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Skip-the-Line: Accademia Gallery Morning and Uffizi Gallery Evening Guided Tour with Lunch

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Key Highlights

  • Learn about Italian Renaissance art on a tour of Florence’s top galleries at a time when there is less crowd
  • See famous sculptures by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and others
  • Observe ‘David’ as a symbol of Florentine Republic’s independence
  • Get a closer look at Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ and ‘Birth of Venus’
  • Between tours, get enough time to grab a refreshing lunch in a historical restaurant
  • Overview

    Enjoy guided tours of Florence’s two best museums. Get an early morning Accademia Gallery tour and admire the beauty of great masterpieces in the quiet setting. Spend your time exploring the city through the day. Go for a relaxed evening tour of the Uffizi Gallery, home to some of the best artworks of the world. Follow your guide and learn about the great creators who are still alive through their art. Later, enjoy lunch with drinks at a historical restaurant in the most ancient part of the town.

    The Accademia Gallery is a must stop to see the fine craftsmanship of Michelangelo. His most renowned sculpture ever made, the ‘David’, is a dedication to the independence of the Florentine Republic. The Uffizi Gallery is located in the heart of Florence with artworks by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many others. Admire acclaimed pieces like Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ and ‘Birth of Venus’ and Michelangelo’s ‘Tondo Doni’ or ‘The Holy Family’.

    With the facility to skip the long queues and quicken the entry in to the museums, you get more time with your guide to learn more about the Renaissance style of painting and personas.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

    Duration

    Accademia Gallery: 1.15 hours
    Uffizi Gallery: 1.30 hours

    Start time

    Accademia: -
    Tour Start time: 10:30am
    Check-in time: 10:15am

    Uffizi: -
    Tour Start time: 4:30pm
    Check-in time: 4:15pm

    Meeting Point

    Meet your guide at:

    Accademia Gallery: -
    Accademia Gallery Museum, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50121 Firenze, Italy (Entrance reserved for booking holders)

    Uffizi Gallery: -
    Uffizi Gallery Museum, Door No. 1, Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze, Italy (Entrance reserved for booking holders)

    Ending Point

    Same as start Point

    Itinerary

    Accademia Gallery Morning Tour

    Start your Florentine morning with the Accademia Gallery tour. Arrive 15 minutes before the actual start time to meet your guide outside the Accademia Gallery Museum. Get fast-track entry with skip-the-line available over the general admission by pre-booking your passes.

    Immerse yourself in the art of Michelangelo as your guide introduces you to his most prominent sculptures of all times. The first being David . Made out of an entire block of marble, Michelangelo’s David is a male nude figurine symbolic of the glorious independence of Florence. This 14-foot Biblical hero was created in between 1501 and 1504.

    The tour would also include other masterpieces of Michelangelo, like the I Prigioni , San Matteo and the Palestrina Pietà . As the tour ends in the museum, feel free to stay back and explore further on your own.

    After the morning museum tour, break for lunch before your Uffizi Gallery tour. Indulge in some traditional Italian delicacies at a historical restaurant in the most ancient part of the town. Spend some quality time around the city exploring shops and streets until it’s time for your second museum tour.

    Uffizi Gallery Evening Tour

    Continue your Florentine experience in the evening with a visit to the Uffizi Gallery. Find your guide near Door 1 of the Uffizi Gallery. Reach 15 minutes before the tour starts. Enjoy express entry into the museum here as well with skip the line service available on this ticket! So get more time with your guide to explore the museum.

    The Uffizi Gallery Museum is one of the world’s most famous museums, considered to be second most important after the Vatican. Home to the works of renowned Renaissance artists like Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Masaccio and many others, this museum is a treasure trove of centuries-old masterpieces. To name a few, Primavera and Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli.

    A prized possession of the Uffizi gallery, the Birth of Venus is a Renaissance Neo-platonic work. It depicts the birth of the goddess from sea foam symbolising beauty as purity.

    The guided tour ends at the Uffizi Terrace which gives a lovely view of the city and it prestigious monuments. After the tour, feel free to stay for longer and explore more artefacts at your own pace.

    Earphone will only be provided depending on the size of the group if there are 15 or more participants.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Lunch
    • Guide
    • Skip the line service at both museums
    • Earphones for a minimum of 15 people

    Exclusions

    • Gratuity
  • Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    During periods of increased inflow of visitors, despite our reservations, the admission to the museums may be subject to delays, mainly due to security reasons for which the access to the museum is regulated according to the number of people inside it. Based on the above reasons any possible delay cannot be attributable to operator's responsibility.

    Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts. An Assistant will wait for you with a yellow signboard saying ‘Caf Tours & Travels’ at both Museums.

    Due to security reasons, the Accademia Gallery authorities have set certain access rules for visitors to be followed.

    -Drinking is not permitted inside the exhibition. However, you are allowed to carry water bottles not exceeding 0.5 litres. All kinds of bottled or canned beverages will be confiscated by the concerned authorities.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    Show a document proving children’s age upon request.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.