novella Church where you can find the masterwork “Holy Trinity” by Masaccio and Santa Croce church near Bargello Museum. Taste the delicious Florentine cuisine through our food tours, cooking classes and market visits, wine or olive oil taste experiences. We offer it in accessible location. Don’t miss to taste also Florentine steak, sandwich with lampredotto, local wines (Montepulciano, Brunello and Chianti), “Ribollita” and the simple, but tasty “Pappa al pomodoro”. Although Florence is a very ancient city, it is almost everywhere wheelchair friendly. If you reach Florence by train please note that the train station offers a service called Sala Blu where is assistance is guaranteed for wheelchair users, but have to be booked in advance.  There are several hotels in Milan that offer accessibility for wheelchair users., even if many of them are located in ancient palaces, so to be sure you are not going to have bad experiences,  feel free to contact us in order to book accessible hotels that we personally tested. Florence, which is located almost is the city center of our beautiful country, it’s also a perfect starting point t to visit Tuscany with its marvellous landscapes and art cities, as well as the Chianti area. So, what are you waiting for?