Florencetown is the Vasari Corridor Specialist. We offer this private experience with all the expertise that comes from our regular tour openings: more than 600 openings per year. The Vasari Corridor and Uffizi Gallery, is definitely the utmost cultural experience in Florence. This passageway dates back to 1564, when the Grand Duke of Florence, Cosimo I de’ Medici ordered his favorite architect, Giorgio Vasari, to build a path that would allow him and the Royal family to move freely from their residence (Palazzo Pitti) to the government palace (Palazzo della Signoria, on the other side of the river Arno). Hidden between city houses and even passing through a church, the Vasari Corridor became one of the most surprising architectural masterpieces in Renaissance. The corridor is rarely open to the public, so your guests may take advantage of this unique opportunity. View Florence and its artistic pleasures on this exclusive walking tour. At once you will have the chance to enjoy a guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery, skipping the usual long lines and combine it with this very exclusive opening of the unique Vasari Corridor. The Vasari Corridor is also a great visit for small groups, groups and incentives. This Experience is one of Florence’s best sellers. High class tour, very informative . Definitely worth it. The tour lasts for three hours, it includes the English speaking guide, hotel pick up, the entrances, the reservation fees and the organization.