2024: Florence Opening Hours of Top Sights, Museums, and Churches

Botticelli Birth of Venus in the Uffizi

In 2024, all top sights, galleries, churches, and museums in Florence are open with normal opening hours but buy skip-the-line tickets with online time-slot reservations wherever possible. Most of the top attractions in Florence, especially museums and galleries, are open to visitors and in 2024 mostly operate with normal opening hours. Buy skip-the-line, timeslot reservation … Read more

Tickets and Opening Hours for Visiting the Duomo Sights in Florence

A visit to the Duomo in Florence is free but tickets are required for the baptistry, the museum, and the campanile, while time-slot reservations are essential for climbing the cupola.

A visit to the Duomo in Florence is free but tickets are required for the baptistry, the museum, and the campanile, while time-slot reservations are essential for climbing the cupola (dome). The sights associated with the Duomo in Florence — the cathedral, cupola, bell tower, baptistery, and museum — are traditionally seen on a combination … Read more

Visit the Baptistry in Florence (Battistero di San Giovanni a Firenze)

The marble-clad baptistery (battistero) in Florence is famous for its magnificent bronze doors. Visit the interior to see the dome mosaics.

The marble-clad baptistry (battistero) in Florence is famous for its magnificent bronze doors. Visit the interior to see the dome mosaics. The Romanesque battistero to the west of the famous Duomo in Florence was the baptistry for all Florentine newborns for centuries. The white and green marble-clad exterior is particularly famous for the three sets … Read more

Climb Giotto’s Campanile Bell Tower in Florence

Duomo Florence Late Afternoon with Giotto's Campanile

The campanile of Florence cathedral (Duomo) is a Gothic masterpiece designed by Giotto and is often considered the most beautiful bell tower in Italy. Giotto set a visual focal point to the skyline of early 14th-century Florence with the magnificent bell tower (campanile) for the cathedral decades before Brunelleschi’s cupola would steal the show. The … Read more

Buy Skip-the-Line Tickets Online to Visit the Uffizi Art Gallery in Florence

Botticelli Birth of Venus in the Uffizi with crowds and phone cameras

Skip-the-line time-slot reservation tickets are almost essential to visit the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Buy priority access tickets online and book well in advance, especially during summer and other holiday periods. Buying fast-track tickets online in advance is almost essential to visit the Gallerie degli Uffizi in Florence. The Uffizi art museum is justifiably one … Read more

Buy Skip-the-Line Tickets for the Accademia to See David in Florence

Prisoners and David by Michelangelo

Michelangelo’s David sculpture in the Accademia in Florence is best seen on timed reservation tickets with fast-track priority admissions for a specific time slot. Michelangelo’s David, one of the most famous sculptures in the world, is the star attraction of the Galleria dell’ Accademia di Firenze (Academy Gallery in Florence). David is one of the … Read more

Visit the Bargello Museum of Sculptures in Florence

Admiring Michelangelo's Bacchus with satyr in the Bargello Museum in Florence.

The Bargello Museum near the Uffizi has the best collection of Renaissance sculptures in Florence including several by Michelangelo and two Davids by Donatello. The Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Firenze focuses on medieval and Renaissance art. It is particularly famous for sculptures including some of the best works by Donatello (David, St George, Marzocco) … Read more

Save with the Firenze Card on Sightseeing in Florence

Florence Duomo from Michelangelo hill at night

The Firenze Card is a skip-the-line ticket for top attractions and museums in Florence including time-slot reservations for the Uffizi and Accademia galleries.  The Firenzecard (Florence Card) is a sightseeing pass that offers priority access to almost all top sights in Florence for a period of 72 hours. It is a particularly good deal in … Read more