Florence’s Accademia Gallery Morning Guided Visit

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Florence’s Accademia Gallery Morning Guided Visit

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  • 1 Day
  • Small Group Size
  • March - November

Visit Florence’s Accademia Gallery and See Michelangelo’s Statue of David

Embark on a morning tour of Florence’s Accademia Gallery, where you will see some of the most important works of Italian art by Michelangelo.

Explore the art of Michelangelo with a licensed guide at the Accademia Gallery, including the iconic David and other masterpieces like I Prigioni and the Palestrina Pietà. Marvel at the David, a symbol of Florentine power, carved from marble to embody strength and courage.

After the tour, linger in the museum to discover works by Tuscan artists, 19th-century sculptures, and rare Stradivarius instruments from the Medici String Quintet.

This day tour of Florence is a must for art lovers exploring Italy! This adventure is one of our most popular Guided Day Tours in and from Florence, run by our trusted partner, a licensed local operator.

If you want a longer tour experience in Tuscany, please explore our Multi-Day Tours in Tuscany.

Florence Accademia Gallery Price Includes

  • Staff Assistance at the Meeting Point
  • Licensed tour Guide
  • Museum entrance ticket with advanced booking fee (guaranteed admission and skip the general entry line)
  • Earphones for a minimum of 15 people

Florence Accademia Gallery Highlights

  • Stay inside after the visit at your own leisure
  • Reserved entrance
  • Guided tour with a professional guide

Florence’s Accademia Gallery Tour Itinerary

Visit the Accademia Gallery with a licensed tour guide with this 1 hour and 15 minutes immersion in the art of Michelangelo. On this guided tour in Florence, you will experience his most renowned work, the David, and other important works of art, including I Prigioni, San Matteo, and the Palestrina Pietà.

The young Michelangelo carved the famous David from a huge block of rough marble over three years. His dedication resulted in an imposing sculpture of absolute beauty, an icon of the Renaissance model.

He depicted a magnificent nude young man at the height of his physical vigor, whose intense expression of strength and courage, which originated from an absolute faith in God, rose as a symbol of power and invincibility of the Florentine Republic at the time of its maximum power.

Once the guided tour of these works concludes, you can choose to stay in the museum. The Accademia also houses works by Tuscan painters of the 14th and 15th centuries, many statues by 19th-century sculptors, and the collection of musical instruments on loan from the Conservatoire — which includes two of the three surviving instruments of the Medici String Quintet, built by Stradivarius for the Grand Duke.

If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Florence’s Accademia Tour Details

Meeting Point

15mins prior to starting time at the Accademia Gallery Museum, in front of the entrance reserved to the booking holders. An Assistant will wait for you holding a yellow sign.

Departures

Tuesday to Sunday at 9.15am

Additional Info

Italy on a Budget collaborate with a licensed local operator providing museums guided tours. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your confirmation Voucher.

CLOSED: Mondays, May 1st, and the first Sunday of each month.

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