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Uffizi card vs Firenze card

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Uffizi card vs Firenze card

I would like to purchase one or the other card but don't know which is best for my family of 4. Any insights? Also, I would like to travel to the cinque terre . Should we rent a car or take the train? If taking the train can we purchase the tickets while in Florence?

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1. Re: Uffizi card vs Firenze card

We can't tell you as we don't know where you want to go, what the age of your children are, how long you are there etc. There isn't an easy answer, you just need to carefully look at each website and work out which is best for you. Cinque Terre is a very long way from Florence, too far in my opinion for a day trip, but people do it. You do not want a car as you cannot have one in central Florence and Cinque Terre is no place for a car either. Therefore, if you really must do it, train is better.

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re: museum pass. We leave soon, but have decided that buying 4 FirenzeCard @ 72 Euros would make us feel too tied to it for three days...whether the kids want to see a dozen museums and cathedrals in 72 hours or not. Our plan is to buy the Uffizi family pass for 100 Euros, use it to skip the lines at the major places and then pay admission at smaller places, like the Galileo Museum, some of which offer free kids admission anyway. We expect this will also allow us to split our Florence museum days on either end of a week in Tuscany and to just spend time walking around the markets and piazzas, etc.

For your other Q: We visited Cinque Terre after renting in Pisa (took the train there from Florence). We did have to leave the car and train into Cinque Terre. It turned out fine, but parking was $$ and we were a bit concerned about leaving luggage in the car. We were headed to Tuscany so the car was necessary. This was before kids.

If you are returning to Florence after, train would probably be better, especially if you can leave all or most of your luggage in Florence.

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The CT is a terrible destination for a car. Take the train.

The Firenze card is really poor value; it is expensive and of limited duration. The Uffizi card is better IMHO. Kids are free in museums so the Firenze card makes no sense for them and the central city is so small you really don't need a transport pass.

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