Come aboard this Florentine gondola for a romantic and unique cruise on the Arno river! Meet your guide and enjoy a nice short walk through Piazza Signoria and under the Uffizi Gallery, admiring Pontevecchio bridge from the bank all the way through to the pier.
Get on board the “barchetto”, one of the only four original and traditional wooden boats left in Florence, conducted by a “barcaiolo”, who will guide the boat with his long-reaching pole. Your expert guide will unveil the secrets of the Arno river as you stroll on its calm waters discovering the history and the beautiful Palazzos that frame its ancient riverbed. The commentary is informative but very entertaining and may include a few local stories and anecdotes.
You will pass in front of the Uffizi gallery, beautiful caretaker of artistic treasures, under the unique Pontevecchio bridge and you will get the chance to learn more about the mysterious Vasari corridor. Discover Santa Trinita bridge and the amazing Palazzo Corsini.
Lastly, enjoy a refreshing aperitivo on board consisting in a glass of cool wine, to celebrate your stay in Florence!