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Florence: Michelangelo’s David Guided Accademia Gallery Tour

Product ID: 219513
About this tour
Duration: 1 hour
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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The Original experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy priority entrance to the Accademia Gallery in Florence
  • Marvel at the famous sculpture of David
  • Discover the life of Michelangelo, the famous Renaissance artist
Full description
See one of Michelangelo’s most famous works of art on a 1-hour guided tour of the Accademia Gallery. Enjoy fast-track entry to the museum, and discover Michelangelo’s David with an expert guide. Learn about the history of this Renaissance sculpture and the life of the artist from your expert guide.

Meet your guide at the local partner’s office, located next to the Accademia Gallery. Skip the lines and enjoy privileged entrance to the museum. Once inside, you’ll have access to all areas of the Accademia Gallery. Tours take place in groups of up to 19 people and audio devices are included to hear your guide clearly.
Includes
  • Fast-track access to the Accademia Gallery
  • 1-hour guided tour
  • Professional guide
  • Audio device

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 640 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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I had been to the Accademia to see David back in the 1970s (Francesca, this means that I am really old, not that you are too young), but this visit exceeded that by a hundredfold. The reason is that we had this skip-the-line tour and we had it with the aforementioned Francesca. She was simply marvelous, giving us the context of the era as well as the technical description of how David came about. I am a huge admirer of Michelangelo, because he was a genius where execution counted as much as imagination, and there is no better example than what you see here. If you are in Florence, you cannot miss this. And I do recommend you pay a little extra to do it this way. Worth every penny, especially if you can snag Francesca as your guide. Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

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February 21, 2020

We were at Boboli gardens south of the river trying to navigate to the Gallerie and getting panicked we were going to be late. Finally, we turned on the app and hit “directions”. Quickly, we had simple directions for the last couple of blocks! We were met on the street by a spotter and pointed into the meeting lounge for the group tour. Our guide, Irina, walked us to the entrance and we spent one of our best hours listening to the history of Florence, sculpture techniques and lots of information on Michelangelo and the making of David. Irina was easy to understand and presented the information logically and clearly. It just made the David so much more amazing then simply visiting this unbelievable statue on our own. The four of us were all very impressed with Irina’s font of knowledge and presentation. We were able to stand in awe and take pictures while Irina was speaking.

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November 24, 2019

Francesca was our tour guide and she was the best! She knew her information so well and even told us secret spots in the city that few people know about where there are more works by Michelangelo. She made the tour so fun and interesting with storytelling I would highly recommend to go with her.

November 21, 2019

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Product ID: 219513