The Uffizi Gallery: Private Guided tour of Florence Art Museum
Few troves of art stir the soul like the Uffizi Gallery, one of the world’s oldest art galleries famous for its Renaissance masterpieces and the most visited museum in Italy in 2021, before the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums in Rome and the ruins of Pompeii.
On your private tour, you will:
- Enjoy an overview of the development of Italian painting from the 13th to the 16th century, thanks to the museum's chronological layout;
- See the Uffizi’s finest masterpieces, artworks by the Italian Great Masters;
- Marvel at the iconic Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli, one of the most esteemed artists of his time;
- Take in an entire room dedicated to a young Leonardo Da Vinci, including the world-famous "The Annunciation" painting of 1472;
- Stand in awe of one of Titian's most important works the Venus of Urbino which depicts the naked figure of a young bride about to be dressed as part of a Venetian pre-nuptial ritual;
- Admire one of Michelangelo's few paintings outside of the Vatican, the Doni Tondo is considered one of the most important masterpieces of 16th-century Italian art;
- Marvel Caravaggio’s terrifying Head of Medusa oil painting, mounted on a wooden shield;
- See several other highlights, including Dürer's Adoration of the Magi, Duccio's and Cimabue's Madonna Enthroned;
- Finish your tour inside the Uffizi Gallery, where you can continue exploring at your own leisure.
Since 1581, the Uffizi’s resplendent architecture has housed some of the most alluring of paintings, drawings and sculptural works a seductive prospect for art lovers from all over the globe.
An immersive exploration of the gallery’s major rooms and halls, that connects you with the masterpieces, your private tour will deliver some of the finest works of the Renaissance from Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci to Caravaggio.
The private lives of the Great Masters are a fascinating backstory; with your guide, learn how jealousies have intertwined with raw eroticism and religion - you can feel it in the Uffizi, read it in Dante, see it in Michelangelo and become engulfed by it in every Florentine church.
Your tour will finish inside the museum, where you can continue to explore the museum at your own pace or return to pieces where you wish to linger.