Enjoy a breathtaking view of the city of Florence arriving step by step at the wonderful Piazzale di Michelangelo, and then even higher towards the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte. Meeting of the participants at 8.45 am in Ponte Vecchio in front of the statue of Cellini. Start of the tour at 9.00. This tour proceeds at a brisk pace, it is a tour suitable for those who want to visit the city of Florence actively. It starts from the Ponte Vecchio and along the Arno you arrive at an ancient and secret stairway. From here you go up to Piazzale Michelangelo, the terrace that reveals a unique view of the Renaissance city. Piazzale Michelangelo was built in the 19th century as a tribute to the creativity of the great Florentine sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti. At the center of the large square stand the nineteenth-century reproductions of the most important sculptural works of the immense Genius, including the famous David. We will continue up a further stairway to visit the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, a pearl, a Romanesque Basilica on the slope. The view of Florence from the San Miniato hill is stunning. Another place to visit in San Miniato is the Cemetery of the Porte Sante, a monumental churchyard where, among other great Florentines, also Carlo Collodi, the writer of the fairy tale of Pinocchio, rests. It is important to wear comfortable and sporty clothes and shoes ....... and remember to have a bottle of water available!