Our best-selling private tour of Florence, enjoy a 3 hour walking tour of all Florence highlights!
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If you are in love with Italian art and you have a trip to Florence planned, our private tour of Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church is the tour you have been looking for.
With our local private guide you will hit one of the most important art collections in the world: the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Your guide is fully licensed and an expert in Italian art. Who better to take you through the precious collection housed inside the Uffizi Gallery and teach you all about the lives of the famous Italian artists, many of home are now buried at the Holy Cross Church.
You will meet your local private guide at the entrance of the Uffizi Gallery, ready to begin your fascinating exploration into Italian art with a private tour of Museum. Your guide will accompany you inside the galleries, using skip the line tickets to maximize your time. One of the largest and oldest art collections in the world, you will find it incredibly beneficial to have a private tour of the Uffizi Gallery, to be sure you can focus on the works that are of most interest to you. During your Private Tour of the Uffizi Gallery you will admire masterpieces by great Italian masters such as Giotto, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio. You will learn all about the lives of these great Italian artists, as well as the history of Florence. With a private tour of the Uffizi Gallery you have the freedom to choose to explore in great depth a few of the works or to opt for a panoramic of all the major paintings and sculptures.
Your next stop will be the Holy Cross Church: this was the burial place of many Italian artists and other important personalities, such as Michelangelo and Galileo. Here your private tour of the Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church will begin to focus less on the art and more on the artists themselves. You will then how the artists lived, the important role of patronage in Renaissance Italy for both the artists and the noble families and the bitter rivalries and unexpected friendships between them.
After the visit of the Holy Cross Church, you will reach with our private guide the back of the building where the Leather School is located. Florence is world-famous for leather tradition and this school is the largest leather laboratory in the city. Here you will have the unique opportunity to see leather artisans at work and to buy hand-made high-quality leather products.
Meet your guide in front of the Uffizi Gallery Door 1
DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Churches, every participant must make sure they cover their shoulders and knees.
We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.