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Florence Day Trip from Rome by High-Speed Train

Roma, Italy

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Travel by train from Rome to Florence on this day trip that makes it easy for you to see the highlights of one of Italy’s most popular destinations. After the high-speed rail journey, skip the lines with a direct access ticket to the world famous Uffizi Gallery, and explore the city on a guided walking tour. You'll have free time in the afternoon to roam the Renaissance city on your own before heading back to Rome. Lunch at a traditional Florentine restaurant is also included.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Uffizi Gallery and a walking tour to see the sights with a guide
  • Check out major attractions like the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio
  • Travel in comfort by high-speed train
  • Lunch in a traditional Florentine restaurant included
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Hotel pickup from selected hotels if you choose option with transport
Transport by high-speed train
Tour leader
Walking tour and Uffizi Gallery visit with a professional guide
Lunch (water included)
If you choose the option with meeting point there is no pickup
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Via Marsala, 46, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Centrally located hotels in Rome

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Return Details

Roma Termini, Piazza dei Cinquecento, 1, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
Your day trip from Rome to Florence starts at Termini Station, where you’ll board the high-speed train for the 1.5-hour trip north to Florence, in the region of Tuscany. Admire the Italian countryside from the window of your standard-class carriage along the way.

Upon arrival, enjoy walking tour of Florence to see big-name sights, beginning at the Duomo and continuing past the Ponte Vecchio, Via dei Cerretani, Piazza della Repubblica, and Piazza della Signoria, learning about the city's history as you go. You'll also enjoy a skip-the-line entry to the Uffizi Gallery to see Renaissance masterpieces including Leonardo da Vinci’s Annunciation.

Afterward, enjoy an included lunch in a traditional restaurant, followed by some free time to continue exploring Florence.

A few tips for your free time: check out the lovely views and landscapes in Piazzale Michelangelo and the Boboli Gardens, or if you’re into art, don't miss the Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo’s David sculpture. And a walk through the city center isn’t complete without a stop at the Florence Duomo (Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori) to climb up Brunelleschi’s Dome.

When your time in the city ends, meet up with the group at Piazza del Duomo for the return train ride to Rome Termini Station, where your day trip concludes.
Stop At:  
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Guided Tour
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Pass By:  
Stazione di Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Train Station
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Gray Line I Love Rome by Carrani Tours

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What is the maximum group size during Florence Day Trip from Rome by High-Speed Train?
This activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers.

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  • "Remember there is a lot of walking on this tour, streets in Florence are hard to walk on so bring sturdy shoes." See review
  • "Our tour guide could have been a bit more professional, it's okay to be relaxed with clients, however I felt she was on a quest for personal time while not with us." See review


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So much to see, so little time.
, Nov 2019
Florence is beautifuland filled with art and history. The tour pointed our the hot spots. The highlights of the museum was great. We didn't get to spend much time in any one place. We just tried time see as much as possible in the short amount of time we had. We loan to return and stay a few days.
Florence day trip
, Nov 2019
We had a wonderful day visiting. Our tour guide could have been a bit more professional, it's okay to be relaxed with clients, however I felt she was on a quest for personal time while not with us. Would have been nice to have her give us more ins and outs of the region we were in.
Rome to florence by high speed train
, Sep 2019
Museum waste of time, definitely not worth the 24 euros. Having 2 languages to translate slowed down the tour. Should have taken us to see David and not the museum. Our main tour guide was great and the lunch was good. The leather factory was way too e expensive.
, Aug 2019
Pickup was on time. The high-speed train was an hour late both coming and going. Florence was beautiful! The lunch was just horrible! Poor service and the food was poor quality and the brisket looked like dog food and tasted the same. The tour guide was unorganized and if it was not for a passenger they would have left us in the bathroom. We payed extra to see David. It was worth it! It is better to skip the lunch and pay your own lunch.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Dear Guest, thanks for your honest review, we appreciate feedback about our services a great deal because we're working hard for better experiences. Our tours are regularly audited and this post will serve as a benchmark in terms of staff and food quality. Kind regards, the Gray Line Rome Feedback Team
Good value
, Aug 2019
Relaxing and much enjoyed trip. A lovely and easy way to spend the day just getting a sample of Florence which is so beautiful.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Dear Guest, thank you for your high rate and for taking the time to write such a positive comment on your experience in Florence. We're glad that your story was a successful one. Best regards, the Gray Line I Love Rome Team
Tour was excellent
Stephanie L
, Jun 2019
The trip from Rome to Florence was great, we were handled well by our tour guide then handed off nicely to our guide while in Florence. It was informative and fun! Enjoyed lunch and the free time at the end of the day to do a little shopping.
Problems with Transportation
, Jun 2019
Trip would have been excellent if transportation to and from train station would have been as advertised We had to get to the train station by ourselves after we were told that the tour company would pick us up at our hotel. Then when we got to the train station after a long day in Florence our tour guide told us that we would be able to get a cab easily and left us on our own. We had a two hour wait at least if we wanted to get a cab so my wife myself and our handicap daughter had to walk to our hotel exhausted and unfamiliar with the route to our hotel We arrived at our hotel at 11:00 PM.We can not recommend Viator after this situation.
, Jun 2019
Florence really deserves more than one day. Our tour guides were excellent with a lot of side information. We had a delicious lunch and plenty of free time. It's just so much to see.
Horrible Customer Service
Patrick T
, May 2019
Worst tour experience ever encountered. We wanted to book the tour with hotel pick-up but there was no option to select for hotel pick-up in the Viator website. When we contacted the company via email to arrange pick-up, they refused and suggested we cancel the booking. WE SHOULD HAVE and this turned out to be a bad mistake. The tour guide assigned to lead the group from Rome to Florence was totally inexperienced. Did not give proper instructions. Just walked by herself ahead of the group with no flag or signs for us to follow. In the crowded train stations and in Florence, people in the back could not see her, and have no clue where she was going. She don't even turn around to check if her group is following behind her or if anyone is lagging behind. Lunch was more than an hour late because of extremely POOR booking arrangement. She blamed it on hotel when she could have better coordinated. STRONGLY RECOMMEND TO AVOID VIATOR AT ALL COST. Irresponsible company. We went with another tour agency on a Vatican City tour the next day, and it was the best experience of our trip.
If you can only do one day trip in...
, Aug 2018
If you can only do one day trip in Italy, make it this one! Francesca, our guide, was fantastic to our whole family. Her knowledge and kind demeanor was so welcome. The high speed train from Rome is definitely the way to go. Great way to see the countryside, and got us to Florence so much quicker so we could enjoy our day there. The Uffizi was specatcular and we really enjoyed the trip to the leather shop and an explanation of how they make their leather goods. Lunch was delicious and we had adequate time to do just about everything on our short list. We could honestly spend a lifetime in Florence...but if you only have a day book this trip.

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