extraordinary treasure of works of art they house.
Upon request, we can arrange guided tours of the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most remarkable architecture of the Florentine XVI century, hosting one of the most important collections of paintings in the world. By the way, did you know that in the beginning it was not at all a place to store and exhibit artworks?
Together with our Professional Tour Guides you will discover how and why this great architectural complex was built; we will disclose you the very reasons that led to the creation of the incredible collection of works of art preserved here. Guided by our voice, you will learn the story of these same chef d’oeuvres, their extraordinary authors and their no less extraordinary clients and patrons of the arts.
Together with us you will have the opportunity to explore the treasures preserved in the Galleria dell’Accademia: Michelangelo‘s “David” and “Prisoners” and some of the most important masterpieces of the Florentine painting from the XIII to the XVI century.
You will also visit the Pitti Palace, the beautiful Ducal Palace, home of the Palatine Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art, containing masterpieces by Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Rubens and other great masters. The famous Boboli Gardens, with Buontalenti‘s Grotto and the numerous classical era statues from the Villa Medici in Rome.
Besides, in the company of our Licensed Guides you will discover the Museum of San Marco, the Medici Chapels and the National Museum of Bargello.
In order to avoid long queues and endless wait, we recommend you to book your entrance tickets to the Great Museums of Florence in advance at www.uffizi.it
We also recommend the use of earphones: these accessories are indispensable for visiting the most important museums and churches of Florence, where, in order to respect silence and the visited places, such systems are REQUIRED even in case of small groups (from 4 people upwards).