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Boboli Gardens Skip-the-Line Tour

Boboli Gardens Skip-the-Line Tour

From US$ 147.13 per person

Explore the beautiful green heart of Florence on a skip-the-line guided tour of the historical Boboli Gardens. Marvel at the monuments of the Medici grounds, such as Pitti Palace and the Grotta Grande.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the open-air museum of Boboli Gardens
  • See the famous Neptune fountain and other water features
  • Relax in a beautiful outdoor space and enjoy stunning views of Florence
Full description
Journey back in time on a guided tour of the Boboli Gardens and get impressive views of Florence as you explore the formal 16th-century Italian gardens of the Medici grand dukes of Tuscany. Learn how the noble, Luca Pitti bought land from the Borgolo family on the south side of the River Arno following construction of his palace. Explore aspects of the original design by Niccolò Tribolo and later features by Giorgio Vasari, Bartolomeo Ammannati and Bernardo Buontalenti. Marvel at water features, including many fountains and little islands, along with temples, statues and beautiful caves built within the grounds. See the impressive Grotta Grande and beautiful Fountain of Neptune above the Amphitheatre, along with the Koffeehouse and Knight's Garden overlooking the surrounding countryside.
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Local guide
  • Small group walking tour
  • Transportation
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the main entrance to Pitti Palace, Piazza de' Pitti, 1, 50125 Florence.

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Customer reviews

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5 /5

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We had an exceptional tour with Alessandro, He imparted so much knowledge concerning the history of the garden, why it was situated where it is, as well as it’s significance to the Doge and the community, that we know we would have missed if we’d just wandered through it on our own. Moreover, he was able to point out the significance of the important statues in the garden, as well as the distant buildings which we could view from the garden, We highly recommend Alessandro and this tour.

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May 2, 2018

Andrea ist ein toller Führer. Es war wunderbar.

September 16, 2021


Muito bom

A guia era muito simpática e esclarecedora.

June 22, 2018

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