Discover with a local guide some of the most important sights of Florence and the famous Uffizi Gallery
What will I see?
Explore the hidden wonders of Florence with one of our expert guides who can explain the history, culture and artistic delights of one of Italy's most gorgeous cities.
What will I do?
The tour begins with the discovery of the historic city center with the visit to the scenic square and Gothic Church of Santa Croce (exterior). Crossing Ponte alle Grazie, a pleasant guided walk on the left side of the Arno River will allow you to admire the elegant architecture of the Uffizi Gallery and the striking aerial structure of the Vasari Corridor and, on the background, the Dome of the Cathedral and Giotto's Bell Tower, the Towers of Palazzo Vecchio and Bargello. The ancient Church of Santa Felicita (*) surprises us with its portico surmounted by the Vasari Corridor and once inside, give us the amazing colours of two masterpieces by Pontormo, hosted in the Chapel designed by Brunelleschi. Then crossing the iconic Ponte Vecchio, after having caressed the nose of the famous “piglet” statue, we arrive in the monumental Piazza Signoria, with the imposing Palazzo Vecchio (exterior) and the beautiful Loggia del Lanzi where the sculptures of great Renaissance artists are collected. The tour continues with the guided visit of the famous Uffizi Gallery, in small groups of max 14 participants, where it is possible to admire the superb paintings by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many others.
The guided tour ends at the Uffizi Terrace where you can enjoy an amazing and exclusive view of the city’s most important monuments. Once the guided tour is over, it is possible to stay in the museum.
Why should I go?
Our expert guides will open your eyes to a world of Renaissance art and the best of Florence's sights and culture. Skip the headache of trying to arrange museum passes, and queues and join us on one of our Gray Line Florence guided tours and get the most from your vacation.
• Departure and Meeting Point:
Tour departs at 02.45 pm from Piazza San Firenze (San Firenze Square), in front of San Firenze Café. Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes before
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