Our Florence Walking Tour with a visit to Uffizi Gallery is one of the best excursions from Florence has to offer. During the trip, our expert guides will introduce you to the city streets and its eventful history.
This tour is perfect for those curious about details, facts, and curiosities surrounding Florentine landmarks. You will visit the legendary Ponte Vecchio, walk through the impressive Uffizi courtyard and admire Brunelleschi's Duomo overlooking the Baptistery s golden Gates of Paradise.
Afterward, you will continue to visit one of the top Florence tourist attractions: the Uffizi Gallery. Again, one of our knowledgeable and experienced guides will explain the works of the greatest Renaissance artists. Plus, you won't only learn about the artworks but also about the craft, techniques, and tools used to create them. After the tour, you can stay until closing time and enjoy the museum at your own pace.
The excursions from Florence offers are one of the best ways to get a holistic scoop on the city's history, layout, and modern life in a short period. You don't have to wander around the city with your head stuck in the map or a spend time deciphering the tiny letters in your guidebook!
Booking our Florence and Uffizi Gallery Tour guarantees you will be under the leadership of a knowledgeable professional guide. You will walk around Florences historic city center free to enjoy all the views as well as an engaging commentary. Moreover, if the group is larger than 15, we will provide you with earphones. That way you won't miss out on any of the details!
As if that wasn't enough, our tour grants you an exclusive skip the line Uffizi Gallery tickets! Uffizi museum is notorious for its long waiting times. You will be able to bypass the queues and get to the core of Florences art heritage in minutes!
When you think of Florence, the first associations that pop into your mind might be the cradle of Renaissance, Statue of David, Michelangelo or Leonardo Da Vinci. However, Florence's history reaches much deeper into past. In fact, the city started its long journey 2000 years ago.
Florence was founded by the most known Roman emperor, Julius Caesar. He created it to serve as a haven for military veterans, but the city soon became much more.
Its rapid growth and prosperity can be accredited to two main factors: fertile farming land and its strategic location. By the 10th century, Florence flourished into a busy commercial hub. During the middle ages, the city also became known as a European banking superpower under the cunning control of the Medici family.
Its precisely for the abundant economic prosperity; the town became a center for innovation and artistic pursuits. The most influential artists of the time (e.g., Botticelli, Michelangelo, or Ghirlandaio) gathered in Florence to invent, discover and create.
Galleria Degli Uffizi dates back to the 16th century. I was built between years 1560 and 1580 on request of Cosimo I de Medici, first Grand Duke of Tuscany. The construction originally served as up-scale offices for Florentine judges, merchants, and magistrates. Today, the Uffizi gallery offers a whimsical art journey through the history of art.
If you don't have time to waste, our Walking and Uffizi Gallery tour is one of the most convenient and wholesome tours from Florence provides. Make your reservations today!