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Galleria dell' Accademia and Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour - Skip the Line!

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Key Highlights

  • Gain fast track entry to the Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell'Accademia with a skip-the-line entry
  • Visit two of the most famous museums that showcase the best of Renaissance art
  • Admire works of art by Botticelli, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery
  • See the world’s most famous statue, Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell'Accademia
  • In both galleries you will be escorted round the key pieces by an expert guide and then have time to explore on your own
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

    Duration

    Approx. 2.45 hours guided tour (you may spend longer in the museums)

    Start time

    10:15am

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts from outside the Galleria dell'Accademia.
    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

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Visit the Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell'Accademia; two treasure houses of Renaissance paintings and sculptures in one day with this great value tour.

    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. Click here for further information>>

    Itinerary

    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.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Museum Entrance Fees (pre booked - no queuing)
    • Guided tour of the Uffizi (1 hour 30 minutes approx.)
    • Guided tour of Galleria dell'Accademia (around 1 hour 15 minutes approx.)
    • Professional Guide

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up & drop off
    • Transport between museums
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    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.

    Additional info

    Once the guided tour is over you will be able to stay and explore the museums at leisure.

    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.

  • reviews
    • wow what a tour

      florence definetly needs a guided tour with so much to see and do you will be lost without a guide to guide you to the correct places. and this tour also is one of the best where...

      hatice pinar gunenc, Turkey, 29/Apr/2014
    • Delightful tour of two amazing museums

      Delightful guide (Lara) for both tours. Tour is a must to skip lines and get full interpretation of works. Guide was knowledgeable and easy to follow. Enough time between...

      Gayle A Lorenc, United States, 26/May/2015
    • A really good and interesting experience

      We had a really good experience, because we didn't loose much time for the tickets and both tours were really great. Our guides, Iulia for Accademia and Ian for Uffizi (sorry if...

      Cristiana Constantinescu, Romania, 26/Oct/2016
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