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Florence Sightseeing Tour with the Uffizi Gallery - Skip the Line!

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Highlights

  • Start your tour with a drive to Fiesole which overlooks Florence
  • Returning to Florence; your guide will take you on a walking tour of the historical centre
  • The tour includes skip the line entrance to the Uffizi Gallery
  • Your guide will escort you around the key pieces and then you can explore on your own

Overview

The famous sites of Florence are testament to why the city is known as the cradle of the Renaissance.

This tour includes a visit to the Uffizi Gallery, one of the world’s finest collections of art. Here you will find the works of the Italian masters, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio.

Florence’s town hall - the Palazzo Vecchio is an imposing building situated in the Piazza Signoria. This grand building has been the political centre of Florence for centuries.

The old city centre is an ideal place to take a stroll and admire the Franciscan Church of Santa Croce, once the oldest church in the city.

Itinerary

Meet your guide at 1430h (2:30pm) at the Piazza Stazione, from where you will board a coach for your tour of Florence.

The afternoon starts with a drive to Fiesole. A delightful Etruscan town set in the hills overlooking Florence and the Arno Valley.

Returning to the city centre you will enjoy a walking tour which includes the Franciscan Church of Santa Croce. The church is a burial ground of Florence’s most illustrious citizens including Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo and Rossini. Continue to Piazza Signoria from where you can admire the imposing exterior of the Palazzo Vecchio, the imposing town hall of Florence.

Your last stop of the day is the Uffizi Gallery, home to works of masters such as Titian, Botticelli, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci to name a few. Enjoy a guided tour of the museum, after which can stay and explore on your own.

The tour ends at 1800h (06:00pm) inside the Uffizi Gallery. You can spend more time in in the museum after tha guided tour. Uffizi gallery is open till 1850h (06:50pm).

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Reviews

Wonderful tour with Rosalind, who had an amazing depth of knowledge and a polite way of dealing with some difficult people. I lost my glasses on the bus, and she managed to... Donna Owen

I have booked 3 tours through 11 days of Italy trip. This one is the most valuable one in terms of tour guide and skip the line. Roslyn is very knowledgeable at art history and... Chenchy Lin

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3½ hours

Start time

Start time: 1430h (2:30pm)
Duration: 3½ hours

Meeting point

The tour departs from Piazza Stazione. (Located on the corner with Piazza dell'Unita, Florence 50123).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends inside the Uffizi Gallery

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Inclusions

  • Transport
  • Professional Guide
  • Museum Entrance Fees (pre booked - no queing)
  • Earphones are provided for groups of over 15 participants inside the museums

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Do/Dont's

Do cover shoulders and knees to be admitted to places of worship.

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Please note

Galleria del Uffizi is closed on Mondays. The tour will instead visit the Museum of Palazzo Vecchio.

Customers must arrive at the pick-up point 15 minutes prior to departure.

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

This tour operates with a minimum of 2 people (English speaking) or 4 people (Spanish, French, German & Italian Speaking). Should this minimum number not be met for your chosen tour every effort will me made to move you to another date, should this not be possible we will offer you a full refund.

Your tour group will go in the group entrance. While there may still be a short wait it will be far shorter than when joining the regular queue.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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  • 4.5Reviews (7)
  • "Extraordinary service with amazing depth of knowledge" Wonderful tour with Rosalind, who had an amazing depth of knowledge and a polite way of dealing with some difficult people. I lost my glasses on the bus, and she managed to...
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