Viewing the Renaissance masterpieces at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery can be daunting, even for keen art lovers. This 2-hour, skip-the-line guided tour is the answer: showcasing the best of the collections while charting the story of the Renaissance. Bypass the main entrance lines, and admire works by Giotto, Raphael, Michelangelo, da Vinci, and more; all as your guide decodes their styles and place in the Renaissance movement. Entrance fee and audio headsets included.
2-hour Uffizi Gallery tour in Florence with skip-the-line ticket
Avoid the main lines to the Uffizi, one of the world’s greatest art museums
Tour the highlights of the gallery with a guide
See masterpieces including the ‘Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli and works by Michelangelo and da Vinci
Admire other Renaissance art by painters such as Giotto and Titian
Learn about the evolution of artistic styles before and during the Renaissance
Meet your guide in the Piazza della Signoria and then walk to the nearby Uffizi Gallery, one of the world’s top art museums.
On arrival, bypass the main lines with your skip-the-line ticket. Then, don the provided headsets to hear your guide with crystal clarity, and begin your tour.
The Uffizi is vast, and if you’re here for the first time, it pays to have an expert show you around. Your guide will introduce you to the highlights in chronological order, so you can understand the evolution of artistic styles through the centuries.
Admire early works by Cimabue, Giotto, and Duccio, learning how their ideas triggered the art movement of the Renaissance. Then, continue to the ‘High Renaissance,’ the period between the 1490s and 1520s. View the ‘Primavera’ and ‘Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli, plus masterpieces by the geniuses of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raphael.
Lastly, see how the Renaissance evolved in paintings by Caravaggio and Titian, learning how their styles embodied a new way of seeing the world.
After two hours, your guide will depart, so concluding your tour. You’re then free to leave the Uffizi independently or stay on and continue exploring at leisure.