1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Michelangelo's David

Florence: Accademia Gallery Tour & Hop-on Hop-off Bus

Product ID: 69486
Learn about Michelangelo and his art on a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery. Admire the sights of Florence from a hop-on hop-off bus tour with your 48-hour ticket. Hop-off to explore areas that interest you most and then continue on the route.
About this activity
Duration: 1.15 hours
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Printed voucher required
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the sights of Florence with a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery in English
  • Admire Michelangelo's David and learn about the works of the artist from your guide
Full description
On a 60-90 minute guided tour of the Accademia Gallery you’ll learn why Michelangelo’s David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what the subject represented in his time. Enjoy a close encounter with timeless works of art and hear the inside story of the life and times of the consummate artist, Michelangelo.

The Academy also houses an important collection of paintings dating from the 14th to the 16th century, plaster casts of famous statues from the 19th century and an impressive holding of Russian icons.

Linger at the Accademia Gallery as long as you like. You are welcome to remain in the gallery on your own until closing time.

The second part of this tour package is a hop-on and hop-off ticket, valid for 24 or 48 hours. Hop on the sightseeing bus and hop off at any of the stops along the route to visit landmarks and monuments that interest you. Hop back on and continue to explore Florence.
  • Guided tour in English inside the Accademia Gallery with a professional guide
  • Accademia Gallery admission fee
  • City Sightseeing Florence hop-on hop-off bus ticket (valid for 24 or 48 hours)
  • Public transportation ticket (valid for 48 hours)
  • Assistance at the local partner's visitor center in SMN Train Station

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Redeem your voucher at the Sightseeing Experience Visitor Center at Train Station SMN (inside ticketing hall) at least 1-hour prior to the guided tour

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 18 years old must present ID or passport at the entrance of Accademia Gallery
• Please note, the validity of the City Sightseeing Ticket will start when you get on the bus
• Customers have to exchange the voucher at least one hour before the start of the guided tour
• The date on the voucher is the date of the guided tour and cannot be changed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    2.7 / 5
  • Organization
    2.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    2.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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We had difficulty finding our guide. The hop on hop off operator just told us to walk down the street. We went to four different people /desks with no result. Finally we asked a guy with a clipboard, (not identified as your agent), he checked his board and found our name. We were actually ready to leave at that point. Tour was good guide was very good.

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October 22, 2019

We paid in advance. No advantage.

Had to pay again to get in museum. Staff was not helpful. How do I get a refund for paying twice. Once online and at the door. ??

June 28, 2019

Fake information

I received a voucher and a notification that my Academy tour and sightseeing bus were paid, as well as a written indication of where and what time I needed to arrive (an hour earlier!) To exchange a voucher for a ticket. The information turned out to be erroneous. There was no one at the indicated time and place. I had to look for the office of the City Sight Seeing Tour sightseeing bus, which was not easy in the morning, to fuss, to run back and forth. It’s good that they called me on the phone and informed me that they would give me a ticket for the tour when I go to the gallery, but I will have to go without a guide, because the tour has already begun. As a result, she looked at the Gallery herself. But I was also worried about the possibility of being left without a bus inspection of Florence, which I always do in an unfamiliar place. There was a story with this, too. I had to look for the City Tour bus boarding point, find out why the information in the voucher is false, etc. As a

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December 5, 2018

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Product ID: 69486