Tickets for Boboli Gardens: Skip The Line

Sculpture park with views of Tuscan countryside

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  08:15 - 18:50
Monday:  08:15 - 18:50
Tuesday:  08:15 - 18:50
Wednesday:  08:15 - 18:50
Thursday:  08:15 - 18:50
Friday:  08:15 - 18:50
Saturday:  08:15 - 18:50
Best time to visit
Early in the morning or late afternoon
Highlights
  • Skip the line to visit 111 acres of one of the original Renaissance gardens. Formal, manicured and beautiful, you may find yourself daydreaming on your walk - just as many a 16th century noble would have done
  • Garden highlights include a 6-meter Egyptian obelisk from the time of Rameses II, the magnificent grottoes, and the Fountain of Neptune
  • Use your ticket to visit not just Boboli Gardens - see also the Porcelain Museum and the Bardini Garden
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 Garden. 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 Garden

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

Bardini Garden

The lesser-known Bardini Garden 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.

"Helidon Xhixha: in Ordine Sparso” - June 27 2017 - September 29 2017

Included in your ticket is this great temporary exhibition dedicated to contemporary artist Helidon Xhixha. Check out his iconic, abstract style of sculpture, through the manipulation of reflective stainless steel.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
Instant ticket delivery
Skip The Line
What's included
Access to Boboli Gardens
Access to Bardini Gardens
Access to Porcelain Museum
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
Instructions

Swap your smartphone voucher for a printed ticket at the ticket office inside.

Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
Boboli Gardens
Via del Forte di San Giorgio, Florence
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Insider tip

If you like climbing steps, check out the Giardino del Cavaliere, built above a defensive bastion designed by Michelangelo. It offers a lovely view over the city and surrounding countryside.

Paolo
Regional Manager
Reviews
Aug 17, 2019
Very nice garden !
Aug 11, 2019
Great place to walk around. Make sure your bring water with you inside as the gardens are large and have a few steep slopes to climb.
Aug 8, 2019
Really beautiful views, lots to see but steep in places which can make it a tough hike on a hot day. Palace and gardens together make it more worth while.
Aug 8, 2019
The gardens are a ‘must see’ in Florence, along with the Bardini gardens. The view across the Arno to the city of Florence is the best vista.
Jul 29, 2019
It was very easy to book and to skip the line in the heat was a very special treat. The gardens were beautiful to visit.
Jul 22, 2019
All went well
Jul 14, 2019
Very quick and easy booking and we skipped the line very easily.
Jul 13, 2019
Not what you expect. No gardens just somewhat trimmed bushes.
Jul 8, 2019
The place is amazing but there is not a lot of shade, the toilet is just on the enterance and the place is very very big! There is also no place to drink or buy water, it tooks me two hours to be there and b/c i need to drink water i didnt climb up more.
Jun 4, 2019
Worked fine but there was no need at no line.
Not excited about the standard of the gardens: my loved statue of Bacchus looks like his skin is peeling as he, like most of the fountains, has no running water

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