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

  • When does it run?
    Daily except Monday
  • Start time
    09:00am, 10:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
  • Duration
    3 hours
Inclusions
  • Guide available in English, German, French languages
  • Reservations to see Michelangelo's David without having to stand in the line
  • Skip the line with entrance fee to enter the Accademia
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • An expert guide will escort you around the streets of Florence and bring to life the renaissance period
  • This is a private tour which allows for maximum interaction with your guide
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

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.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    09:00am, 10:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)

  • 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.) If the hotel is not centrally located, the meeting point will be in Piazza Strozzi in front of Palazzo Strozzi.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends in the Galleria della Accademia

Itinerary

  • 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
  • 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

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

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.

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