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  • Florence: Uffizi Gallery and City Walking Tour

    1. Florence: Uffizi Gallery and City Walking Tour

    Start your day with a two-hour guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery and enjoy a brief overview of its history and how it came to be a gallery from your local guide. See and learn about the paintings of the Birth of Venus by Botticelli, the Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci, and the only panel painting in the world by Michelangelo. Listen in fascination to your guide as they tell you about the secrets, legends, and interesting facts behind the many paintings on display in the gallery. Feel free to ask any questions you may have.  Later in the afternoon, meet your guide in front of the Hard Rock Cafe to start your walking tour. Discover the history of this Renaissance city and how the incredible cultural movement of the Renaissance transformed not only Florence but eventually the whole of Europe. Begin in Piazza Della Republica, the main square of Florence, before walking straight to the Pi...

  • Florence: Skip-the-Line Uffizi Small Group Tour

    2. Florence: Skip-the-Line Uffizi Small Group Tour

    The Uffizi Gallery is an absolute must when visiting Florence. Built in 1560 and known as the oldest museum in the world, it was designed by the famous renaissance architect Giorgio Vasari, but originally had a different purpose. The grand duke of Tuscany Cosimo I de Medici decided to re-establish the authority of the Medici family. The great industries of Florence such as wool, silk, and banking had a huge influence on the politics in Florence. After Cosimo I eliminated most of his rivals he decided to collect the rest of them in one single building and give an office to each of them. In fact, Uffizi means offices. Cosimo's idea was to keep his eyes and ears on all of them. After Cosimo's death, his children lost interest in politics. His eldest son, Francesco I, brought his private collection of art works and made the Uffizi his private museum. In this tour Uffizi tour with a profess...

    The tour was fantastic! There is so much to see in the Uffizi that having a guide really helped me focus on extraordinary pieces snd take a perspective on them that I wouldn’t have had otherwise. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Dhe answered all sorts of questions.

  • Uffizi Gallery: Tour

    3. Uffizi Gallery: Tour

    Enjoy skip-the-line entry and meet your guide for a tour of the world-famous Uffizi Gallery. This is a unique experience for those who want to immerse themselves in the artistic heritage of Florence.   Visit one of the most beautiful museums in the world with your expert local guide, who will share the stories behind the main masterpieces in the gallery. Learn about the development of Italian art throughout the centuries and marvel at well-known paintings by masters like Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and many others. You will have the opportunity to discover the secrets of the greatest paintings spanning from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. After your tour, take the time to explore the museum at your own pace.

  • Uffizi Gallery: Small Group Tour

    4. Uffizi Gallery: Small Group Tour

    Escape the herds of tourists and explore the world’s oldest museum, the Uffizi Gallery, in a small and intimate group. Start the tour with priority skip-the-line entry, and immerse yourself in one of the world’s greatest collections of Renaissance artworks. Explore the gallery’s many rooms filled with priceless artworks dating back over the centuries and listen to your guide share stories and anecdotes. Admire some of the most incredible masterpieces ever created, including Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Leonardo’s Annunciation, and Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo, just to name a few. Learn from your experienced guide how to understand and appreciate the arts on a profound level, and engage in thought-provoking conversation about the meaning behind the artworks.

    The company was extremely helpful when I had difficulty finding the meeting place. Someone walked out and found me! The tour guide was super enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He gave everyone a good sense between the different artistic eras. Plus, he shared iconic stories about each artist and the subject of the art. I highly rate this company for the Small Group Uffize Tour.

  • Florence: Uffizi Gallery Private or Semi-Private Tour

    5. Florence: Uffizi Gallery Private or Semi-Private Tour

    Explore the Uffizi gallery with a guide and skip-the-line tickets. See artistic masterpieces by some of the Renaissance's most famous artists. Admire Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Leonardo Da Vinci's Annunciation, and more. Stroll exquisite halls designed by the famous Renaissance architect Giorgio Vasari. Learn about the many artistic treasures housed in the museum and immerse yourself in the golden age of Florence.

    It was enchanting and refreshing. We learned nice and positive things about art. Was great fun!

  • Florence: Historical Center Bike Tour

    6. Florence: Historical Center Bike Tour

    Climb onto a comfortable bicycle to experience Florence from a different perspective. See sights such as the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, and the Ponte Vecchio over the River Arno. Visit areas that the tour buses can’t reach, and cycle down streets with little traffic in the historic center. Explore the Oltrarno quarter, where many of the city’s most notable sights are found. Cycle through the artisans' area to the Renaissance palace of the Palazzo Pitti. Continue to the famous covered bridge of the Ponte Vecchio, and bike into Piazzale degli Uffizi to see the façade of the Uffizi Gallery. Admire the palaces of Piazza della Signoria in the heart of Florence and the pavement cafés of Piazza della Repubblica. See Brunelleschi’s iconic dome on top of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. At stops along the route, your guide will tell you all about Florentine Republic and the Renaissance.

  • Florence: Private Uffizi and Signoria Tour with Photographer

    7. Florence: Private Uffizi and Signoria Tour with Photographer

    Indulge in a private Uffizi Gallery and Signoria Square tour with a professional photographer. Explore the artistic masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery with your guide, then discover the romantic Ponte Vecchio after a stroll through the Piazza della Signoria. After greeting your professional photographer guide at the meeting point, jump the long lines to enter the Uffizi Gallery with your priority access. Learn about the gallery and the art collection of the Medici family, who owned the majority of the artistic masterpieces in Florence and in the Uffizi, with your guide. Upon entering the gallery, see the portrait of Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, the last surviving member of the Medici responsible for donating all of the family's collections to the city. As you climb the grand staircase to the top floor, where the museum collection begins, hear about the architecture of the museum, as we...

  • Florence Uffizi Gallery Skip the Line Guided Tour

    8. Florence Uffizi Gallery Skip the Line Guided Tour

    Do you hate waiting in line? Skip the Line at the Uffizi Gallery and see it all with an experienced guide on this shared or private tour. The 2-hour tour, led by an experienced, official guide, will bring you face-to-face with some of the most exciting Renaissance artworks, including Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venus and Michelangelo's only masterpiece on wood. Leonardo da Vinci's enigmatic Adoration of the Magi is also on display. The gallery itself is a work of art, initiated by Cosimo I de Medici. One of the oldest art museums in Europe, it holds treasures commissioned and collected by one of the continents most famous families.

    This was a great tour! Our guide was so patient with us, we have two small children. She showed us all the main and most famous of the paintings in the museum and she was able to answer all our questions about them. She was so very knowledgable that it truly made the experience worth while. I would suggest this to anyone looking to visit the museum for the first time. After the initial tour you are able to stay in the museum to view all the other exhibits. Our guide also gave us the history of the museum and the family that created it. Our guides name was Glenda and she was AMAZING!

  • Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery: Tour with City Walking Tour

    9. Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery: Tour with City Walking Tour

    Let your expert local guide lead your way to the city’s most impressive museums and enter them by skipping the ticket line. The tour begins with a fascinating visit to the Accademia, where you’ll learn the secrets behind Michelangelo’s David. Then proceed to Duomo Square to admire the gorgeous façade and dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. After a break for refreshments, stroll through the impressive Piazza della Signoria. The tour then culminates with a guided visit inside the Uffizi to admire masterpieces by Leonardo, Botticelli, and Michelangelo, and others. Enjoy breath-taking views of the Ponte Vecchio and the city from the museum's upper floor and terrace.

  • Florence: 4-Hour Private Tour Including Uffizi & Accademia

    10. Florence: 4-Hour Private Tour Including Uffizi & Accademia

    After pick-up from your hotel (available from select city centre hotels) spend a half day discovering Florence. Learn about this major historical city in Italy, distinguished as one of the most outstanding economic, cultural, political and artistic centres in the peninsula from the late Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Alongside your professional licenced tour guide enjoy the historical city center, experiencing all the highlights of this unique city. These include the Cathedral, Baptistery, Giotto's Bell tower, Signoria Square, and Ponte Vecchio (admission not included).  During this tour enter the Accademia to enjoy the original Michelangelo's David, one of the most recognisable and lauded artworks in the world. Then discover the Uffizi Gallery with its immense artistic heritage, including thousands of paintings ranging from medieval times to the modern era.

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What people are saying about Uffizi Gallery

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5,688 reviews

SUCH an amazing experience! Seeing Florence via bike was the way to go! We would recommend this to anyone, especially people who have a limited amount of time to see the city. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and gave us great tips, along with showed us some places we would have never thought to check out. Highly, highly recommend - if you are in Florence, this is the only tour you MUST do!

I had the most amazing tour guide. She was beyond impressive with her knowledge. I was blown away with this tour. It was worth every penny. It covered so much of the must sees in Florence. Oksana was truly amazing. She was kind and never stop taking the entire time. She was a wealth of knowledge.

The tour was fantastic from start to finish. The tour guide showed us the highlights from the academia and ufizi galleries. Our tour guide was friendly and had a great knowledge. Would definitely recommend if your willing pay a little more to engage with the tour guide and ask questions

The tour was fantastic! There is so much to see in the Uffizi that having a guide really helped me focus on extraordinary pieces snd take a perspective on them that I wouldn’t have had otherwise. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Dhe answered all sorts of questions.

We had a very good guide. Enjoyed our museum tour.