This brief walking tour of Florence's famous Accademia Gallery is perfect for art and history lovers who do not want to miss a single important detail during their visit. Follow your expert local guide through the halls of the Accademia admiring some of its most famous treasures including the David sculpture by Michelangelo. In addition to the David, the Accademia Gallery also houses other works by Michelangelo, including four unfinished sculptures. Several other great Renaissance artists are represented at the Accademia as well, including Sandro Botticelli and Domenico Ghirlandaio. This walking tour of the Accademia Gallery is a great option for those travelers seeking a better understanding of the works of Michelangelo as well as other Renaissance art.
Price: 88 USD per person
Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Available: All year round - From Tuesdays to Sundays
Departure time: at 11:30 am
Meeting place: at the Accademia Gallery Entrance
Available in the following languages: English
Tour Highlights: Accademia Gallery
Price includes: English-speaking guided tour, reservation and entrance fees to the Accademia Gallery skipping the entrance line, local taxes and service charges.
During this walking tour of the Accademia Gallery, your expert guide will provide historical information and artistic context for each masterpiece you admire. As you walk through the halls of the museum, you will find yourself totally immersed in the art of Michelangelo witnessing the David masterpiece as well of some of the artist's unfinished sculptures. By comparing the perfection of the David to Michelangelo's unfinished sculptures, it is possible to catch a glimpse of Michelangelo's artistic process in which he "excavated" his works from the marble. Continue the tour of this remarkable art museum discovering works by other Florentine Renaissance artists including Ghirlandaio and Botticelli. Once you finish your guided tour, you will be able to continue exploring the museum independently, if you wish.
Minimum of 2 participants required from April to October.
Minimum of 8 participants required from November to March.
During the winter months, different languages may be combined into one tour. In such cases, the tour guide will give multilingual explanations. In case the tour doesn't reach the minimum number of required participants, you can choose to accept an alternative available tour of comparable standards or to receive a total refund.