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Welcome to Florence Guided Walking Tour
"Enjoy a guided walking tour of Florence with an expert guide. See Florence's highlights in the historical center like the imposing Cathedral overlooking the Baptistery’s golden “Gates of Paradise” and learn about its architecture. Walk trough Piazza della Signoria with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio. Head to Ponte Vecchio and through the Uffizi courtyard bef you will be offered an “aperitivo” (drinks and snacks) at the end of your tour in a unique location close to the Duomo.""""Get an introduction to the art architecture
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Florence Segway Tour with Lunch
"You’ll discover the best of Florence and see all the major attractions. Our guides are art and history experts and alternate explanations with amusing anecdotes. It will be a visit that you will surely remember.You’ll see Piazza del Duomo and its Giotto’s bell tower and the Baptistery. After reaching Piazza della Repubblica you’ll glide down the elegant Via Tornabuoni and visit the colourful Mercato del Porcellino. The tour continues then with the amazing Piazza della Signoria the imposing Palazzo Vecchio Piazzale degli Uffizi Piazza Santa Croce with its magnificent gothic church until finally ending next to the Duomo.At the end of the tour
From EUR69.00
 
Florence Cycling Tour
"Discover Florence in a different way on board a bicycle. Learn about the history from an expert and knowledgeable guide and have fun riding through the narrow streets of the city center. The tour leaves from a central street and will take you to discover the heart of Florence. See t Palazzo Pitti San Frediano Ponte Vecchio the Uffizi square Santa Croce
From EUR25.00

Uffizi Gallery - Galleria Degli Uffizi Tips (172)

The Uffizi : A human sized monument

Again, no visit to Florence is complete without a visit to the Uffizi or "Galleria degli Uffizi". Even for those who may not be as keen in art as myself, this art museum, one of the oldest in Europe,...
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JoostvandenVondel
Aug 02, 2009

Greatest Galleria in Italy - The Uffizi

Uffizi meaning "offices" in Florentine dialect was once the Medici offices. The Uffizi building was originally commissioned in 1560 by Cosimo I de' Medici to be his office. Cosimo I also commissioned...
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jlee008
May 06, 2005

The First Museum in the World

The octagonal Tribuna is the pearl of the Uffizi symbolizing the four elements. The cupola with shells is the sea, the scarlet silk on the walls is the fire, while the lantern and the wind rose...
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csordila
May 09, 2009

Uffizi Reservation Number

Avoid the two-hour peak-season midday wait by making a telephone reservation. It's easy, slick, and costs only €3 (in addition to the €8.50 admission fee). Dial 055-294-883 during office hours...
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mariocibelli
Sep 13, 2004

Uffizi vs Pitti

No controversies here, just pitting the Uffizi gallery against the Palazzo Pitti museums. In reality the two museums, although sitting on opposite sides of the Arno river, are connected together by an...
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Tijavi
Jul 05, 2009

Galleria degli Uffizi

The Uffizi is one of the better galleries around the world with a couple of key paintings, including Botticelli's Birth of Venus, in a wonderful two storied building. The Uffizi Palace, as it was...
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fishandchips
Feb 14, 2007

Illustrious Men of the Uffizi Loggia

There are 28 sculptures in niches along Vasari's court.All the grand Tuscan artists, writers, poets, philosophers, men of arms and statesmen representative of Florentine History: Cosimo the...
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dvideira
May 28, 2004

The Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi is Italian for "offices". The rooms that house the amazing Uffizi Gallery, one of the world's leading museums, were once the offices housed by those who ran the City of Firenze. Today, the...
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Callavetta
Mar 23, 2005

Galleria degli Uffizi

This is one of world’s great art museums and a must-do for visitors to Florence. It is also one of the busiest attractions so pre-ordered tickets (see the website) or passes are HIGHLY recommended...
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goodfish
Mar 04, 2016

The Uffizi

The pic shows the Piazzale degli Uffizi and Loggiato degli Uffizi - beginning at the Palazzo Vecchio and stretching to the river Arno.Here you find the entrance to the Museo degli Uffizi or Uffizi...
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dvideira
May 28, 2004

Help. I have syndrome di Stendhal.

Oh - Primavera! Oh - Birth of Venus! (Don't the girlies look just like Cate Blanchett?) Oh there's a Goya! And a Michelangelo. Help help help. I'm drowning. Isn't Canaletto lovely? Although somewhat...
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craic
Nov 23, 2007

the uffizi gallery

the uffizi (office), is located next to the palazzo vecchio. built in 1580 it originally was the offices of cosimo I. the uffizi is the oldest and one of the finest art galleries in the world. the...
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Jul 29, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Uffizi Gallery - Galleria Degli Uffizi

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Mercato Nuovo

the original name of the Mercato Nuovo is Loggia del Mercato Nuovo of which one of the famous Old Markets of Florence. It is also called Loggia del Porcellino due to the pork statue in front of the...
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Oltrarno

Enjoy a walk in The "Oltrarno" district (the other side of the Arno River)which lie hidden from the hurrying tourist. In this area you find old "laboratories", magical places where from the...
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Palazzo Strozzi

We stopped by the Palazzo Strozzi one evening to attend the exhibition on “Money and Beauty” – a show about Florentine bankers, Botticelli, and the Bonfire of the Vanities. It was in its final weeks...
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River Arno

the Arno River might be the main transport hub of Florence and still is an important waterway but it is also notorious for flooding hence they have made several small dams along the Arno River Section...
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David Statue

The star attraction in Piazza Della Signora before was the famous David Statue Made by Michaelangelo in 1504 as to symbolize the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Republic of Florence by the...
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Museo Galileo - The History Of Science

The Museo Galileo is a newly renovated and fascinating museum that is a great break from the visual arts that surround you in this city. This building houses a mind boggling collection of renascence...
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Getting to Uffizi Gallery - Galleria Degli Uffizi

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Piazzale degli Uffizi

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  • Sunday 08:15 to 18:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 08:15 to 18:30
  • Wednesday 08:15 to 18:30
  • Thursday 08:15 to 18:30
  • Friday 08:15 to 18:30
  • Saturday 08:15 to 18:30

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