Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery tour in Florence

For those who already know the squares and churches of Florence and wish to visit the two most famous museums in Florence and among the most famous in the world, full of masterpieces of art from all time, we recommend this private tour to the masterpieces of the Uffizi and the Accademia lasting 4 hours.

The charm of the Uffizi Gallery, the oldest museum in the world

The guided tour through the rooms of the Uffizi Gallery with its over 2,000 paintings on display – in addition to the 1,000 in storage – is an unforgettable aesthetic and cultural experience for anyone.

Walking through the rooms that follow one another, it is possible to admire, according to a chronological order and a subdivision by school, a sequence of incomparable paintings ranging from Cimabue, to Giotto, Duccio, Simone Martini, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Gentile da Fabriano, Beato Angelico, Masaccio, Paolo Uccello, Piero della Francesca, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio up to Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Pontormo, Bronzino, Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, Rembrandt and Rubens.

Discover the stories and secrets hidden in the masterpieces of the Uffizi

Your expert guide from the Uffizi Gallery will lead you to discover the must-see works of art in one of the most important museums in the world, telling you the stories of the collections, of the Medici and above all the secret stories of the masterpieces: how the students of a time past the masters, how the artists’ workshops were organized, the pictorial schools, the rivalries between painters, the rarest and most precious pigments, the refined techniques, the characters of the artists and their relationship with the clients.

The visit to the Uffizi will be followed by a walk in the center of Florence to reach the Accademia Gallery.

Discover Michelangelo's "David", the most famous sculpture of the Renaissance, on a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery

If there is a statue that more than others represents Florence and its heroic, proud, indomitable spirit and always ready to defend freedom against tyranny, this is Michelangelo’s “David” in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, a work that is also an absolute masterpiece of art of all time.

On this guided tour of Florence with Michelangelo’s David you will discover who Michelangelo was, his Florentine training as a painter and sculptor under the protection of the Medici family and the incredible story of “David”, a colossal marble statue over 5 meters high and the weighing over 5 tons, which the artist roughed out by himself starting from an imperfect block of marble and already worked by others before him. In the museum you can admire other famous works by the artist such as the four “Prisoners”, the “Pietà” of Palestrina as well as a remarkable collection of paintings on wood from the Middle Ages to the sixteenth century, the original plaster model in full scale of the Rape of the Sabine by Giambologna and an extraordinary collection of Baroque musical instruments from the Medici court.

Tour Details

What you will see

  • The most beautiful and most famous paintings of the Uffizi Gallery such as Venus and Spring by Botticelli, the Medusa by Caravaggio, the Portraits of the Dukes of Urbino by Piero della Francesca
  • Michelangelo’s David together with the Prisoners and the Pierà di Palestrina by the same artist

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