Gallerie Degli Uffizi is renowned for its collection of Italian Renaissance paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. The gallery exhibits numerous works by such masters as Botticelli, Michelangelo, da Vinci, Caravaggio, Raphael, and Titian. several important works by Rubens, Rembrandt, and Durer are also featured. This gallery occupies the top floor of a building erected in the 16th century to house the offices of the Tuscan government. Architect Giorgio Vasari, who designed the building, wrote that artists such as da Vinci and Michelangelo often gathered there "for beauty, for work, and for recreation." Avoid the extremely long lines by reserving your tickets by phone or online. Private tours are offered. Use our Florence trip planner to arrange your visit to Gallerie Degli Uffizi and other attractions in Florence.
Tours To Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Skip the Line: Florence Accademia and Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $90
Duration: 3 hours
Skip-the-Line to Accademia & Michelangelo's David - Small Group Guided Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $105
Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $53
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Gallerie Degli Uffizi Reviews
The uffizi Gallery is filled with incredible sculpture and paintings that are very high quality. We arrived in Florence in the afternoon, and decided that we had to see the uffizi first. We allocated.... more »
Pay for the audio guide, it enhances the experience hugely. I learnt much about the development of art - when perspective was introduced, when humanism was depicted. Also some fascinating details of.... more »
If you want to see the best of Renaissance & Italian paintings then this is the place. It has so many classics that one can't count. Located in the center of town, it is so easy to add this stop to any itinerary. There are many sights to see & be prepared to take the stairs to start at the top. Worth a visit you you are indeed an art lover.
Spectacular museum with a ton of statues and paintings. We spent 6 hours there and probably could have spent much more. There are guided tours, and audio guides available but if you can read Italian or English then the placards give great explanations for every piece. The rooftop cafe is also nice! Seat yourself and you will be served. The sandwiches are great and the desserts are delectable!
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