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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

Dawn W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our guide Patricia was very enthusiastic about her subjects. This made the tour even more interesting. So much to see in this great museum. Glad that they left us in the museum so we could continue on our own. This was my favorite museum in Florence.

Adele H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Best tour yet! The guide was perfect and would recommend to anyone coming to Florence.

JACQUELINE C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was a great tour. Our guide, Angelo was wonderful. He is very, very knowledgeable and did a terrific job explaining various aspects throughout the museum. He was very patient and spent a lot of time with the group. His explanations were very interesting and he answered many questions.

Robert Q

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Angelo provided an engaging, informative and entertaining tour of the gallery. His commentary was thought provoking and passionate. Thank you for sharing your insight with us

Melanie L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was so informative and interesting but really entertaining as well. Our tour guide Angelo was so enthusiastic, knowledgeable, any questions we had, he answered and he was witty too. We had such a great time and will definitely use Viator again for future trips.

neal j

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Rose was excellent! She not only described the highlights of the most significant works of art, she also made the tour more enjoyable by telling stories and anectodes about the history of Florence and the artists. She was extremely knowledgable and I would highly recommend this tour

steven k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We had a great guide for the tour. She was very sweet and very knowledgable. Perfect amount of time..

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.

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