Accademia Gallery Guided Tour

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Overview

People from all over the world come to Florence to see him-David. This statue, created by Michelangelo, is rightfully considered one of the most famous in the world. David has become one of the most recognisable works of Renaissance sculpture; a symbol of strength and youthful beauty. Immerse yourself in the world of Michelangelo Buonarotti while exploring the museum with our guide.    .
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Italian, German, French and Spanish
Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experiences.
Highlights
  • The David. A statue of a young boy, created by Michelangelo in 1500 from a single piece of marble. Even nowadays it’s considered one of the most important and famous sculptures of the Renaissance in the world.
  • The Prisoners. The four unfinished statues created by Michelangelo. They were supposed to decorate the tomb of the pope Julius II. Nowadays “The Slaves” are guarding the hall which leads to David.
  • Gipsoteca. One of the biggest collections of plaster casts created by Lorenzo Bartolini and Luigi Pampaloni.
  • The Hall of Colosseum. The first hall where the journey begins, meets us with the famous model of the sculpture “ Rape of the Sabines” created by Giambologna.
  • The museum of Musical instruments. Absolutely unique private collection from the Medici’s dukes including violins by Stradivari and first piano, which was created in Florence.
  Inclusion:                                                                   Exclusion:
  • Admission ticket                                                        – Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Fast track entrance                                                    – Food and beverages
  • Licenced guide                                                           – Tips
  • Radios and headsets
     

What expected

  • Skip the line and save time
  • 1-hour tour with a professional guide
  • Small groups
  • Audio headsets pr
Your professional tour guide will meet you at Piazza San Marco in front of San Marco Basilica for your tour of the Accademia Gallery. From there, you will walk 190 meters to the Accademia Gallery, where you will skip the lines and enter one of the most famous museums in Florence to view Michelangelo’s iconic David sculpture. The museum also hosts important collections of Italian masters dating from the 13th through the 16th centuries which also includes the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini.
This less often seen treasure houses a marvelous collection of historical musical instruments which represent life at court for the Grand Dukes of Tuscany including a pianoforte by Bartolomeo Cristofori and an original Stradivarius violin from 1716. Your guide will then lead you to explore the museum’s collection of Italian masterworks, including the powerful imagery of Michelangelo’s unfinished ‘Prisoners’ which were conceived to adorn the tomb of Pope Julius II. The tour finishes with a viewing of David, a symbol of the strength and independence of the Florentines. After your tour you can explore the museum at your leisure.

Important information

Inclusions
  • Skip the line and save time
  • 1-hour tour with a professional guide
  • Small groups
  • Audio headsets provided for groups of more than 6 persons
Meeting Point Meeting point: is in front of the main entrance of the museum. The exact address is Via Ricasoli, 47. There will be a host with a flag ItalyPass Tours.
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Additional information

Daily Tours : 10:00, 11:00, 11:30, 15:00, 15:30 (from Tuesday till Sunday) The maximum availability for a single tour is 15 pax Each slot could become 2 or more groups upon availability.

  Due to the new regulation policy of the Accademia Gallery, from December 1st the customers, who are late for their time slots will not be allowed to enter the museum!!!! Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance in order to avoid any issues with the museum!   Due to high season and high-demand, the entrance time to the museum could take approximately 15-20 minutes
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