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Tickets for Boboli Gardens: Skip The Line

A lush sculpture park with views of Tuscan countryside

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Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Skip The Line
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Overview

Highlights

  • Skip the line to visit Florence's famous Renaissance gardens. Stroll through it just as 16th-century nobles did!
  • Highlights include a six-meter Egyptian obelisk from the time of Rameses II, grottos, and the Fountain of Neptune
  • Use your ticket to visit not just Boboli Gardens – also enter the Porcelain Museum and Bardini Gardens

Description

A wonderfully landscaped sculpture park behind the Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens is an extravagant mix of nature, architecture, and sculpture – as well as various museums; it's many attractions rolled into one. This ticket allows you to skip the line, and also gives access to the Porcelain Museum and the nearby Bardini Gardens. A trip here is a journey deep into the heart of Renaissance perfection.

As you take a passeggiata (stroll) along the geometric paths of this manicured greenspace, you’ll be surrounded by a near-perfect expression of Renaissance ideals: natural beauty, formally ordered, beautifully adorned architecture, and real and simulated ancient structures. In fact, this garden was one of the first landscape projects to define exactly what the Renaissance ideal of natural beauty would be. #trendsetter

A visit here is a great chance to step away from the bustle of the city and appreciate nature – there are some particularly impressive old oak trees. The influence of ancient culture can be seen all through the gardens, from Neptune's Fountain to the Fountain of the Ocean by Giambologna, to Giorgio Vasari's Large Grotto. And of course the Egyptian obelisk from 13th century BC. And throughout the gardens are sculptures and fountains, making you feel like a duke or duchess.

Your ticket also includes access to a number of other attractions in and around the area.

Boboli Gardens

The original Renaissance garden, the 111-acre Boboli Gardens were a gift from Cosimo I de' Medici to his wife, Eleonora di Toledo.

Bardini Gardens

The lesser-known Bardini Gardens is a smaller (and quieter) nearby garden, only recently opened to the public.

Museum of Porcelain

Located in the Casino del Cavaliere on a hilltop overlooking the gardens, these important and beautiful collections document the taste (and means) of the Florentine ruling class.

Insider tip

There's more than one way to enter Boboli Gardens. If you take the entrance on Via del Forte di S. Giorgio, you may be able to enter the venue much faster. This lesser-known entrance also takes you past the 16th-century Forte di Belvedere and Bardini Gardens, which is included in your ticket. Knock three things off your list, while not bumping into as many tourists!

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Ticket

What's included

Access to Boboli Gardens
Access to Bardini Gardens
Access to Porcelain Museum

What's not included

Access to the Grotta del Buontalenti
Audioguide not included but available at the ticket office in the following languages: EN, IT, ES, FR, DE, JA

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the ticket office of Palazzo Pitti, Piazza Pitti 1. Then you'll reach the gardens through the main entrance
  • Due to safety regulations, this is currently the only entrance to the Boboli Gardens

Venue

Opening hours

Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00

How to get there

Boboli Gardens
Piazza Pitti 1, Florence
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Ratings & reviews

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Aug 22, 2020
Excellent
Gréât, very beautiful garden and the view to the countryside
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Jan 29, 2020
Excellent
Beautiful garden
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Nov 2, 2019
Excellent
Beautiful

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