Uffizi Gallery Private Tour
The Uffizi Gallery tour is a comprehensive tour of the most important and most visited Italian museum. You will walk through a historical building erected by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 as a block of offices (Uffizi) for the public administration of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, ruled by Cosimo I de Medici.
The political facility today contains a gorgeous collection of paintings, such as magnificent works of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, Perugino, Giotto, Caravaggio and more. representative of the evolution of arts from the 13th to the 17th century.
Experience an exclusive private journey discovering the middle ages to modern day. Pre-booked skip-the-lines tickets by your private guide.
Duration: custom designed according to your preference and we will keep the tour interesting for children. We do not offer standard tours and we will custom design the tour to your requests.
We take you to walk the streets of the Medici’s, Michelangelo, Donatello, Machiavelli and Dante. Explore the little side streets and discover Florence’s hidden gems.
Our private walking tours in the historical centre of Florence can cover all major sites, advanced ticket entry pre-purchased; Uffizi Gallery, Accademia to see David, Vasarian corridor, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens, Medici chapels just to name a few.
On The Footsteps of Michelangelo
Our exclusive tour starts from the Accademia Gallery, where you can admire the outstanding “David”, the “Prisoners” and the “Palestrina Pietà”. Here you will learn about Michelangelo’s life, his early works and his new ideas about “non finito” technique.
Our private tour will continues to the Medici Chapels, visiting the New Sacristy, the most famous funeral monument made by Michelangelo for the Medici family: the beautiful statues of Day, Night, Dawn and Sunset and the funeral monument dedicated to Lorenzo il Magnifico and his brother Giuliano.
From Medici Chapels walking through the city we will arrive the Cathedral Square and the Signoria Square to see the replica of David and the political city centre of the city.
We will end our tour at the church of Santa Croce where you che find the tomb of the sculptor . We can customized your tour according to your personal request.
Florence at Dusk & Aperitivo Time
Each neighborhood of Florence has its own particular nightlife scene, which you can enjoy exploring with this Florence at dusk tour.
This private walking tour through the Medieval city center, the Dante’s District, will take you to admire the narrow streets, the tower houses, the stories of battles and knights hearing legends and myths of my city. We will explore the Piazza del Duomo, with the big Dome made by Brunelleschi, the high Bell Tower by Giotto and the Baptistery.
You will finish by enjoying the atmosphere at a local wine bar with a glass of wine accompanied by appetizer. We will stop on the beautiful Ponte Vecchio and I tell you the stories of this ancient bridge, its shops, the secret Vasari Corridor and the World War II. The Arno River with the Lungarno is a spectacular experience at dusk!
Tours tailored considering your preference.
Pitti Immagine – January and June
Florence will be a place of exchange for the most stimulating research in contemporary languages of fashion, visual arts, cinema, photography, advertising, architecture and music. The most innovative artistic phenomena will meet in Florence, those from which fashion often takes inspiration and for which it is increasingly often the source of inspiration and creativity.
PITTI IMMAGINE has become the Fashion Gallery to discover the new trends, the new Griffe, Italian and international fashion. It is also an event completely dedicated to Italian style.
Save the date next appointment from June 12th to June 15th 2018.
Mostra Dell’Artigianato – April
One of the main trade fairs for which Florence is famous is certainly the Mostra dell’Artigianato (International Handicraft Fair), which takes place in April inside the Fortezza da Basso.
The International Exhibition, now over the seventieth edition, is a showcase and a market of typical Tuscan handicraft products and not only, exposed in the various sections, which offer clothing and accessories, silverware and goldsmithery, furniture, costume jewelry and more.
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino – End of April to the beginning of July
The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is one of the most prestigious artistic events organized in Florence. It is an annual festival of opera, concerts, ballets and prose shows founded in 1933 on the initiative of the patron Luigi Ridolfi Vay da Verrazzano and the maestro Vittorio Gui. Usually, the initiative takes place from the end of April to the beginning of July.
Florence Marathon – November
It is an event that is not only a sporting event for Florence, but also a matter of customs and culture. Over the years, the Marathon has now reached an organizational level of absolute excellence and can boast an exceptional stage like Florence.
The event is held every year in November. The Florence Marathon is the main road racing event that takes place in Tuscany and, together with Rome, is by now the most important international marathon in Italy and among the top 20 in the world by number of participants and by quality.
Save the date November 25th 2018
The Florence Biennale is the main contemporary art exhibition in Florence, it represents a showcase of excellence for contemporary artistic production at the international level.
Every two years the city of the Medici hosts a program of events such as conferences, exhibitions, performances and educational initiatives that offer artists and visitors several opportunities to meet and discuss various aspects of art and culture.
Save the date from October 18th to October 27th 2019