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Top sights in Florence
The Uffizi Gallery is one of Florence's oldest and most popular museums, yet still vast enough to challenge even the most ravenous art lover. Our advice? Quality over quantity! Here's a selection of the best paintings to help you decide what to see.
Masaccio's mastery of color and dimension made him the first great painter of the Early Renaissance. His Virgin is juxtaposed with Gothic angels probably painted by Masolino.
Perhaps the Uffizi's most famous work, Botticelli's masterpiece depicts the emergence of Venus from the sea into sensuous adulthood.
This unfinished piece by Leonardo da Vinci may not be his best, but it helps unravel the great artist's method. It's certainly one of the most interesting!
Andrea del Sarto is one of the High Renaissance's unsung heroes. Room 26 lets you compare his bold, imposing works to those of his more famous contemporary, Raphael.
Caravaggio's use of shadow was unrivalled in his time. In one of his less dramatic works, however, he beautifully captures flawed humanity in his portrayal of the Roman God of wine.
The Uffizi Gallery's opening hours are 8:15AM - 6:50PM from Tuesday to Sunday. The museum is closed on January 1st, May 1st, December 25th, and Mondays.
If you're planning to fit the Uffizi Gallery into a broader itinerary for the day, you could cover the highlights in about three hours. Consider allowing twice that amount if you're a bona fide art buff, or simply want to make the most of your ticket!
- When should I visit?
- 8:15AM to 6:50PM from Tuesday to Sunday
- Is it expensive?
- Prices start from €23. Secret tip: the first Sunday of each month is free entrance, but make sure you get there in good time to avoid disappointment.
- Will I need a guide?
- It will definitely help. It's worth checking our our best-selling tours.
- How to get there
- The Uffizi Gallery is right to the Piazza della Signoria, which can be reached in 10 minutes by foot from Florence's main train station, the Santa Maria Novella.
- Additional information
- **Flash photography is not permitted. | It is a good idea to combine your visit of the Uffizi Gallery with a general tour of the beautiful city of Florence.*
What people are saying about Uffizi Gallery
This ticket was good in allowing us to skip the long line to get into the Uffizi but you do still have to queue to get through security. It was also not made clear when we queued in the express line that we had to go to a man standing across from the entrance first to exchange our voucher for the actual ticket so we ended up queuing in the express queue twice! We went to the museum in the afternoon and it might have been better to go earlier in the day as when we were in the museum there were loads of tours which made it more difficult for us to get near to the most famous paintings which everyone wants to see. The museum is certainly impressive and has lots of famous paintings which even art novices like us recognised and enjoyed seeing.
There were only 3 of us on our tour and we definitely got the personal treatment. Our guide, Sylvia, was wonderful. So friendly with a great sense of humour and perfect English. She really brought the artworks in the Academia and the Uffizi to life with a delightful spontaneity, frequently cross referring to the three of us as individuals and involving us in the tour, rather than just reciting a prepared script. The short break for a gelato was very welcome - try the buontelimento, supposedly mascarpone flavour but absolutely delicious Grazie Mille, Sylvia, a presto
The tour was excellent; Uffizi followed by Academia David with a walking tour of Florence center in between the two galleries. It ended up being a good use of our time. Our tour guide was Alessandra from Keys of Italy was very good. She was very knowledgeable, great at explaining the significance of the pieces. She also was good about only spending time on the most important pieces. I would highly recommend this tour to someone that wants to make good use of 4 - 5 hours in Florence.
Alla was our guide and she was lovely! She was very knowledgeable about the styles, techniques and features of the artworks moving through time. The tour was paced well with time for photos and questions. She was able to tell us specific details about the art movements and paintings themselves. The tour was small (9 people) so you were able to follow and keep up. Would highly recommend! It was a little more expensive than other tours but worth it.
Getting in to the UFFIZI gallery is a terrible experience. We had fast-track tickets from Get Your Guide, but the "man with the white flag" whom we had to meet was nowhere to be seen when our appointed time came. We went to speak to several people, and eventually found the person who had the tickets. Then we had to face an air-line style security check to get in. However, once inside, it was wonderful.