Florence, Pisa, and Tuscan Winery Handicapped Excursion

Like all of our accessible excursions from Livorno, this accessible Tuscany tour will use a wheelchair accessible van to transport you between cities. You’ve got 3 great stops here: the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence, the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, and an authentic Tuscan Winery. You don’t need to choose between beautiful sights and great wine….you’ll get both on this accessible tour of Tuscany.

The Florence, Pisa, & Tuscan Winery Handicapped Excursion starts with a professionally licensed tour guide greeting you with a wheelchair accessible van at the cruise dock.  After a scenic one and half hour drive to Florence, you’ll stop at Piazzale Michelangelo where you will have a great view of the city. From here you will hear about the history and culture of Florence and Tuscany including the most important places and artists like Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo, Rafael, Giotto, Tiziano, the Medici family, and others.

Some of the places that you’ll see and hear about on this Tuscany accessible excursion are the Florence Duomo cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Santa Croce church, Piazza della Repubblica, and the famous Ponte Vecchio. If you’d like to see a non-tourist part of Florence, your tour guide can bring you to Fiesole, one of the hills of Florence where you can admire the residential area and a beautiful view of the city from above.

Your tour will include a reservation into the world famous Uffizi Gallery or to the Accademia (home of Michelangelo’s David). Let us know which one you would like to see when you make your Tuscany Accessible Tour reservation. Visiting both the Uffizi and Accademia is possible, but if you do you won’t have time to see anything else in the city.

Upon leaving Florence, you’ll drive through the beautiful hills in Tuscany to visit an Italian winery with a real vineyard. You’ll get to experience Chianti wine tasting and snack on local olive oil, salami, and bruschetta.

On your return journey to Livorno, you will stop for a brief accessible tour of Pisa. You can visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa although there is no elevator inside it. The nearby Baptistery and Cathedral have wheelchair ramp entrances available.

If you would like to spend more time in Florence, you can choose the Accessible Florence Highlights Cruise Excursion.

 

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Tour Highlights
– Piazzale Michelangelo
– Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
– Giotto bell tower
– Piazza della Signoria
– Ponte Vecchio
– Piazza Santa Croce
– Piazza della Repubblica
– Michelangelo’s David OR Uffizi Gallery (seeing both is possible but you won’t be able to see anything else in town)
– Leaning Tower of Pisa
– Pisa Cathedral
– Pisa Baptistery
– Chianti winery and olive oil farm

Accessibility Description

The Florence, Pisa, and Tuscan Winery Handicapped Excursion from Livorno gets a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van; the terrain in the Florence city center and Pisa’s Field of Miracles is flat; and the Florence tourist attractions are not very far apart. Additionally, the winery is step-free. The reason it did not receive a 5 star rating is because of the sometimes uneven paving stones that cover the streets in Florence. If you would like a more accessible tour, you can choose the Pisa & Lucca Accessible Van Cruise Excursion.

The winery that you visit on this accessible Tuscany winery tour has step-free access to the wine tasting area.

The wheelchair accessible van on the Florence, Pisa, and Tuscan Winery Handicapped Excursion will drop you off as close as possible to the Leaning Tower and the Field of Miracles.

On this accessible Tuscany tour, your tour guide will use the wheelchair ramps during your tour of the Field of Miracles in Pisa.

A wheelchair accessible toilet is available along the tour route at the Field of Miracles.

Your tour route will involve some mild cobblestones (shown on the left), and it will use wheelchair ramps (shown on the right).

If you choose to visit the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, your guide will escort you to the wheelchair ramp shown on the left and get permission for you to use the elevator shown on the right.

If you choose to visit Florence’s Accademia (home to Michelangelo’s David), your guide will escort you to the accessible entrance shown below.

Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 to 9 hours
Cost:  Normal sedan: €1000 for 1-2 people. Accessible van: €1000 for 1-2 people, €1150 for 3-4 people, €1200 for 5-6 people. Add €100 to total if arriving in La Spezia cruise port.
* 50 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package
Days of the week the tour is offered:  7 days a week
Meet-up time:  8:00 am
Meet-up place:  Livorno cruise dock
Dress code:  Covered knees and shoulders
Maximum number of people on tour: The van has room for 2 wheelchairs plus 5 seats OR no wheelchairs and 8 seats
Entrance tickets: Not included. Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability.
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, gratuities, and wine tasting fee (10 euro per person).

 

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Read about:

Florence Accessible Travel – main page
Pros and Cons of Florence Disabled Access
11 Florence Wheelchair Travel Tips
11 Keys to Success for Florence Disabled Travel
Accessible Guided Tours in Florence
Accessible Shore Excursions from Livorno & La Spezia
How to get from Livorno to Florence with a Disability
Tuscany Accessible Van Transfers
Florence Mobility Scooter Rentals
Best and Worst Aspects of Disabled Travel in Italy
Top 10 Experiences for Disabled Visitors to Italy
12 Wheelchair Travel Tips for Italy
Travel Insurance for Disabled Travelers
Florence Accessibility Guide by John Sage 
Florence Trip Planning by Sage Traveling – Travel with Ease!

 

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