Private Uffizi Tour with an Art Historian

Private Uffizi Tour with an Art Historian

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      Florence, Italy
      3 Hours
      Moderate
      From (USD)
      $ 457
      • Advance tickets: You don't have to wait at the ticket office or at the museum entrance. An art historian will meet you with tickets in hand, allowing your private group to enter immediately.
      • Deeper understanding: Focusing on some of the museum's most famous works and often-overlooked gems, we'll discuss the evolution of Renaissance art from the technical innovations of Cimabue and Giotto to the masterpieces of Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Da Vinci. You'll see how the Uffizi's history and even physical location by the Palazzo Vecchio fit into the larger context of Florentine society and the Medici family's patronage.
      • More than a guide: Even by GoBe standards, your tour leader is special. Known officially as "docents" (from the Latin for teacher), these M.A.- and Ph.D.-level art experts bring passion and insight to their subject, encouraging participation and discussion.
      • Your group, your tour: This private experience lets you tailor departure time and overall pace to your group's preferences. The tour usually runs about three hours, but even that's flexible.

      Meeting point

      Please meet your guide in front of the gelateria at #5 Via Vacchereccia. Via Vacchereccia is a small street that enters Piazza Signoria right next to Caffe Rivoire. The gelateria is across the street from Rivoire and has a sign for "Caffe Mokarico."

      Helpful hints

      Entrance fees, meals, and/or transportation are not included.

      You'll be asked during checkout to pre-purchase tickets to the Uffizi, to guarantee your reservation.

      Important restoration work is underway. There might be unexpected disruptions during your visit. Your guide will facilitate your experience in the Museum and communicate with you any adjustments needed, please bear with him/her.

      Getting around

      Plan to walk for approximately 2 miles at a gentle pace. This itinerary can be modified for your private group to accommodate wheelchairs and those with limited mobility. Let us know ahead of time at Hello@GoBe.com.

      Activity type

      Walking Tour, Cultural, Scenic, Family Friendly, Private Tour

      Transportation used

      Public transportation may be used from time to time. Have local currency available for tickets. Your tour may involve walking only.

      Included amenities

      Ph.D. or MA-level scholar guide

      Tour ID

      PP-EUR-ITA-FLOR-EN-2003

      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for all ages.

      Special Medical Restriction

      If you use a folding wheelchair, we'll do our best to accommodate you with at least 7 days advanced notice, providing you have someone along to assist you. Email us at Hello@GoBe.com. Accessibility at all venues cannot be guaranteed.

      Special comments

      Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with our guide, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide.

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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      Florence, Italy
      Great photo opportunities
      Bring photo ID
      Bring money
      Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses
      Wear Hat

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      Your order is subject to TourTrek's Booking Ticket Agreement, including all TourTrek and GoBe policies incorporated therein.

      To book this tour for a large group, visit ourGROUPS PAGE for special discounted group rates