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Tickets for Boboli Gardens: Skip The Line

A lush sculpture park with views of Tuscan countryside

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Skip The Line
Wheelchair accessible
Smartphone tickets accepted
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
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
Cancellation policy
  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Instructions

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

Venue
Opening hours
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 08:15 - 18:30
Sunday 08:15 - 18:30
Monday 08:15 - 18:30
How to get there
Boboli Gardens
Via del Forte di San Giorgio, Florence
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Ratings & reviews
4.5
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Jan 29, 2020
Beautiful garden
Nov 2, 2019
Beautiful
Oct 27, 2019
I had limited time as I was doing business and had an unexpected day free. The line was long and slow. This worked like a charm. I had the ticket for 14:30 and was able to walk in immediately at 13:15

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