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Tickets for Palazzo Pitti & Palatine Gallery: Skip The Line

Visit the home of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany

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Last admission: 1 hour and 20 minutes before closing
Skip the line
Wheelchair accessible
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What's included

Access to the Palazzo Pitti
Access to the Palatine Gallery and Royal Apartments
Access to the Modern Art Gallery
Access to the Treasury of the Grand Dukes
Access to the Costume Gallery

What's not included

Audio Guide (not included but available at the ticket office in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese)

Important information

* Make sure to be at the ticket office 15 minutes prior to your timeslot * Timeslot at 8:30 has a special reduced price
  • Get straight in to see this exquisite royal palace. This means you can skip the line, which - in high season - can be over an hour-long in an open piazza under the baking Tuscan sun
  • Visit the sumptuous royal apartments, once home to the Grand Dukes of Tuscany, Holy Roman Emperor Francis I, Napoleon, and King Victor Emmanuel II (though not all at the same time!). The apartments also contain a fascinating set of portraits of members of the Medici family
  • This skip-the-line ticket includes access to the sumptuous Palatine Gallery, with its outstanding collection of works - including masterpieces by Raphael, Titian and Rubens

As Florence’s only royal palace, Palazzo Pitti is a must-see on the city’s tourist trail. It's also the largest museum complex in The City of Lilies; at some 32,000 m2 this is a residence fit for absolute rulers - from grand dukes to kings and emperors. The Palatine Gallery has works by Raphael, Titian, Rubens, and more. Skip the line and get into the Renaissance!

Palazzo Pitti has come a long way since its original incarnation as the residence of ambitious banker Luca Pitti. Lavish touches adorn stunning architecture at this massive Renaissance palace on the banks of the Arno. Start your visit off like a Tuscan Duke by sidestepping the line-ups and waltzing right in.

Once inside the palace’s beautiful royal apartments and you'll see an eclectic mix of sumptuous memorabilia including furniture, paintings, and fine sculpture. You'll also get an incredible sense of intimacy – decorated with glorious gilding and stucco, these are the rooms where the residents actually lived. And with beautiful period furnishings such as four-poster beds (smaller than you might imagine), you really do get the feeling that you're among royalty.

The Palatine Gallery melds four centuries of high-style Tuscan living with Renaissance and Baroque paintings. It includes beautiful artworks by Raphael, Titian, Rubens, Pietro da Cortona - and many more. In another flair of the personal, the Palatine Gallery isn't organized chronologically, nor by school of painting. Instead, the arrangement reflects the tastes of the former residents.

A visit to the Palazzo Pitti and Palatine Gallery will give you a sense of the everyday opulence of the aristocratic families who called the shots during the Renaissance. To get the most out of your visit, we suggest picking up a fur-trimmed velvet robe to wear as you swan through the halls.

Insider tip

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at any ticket office.

  • The rooms on the mezzanine floor of the Treasury of the Grand Dukes and the Royal and Imperial Apartments are closed due to Covid-19 restrictions
  • The Museum of Costume and Fashion remains closed for refurbishment works until further notice
Palazzo Pitti
Monday Closed
Tuesday 08:15 - 18:30
Wednesday 08:15 - 18:30
Thursday 08:15 - 18:30
Friday 08:15 - 18:30
Saturday 08:15 - 18:30
Sunday 08:15 - 18:30
Bardini Gardens
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Palazzo Pitti
1,Piazza de' Pitti, 50125, Florence
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  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.

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3 reviews
Luana,  Romania Romania
29 Sep 2023
It was almost very smooth. Almost, because I couldn't understand why you need to get paper tickets at the museum if you already have a PDF of your paid tickets with QR code. Otherwise, great experience!
It was almost very smooth. Almost, because I couldn't understand why you need to get paper tickets at the museum if you already have a PDF of your paid tickets with QR code. Otherwise, great experience!
Palazzo Pitti & Palatine Gallery: Skip The Line
Joysanna,  United States United States
11 Jul 2023
We walked right up to get our tickets with only a couple of people in front of us. Then we headed straight for the museum. The app is easy to use and very straightforward.
Palazzo Pitti & Palatine Gallery: Skip The Line
John,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
06 Jul 2023
Tickets purchased at a small premium and available with code on my phone and issued from the front if a separate queue - all worked brilliantly.
Palazzo Pitti & Palatine Gallery: Skip The Line

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