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Uffizi Gallery Independent Visit with Audioguide – Skip the Line

  • When does it run?
    Uffizi Gallery Afternoon Visit: Daily except Monday
    Uffizi Gallery Morning Visit: 02 May - 31 Oct, Daily except Monday
  • Start time
    Start time: Afternoon Visit:
    Check-in at 4:15pm, Tour starts 4:30pm
    Morning Visit:
    8:45am, Tour starts 9:00am
  • Duration
    You can visit the museum in total freedom and at your own pace
Inclusions
  • Audioguide
  • Entrance fee with booking for the Uffizi Gallery (guaranteed admission and skip the general entry line)
  • Staff Assistance at the Museum(s) entrance
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Study artworks of Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery
  • See masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo and Titian’s Venus of Urbino
  • Explore the gallery independently and listen to enlightening audio-guide commentary

Overview

This tour is the perfect way to see the Uffizi, one of Italy - and perhaps the world's - most famous art galleries. On this tour you'll explore works by famous Italian artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, and da Vinci.

There is no guide on this tour, instead you will be provided with a handy audioguide so you can explore at leisure. Your audioguide ensures a tour tailored to your interests, allowing you to linger at some pieces of art and skip others as you please. In this way, your tour can last as long as you like!


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Uffizi Gallery Afternoon Visit: Daily except Monday
    Uffizi Gallery Morning Visit: 02 May - 31 Oct, Daily except Monday

  • Duration

    You can visit the museum in total freedom and at your own pace

  • Start time

    Start time: Afternoon Visit:
    Check-in at 4:15pm, Tour starts 4:30pm
    Morning Visit:
    8:45am, Tour starts 9:00am

  • Meeting Point

    Uffizi Gallery Museum, Door no. 1. An assistant will wait for you with a "CAF Tour Yellow Sign" at the “booking holders” entrance.

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Itinerary

  • This tour takes you to one of Italy - and perhaps the world's - most famous art galleries. On the day of the tour, you'll enter door number 1 of the Uffizi Gallery and pick up your audioguide to begin your journey through some of the world's most famous works of art.

    The Uffizi Gallery contains works of art by Italian artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raffaelo. Though it contains works from all eras, the majority of the Uffizi Gallery's artwork dates back between the 12th and 17th centuries. Your audioguide will discuss the history of the Gallery, and take you to see works such as:

    The Birth of Venus: Painted in the late 1400's by Botticelli, The Birth of Venus depicts the Roman goddess rising from the sea. One of Botticelli's most famous works, The Birth of Venus has become one of the most heavily referenced and most iconic pieces of Italian art.

    Adoration of the Magi: A popular theme for paintings, this version of Adoration of the Magi is by Fabriano, and is considered one of his finest works. The Uffizi Gallery also houses young Leonardo da Vinci's depiction of the same scene.

    Annunciation: Once again drawing on Biblical themes, this painting by da Vinci depicts the angel Gabriel telling Mary that she would bear the Son of God. This particular scene was also popular among other Renaissance artists.

    Doni Tundo: Sometimes called The Holy Family, Doni Tundo is the only surviving finished panel painting by Michelangelo in his older years. Painted in the early 1500's, Doni Tundo depicts Mary, Jesus, and Joseph soon after Jesus' birth.

    Your tour will end when you want it; the audioguide allows you to work your way through each museum at your own pace. You can choose to see every single piece of art in the museums, or only visit a couple, ensuring a personalized tour experience.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Audioguide
  • Entrance fee with booking for the Uffizi Gallery (guaranteed admission and skip the general entry line)
  • Staff Assistance at the Museum(s) entrance
  • Food & drinks
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Please note

Passengers should reach the meeting point 15 minutes to prior to their scheduled time

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

Audioguide not available for children under the age of 6

During periods of increased inflow of visitors, despite our reservations, the admission to the museums may be subject to delays, mainly due to security reasons for which the access to the museum is regulated according to the number of people inside it.

Based on the above reasons any possible delay cannot be attributable to the tour operator.

To collect the audioguide inside the museum you have to show an original copy of your Identity Card or Passport, they will keep your ID document until the end of the visit when you will return the audioguide.

Voucher is accepted over smart device

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.Tour options in Italian/French/Spanish/German/Russian/Japanese can be arranged On Request

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