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1 Hour with David - Accademia Gallery Tour - small group walking tour

1 Hour with David - Accademia Gallery Tour - small group walking tour

Get Skip the Line Access to the Accademia  - Meet the Michelangelo's David, the most important and loved statue made by Michelangelo and his Masterpiece!  

  1.5 hours    TuscanyFlorence   58.00 per person

Description

Type of Service: 1 Hour with David - Accademia Gallery Tour - small group walking tour

Duration: 1.5 hours

An exclusive cultural experience: easy, hassle-free priority entrance to Florence's Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo's awe-inspiring David! 
Admired and acclaimed by experts and travelers worldwide. This amazing sculpture is not only one of the greatest works of art ever, it is also an icon of the Renaissance, one of the most revolutionary artistic periods of all times. 
Carved from a single block of far-from-perfect Carrara marble when Michelangelo was only in his twenties the sculpture is truly impressive. Enjoy the chance to learn about this sculpture and much more from your experienced professional guide! 

The massive statue - over 5.17 meters (17 ft) tall - represents the biblical David who killed Goliath with a stone from a slingshot. You will note how perfectly it depicts the young hero's limbs, muscles, veins, and find out that when it was finished, in 1504, it was placed at the entrance of Palazzo Vecchio to be admired by the people as an inspiring symbol of the strength and independence of the Florentines. 
In addition to presenting the David your guide will explain how to appreciate Michelangelo's striking Prisoners and St. Matthew, as well as talk about many of the other remarkable works of art exhibited in the Accademia, including religious paintings, many with gold-background by major artists from the 13th to the 17th century, sculptures by 19th-century masters, and more.

Please note that entrance to the museum entails mandatory security check which may cause delays in access even with skip-the-line priority tickets.

Things to Know:

  • Meet the authentic Michelangelo's David under the guidance of an art-history-expert professional guide
  • Discover other Michelangelo's and other masterpieces in this world-renowned Florence museum
  • Tour is offered Tuesday - Sunday / Closed on Mondays
  • Tour begins at 1:00pm / Tour check-in at 12:45pm
  • Small group tour of 25 people or less
  • Skip the Line Entrance to Accademia Gallery
  • English speaking guide
  • Headsets when appropriate
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes
  • Meeting point location: Piazza Repubblicca - more details provided upon booking

Pricing & Booking

$58.00 per person with skip the line tickets/registration fees.

The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking. 

Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

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Note: Perfect tour for first-time visitors to Florence!

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