Tour of Florence - driven car rental
Blucar offers driven car rental services, especially designed for tourists: English speaking drivers will lead you through the city centre and the surroundings of Florence.
We usually propose half day tours and full day tours of Florence; in any case, don't hesitate to ask for personalized services, we will be glad to send you a customized offer based on your personal wishes.
Blucar can offer small group private tours of Florence, with luxury mini vans and cars.
Things Not to Miss in Florence
In the city centre:
- Piazza del Duomo
- Piazza della Signoria
- Santa Croce
- Ponte Vecchio
- Piazza Pitti
Outside the city centre:
- Piazzale Michelangelo: don’t miss the panoramic views from this beautiful location and the nearby Church of San Miniato.
- Fiesole: don't miss the Roman theatre, the Church of San Domenico, the Cathedral of San Romolo and the wonderful views of Florence from the Church of San Francesco.
- Galluzzo: visit Florence Charterhouse.
Blucar Service offers professional driven car services in Florence and customized itineraries based on your specific needs.
Florence has an incredible historic and artistic heritage, testimony to its centuries-long civilization.
Florence, home to Cimabue and Giotto, fathers of the Italian Painting. Arnolfo and Andrea Pisano, innovators in architecture and sculpture. Brunelleschi, Donatello and Masaccio, pioneers of the Renaissance. Ghiberti, the Della Robbias, Filippo Lippi and Beato Angelico. Botticelli, Paolo Uccello and Leonardo and Michelangelo, two universal geniuses. The works of these great men and artists, together with those of the generations that followed, are held in numerous museums throughout the city.
- The Uffizi Gallery is the most famous in the world. The Palatine Gallery is particularly famous for its works from the “golden ages”. Other top museums on the list include:
- Bargello (mostly visited for its Renaissance sculptures)
- The San Marco Museum (famous for its works by Beato Angelico)
- The Accademia Gallery, the Medici Chapels and Casa Buonarroti (filled with masterpieces by Michelangelo)
- The Bardini Museum
- The Horne Museum
- The Stibbert Museum
- Fondazione Salvatore Romano
- The Corsini Museums
- The Gallery of Modern Art
- The Opera del Duomo Museum
- The Silver Museum and the Opificio delle Pietre Dure (literally meaning “Workshop of Semi-precious Stones”)
Many monuments also testify how significant has been the artistic contribution of Florence. Among the most noteworthy are:
- The Baptistry with its mosaics
- The Cathedral and its sculptures
- The Medieval churches and their fresco cycles
- The city's private and public palaces (e.g. Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi and Palazzo Davanzati)
- The monasteries and cloisters
- The convents and their paintings of the Last Supper of Jesus
- Florence's Charterhouse
Moreover, the Etruscan civilization is well documented in the city's Archaeological Museum.
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982, the historic centre of Florence is surrounded by some larger roads that follow the ancient city walls and boasts some of the world's greatest works. It can be particularly appreciated from the nearby hills: Forte Belvedere, Piazzale Michelangelo and Fiesole.