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Uffizi Gallery & Holy Cross Church Private Tour

3-hours Private Walking tour of the Uffizi Gallery and Holy Cross Church with a private guide

Tour Information

  • 3 hours Every day, except on Mondays and on Sunday mornings
  • Solo Travel, Couples, Children, Groups, Students, Business

Why this tour?

Book our Uffizi Gallery & Holy Cross Church Private Tour, if you want to see the most famous Italian artworks without movingtoo much! This tour will bring you to the Holy Cross Church, the main church of the entire city and to the Uffizi Museum, where can admire artworks of Raphael, Michelangelo, Botticelli and many others. The tour includes special skip the line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery and a super expert private guide, to help you discovering these treasures around Florence. Do not hesitate; book our Uffizi Gallery & Holy Cross Church Private Tour!

Highlights

  • The Uffizi is the most important and largest art gallery in Italy and one of the oldest museums of the world
  • You will admire masterpieces by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo and many other Italian masters
  • You will visit Holy Cross Church, burial place of many notable Italians
  • Skip the line tickets and reservation for the Uffizi Gallery
  • Get a private guide at your disposal for the entire tour

Included

  • 3-hour private guide
  • Reservation for skip the line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery

Excluded

  • Entrance fees for the Holy Cross Church to be paid on site
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Hotel Pickup Instructions

  • Meet our private guide in front of the entrance of the Uffizi Gallery located at Piazzale degli Uffizi. The guide will be holding a sign with your name

Voucher Redemption Instructions

  • Meet our private guide in front of the entrance of the Uffizi Gallery located at Piazzale degli Uffizi. The guide will be holding a sign with your name
  • For any information, please do not hesitate to contact us sending an enquiry to: info@realbarcelonatours.com. For those who call from UK, USA and Canada, our phone numbers is: 00 1 855 7747031 00 39063204914, working every day from 10 AM to 8 PM
  • For further information, you can also contact us on our Emergency Mobiles 00 39 347 3958166, 00 39 340 1646091 or 00 39 8077626. This number works when our office is closed, from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM and from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Essential Information

  • Meeting point information to be found in the “Voucher Redemption Instructions” section
  • Difficulty: this has a medium level difficulty, since moderate walking is involved. Please wear comfotable clothes and shoes

Long Description

Our Uffizi Gallery & Holy Cross Church Private Tour brings you directly to two of the main highlights of Florence! In just 3 hours, you will be able to discover this gems in the middle of the city with the help of a super-expert guide who knows everything about them... And so will you! Are you ready for this great adventure?

Our tour will begin at the Uffizi Gallery. First opened in 1591, it is not only one of the world’s oldest museums, it is also one of the largest and the best art collection in Italy. Our private guide will walk you through the treasures guarded inside the museum. The paintings are arranged in chronological order, i.e. from Renaissance’s early stages with Cimabue and Giotto, to Botticelli, Raphael Michelangelo, Titian and Caravaggio. Therefore, the tour will be like travelling through time, learning not only art but also politics, conspiracies, pains and anecdotes, intertwined with the history of Florence. With this tour of the Uffizi Gallery you will understand why the Renaissance and Florence, as beating heart of this movement, changed the world forever.

After the Uffizi, you will continue the tour with our guide, heading to Holy Cross Church. The basilica is the largest Franciscan church in the world and legends say that St. Francis himself founded it. The structure of Holy Cross Church includes 16 chapels, many of them decorated with frescoes by Giotto. The basilica is famous as the burial place of many notable Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo and Macchiavelli.

In the monastery behind Holy Cross Church, you will have the unique opportunity to enter the Leather School, the largest leather laboratory in Florence. Leather is one of oldest traditions in the city and has shaped its history and development throughout the centuries, with streets still dedicated to this traditional handicraft. The artisans of the Leather School still follow the traditional way to create high-quality handmade bags, jackets, gloves, shoes and many other items. It will be a once in a lifetime experience to visit the workspaces of the artisans and watch them creating leather goods in front of your eyes!

Are you ready to jumo back into Renaissance? Are you ready to feel the real essence of one of the most beautiful cities in Italy? You definitely should be, because our Uffizi Gallery & Holy Cross Church Private Tour is just great! All you have to do is sending us an enquiry or call us on the phone; we are here to assist you!

Itinerary

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Holy Cross Church
  • Leather School

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