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The only guided visit that takes you through both levels of the iconic Uffizi Gallery! Gain the best view and insight into Italy’s greatest art with us.
Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour
Michael Palin featured our Uffizi tour in a BBC World Documentary for its easy and engaging access to the world-famous art museum. Our skip-the-line Uffizi tour will introduce you to the most famous artists of Italian history. Well, to their artwork! Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, Raphael, Caravaggio…. Their names are known the world over – and now you’ll see why! Standing before their art, our guides will show you their significance and you’ll be able to appreciate their genius for yourself!
Relax and Enjoy: In-depth and up-close to the art
Our Uffizi tour covers the Uffizi Gallery’s major rooms and halls. As the only company in Italy recommended by every major travel guide, our visit is a streamlined Uffizi tour that helps you focus on the most important artworks. We know how overwhelming museums can sometimes be, and that’s why we carefully curate the Uffizi tour, focusing on the fun and fascinating.
Making Uffizi Art and History Come Alive
Find out how Michelangelo out-smarted a famous skinflint. Learn about the mysterious and beautiful model in Botticelli’s Birth of Venus. See the transformation of Leonardo da Vinci’s creative talent. Understand the major techniques used in Renaissance art. But we don’t just tell you the history of a piece of art: we show you that history. Our experts will guide you through the beauty and value of countless art masterpieces. And best of all, we’ll make it fun to! Blame it on our background as a theater company, but we believe tours should be entertaining.
1.30 (15 minutes before the tour starts)
In our welcoming ArtViva office:
Via Sassetti, 1 – 2nd floor with an elevator
Find us on the corner of Piazza Davanzati, and round the corner from the old Odeon cinema, there is an ArtViva Walking Tours plaque on the wall.
The small group tour runs from Tuesday to Sunday from 13:30 meeting time -16:00 approx.
This tour does not run on Sundays from the first of March until Easter nor on Sundays in November.
Avoid long lines with skip-the-line tickets and take the shorter, quicker line. Take the quickest entry and get up close and personal with the Renaissance masters! Our afternoon Uffizi tour is the ideal length for the whole family and leaves you time to join our David tour of the Accademia Gallery afterwards!
Due to increased security, some delays are to be expected. We do in any case offer the quickest possibly entry. Backpacks, large bags, liquids, ‘selfie-sticks’ and long umbrellas are not permitted in the museum. It is not always possible to check them in a cloakroom so please carry as little as possible.
All persons under 17 must present valid ID showing date of birth for entry into museums or full adult price will be charged.
The Uffizi Gallery has strict regulations for tours to maintain adequate social distancing inside the museum and we have set new ticket prices and availability accordingly. Your tour size will be even smaller than usual. A mask must be brought and worn at all times inside the museum by adults and children over 6.