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Discover Florence, Italy from a different angle! This guided tour begins with a visit to the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world for its extraordinary collections of paintings and ancient statues, including masterpieces such as Botticelli's Spring. From there your guide will take you through the Vasari Corridor, the Medici's secret passage way across the Arno, to the Pitti Palace. Built to allow safe and private passage for the grand dukes, it now is filled with precious works of art. Be sure to include the combined Uffizi Gallery and Vasari Corridor Guided Tour ticket in your itinerary - it combines Florence, Italy highlights and secrets in a perfect way!
Please Note: It is not possible to return to the Uffizi Gallery after the tour.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT UMBRELLAS: Only small umbrellas are allowed inside the Uffizi Gallery. Clients bringing large umbrellas will be required to store them in the museum locker before entering the Gallery. At the end of the tour in Piazza Pitti, clients will have to go back on their own to the Uffizi Gallery (10 minutes walking) to retrieve their umbrellas. The storage service at the entrance of the Gallery, is open until 6:40pm.
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There will be no penalty for cancellations of excursion bookings communicated in writing at least eight business days prior to the booked excursion date. Further cancellations and no shows are NOT refundable.
Meet with your guide and visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most extraordinary collections of paintings and ancient statues in the world.
The Uffizi Gallery collection of 12th century and Renaissance paintings contains some of the greatest masterpieces of art ever created, including works by Giotto, Simone Martini, Piero della Francesca, Beato Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo, Raffaello, Michelangelo, and Caravaggio. The collections of German, Dutch and Flemish painting including Dürer, Rembrandt, Rubens are similarly important.
Next, we will proceed to the visit of the Vasari Corridor, an elevated walkway of more than one kilometer. The Vasari Corridor links the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti via the Uffizi Gallery. It was constructed by Giorgio Vasari (the Uffizi architect) upon the wish of Grand Duke Cosimo I in 1565 for the wedding of his son Francesco with Giovanna of Austria. This extraordinary aerial way was built to allow the grand dukes to move safely from their private residence to the government palace. It now contains an important collection of portraits and paintings of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Price per person is € 89,00 including all admission tickets to the various sites included in this tour.
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