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  • Location:Florence, Italy
  • Duration:90 minutes (approx.)

Skip the Line: Small-Group Florence Uffizi Gallery Walking Tour

Avoid the long lines at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence with this skip-the-line ticket and 1.5-hour tour. Led by an expert art guide, you’ll head straight inside upon your arrival and discover the masterpieces of this expansive museum. See da Vinci’s ‘Annunciation’, Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ and Michelangelo’s ‘Doni Tondo’ as your guide discusses their history and varying interpretations. Visit the rooftop terrace for a picturesque city view before concluding your tour. Numbers are limited to 20 to keep the experience intimate.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour small-group skip-the-line Florence Uffizi Gallery tour
  • Avoid the long entrance lines at the Uffizi and tour its highlights with an art-expert guide
  • Visit the key Renaissance rooms, hung with treasures by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli
  • Witness great works such as Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Leonardo da Vinci’s Annunciation and more
  • Experience the magnificence of the museum and the masterpieces it contains
  • Visit the scenic rooftop terrace to take in wonderful city views
  • Enjoy the personalized atmosphere of a small-group tour limited to a maximum of 20 people

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What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Small-Group Florence Uffizi Gallery Walking Tour

Avoid the lines for the Uffizi Gallery on a skip-the-line small-group tour

Meet your guide outside of the Uffizi Gallery, bypassing the lengthy lines of the main entrance with your priority access ticket.

Inside, discover an impressive collection of over 1,500 works of art. Though the art spans from Ancient Greece to the 18th century, the museum’s true gems are from the Renaissance era. Your guide will place focus on the Renaissance rooms, which house masterpieces from da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo and more.

Discover the bright hues, composition and varying interpretations of Primavera and the iconic Birth of Venus as you walk through the Botticelli Room. Continue on with your guide to witness works by Rafael, as well as Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo and da Vinci’s famous Annunciation. Hear the history behind the artists and their great works, as well as the stories of the patrons who made the Uffizi the incredible museum it is today.

Then check out the beauty of the world outside with a stop at the rooftop terrace. Take in gorgeous views of the Ponte Vecchio and Arno River.

Your tour will conclude inside the Uffizi so that you can continue exploring at your own pace, if you wish.

Customer Reviews

Paul D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Well Explained and it was really informative : well done and thank you very much :

Christine W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Definately worth doing as the queues were so long. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and led us to the main attractions in the museum which we could have quite easily missed on our own.

Pat G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

A highlight of our trip. Loved the commentary from the Guide, and the ending in the Sistine Chapel is a marvelous memory. Absolutely worth the extra money.

linda w

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Angelo did a wonderful job walking us through the highlights of some of the great art in the Uffizi. We were so lucky to have him and a day where the gallery was relatively free of people. Its amazing how art becomes so much more interesting when you have an expert tour guide. We highly recommend this tour to all!

Emily B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Guide was great and gave us a great overview of the Uffizi.

danonealdavis

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

angelo was magnificant

Susan T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent, very knowledgeable.

Mrs Victoria M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent in every way. A knowledgable and amusing guide made it come alive.

Geoff

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great tour with our guide Sarah. Very knowledgeable and proficient at managing a group of people in the midst of a very very busy museum.

Calum M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent guide who coped well with disruptions due to renovations. Unique insights into the highlights of the Uffizi. Very good use of time and lots of background information on the history of the gallery as well as Florence itself and plenty of time to explore on our own at the end.

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