There are approximately 70 museums in Florence and you cannot leave the city without visiting the most famed one - the magnificent Uffizi Gallery. It is the museum that comprises paintings ranging from 13 th to the 18 th century. Most of the works belong to the Italian Renaissance artists, but several sections in Uffizi Gallery are devoted to foreign artists as well. Start you Florence adventure with this Uffizi Gallery guided tour. It will be worthed!
The Medici family ruled Florence from their main residence – the Palazzo Vecchio. Their offices Uffizi were next door. Today, these offices hold the finest collection of paintings from many different respectable artists. The complex Uffizi was begun by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 for Cosimo I de' Medici. It supposed to accommodate the offices of the magistrates (Uffici=offices). Today, Uffizi Gallery tickets are very popular all year round because tourists come from different parts of the world and many of them spend hours waiting in long queues.
This Uffizi Gallery Tour will help you enter the gallery with a skip-the-line priority entrance ticket. Once you enter, our English-speaking guide will help discover all the secrets and stories that hide behind each masterpiece in the gallery taking you through the main halls of the museum. The Medici art collections were gifted to the city by the last Medici heiress Anna Maria Luisa and the gallery officially became a museum in 1865. The museum is organized as a long labyrinth of rooms with amazing works of art displayed in chronological order along a U-shaped Renaissance building which was never created to be a museum. Sandro Botticelli, Filippo Lippi, Titian, Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo are only a few respectable names that left their masterpieces here at Uffizi Gallery.
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No cancellation fee will be applied if you cancel at least 7 days in advance. Cancelling 3 to 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancelling 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.