Guided tour

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

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71 reviews

Activity provider: italypasstours

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

Activity provider: italypasstours
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From US$ 40.72 per person

Likely to sell out

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.

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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • 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.
  • 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

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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.

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What to bring

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

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 71 reviews

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This tour was beyond excellent. We neglected to get tickets for the Accademia ahead of time and thank goodness I found this tour to get us in. I am an artist and art teacher and still learned much from this tour. The guide was obviously passionate and a real expert. I think this tour makes the experience even more amazing.

August 8, 2022

Booked this tour because no more tickets are available in the regular circuit. Probably because these are bought up a lot in advance. Definitely no regrets. Unfortunately there were 3 couples in our group who were late. 'Skip the line' also means here that you have to be on time and have to queue for 15-30 minutes with the whole group. Thanks to the experience of the guide, we were still in time. However, make sure you are on time. Furthermore, you get what is promised with a knowledgeable guide, who does his best to show the other sides of the galleria as well. Only downside to the tour: due to covid the "Plaster Casts Gallery" of the museum was closed (this is the room to the left of the David). Both the organization and the guide can do something about this.

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July 3, 2022

A very enjoyable tour. The guide, Amadeus, was enthusiastic and entertaining and picked out a few highlights of the Accademia about which he told amusing anecdotes but also gave interesting historic information. Despite it being a really busy morning, we only waited a few minutes in the “skip the line” queue. Definitely worth the money in my opinion.

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June 23, 2022

Product ID: 241432