The Uffizi Gallery is the most important museum in Florence. The most visited, the most famous and the most crowded. Visiting Florence without touring the Uffizi is impossible! When thinking about what to see in Florence, among the top 5 attractions of the city, we cannot fail to include the Uffizi!
The Uffizi museum houses a huge collection of art treasures deriving, as a fundamental nucleus, from the collections of the Medici’s family, enriched over the centuries by bequests, exchanges and donations.
Here we want to talk to you about the Uffizi history and useful tips to visit this museum at its best.
This is obviously not intended to be a guide to the museum, but a short handbook to give an orientation on how to organize a visit to the Uffizi and what not to miss in the great Florentine museum.
The Uffizi Gallery houses the largest collection of paintings from Romanesque period to the 18th century. Nowadays the Uffizi still accommodates famous masterpieces exhibited in chronological order