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Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour

from € 49.00

This is the only tour to cover both levels of the Uffizi Gallery and includes more masterpieces than any other tour of its kind!

Our Uffizi Gallery tour, as featured in a BBC WORLD documentary with Michael Palin, offers easy access to the world-famous Uffizi Gallery.

Enjoy experiencing the must-see artworks and highlights of the Uffizi Museum. We explore more of the Uffizi Gallery to include the must-sees of Titian, Raphael, Bronzino and Caravaggio plus many more!

Our Uffizi tour reveals why these famous artworks and the Uffizi Gallery were created. Your Uffizi Gallery guide will recount great stories about the artists that changed art forever. 

Discover how Michelangelo out-smarted a famous skinflint. Hear about the mysterious and stunningly beautiful models in paintings like Botticelli's famous "Birth of Venus" as you explore one of the world's greatest art collections.

Our Uffizi Gallery tour is run by the only tour company recommended by just about every major travel guide, including Rick Steves. The Artviva tour guides' knowledge and personality truly bring the artworks alive, whilst our unique selection of the Uffizi's best masterpieces gives a comprehensive overview of the must-see artworks in the Uffizi Gallery.

Highlights of the Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour include:

  • Avoid waiting hours in the queue with this quickest-entry Uffizi tour!
  • Enjoy understanding the masterpieces in Florence's world-famous museum, the Uffizi Gallery
  • See Renaissance art by world-famous artists on this small-group guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery
  • See the gallery's most famous masterpieces
  • Experience the flowering of Leonardo Da Vinci's genius
  • Learn about techniques that will change the way you look at art
  • Discover the highlights of the Uffizi Gallery with our fascinating and exclusive introduction to Renaissance art and famous artists
  • All Uffizi ticket and museum reservation fees covered in the tour price with no hidden extras

The finer details of the Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour: 

Prices: Adults - 49 euro; Students (6-17 yrs) - 39 euro*Children (2-5 yrs) - free; Infants (0-1 yr) - free.

Included in tour price: Guided tour and all tickets and reservation fees. Headsets used when required. There are NO HIDDEN COSTS on this Uffizi tour as ticket reservation and entry fee to the Uffizi Museum is INCLUDED IN THE PRICE. We must reserve museum tickets in advance of your tour date, incurring reservation costs. As such, a rebooking fee may be incurred should you wish to change dates.

Tour meeting times and dates: 1.30 pm Tuesday to Saturday throughout March to November (plus Sundays from 15 April to 31 October).

The Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour meeting point:
Our office at Via Sassetti, 1 (2nd floor) in Florence's city centre.

Tour length:
 2 hours and 15 minutes

Minimum required to run tour: 4 adults

Maximum participants per group: 18 adults

Bag storage:  Museum regulations do not permit backpacks and there is no convenient storage facility. Please bring only shoulder bags. The Uffizi museum further requests, "to get you through security faster, we'd be grateful if you could bring as few bags with you as possible, and try to put all the metal items you're carrying in a single container before going through the metal detector. Thank you."

Please note: * All persons under 17 must present valid ID showing date of birth for entry into museums or full adult price will be charged. 

Unavailable dates: The Uffizi Gallery is closed on Mondays, and on 1st May. We can no longer run our Uffizi tours on the first Sunday of each month as museums entry is free and they do not accept reservations for those days, meaning we cannot guarantee entry times. 

Skip-the-line entry: Artviva makes reservations up to 12 months in advance to skip the ticket purchasing and reserved ticket retrieval queues. Even with reservations, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum.  We guarantee that in spite of any eventual hold up, our tour guides ensure all aspects of our museum tour are covered.  

Weather: This tour runs rains or shine

Artviva The Original & Best Walking Tours reserves the right to make adjustments to the tour itinerary and its inclusions in accordance with any unforeseen events, including but not limited to site closures, personnel strikes that are common in Italy, museum display modifications and room closures, weather conditions, public events, and other circumstances beyond the control of Artviva The Original & Best Walking Tours.

FOR LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS CALL OUR OFFICE ON ++39 055 264 5033 (Mon-Sat 8am-6pm). The current time in Italy is 07:07 pm.

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This Uffizi Gallery tour is part of the Florence in One Glorious Day (or 2) discounted tour package - three great Florence tours at one discounted price! Explore Florence with an expert tour guide on a three hour walking tour, enjoy a skip-the-line guided Uffizi Gallery tour and a skip-the-line Accadamia tour to see Michelangelo's David.

The Uffizi Gallery tour Vasari Corridor extention - walk along the King's Passage across the top of the famed Ponte Vecchio and see Florence from a unique vantage point on this tour offering exclusive access to the Vasari Corridor following the guided Uffizi Gallery tour on our Ultimate Skip the Line Uffizi Gallery and Vasari Corridor Tour!

For an exclusive skip-the-line guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery with your own private guide, we have the 3-hour My Exclusive Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour

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Wonderful tour

Wonderful, interesting facts, loved our great guide! Perfect for overall view and understanding from Middle Ages to Renaissance. Great! Graz

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