Accessible Tuscany Tours

Did you know that there are more UNESCO sites in Tuscany than in all of Australia or South Africa? ...

For those looking for a cultural holiday, combining arts, food, and landscapes, only few places in the world have more riches than Tuscany.While visiting Tuscany’s cities such as Florence, Pisa, Siena, Lucca and many others, you’ll stumble across history, art and breath taking views. We will provide you all the accessible services that will make your journey safe and unforgettable! Choose one or combine more than one of the wonderful cities or village:  you can’t miss Pisa, having a half-day tour along the beautiful perfectly preserved city, the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its symbol the Leaning Tower, as for now only accessible from outside but that deserves the well-known photo with the tower between hands. Spend the second half of your day visiting Lucca, a small jewel of Tuscany, characteristic for its medieval walls and atmosphere. In the southern part of Tuscany, one more day have to be spent visiting Siena which is usually combined with the visit of San Gimignano. Many sites in Siena are accessible and some of the impediments have been solved by direct intervention of the relative authority or simply for adaptation of the area: The city of Siena pays particular attention to disabled persons in different aspects: from means of transport, to cinemas, theatres, museums and moreover it offers a lot of possibilities about accessible tourism. Well known for its beautiful Piazza del Campo, where in its shell-shaped square every year takes place the “Palio, when the different Siena districts, the “areas” in which the city is divided, challenge each other in a passionate horse race, event that takes place every year on July 2nd and August 16th. After a quick break for lunch continues your day visiting San Gimignano which you’ll reach in 45 minutes. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano it’s a jewel of medieval architecture, a small walled medieval hill town. although the town is characterized by slopes, this does not prevent its visit to tourist in wheelchairs. The “historic centre of San Gimignano” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, characterized by Piazza della Cisterna, a triangular square surrounded by medieval houses.

Last but not least, the world renowned Florence, Tuscany’s provincial capital. On our accessible tour of this marvellous city we will take you to the most relevant city’s spaces, such as Piazza della Repubblica, where your private English speaking guide will tell you about the city’s Roman origins before you head toward the center, where you’ll see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore – better known as the Duomo, the Baptistery of St. John, and Giotto’s Tower from outside. You will discover the beautiful Ponte Vecchio and walk through some of the less crowded streets of Florence. Finally, you’ll enter Piazza Signoria through the Uffizi courtyard. In this main piazza and civic center, you’ll come upon the impressive Palazzo Vecchio and see close-up the famous statues of the Loggia dei Lanzi. While in Tuscany, through us, you’ll can also experience an accessible wine tasting in the Chianti area, and many other activities tailored for wheelchair users. Contact us and we will arrange for you an unforgettable visit!