See the paintings and sculptures at the Galleria dell'Accademia and discover why Florence is known as the cradle of the Renaissance.
Situated in the heart of the city, the Galleria dell' Accademia houses Michelangelo’s David, one of the world’s most famous statues. The museum’s paintings and sculptures are a tribute to the Renaissance. Giambologna’s famous Rape of the Sabine Women, the Dispute of the Immaculate Conception by Carlo Portelli and other paintings and sculptures of the Renaissance exhibited here demonstrate the spirit of freedom and artistic expression which spread from Italy to the rest of Europe.
The Galleria dell' Accademia’s splendid collection of Renaissance paintings and sculptures is the hallmark of Florence.
Your guide will meet you outside the Galleria dell' Accademia at 1130h (11:30am).
Your expert guide will take you through the Galleria dell' Accademia. Founded in 1784, the museum houses paintings and sculptures by the great Florentine Masters of the 14th and 15th centuries whose works have made Florence the art capital of the world. The museum’s main draw is Michelangelo’s David, probably the most famous statue in the world.
The museum contains works of many of the Renaissance Masters of the 15th and 16th centuries, including Paolo Uccello, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Sandro Botticelli and Andrea del Sarto.
You will have a 1.5 hour guided tour after which time you are free to stay and explore at your leisure. The tour ends inside the museum.
Our guide, Rosalynd, was the most informative guide we have had. We were able to look at works of art with a different perspective (excuse the pun). We experienced a wonderful...MR PAUL EMPSON
Our Guide Roslynd was really informative and gave us great insight into art and history of florance. A must do tour in florance...lokesh kumar
The tour guide's knowledge of art and history made the experience at the Galleria so enjoyable. It was a highlight of our two days in Florence. Not to be missed....Andrea Cardey
Daily except Monday
This tour does not operate on the first Sunday of every month
Start time: 1130h (11:30am)
Duration: 1.15 hours
Meet your guide outside the Galleria dell Accademia.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Tour ends at Galleria dell' Accademia
Do wear comfortable shoes as a moderate amount of walking in involved on this tour.
Passengers have to reach meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 people (English speaking) or 4 people (Spanish, French, German & Italian Speaking). Should this minimum number not be met for your chosen tour every effort will me made to move you to another date, should this not be possible we will offer you a full refund.
Your tour group will go in the group entrance. While there may still be a short wait it will be far shorter than when joining the regular queue.
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