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Skip the long lines at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery with a direct access ticket and enjoy breakfast on the museum's terrace on this 4-hour VIP experience. Soak up a guided walking tour through the gallery’s collection, passing Renaissance masterpieces from Michelangelo, da Vinci and Botticelli. After breakfast, take an exclusive tour of the Vasari Corridor to see one of the world's most impressive collections of self-portraits. Numbers are limited to 15 to keep this experience as intimate as possible.


  • 4-hour skip-the-line VIP tour of Uffizi Gallery and Vasari Corridor
  • Gain prioritized entry to the Ufizzi Gallery without queuing up
  • Eat breakfast on the Uffizi Gallery terrace
  • Take a walking tour through the museum exhibits with an expert guide
  • Enjoy exclusive access to the Vasari Corridor
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 ensures a more personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

An absolutely amazing tour that will tell you about the history of art in Florence and it great painters. You will also feel special walking along the Vasari Corridor with your group only as it will be open only for you while listening to your guide's explanation!

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What You Can Expect

VIP Experience: Uffizi Gallery and Vasari Corridor Walking Tour Including Terrace Breakfast

Walk around the rooms of the Uffizi Gallery while listening to your guide!

Your tour will begin at 8am in central Florence, where you’ll meet up with your guide and walk to the Uffizi Gallery. Bypass the long lines at the main entrance and be the first to step inside the museum with your VIP access ticket.

Follow your guide through the main rooms on a 2-hour tour, learning the rich history behind the Renaissance works. Admire masterpieces from Renaissance greats such as da Vinci, Botticelli and Michelangelo. Afterward, stop for an Italian breakfast of pastries and coffee on the gallery’s terrace.

After refueling with coffee and treats, head to the Vasari Corridor for an exclusive tour. Dating back to 1564, the corridor is noted as one of the most impressive architectural feats of the Renaissance. Designed as a secret passageway for the Medici family to travel stealthily through the city, the pathway stretches almost a mile from the Pitti Palace, above the Ponte Vecchio and over the Arno River to the Palazzo Vecchio.

Soak up this unique experience to explore the corridor privately before the general public enters. Examine the collection of paintings and self-portraits, learning the intriguing tales behind the works from your guide. Your tour will conclude near the Boboli Gardens, where you can continue sightseeing independently.

Customer Reviews

Christopher S D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Thanks to Florence Town for a memorable tour of The Uffizi.
Especially to the wonderfully enthusiastic Sara, who made our tour memorable and enlightening. Thanks Sara, you've re-lighted my love of Renaissance art.
I want to go back to school with you as the teacher.
If you are in Florence and like art this is a must see.
I can't recommend this tour high enough.

Chris Darley from the UK 19-5-16

Terry A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Mario was a great guide and had a great sense of humor. We enjoyed that he helped us to understand the different periods of art.

Olivier B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour !!

We had access to one of the most secret place in Florence. The Vasari corridor which connect two palaces.
We have learnt a lot from our guide Lucia B who really knew the subject and could give an answer to our questions. She really made our day.

Peter W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Having little or no knowledge about art, it was great to have a guide to explain the important paintings to us. Our very nice guide, Federica, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable and did her best to make sure we got the most out of our time. We all agreed it was a very worthwhile tour.

William M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Outstanding tour and excellent guide!

Joan G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

My granddaughter and I both loved this tour. The guide was great and everything was excellent. Next r
summer is possibly London. I would love to have tour suggestions.

robert r

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A really excellent tour. Full of history, wonderful views, works of art all explained by a wonderful interesting guide. A great opportunity and avoiding the crowds.

Karen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Wonderfull tour and superb guide Giulia. This is my third visit to Firenze and first tour with the local tour operator. It was fantastic. I would highly recommend this tour for the knowledge imparted and experience of seeing the fantastic Uffizi and wonderful Vasari corridor.

Laurette R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour, Caterina was a great guide - very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

Andrea D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This tour went into details of the art work collection

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