Posted on 2020-02-23
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Florence Accademia Gallery: Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Skip the Line Tickets

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Skip the line and enjoy a Florence Accademia Gallery tour with a professional and friendly guide. During your guided tour of the Florence Accademia Gallery, admire Michelangelo's majestic David as well as other outstanding Renaissance sculptures and artworks.

◾ Florence Accademia Gallery skip the line ticket included in the tour
◾ View Michelangelo's authentic sculpture, David and other art masterpieces
◾ Learn from a passionate and art-loving local guide all about the life of Michelangelo

About this experience

DURATION: 1.15 hours
STARTING TIME: 11.00 am & 1.00 pm
MEETING POINT: Ciaoflorence Sales Office - Via Cavour, 36 Red
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
OPENING SEASON: All year round, daily except Mondays

What's included, what's not

✔ Accademia Gallery skip-the-line ticket
✔ Certified professional guide
✔ Small-group tour
✔ Earphones for bigger groups
✖ Hotel pick-up and drop off

Description - What to expect

The Florence Accademia Gallery is best known as the home of Michelangelo's famous sculpture David. Admire other artworks by Michelangelo and an extensive collection of paintings by Florentine artists, mostly from the period 1300-1600, the Trecento to the Late Renaissance.

Benefit from the skip-the-line ticket for a fast entry into the Gallery. Meet your expert guide who will introduce you to this world-famous museum and show you works of art created by great masters of the Renaissance, with a particular focus on David and other sculptures by Michelangelo.

Listen to your guide and learn about the tormented life of Michelangelo, the Tuscan artist, who was not only a sculptor but also a painter, an architect, and a sensitive poet. However, his genius matched his restlessness. His whole life was marked by the continuous struggle between form and the essence of things, between his religious devotion and his hidden desires.

This inner conflict perfectly exemplified by the use of his technique, the world-famous Non-finito, where an apparent incomplete sculpture seems to come out of the block of marble as if it was always there. At the end of the guided tour, you may wish to stay in the Florence Accademia Gallery and at your leisure.

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

◾ Comfortable shoes suggested for this tour
◾ Children up to 5 years are joining for free
◾To confirm the tour in Italian, French, or German, a minimum of 4 passengers are required.
◾ Please note that on the busiest days the entrance into the Gallery may experience some short delays