Florence Nightingale Fellowship Tour to Florence - Jon Baines Tours

Florence Nightingale Fellowship Tour to Florence

7 - 10 Oct 2020
  • Medical & Professional Tours
  • Cultural Tours

About the tour

This nursing study tour, run in conjunction with the Florence Nightingale Fellowship, is designed to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth with a visit to the historic city that is both her namesake and her birthplace. Explore the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence on a three-night tour, which includes two dinners to enjoy the cuisine of Florence.

This tour involves walking and requires a good level of fitness. If you are unsure, or have any special requirements, please contact us.

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Itinerary at a glance

  • 7 Oct (Wed) Florence: If taking flight package depart London City Airport. Arrive and transfer to the Hotel Villa Royal. Private walking tour with an art historian guide. In Piazza della Repubblica, discover the city’s origins as a Roman settlement. Wander through the narrow streets, past the fortified houses and towers of the medieval town, and emerge onto the open Piazza della Signoria. See the Duomo and the Basilica di Santa Croce, where Galileo is buried. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant
  • 8 Oct (Thurs) Florence: Drive to Villa Colombaia, the birthplace of Florence Nightingale. Visit La Specola Museum, which contains the world's largest collection of eighteenth-century anatomical wax works. Continue to the ornate pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella and see historic equipment for creating medicine and perfume
  • 9 Oct (FrI) Florence: A private walking tour to visit the Great Museum of the Duomo. This open-air museum contains some of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art history. At leisure. Traditional Tuscan farewell dinner
  • 10 Oct (Sat) Florence: If taking flight package transfer to the airport for return flight to London. Arrive London City Airport

Tour cost

Tour cost is US$1,008 per person sharing (excluding international flights and transfers)

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