Florence & Pisa Handicapped Accessible Tour from Livorno

You’ve traveled so far to visit Tuscany, don’t you want to get one of the most popular souvenirs in Italy? This Florence and Pisa Accessible Tour takes a brief stop in Pisa where you can get a photo of you holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It’s not just a photo op though…you’ll also learn about the history of the Field of Miracles while admiring this beautiful small Tuscan town.

The Florence & Pisa Accessible Tour 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 handicapped accessible Florence excursion are the 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 Florence & Pisa 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.

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 Baptisery and Cathedral have wheelchair ramp entrances available.

If you would like to add a visit to an authentic Tuscan Winery, you can choose the Florence, Pisa, and Tuscan Winery Handicapped 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

Accessibility Description

The Florence & Pisa Accessible Tour 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. 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 wheelchair accessible van on the Florence & Pisa Accessible Tour from Livorno will drop you off as close as possible to the Leaning Tower and the Field of Miracles.

On the Florence & Pisa Accessible Tour from Livorno, your tour guide will use the wheelchair ramps during your tour of the Field of Miracles

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: €810 for 1-2 people, €860 for 3-4 people, €910 for 5-6 people.  Add €150 for a licensed city guide of either Uffizi or Accademia. 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. Accademia 15€. 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, and gratuities.

 

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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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