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Skip the Line - Galleria dell' Accademia and Renaissance Florence Walking Tour - Private Tour

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Key Highlights

  • An expert guide will escort you around the streets of Florence and bring to life the renaissance period
  • A reservation will be made for skip the line entrance to the Accademia where your guide will tell you the story behind “David” by Michelangelo
  • This is a private tour which allows for maximum interaction with your guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Monday


    3 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0900h (9:00am), 0930h (09:30am) and 1430h (2:30pm)
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your centrally located hotel in Florence. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends in the Galleria della Accademia

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Walk through the streets and piazzas of Florence on this tour, see the renaissance monuments, paintings and sculptures and learn about the complex and rich history of the city.

    Get an insight into the lives of famous artists who lived here and whose works define the city. Also learn about the fascinating Medici family, the Patrons who showered Florence with countless masterpieces of primitive and renaissance paintings and sculptures and whose legacy can be found around every street corner.

    Visit the Galleria della Accademia, to see Michelangelo’s David, possibly the most famous statue in the world.

    The spirit and freedom the Renaissance movement is reflected in this fascinating sightseeing tour in Florence.


    Your guide will meet you at your hotel for your walking tour of Florence.

    Stroll through the streets and piazzas of Florence and discuss the ideas of the Renaissance with the guide. Get an insight into the lives of many famous artists and the Medici family who showered Florence with countless masterpieces, and how life changed forever during this epic period of the history of Florence. Walk through the enchanting back-streets and alleys paved with the original stones from ancient times.

    Stop to admire the Ponte Vecchio and to discuss the history and role of the oldest surviving bridge across the river Arno. After admiring Vasari's Corridor from the exterior at the Piazza Signoria, enter Dante's old neighbourhood.

    Enjoy a walk through the historical centre of Florence and arrive at the Galleria della’ Accademia, home to Florence’s most treasured work of art – “Michelangelo’s David”. After an in depth discussion of David your guide will take you to see some other interesting works such as “Michelangelo’s Slaves”.

    After your guided tour ends you are free to stay in the museum and explore at your leisure.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Guide available in English, German, French languages (Spanish & Italian languages on request)
    • Reservations to see Michelangelo's David without having to stand in the line
    • Skip the line with entrance fee to enter the Accademia
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it.

    Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.

    In case of cancellation or amendment to the booking made, reservation fees for Accademia (15Euro p.p.) are not refundable

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.