1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Accademia Gallery

Skip the Line Walking Tour: Michelangelo's David, Florence

Product ID: 14258
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Skip-the-line at the world-famous Florence Academy Gallery and explore the magnificence of Michelangelo’s David and other timeless works of Renaissance art from the 15th and 16th centuries.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Audio guide/headphones
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the line at the Academy Gallery
  • Art explanations by an expert, local guide
  • Explore the history of the famous David statue and other masterpieces
  • See Renaissance paintings from the 15th and 16th century
Full description
Skip the line and discover the magnificence of Michelangelo’s David and the other timeless works of art from the 15th and 16th centuries. Undoubtedly the world's most famous sculpture, the work was deliberately designed to symbolize the virtues of Republican Florence and freedom from foreign and papal domination. Recently, it has come to symbolize the ultimate symbol of the artistic and intellectual ambitions of the Renaissance.

Together with your expert guide you will explore each of the treasured pieces on display, including 5 other Michelangelo sculptures - the 4 unfinished Prisoners and St. Matthew - and a collection of other Gothic and Renaissance paintings. Your guide will help you understand the history and fascinating secrets behind each piece of art.

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to observe and understand the best of Italian art!
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Accademia reservation and skip-the-line tickets
  • A bus ride to enjoy the view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo and Fiesole
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Multilingual tour guide
• Tours are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people