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Firenze, Italy
Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Overview

Skip the line at the world-famous Uffizi Gallery in Florence on a walking tour. Led by a professional guide, walk among Renaissance masterpieces, learning about the history of the works and the great artists behind them. Get an up-close look at Botticelli's Birth of Venus and Leonardo da Vinci’s Annunciation, and hear the story behind the Uffizi Gallery.
  • Skip-the-line tour of Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, with an art-expert guide
  • View the highlights of the iconic gallery and learn about its history
  • Hear tales of Renaissance artists such as Giotto and Leonardo da Vinci
  • See Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Caravaggio’s Bacchus
  • Learn about Florence's medieval Medici family, whose rulers nurtured the great artists of the day
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Uffizi Galleries entrance skip the line ticket - instant delivery and direct access
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Uffizi Gallery Guided Visit in small group of max 9 pax
Free admission to the National Archaeological Museum of Florence and the Opificio delle Pietre Dure
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Departure Point

Piazzale degli Uffizi, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

In front of DOOR 1. An Assistant waits for your wearing blue clothing with CAF Tour- Gray Line logos. Meeting time: Morning option:11:15 am Afternoon option, starting from April 2022: 03:10 pm Please note: from April 2022 the meeting point will be at Via dei Tavolini, 15r - Caf Tour & Travel Agency

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Designed by Giorgio Vasari, the Uffizi Gallery was originally constructed for the city’s judiciary offices, but slowly filled with artwork owned by the rulers of the Medici family. After the Medici’s fall from power in the 18th century, the lavish structure was transformed into a museum, today comprising 1,500 pieces of art in 45 rooms.

Your tour will begin in front of the Uffizi Gallery in central Florence, where you’ll meet your guide. Head straight inside, bypassing the crowds and long lines with your priority access ticket. Your guide will take you to each of the museum’s highlights, stopping to admire Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo, da Vinci’s Annunciation and more. Afterward, head to upper level to see masterpieces from Caravaggio.

Then continuing exploring the museum at your own pace if you wish, or check out the rooftop café to kick back with a refreshment (own expense).
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
One of the most famous art galleries in the world where you can admire numerous works of art by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many others.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Visit in small groups of maximum 14 people
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • No health restrictions needed
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY CAF Tour and Travel
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour.

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  • "Taking a tour of the gallery is definitely better than doing it on your own, because you get much more from the guide's interpretation and background, and just watching the painting by yourself." See review
  • "The lines weren’t super long, but being in a small group where we had a guide describe the art and history surrounding the pieces made this tour really worth it!" See review

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star-5
Uffizi Visit
Kellie_B
, Sep 2021
We enjoyed our experience at the Uffizi. Simone was a wonderful guide who brought the works to relevance. As noted. In the fine print, the tour might be in two languages and she bounced back and forth from Italian to English without missing a beat. A most interesting morning for certain.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Dear Kellie_B, thank you so much for having joined our Uffizi guided visit in small group and for having shared your experience with us, in such an enthusiastic way! We are really glad to know that you have loved your visit to the amazing Uffizi Gallery with our professional guide Simona. We hope to see you again in the future to show you other wonders of our Country. Our best regards
star-5
Uffizi Gallery is more than just Venus on the Half Shell
EliseSalt
, Oct 2019
Our tour guide was excellent and it really was a SMALL group tour. We were only four people so we could get through the crowds easily. I learned so much from our knowledgeable guide!
star-3
Terrible Company, Good Guide
Venture63810483188
, Jun 2019
CAF Tours is very unorganized!! We booked the 9:00 am tour, but they sent us an email the day before in the afternoon (which we didn't see until we connected to the wifi in our hotel at night) to let us know that they had cancelled our tour! They gave us the option of taking the 4:00 pm, which we did, but completely ruined our plans for the rest of the day (we had other tours booked for that afternoon). Since we really wanted to do the Uffizi with a guide, we cancelled our other plans and went to the 4:00 pm tour. When we got there, they were extremely unorganized. A lot of people were there claiming for other cancelled tours, no lines, not enough staff. We had a terrible experience. Once inside the museum, our guide was very good, and we ended up having a good tour, but the for the hassle of dealing with this company, it wasn't worth it. Please DO take a tour to the Uffizi Gallery, which is amazing and a must do in Florence, but DON"T take it with CAF Tours. Use any other company, which there are many other good ones. Taking a tour of the gallery is definitely better than doing it on your own, because you get much more from the guide's interpretation and background, and just watching the painting by yourself.
star-5
Exactly what I was looking for.
Jose_M
, Jun 2019
I am not a big museum fan. Hence I wanted a short and sweet tour, in and out with a knowledgeable guide. I got it right. No lines. No screaming kids. Perfect for a solo traveler. Fredericka was my guide. Perfect. 10/10
star-5
Uffizi with Antonio
Suzanne_H
, Jun 2019
Amazing! One of my highlights during my week stay in Florence. Antonio was the best. Made the artwork come to life!!
star-5
Great tour with history!
ccaldwell_601
, Jun 2019
We went on the early morning tour of the museum. The lines weren’t super long, but being in a small group where we had a guide describe the art and history surrounding the pieces made this tour really worth it!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
Dear ccaldwell_601, let us thank you for your kind words and for having shared your experience with us and our common readers! We are so proud to notice that the quality of the service given has been able to meet your expectations! The guided tour that you booked is a comprehensive and fascinating visit of the world-famous Uffizi Gallery led by a professional local guide, able to captivate you and passionately introduce you to the works of art kept in the Gallery! We hope to have the possibility to welcome you again in one of our activities, to show you other wonders of our city and country! Our Best Regards
star-5
Great Experience
Debara_R
, May 2019
The tour guide was excellent. She was knowledgeable and easy to understand. It made the museum so much more enjoyable to know what you were seeing and to see the progression of the arts from early paintings to more advanced paintings, etc.
star-5
for the love of art
shelleys_j
, Oct 2018
the tour and the guide was very informative, and the art was amazing. this was the second time to visit the Uffizi, and enjoyed it as much as the first time.
star-4
Tour itself was very good. Saw most...
Herbert L
, Oct 2018
Tour itself was very good. Saw most all of the of the greatest Uffizi works but not much more. The guide did her best to skirt the crowds. Problem I had was when I showed up for my morning tour I was told it was cancelled. They said they sent me an email, which has yet to show up. They did put me on a late tour, which did not leave time to see the rest of the collection before closing.
star-5
Cara was our tour guide and expert in...
Vickie O
, Sep 2018
Cara was our tour guide and expert in Art History. There were only 4 in our group which made this tour so nice and personal. I would highly recommend Caf Tour and Travel. skip the line worked really well.

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