Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

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  • 2 mentions in Florence, Venice & Milan: Day Trips & Local Hangouts (food & music)?

    • Russell G.

      Russell G. said, "...Greetings Terrece, I will echo M. Mahaffy's suggestions of Gallery of The Academy & Uffizi Gallery as well as Duomo & Ponte Vecchio in Firenze; but would add Pitti Palace/Boboli Gardens, Stazione Firenze Santa Maria Novella & Basilica of Santa Croce to..." See More

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...Just make sure yoU have advance reservations. I think the "can't misses " in Florence are Duomo,The Baptistery of St. John, Uffizi Gallery, and probably Gallery of The Academy with Michelangelo's David, and Ponte Vecchio. As for Venice, I would say..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Traveling in May - Good eats and sites to see in Italy and Greece?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...very good. Sites not to miss are Piazzale Michelangelo, Piazza della Signoria, Gallery of The Academy, Duomo, Basilica of Santa Croce, Uffizi Gallery, The Baptistery of St. John, and a walk over the Arno River on Ponte Vecchio. If you are..." See More

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...won't). In Florence dinner at Il Santo Bevitore, sandwiches and Panini at 'Ino (though it's very tricky to find, near the Uffizi Gallery ), and gelato at Gelateria Santa Trinita - which is among the best if not the best in Italy...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Two days in Florence

    • Matthew H.

      Matthew H. said, "...a city I would easily recommend 4-5 days for, it would be foolish to try and visit a whole other destination. The Uffizi Gallery is the home to the greatest collection of Italian paintings anywhere. While you are at the Uffizi head to..." See More

    • Damian M.

      Damian M. said, "...the following: You can rent Segway to explore the city, the place is located in front of the Pitti Palace. - Uffizi Gallery- Piazza del Duomo - Campanile di Giotto - The Baptistery of St. John - Santa Croce - Piazza..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must sees between Florence and Rome?

    • Chris M.

      Chris M. said, "...i can say that is possible way of travel in Italy. About Florence is really my favourite city in whole Italy. Uffizi Gallery and Fiume Arno in the night, Piazzale Michelangelo is really worth to see at night and during the day...." See More

    • Jaleh N.

      Jaleh N. said, "...by metro, and if that doesn't get you everywhere, the buses should. I've spent much less time in Florence, but the Uffizi Gallery and Gallery of The Academy are both must-sees for art lovers. Most people recommend buying tickets beforehand, but if..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Uffizi tour in Florence?

    • Brenda B.

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      Brenda B. said, "...then take that money that you saved and run right over to the Pitti Palace. I liked it better than the Uffizi Gallery and the grounds are fabulous...." See More

    • Lawrence M.

      Lawrence M. said, "...When I toured the Uffizi Gallery, I pulled up Rick Steves' audio tour on my iPhone. (It's also available on Android or any device that can play a podcast.) On its own, it takes 48 minutes, but you stop and start..." See More

  • 1 mention in Given time constraint, what ONE (or two) places is a MUST visit in Europe?

    • Edward S.

      Edward S. said, "...nature in Italy is amazing and a trip to the countryside is something I highly recommend! In Florence, I recommend the Uffizi Gallery. Wonderful and gigantic building, lots of central pieces of the European art history (painting, sculptures) and great views..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in Italy. Advice please.

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...Florence and I would try to visit the Medici Chapel, Bargello National Museum, Basilica of Santa Croce, Gallery of The Academy, Uffizi Gallery. Find some time to sitting around the Piazza del Duomo and people watch, but make sure to visit..." See More

  • 1 mention in Should I book tickets ahead of time in Italy?

    • Laura S.

      Laura S. said, "...I absolutely recomend you buy online tickets for Uffizi Gallery and Accademia di belle arti (where the David is) in Florence. Reservation is only 4 euros more and will save you precious time. - website MUSEI DI FIRENZE http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/en/index.php..." See More

  • 1 mention in Italy for 8 days in April

    • Matthew H.

      Matthew H. said, "...help with the crowds, but it still wouldn't hurt to get advanced tickets to things like the Vatican Museums or the Uffizi Gallery. While I agree traveling around in tour groups is not the way to go, things like walking tours..." See More

  • 1 mention in Honeymoon Itinerary -- To stay in Siena or Cinque Terre?

    • Sondra S.

      Sondra S. said, "...Murano Island unless you want to spend thousands on a chandelier. 2 nights in Florence is a must- book tickets to Uffizi Gallery online from home so you don't wait in any line. This is a must- you can walk Firenze- go..." See More

  • 1 mention in North or South?

    • Gary W.

      Gary W. said, "...in Florence. But don't miss the Pitti Palace across the river, which many people never get to. Truly amazing. Also the Uffizi Gallery, one of the five greatest art museums in the world. Since you have two weeks, I would buy..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's a nice but affordable hotel in Florence?

    • cristiano c.

      cristiano c. said, ".... It showcases a grand entrance hall with free Wi-Fi, marble floors and statues, and elegant rooms with air conditioning. The Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio are both less than half a mile from the Grand Hotel Cavour. The Cattedrale di..." See More

  • 1 mention in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • Jaleh N.

      Jaleh N. said, "...do always clarify these suggestions by saying that no one should eat anywhere directly around these areas. I also loved the Uffizi Gallery and Gallery of The Academy in Florence; it's a must-stop "tourist trap" for any art lover. The other big..." See More

  • 1 mention in Help with a good travel itinerary!

    • Lawrence M.

      Lawrence M. said, "...Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, & Rossini, plus a Dante memorial) TUESDAY: Bargello National Museum (mostly Renaissance sculpture, including several Michelangelos & Donatellos) Uffizi Gallery (the most extensive collection of Italian Renaissance paintings anywhere. Viewing all this took half a day) WEDNESDAY: The Pitti..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun and Exciting Activities in Florence?

    • Matthew C.

      Matthew C. said, "...obviously want to check out the Renaissance art so Gallery of The Academy is where you will find the David, and Uffizi Gallery is probably the finest selection of early renaissance art around. But if you want a little less seen museum..." See More

  • 1 mention in One day trip to Florence. What we can not miss?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...The Baptistery of St. John. Though you will need much longer, purchase advance tickets and spend a few hours in the Uffizi Gallery. I really enjoyed the Bargello National Museum, which is more for sculptures, but has a fantastic David sculpture..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to eat and tour in two days?

    • Renate F.

      Renate F. said, "...the women walking in heels, take a stroll through the Palazzo Vecchio. If you are interested in Art History, then the Uffizi Gallery is a must, and it is adjacent to the Piazza della Signoria. But, again the queue is long. Your..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must sees in La Spezia, Florence, and Venice????

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...Signoria, and the Ponte Vecchio. If you are interested in art in the slightest, I'd spend a few hours at the Uffizi Gallery. Basilica of Santa Croce is a pretty neat church as well, several famous people buried are there. The..." See More

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