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Florence: Skip-the-Line Uffizi Small Group Tour2847 Reviews
Visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the oldest in the world. Learn all about the inside stories behind some of the most notable art masterpieces in the world from your guide.
- Save time with a guided tour
- Discover the oldest museum in the world
- Learn the inside stories behind the greatest Renaissance masterpieces
DescriptionThe Uffizi Gallery is a must-see when visiting Florence. Built in 1560 and known as the world's oldest museum, it was designed by the famous renaissance architect Giorgio Vasari. The grand duke of Tuscany Cosimo I de Medici decided to re-establish the authority of the Medici family. After Cosimo I eliminated most of his rivals, he gave an office to the rest to keep an eye on them. In fact, Uffizi means offices. After his death, his children lost interest in politics. His eldest son, Francesco I, brought his private collection of artworks and made the Uffizi his private museum. On this tour Uffizi tour, save time but also learn inside stories behind some of the most notable masterpieces conserved in Florence. After your tour, enjoy some refreshments in the cafeteria on the Uffizi Gallery's terrace. Take in the unique views of the city, relax and take pictures.
IncludesSkip-the-Line tickets Live guide Headsets and earpieces Luggage deposit
- You will be entering through the priority line and may experience a short wait due to the high season This tour may be subject to rescheduling or cancelation, if the activity does not reach its 2-participant minimum