Discover some of the great masterpieces of western art in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and skip the long lines at the entrance. See paintings by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Da Vinci and more, all housed in a stunning Medici palace.
The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous museums in the world, and it is housed in the former “uffizi” or “offices” of the Medici family. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the works of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: Cimabue, Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and many more.
You will recognize original world-famous paintings you have seen in books, magazines, and on TV close-ups. You will learn about the secrets of the artists’ craft, techniques and tools. Looking at the most famous artworks of the period, you will be able to understand why Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance. There is no need to rush off at the end of the tour. You may stay inside the museum until closing time.