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

David at Accademia Gallery: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 9167
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Marvel at Michelangelo’s iconic statue of “David” up close on this 1-hour guided tour that features priority entrance to Florence’s Academy Gallery. You’ll get the inside story of the life and times of this consummate artist.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the famous statue of “David” at the Academy Gallery
  • Learn about the works of Michelangelo from your guide
  • Skip the line and enjoy priority entrance
  • Show your voucher directly from your smart phone or tablet
Full description
Learn why Michelangelo's David is the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what the sculpture represented in its time. You’ll learn this and more on a 1-hour guided tour as you skip the line at the Academy Gallery.

You’ll also hear how the genius of Michelangelo confronted the challenge of creating figures of compassion such as the Pietà, or the famous Prisoners – who still seem to struggle free from their marble blocks. Have a close encounter with these timeless works of art and get the inside story of the life and times of this consummate artist.

The Academy also houses an important collection of paintings from the 14th-16th centuries, impressive holdings of Russian icons, and much more. Linger as long as you like after your 1-hour guided tour has finished – you are welcome to continue exploring on your own until closing time!
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Accademia Gallery
  • Guided tour
  • Earphones for groups of more than 7 people

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Important information
Know before you go
• The local tour operator will not be responsible for any entry delays due to the museum’s mandatory security checks
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Product ID: 9167