Private Walking Tour and Uffizi Museum in Florence

The Uffizi has its roots in 1560, when Cosimo I de ‘Medici commissioned Giorgio Vasari, an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian, a project for the construction of a large building to house the administrative and judicial offices of the Florentine State.
Thanks to Vasari himself, five years after the Uffizi, the extraordinary tunnel today known as Vasari’s Corridor was built, passing over Ponte Vecchio and the Santa Felicita church, connecting the Uffizi to the new Medici residence of Pitti Palace and ending in the Boboli Gardens.
The De’Medici family had always possessed outstanding private Art Collections, and this marvelous tradition outreaches its most powerful moment with Francesco I, who built a little octagonal heart-shaped space inside the gallery that could contain all the best of such collections.
Exploring Florence on foot may sound as one dull experience: nothing as distant from reality; in fact, this is the most ingenious and comfortable way to tour this City.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Firenze, Italy
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




The Uffizi has its roots in 1560, when Cosimo I de ‘Medici commissioned Giorgio Vasari, an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian, a project for the construction of a large building to house the administrative and judicial offices of the Florentine State.
Thanks to Vasari himself, five years after the Uffizi, the extraordinary tunnel today known as Vasari’s Corridor was built, passing over Ponte Vecchio and the Santa Felicita church, connecting the Uffizi to the new Medici residence of Pitti Palace and ending in the Boboli Gardens.
The De’Medici family had always possessed outstanding private Art Collections, and this marvelous tradition outreaches its most powerful moment with Francesco I, who built a little octagonal heart-shaped space inside the gallery that could contain all the best of such collections.
Exploring Florence on foot may sound as one dull experience: nothing as distant from reality; in fact, this is the most ingenious and comfortable way to tour this City.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Piazzale Degli Uffizi 6, 50122, Florence Italy

Visit the museum with skip the line tickets and our professional local guide

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

Visit the old bridge and learn the history of it

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Della Repubblica, Florence Italy

Visit the square and check the 3D map of the city

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

Learn all secrets behind Palazzo Vecchio, La loggia dei Lanzi and the David’s copy.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Via della Canonica, 1 Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence Italy

Discover the Amazing Cathedral facade and the baptistery

Duration: 15 minutes