Guided tour

Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery: Tour

4.8 / 5

51 reviews

Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery: Tour

From US$ 95.98 per person

Skip the ticket lines to enter two of the most iconic art galleries in the world. See Michelangelo’s David, and admire masterpieces by Botticelli, da Vinci, and Raffaello.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 3 - 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security.
Highlights
  • Visit the Uffizi and the Accademia, two of Italy's most famous art galleries
  • Gaze at works by Da Vinci, Giotto, Raffaello, Botticelli, and more
  • Stay inside the museums after the guided visits to explore at your own pace
  • See the real Michelangelo’s David and admire this famous sculpture
  • Listen to the secrets of Renaissance Florence revealed by a professional guide
Full description

Discover the most visited art museums in Florence together with a professional guide. Admire their most important works as you gain a deeper understanding of the Italian Renaissance. 

Your guide will take you through the priority entrance into both galleries, without having to wait in the long ticket lines. Throughout your experience, your guide will be on hand to explain all about the most important works of art in the museums.

The first stop will be the visit to the Uffizi Gallery, with its extensive collection of paintings. Admire masterpieces by artists and protagonists of the Renaissance, such as Michelangelo, Giotto, Botticelli, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, and many others.

Later, the guide will take you to the Accademia Gallery to discover the most famous symbol of Florence: Michelangelo's David. The Accademia is home to one of the largest collections of Michelangelo's sculptures. 

You can also admire the museum's many musical instruments, a collection of golden-background paintings, and the Sala dei Prigioni, with sculptures designed for Pope Julius II.

Includes
  • Uffizi Gallery visit
  • Accademia Gallery visit
  • Michelangelo's David visit
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better

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    Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts, you must exchange your voucher at the ticket counter before the tour begins. Look for “CITY FLORENCE TOURS” Tour Operator's office next to the number 14 of Via De' Castellani, precisely at the number 18/red, in front of the general exit of the Uffizi Gallery.

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    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 51 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
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    • Value for money
      4.7/5

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    The guide Federica was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable, very pleasant and very patient. Her explanation was very interesting and enlightening. She also made sure we were well taken care of in all aspects as the museums were very crowded. We didn’t have to wait long for our tickets and we got into the museums very quickly. The experience would be better if the visit to Uffizi is done after L’’Academia so that we can be left to continue to explore Uffizi on our own after the guided tour.

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    October 13, 2022

    Chiara was a wonderful guide, her training as an art historian shines through… but she also knew how to adapt herself to my tempo and we had a lot of laughs and she answered all my ridiculous questions (NSFW). I learned but left with more questions which is the mark of a great teacher :) And she takes great photos. Thank you Chiara for a fabulous day!

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    September 20, 2022

    The two tours were very informative and our guide was very knowledgeable. The group was small so it was easy to get around the museums. I highly recommend this tour.

    October 29, 2022

    Product ID: 395831

    VA ID: 395831