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Skip-the-Line Accademia Gallery Guided Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday to Sunday

    This tour does not operate on the first Sunday of every month

  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Start time

    Guided Visit of the David and other masterpieces by Michelangelo: 9am

    Check in time 8:45am

  • Meeting Point

    At the corner between Via Ricasoli and Piazza San Marco, in front of the loggiato of Accademia delle Belle Arti.

    Our Assistant will be waiting for you, wearing light blue clothing.

  • Ending Point

    Accademia Gallery Museum

Key Highlights

  • Beat the crowd and opt for a morning tour of Accademia Gallery
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Learn about Italian renaissance art the Accademia Gallery Museum of Florence
  • See many famous sculptures by Michelangelo
  • Get a closer look at Michelangelo's best creation, the David
  • Follow your guide to see more sculptures like Prisoners, St Matthew, and Palestrina Pietà
  • April-October - Monolingual Guided Tour
  • Skip the long line and enjoy the Visit without waiting to get your Ticket!

Overview

If you are an art enthusiast or are just passionate about the history of art, then Florence is the place for you! Home to the works of one of the most famous sculptors – Michelangelo, the ‘Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze’ or Gallery of the Academy of Florence has one of his most renowned sculptures ever made and much more! So, plan a visit to Accademia Gallery in the morning hours for a relatively less crowded atmosphere as compared to peak public hours - a perfect tranquil setting to admire great artworks.

Pre-book your tickets and enjoy direct entry into the museum without waiting in the general queue. On this guided tour, take a closer look at Michelangelo’s David and its enamouring detailing, reminiscent of the independence of Florentine Republic and his other works as well.

Total immersion in the art of Michelangelo to know his most renowned work, the “David”, and other important works of art such as ''I Prigioni'' and ''San Matteo'' and the “Palestrina Pietà”.

The young Michelangelo carved the David from a huge block of rough marble in three years, creating an imposing sculpture of absolute beauty, an icon of the renaissance model. He depicted a magnificent nude young man at the height of his physical vigor, whose intense expression of strength and courage, which originated from an absolute faith in God, roses as a symbol of power and invincibility of the Florentine Republic at the time of its maximum splendor.

Once the guided tour is over, it is possible to stay in the museum.

Inclusions

  • Museum Skip-the-line Entrance Ticket
    • Earphones
    • Accademia Small Group Guided Visit - max 19 participants
    • Assistance at the Meeting Point
    • Local Professional Guide
    • Monolingual guide (English & Spanish)- from April to October

    Exclusions

    • Meals
    • Gratuity

    Please note

    Voucher Information : No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

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

    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. 

    Admission to the museums may be subject to delays, due to security reasons and increased inflow of guests.

    Groups with max 19 participants.

    The guided service may be exceptionally provided in two languages due to operational reasons.

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