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Accademia Gallery Independent Visit with Audioguide – Skip the Line

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Key Highlights

  • Study Michelangelo’s iconic masterpiece ‘David’
  • See some of the finest pieces of Renaissance art in the world
  • Admire works by artists such as Botticelli, Lippi and Orcagna
  • This tour gives you the freedom to explore independently with a handy audioguide
  • Overview

    This tour is the perfect way to see the Accademia, one of Italy - and perhaps the world's - most famous art galleries. On this tour you'll explore works by famous Italian artists such as Botticelliand Michelangelo including the famous David.

    There is no guide on this tour, instead you will be provided with a handy audio-guide so you can explore at leisure. Your audio-guide ensures a tour tailored to your interests, allowing you to linger at some pieces of art and skip others as you please. In this way, your tour can last as long as you like!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Monday
    This tour does not operate on the first Sunday of every month.


    You can visit the museum in total freedom and at their own pace

    Start time


    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early

    Meeting Point

    At the Accademia Gallery Museum. An assistant will wait for you with a "CAF Tour Yellow Sign" at the “booking holders” entrance.

    Ending Point

    Same as starting point


    This tour takes you to one of Italy - and perhaps the world's - most famous art galleries. On the day of the tour, you'll enter the Accademia Gallery and pick up your audioguide to begin your journey through some of the world's most famous works of art. The Accademia Gallery, holds many of the works of Michelangelo, as well as other Italian artists such as Botticelli. You'll see some of Michelangelo's most famous works, as well as works by other famous artists, such as:

    David: One of the most famous sculptures in the world, Michelangelo's David stands 15.7 metres (17 feet) tall. This marble statue used to sit in one of Florence's public squares, before it was moved into the gallery in the late 1800's to protect it from the weather.

    Slaves: Originally meant to be part of Pope Julius' tomb, these unfinished sculptures are four of six figures. Called Awakening Slave, Young Slave, Atlas Slave, and Bearded Slave, the sculptures are all unfinished in various degrees, some missing a head or an arm, some just torsos and legs straining to break free from the rock.

    Madonna of the Sea: This panel painting by Botticelli is one of many of his depictions of the Madonna. It was painted in the late 1400's, and is thought to be part of a triptych, or series of three paintings, of the Madonna.

    Your tour will end when you want it; the audioguide allows you to work your way through each museum at your own pace. You can choose to see every single piece of art in the museums, or only visit a couple, ensuring a personalized tour experience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Audioguide
    • Entrance fee with booking for the Accademia Gallery (guaranteed admission and skip the general entry line)
    • Staff Assistance at the Museum(s) entrance


    • Food & drinks
    • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Please note

    Due to security reasons, the Accademia Gallery authorities have set certain access rules for visitors to be followed.

    -Drinking is not permitted inside the exhibition. However, you are allowed to carry water bottles not exceeding 0.5 litres. All kinds of bottled or canned beverages will be confiscated by the concerned authorities.

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the details.

    Audioguides are not available for children under the age of six.

    During periods of increased inflow of visitors, despite our reservations, the admission to the museums may be subject to delays, mainly due to security reasons for which the access to the museum is regulated according to the number of people inside it. Based on the above reasons any possible delay cannot be attributable to the tour operator.

    To collect the audioguide inside the museum you have to show the original copy of your Identity Card or Passport; they will keep your ID document until the end of the visit when you will return the audioguide. If you lose or don’t return the audio guide, you will asked for a refund of € 250,00 per unit.

    Voucher is accepted over smart device

    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.Tour options in Italian/French/Spanish/German can be arranged On Request

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