The Uffizi Gallery takes you on a journey through the history of Renaissance art as you browse through important works, arranged in chronological sequence. A window to Italian and more particularly Florentine art, the gallery houses the works of masters such as Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael.
The world’s most famous statue, Michelangelo’s David, is among the works in the superb collection at the Galleria dell'Accademia. Giambologna’s The Rape of the Sabine Women and The Dispute of the Immaculate Conception by Carlo Portelli reflect the spirit of freedom of the Italian Renaissance.
Note: This tour is high in demand and has a range of unavailable dates in the month of October. If this tour is not available on your chosen date, we offer this Skip The Line Galleria Dell'Accademia Tour.
Daily except Monday
Approx. 2.45 hours guided tour (you may spend longer in the museums)
The tour starts from outside the Galleria dell'Accademia.
So, there's no last-minute rush please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes early.
The tour ends inside the Uffizi Gallery
Meet your guide outside the Galleria dell’ Accademia at 10:15am. You will be escorted through the Galleria dell'Accademia. The museum’s main draw is Michelangelo’s David, probably the most famous statue in the world. The Gallery is home to many of the works of Renaissance Masters of the 15th and 16th centuries, including Paolo Uccello, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Sandro Botticelli and Andrea del Sarto. After your guided tour of the museum you will have time at leisure to explore the museum alone. In the afternoon meet your guide outside the Uffizi Gallery at 4:15pm to continue your day of Art Discovery. Typically, and especially in high season, the wait time at Uffizi Gallery can be up to 5 hours, but your ticket will save you that trouble. The Uffizi Gallery is a visual feast for art connoisseurs around the world. A treasure house of Renaissance painting and sculpture - a visit to the Uffizi Gallery is a journey into the history of Renaissance art. The tour ends in the museum and you are free to stay and browse the works at your leisure.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
Due to security reasons, the Accademia Gallery authorities have set certain access rules for visitors to be followed.
- Drinking is not permitted inside the exhibition. However, you are allowed to carry water bottles not exceeding 0.5 litres. All kinds of bottled or canned beverages will be confiscated by the concerned authorities.
Customers must arrive at both the Galleria Accademia and the Galleria Uffizi 15 minutes prior the to the start times of the guided tours.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 people (English speaking) and 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.
You will be given earphones in a group of 15 guests in case of Accademia and 7 guests in case of Uffizi.
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