Florence Uffizi tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy
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Tour description

La Galleria degli Uffizi is on the list of the world’s top 10 museums and art galleries -hence the long line of people at the entrance waiting to get in. Our Guided Tours ofthe Uffizi Gallery offer a unique insight into this wonderful world. A name synonymouswith renaissance art, in a city which to all intents and purposes is the home ofrenaissance art - a collection that humbles countless galleries worldwide, the Uffizi istruly unique.The time spent waiting in line here is more than the wait to enter theVatican museums but, with our tour, you have priority entrance! An art historian willtake you on a historic journey through the exquisite artwork on display from one roomto another.Uffizi Gallery Tours are the best way to get a full understanding of the masterpieceson display in a city whose name is synonymous with artistic excellence. You can getUffizi Gallery Tickets directly at our office in Florence city centre.

Your Uffizi Gallery tour begins as you meet your guide and head to the second floor of the gallery to see some of its best-known works, from the 13th to 17th centuries. Follow a chronological path, from Byzantine and Gothic art in Tuscany to early Renaissance works by Masaccio, Paolo Uccello, Filippo Lippi and Piero della Francesca. Finish with masterpieces from Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. While you admire their beauty and skill, learn about the many secrets and curiosities concealed behind the canvas. More information will be provided for you to visit the first floor of the museum on your own, where paintings from Raphael, Titian and Caravaggio are on display. The explanations given are simple, suitable for families with children, and aim to entertain but also teach the evolution of the art in Italy.

What's included

  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions