Florence Cultural Tour & Skip-the-Line Uffizi Gallery

3.7 / 5

21 Reviews

Florence Cultural Tour & Skip-the-Line Uffizi Gallery

From US$ 81.26 per person

Experience remarkable views and be part of history as you soak up the culture of this spectacular city. Stroll the streets from Piazza S.Croce to Piazza Signoria, admire stunning architecture and view true Renaissance masterpieces.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 hours
Starting time 2:30 PM
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English, Spanish, French, German, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Guided tour of Florence, witness exclusive views of this beautiful city
  • Visit Renaissance masterpieces at Uffizi Gallery
  • See the famous sights of Basilica di Santa Croce and its Historic Square
Full description
See it all in the space of an afternoon as you embark on a journey filled with stunning architecture, and truly amazing views. Experience sight seeing at its best while being thrown into the buzzing social scene of this eclectic city. The tour will take you to the famous Lungarni to reach the unique sights of the Basilica di Santa Croce and its Historic Square. This Franciscan church is actually one of the best achievements of Italian Gothic style, and is also known as the Temple of Italian Glories, as it's the final resting place of such Italian artists as Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei and Niccolò Machiavelli. A walk from here to Piazza Signoria will let you experience the eclectic hustle and bustle of the city's social life, and will finally bring you to the complete admiration of the stunning Palazzo Vecchio. The architecture here is overwhelming, and you will also find the famous statues of Loggia dei Lanzi here. The tour will finish inside the Uffizi Gallery. Skip the long lines with your guide and revel in admiration at the Renaissance masterpieces of the genius work of artists such as: Leonardo, Giotto and Michelangelo to name a few. Experience Florence in all its glory on this remarkable day-tour.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Visit to Fiesole by coach
  • Guided walking tour
  • Uffizi Gallery ticket
  • Pick up on request (depending on agency availability)
  • Earphones for a minimum of 15 participants inside the museum
  • Tips
  • Drop off at your hotel
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Piazza San Firenze, in front of Caffé San Firenze (Piazza di S. Firenze, 1 RED) - Look for the staff wearing a Fuchsia Ciaoflorence T-Shirt

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • ● Please note that with your skip-the-line ticket to the Uffizi Gallery you will skip the queue for reserved tickets but might have to stand in line for the security check
  • ● From March 1, 2019 the tour will no longer include the panoramic bus ride to Fiesole, and the walking tour will also include Ponte Vecchio
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

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  • Organization
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  • Value for money
    3.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.1 / 5
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Excellent tour guide, good equipment, skip the line was well worth it!

This tour was excellent - the meeting place was well signposted and easy to find, the team were organised and professional, and explained what we'd be doing and set everything out initially, which I thought was useful to know. Skipping the line was the only reason I bought the ticket, but the real value actually came from the guide herself, she was very knowledgable about Uffizi and the city itself, and happy to chat throughout the tour and answer questions. Mid way through I had the chance to grab a coffee from a coffee shop en-route during a 5 min break, which was perfect timing. If you plan to see the Uffizi Gallery I'd highly recommend this tour purely for the additional insight and convenience you'll get from the guide. I would book again :)

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January 5, 2017

Bien en general

Nuestro fin principal era ver la Uffizi, pero si su plan es visitar Fiesole o conocer Florencia se queda corta ( a Fiesole fuimos en el autobús y el guía nos explicó lo más importante). Ya en Florencia centro sí nos explicó bastante, pero que quedase Santa María de las Flores sin explicar no me gustó. Creo que sería mejor sacar Fiesole de la ruta y anhadir más puntos en Florencia centro. Por lo demás todo muy bien, guía muy amable y perfecto espanhol. A mi parecer este tipo es ideal para gente poco organizada. De no haber ido con el guía no hubieramos podido entrar en ningún momento en las Ufizzi.

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April 23, 2017

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Gran tour

Excelente, lastima que el tiempo no acompañase durante el recorrido toscano. tanto la guía florentina como la guía de la Galería espectaculares, sobre todo en la galería (Patricia), nos preguntó si teníamos prisa y cuando el tour debería de haber finalizado a las 18:00, a las 18:45 seguíamos dentro (eso si ya nos estaban echando que cerraban). Un autentico máster en Pintura, escultura e Historia Italiana y sobre todo florentina.

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February 25, 2016

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