ACCADEMIA GALLERY + WALKING TOUR

Piazza San Marco, 3, 50121 Firenze FI, Italia
EN, DE, FR, ES, IT
19
Tue to Sun
10.00/30

Florence
Access for disabled
Audio guide
Groups allowed
Tour guides

The Accademia Gallery and Walking Tour lets you experience the best sights of Florence and Michelangelo's original David.

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Statue of David in the Accademia Gallery
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Close up: Face of David looking towards Rome
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Prisioners and David at the Accademia
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First, you will discover one of the greatest works of art ever created with your expert guide with the skip the line priority access. See the works of Florentine masters from the 13th-century to the height of the Renaissance including the stirring unfinished work of The Prisoners. After a two-hour break where you can enjoy gelato and local eats on your own, you will start your walk from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) and witness the architectural marvel of Brunelleschi’s Dome. From here you are off to see the picturesque streets of the historic center ending at the Ponte Vecchio where golden dreams await.

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What's Included

  • Skip the line and save time
  • 1-hour tour with a professional guide in Accademia
  • 1.5-hour walking tour with a professional guide
  • Small groups
  • Audio headsets provided for groups of more than 6 persons

What's Excluded

  • Gratuities/Tips
  • Food and drink

What to Expect

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 harpsichord by Bartolomeo Cristofori and an original Stradivarius violin from 1716.

You will have a two-and-a-half-hour break to explore on your own and sample the local food such as gelato, lampredotto, and panini. Ask your expert guide for recommendations.

After your break, your guide will meet you in front of Lindt chocolate store in Piazza del Duomo at the Cathedral where you will learn about the incredible history of Florence walking in the footsteps of the Medici and other historical greats.

The tour finishes at the Ponte Vecchio, the first bridge to cross the Arno and the pulse of Florence. Constructed as you see now, in 1345, you will uncover the mysteries of the Vasari Corridor that stretches across the bridge of gold along with other gems the city has to offer.

Highlights

  • Learn about the original David by Michelangelo with an expert guide
  • Discover masterworks from Late Gothic to 15th century Renaissance
  • Explore and enjoy the local treats on your 2.5-hour break
  • Stroll the streets of the historic center from the Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
  • Total walking tour distance 1 km

Prices

Adults: 50 euro
Children (3-12): 30 euro
Infants (0-2): free

Meeting Point

San Marco Square in front of San Marco Basilica

Schedule

JanuaryClosed
FebruaryClosed
MarchMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:00
AprilMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:30
MayMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:30
JuneMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:30
JulyMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:30
AugustMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:00
SeptemberMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:30
OctoberMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:30
NovemberMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:00
DecemberMondayClosed
Tuesday-Sunday10:00
avatar - Oct, 09, 2019 -

Tammy

Our guide was knowledgeable and expressive about the tour. He seemed truly dedicated to his job of enlightening us with Accademia.

avatar - Aug, 18, 2020 -

Luca

Simple meeting at Piazza San Marco, friendly and easy-going guides, highly recommended

avatar - Sep, 06, 2020 -

William

I booked this tour Me and my family that was great we loved the city and the guide was realy very Good we loved his information we raccomand this company

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