Guided tour

Florence: Accademia Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

4.4 / 5

22 reviews

Florence: Accademia Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

From US$ 45.25 per person

Skip the line to the Accademia Gallery to see the original “David” by Michelangelo. Get priority access to one of the most famous museums in Florence for 1-hour with your expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, German, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 5 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover prestigious Renaissance artworks
  • Learn about the history behind David, a Florentine icon
  • Admire other artworks by Botticelli, Lippi, and many others
  • Skip the long lines with priority access tickets
Full description
Skip the long ticket lines to the Accademia Gallery in Florence, and enjoy this special cultural experience with an expert guide. Gain priority access to art masterpieces for 1 hour and learn about the history of these works and their influence on Italy. Accademia is a must-see during your time in Italy: it’s home to works by world masters like Paolo Uccello, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Sandro Botticelli, Andrea del Sarto. See the original full-sized model of “Rape of the Sabine” by Giambologna.   Most importantly, the Accademia houses Michelangelo’s David, one of the most famed works of art in the world. You’ll also see numerous Florentine paintings from the 13th and 16th centuries, from Medieval Ages to High Renaissance, as well as Florentine Gothic paintings and a collection of Russian Icons.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • 1-hour guided tour
  • Earphones for groups larger than 7
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

• Meet in front of the Accademia Gallery. • Your guide will be holding a sign with 'Italy Pass Tours' written on it. • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    3.5/5

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Our tour (with Olga) was very interesting. The exhibition essentially consists of the David sculpture (you should know that) and a few unfinished works by Michelangelo. Olga understood very well how to convey the historical and biographical background in a concise and entertaining manner and to include little anecdotes. Very well prepared, very professional, very pleasant and personal atmosphere and, above all, linguistically (even for non-native speakers) very easy to understand.

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August 18, 2021

Our guided tour was great. It was difficult finding where to meet our guide. The company rep. Was not obvious.

August 20, 2021

Our guide had great knowledge and was very enthusiastic. He could easily answer all questions and was very friendly. We were only four people in our group which made this tour even more interesting.

July 14, 2021

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