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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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Overview
Opening hours
Today
08:15 - 18:50
Tomorrow
08:15 - 18:50
Friday
08:15 - 18:50
Saturday
08:15 - 18:50
Sunday
08:15 - 18:50
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
08:15 - 18:50
Highlights
  • 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
Description

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.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
Skip The Line
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
  • Audio Guide (not included but available at the ticket office in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese)
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at ticket office #3 inside the palace.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Palazzo Pitti
1,Piazza de' Pitti, 50125, Florence
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday - Sunday: 08:15 - 18:50
  • The ticket office closes at 18:00

Getting There

Bus: Any bus to Pitti.

Insider tip

Take a nice stroll around Palazzo Pitti: On the various little streets there, you can definitely enjoy historical enoteche (wine bars) and have a glass of one of the famous Tuscan reds.

Paolo
Regional Manager
Reviews
Sep 16, 2018
Allow plenty of time to see the awesome wonders here. Almost seems endless. There is a cafe if you need a break to re-energize. Lots & lots of stairs but there is an elevator (if you can find it)
Sep 16, 2018
La guia auditiva es muy buena. Pero cuesta trabajo entender donde esta uno y que sigue.
Sep 15, 2018
It was ok but there should be a specially line for “skip the line people”. We could go around the normal line from the side but people didn’t understand why we “forced” our way in front of them and I’m sure some got upset. Otherwise it was great.
Peter Tkacz
Sep 12, 2018
Very nice and highly recommended!
Aug 22, 2018
It was.
Aug 20, 2018
Overwelming & extravagant eternal beauties for all !!
Jul 23, 2018
My wife and I visited there at 3:00pm time window on a Sunday afternoon, not many people. Got our paper tickets when we arrived, you will have to keep your paper tickets while inside the gallery and etc, the staff will check your tickets each time you enter a different section of the palace.
Jul 19, 2018
Great gallery! Gardens are HUGE and I didn’t get to explore them all in the swealtering heat. I’ll just have to come back to Florence ;)
P.S. on the time/day that I visited, there was hardly a line, but for me personally, it’s still nice to have “skip the line” tickets before hand for peace of mind!
Jul 14, 2018
Was helpful to skip the line!
Jul 8, 2018
Very good and quick solution, you can visit in another time.

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