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Private Tour of Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church

Enjoy a 4 hour tour of the Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church, with a fun and knowledgeable private guide. Enjoy skip the line tickets to the Uffizi Gallery!

Private Tour of Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church
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  • Starting time

    On Request

  • Typology

    Kid friendly tour

Tour description

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 gives you the wonderful opportunity to tour these important sites with a top private guide. Whatsmore you wil enter the Uffizi Gallery with our pre-purchased tickets, allowing you to skip the line. In peak season the queue to get into the Uffizi Gallery can be incredibly long and you will be very relieved not to have to wait in it!

With our local private guide you will visit 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. There is nobody 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 whom 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 the 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 a few of the works in great depth, or to opt for a panoramic of all the major paintings and sculptures.

Your next stop will be the Holy Cross Church: 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 learn 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 to the Holy Cross Church, you will reach the back of the building with your private guide, where the Leather School is located. Florence is world-famous for its 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 handmade, high-quality leather products. It will be the perfect souvenir from your Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church private tour. 

Languages: English

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Dress code: Comfortable walking shoes, to enter into churches and places of worship shoulders and knees must be covered.

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Important info

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the entrance to the Uffizi Gallery at the door n. 1 
Your guide will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name. 


  • Uffizi Gallery;
Uffizi Gallery;
  • Holy Cross Church;
Holy Cross Church;
  • Leather School; Leather School;

Other info:

DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Churches, shoulders and knees must be covered.

We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.

Please note: orders of the sites visited may change.


  • 4 hours private guide
4 hours private guide
  • Uffizi Gallery skip the line tickets Uffizi Gallery skip the line tickets

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