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Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tour

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  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2428M2
See the best of Florence’s Uffizi Gallery on a 1.5-hour walking tour, led by an art-expert guide. Avoid the long main entrance lines with a skip-the-line ticket and experience the world-famous gallery’s Renaissance highlights and architecture. Marvel at treasures including Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Annunciation’ and Michelangelo’s ‘Doni Tondo,’ and hear the history of the magnificent building. Select a morning or afternoon tour, or choose an evening tour and, if you wish, upgrade it to include a classic Italian aperitivo or dinner after your gallery visit (upgrade available Tuesdays only, July to September).

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Skip the line
  • All entrance fees included
Choose from a morning, afternoon or evening tour when you book, and then meet your guide at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery ready for your 1.5-hour tour.

Use your skip-the-line ticket to avoid the long main entrance lines and head inside the world-famous gallery. Your tour will concentrate on the highlights of its collection, made up of 1,500 pieces of artwork in 45 rooms.


Designed by Giorgio Vasari, the Uffizi was originally built to house Florence’s judiciary offices, but was gradually filled with art by the Medici family, the city’s medieval rulers. After they lost power in the 18th century, the palace became a museum.



The Uffizi is famed for its glorious Renaissance artworks, and your guide will take you to the most interesting galleries. Admire treasures by Giotto and visit halls dedicated to Michelangelo, da Vinci, Caravaggio and Raphael, all masters of their time.

 Learn about works such as da Vinci’s Annunciation and Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo and explore the gallery's upper level, home to masterpieces by Caravaggio.



After around 1.5 hours, your tour ends inside the gallery. You're then free to leave or stay on to explore independently. On a morning or afternoon tour, you can also visit the Uffizi’s rooftop café for refreshments (own expense).

Evening Tour with Aperitivo or Dinner Upgrade (Tuesdays only, July to September):
If you’ve chosen an evening tour of the Uffizi Gallery, why not upgrade to enjoy an aperitivo or dinner afterward? When your tour ends, follow your guide to a restaurant in nearby Piazza della Signoria, one of the world’s most beautiful squares.

Then, say farewell to your guide and savor a classic Italian aperitivo. Sip on a drink such as a glass of prosecco and enjoy snacks such as focaccine (Italian scones).

Alternatively, upgrade to enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner. Gaze over the illuminated square as you enjoy dishes such as pasta and roasted pork (see the Itinerary for a sample menu), served with mineral water. (Other drinks at own expense).

After relaxing over dinner, make your own way back to your hotel.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Uffizi Gallery, central Florence
Duration:
90 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes inside the Uffizi Gallery

Pricing information

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Morning Tour
Code: EN0900M3

Starts at 9am (May to October only)

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USD $43.67
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Afternoon Tour
Code: EN1630M2

Starts at 4:30pm

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USD $43.67
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Evening Tour
Code: M12

Starts at 6:30pm (July to September only)

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USD $43.67
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Evening Tour with Aperitivo
Code: M12A

Starts at 6:30pm (July to September only)

From
USD $58.61
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Evening Tour with Dinner
Code: M12D

Starts at 6:30pm (July to September only)

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USD $82.75
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Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tour

Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tour
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Inclusions:
  • Entrance fee
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Uffizi Gallery
  • Professional guide
  • Aperitivo (if evening tour and option selected)
  • 4-course dinner with mineral water (if evening tour and option selected)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under the age of 8 are not admitted to the evening tour with aperitivo or dinner. Adult pricing applies to all travelers for these special evening guided visit
Itinerary:
Sample Aperitivo Menu:
  • Glass of prosecco or soda served with snacks such as cheese, fruit, crackers and scones

Sample Dinner Menu:
Starter:
  • Bruschetta al pomodoro e basilica (grilled bread topped with tomatoes, basil and garlic)
First Course:
  • Rigatoni alla Fiorentina (rigatoni pasta Florentine style) and tortelloni alla crema di asparagi (tortelloni pasta with cream of asparagus sauce)
Second course:
  • Steccata di suino (roast pork with roast potatoes and mixed salad)
Dessert:
  • Dessert of the day
Drinks:
  • Meal served with mineral water
  • Other drinks at own expense
Voucher Info:
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Torsten W, August 2015

Very good.Outstanding Guide

Reviewed by: raycarothers, July 2015

Wonderful!! Our guide had a degree in art history and used her knowledge to help us understand not only what we were seeing, but how the different rooms and pieces of art interrelated and why each painting or piece of sculpture was created. The Uffizi is a large gallery and she moved thru it quickly and efficiently. She gave us plenty of time to take in everything in a room while working to an end of the tour. I was happy that we were free to extend our stay in the gallery after the tour ended, but felt no need to do so.

From USD $43.67

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