Private guided tour of the highlights of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence
The Uffizi gallery is one of the most famous museum of the world. Built for Cosimo I to host the offices of the Government, now the building hosts at the second floor an amazing number of paintings and ancient Roman scultures. It is difficult to get an orientation and choose the most important paintings to see, unless you want to spend inside an entire day!
If you want to make the most of your time and focus your visit on the most famous paintings such as Botticelli's Venus, Leonardo' Announciation, Michelangelo's Tondo Doni and others, this is the tour for you!
We will spend about 2 Hours inside the museum and we will admire its highlights speaking about the history of painting from 1300 to 1600 and focusing of course on every single painter style, as well as the history of the building itself.
Tickets will be pre booked in order to skip the long lines at the entrance.
N. B. 1)Mondays the Uffizi are closed 2)the first sunday of the month it is not allowed to reserve tickets for this museum
This is just an indicative list of the paintings I will show you, which can be modified according to your requests during the tour.
Introduction to the history of the Gallery
Portrait of the Dukes of Urbin by Piero della Francesca
The Birth of Venus by S. Botticelli
The Spring by S. Botticelli
The Announciation by Leonardo da Vinci
The Tribuna by Bernardo Buontalenti
View on the Ponte Vecchio and the River
Tondo Doni by Michelangelo
Mary of the Goldfinch by Raphael
The Venus from Urbin by Titian
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Entrance number 3 of the Uffizi
End location: At the exit of the Uffizi Museum
Duration: 2 hours
English speaking private guide in the Uffizi Gallery for approx 2 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 EUR - Price per person for pre booked entrance tickets to the Uffizi Gallery
Entrance fees to the Uffizi and everything not stated in the itinerary
I am not permitted to guide in the French and German languages - only English and Italian.
I am not a driver but I can arrange for car and driver
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Elena was helpful, knowledgeable, and interesting. She took considerable trouble to find out what interested my granddaughter and husband and carefully took us around the Uffizzi, explaining the pictures, architecture, history and context. She also took the trouble to find out where a wheelchair for my husband could be hired which made an enormous difference to the whole visit. She also found other guides to show us the Duomo and Pitti Palace. Her help made the visit extra special for us.