Florence: Accademia Gallery Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

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Florence: Accademia Gallery Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

From $55.33 per person

Skip the long lines to the Accademia Gallery in Florence and take a tour with a professional guide. Learn the secrets of one of the world's great art museums, where the masterpieces on display include Michelangelo's original statue of "David."

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Duration 1 hour - 75 minutes
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English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
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Limited to 10 participants


  • Skip the lines to the Accademia Gallery in Florence
  • Learn about the gallery and its art works from a passionate, local art-loving guide
  • Stand in front of Michelangelo's "David" and experience intense emotions
Full description
Enter the Accademia Gallery in Florence and journey through the art of Michelangelo, one of the masters of the Italian Renaissance. Skip the long lines to the popular museum, and prepare for a truly unforgettable experience. Discover the secrets of the Accademia Gallery from your personal guide. Earphones will be provided for larger groups so that you can hear clearly. Marvel at some of Michelangelo's masterpieces, including his original statue of "David." Learn about the powerful statues of "I Prigioni" ("Prisoners" or "Slaves") and the marble statue of "San Mateo" ("St. Matthew"). Get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to stand in front of "David." Then, admire other art works, such as the museum's collection of Renaissance paintings. You are free to stay in the museum for as long as you want at the end of your guided tour.
  • Guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Accademia Gallery
  • Earphones (for larger groups)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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      • Please note, the English and Spanish-speaking tours are always guaranteed. However, the Italian, French, and German tours require a minimum of 2 participants to operate in high season (April to October), and a minimum of 4 participants in low season (November to March)
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      4.3 / 5

      based on 88 reviews

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      Expensive but guarantees that you don't wait in the hot sun.

      While the tour guide was informative, she did not let us know that there was a whole other floor to explore and she didn't talk along the route to the Academia. One whole section was closed for the afternoon with no good reason and I felt that should have been mentioned beforehand. I was especially looking forward to taking my time in that hall of model sculptures since I had missed it on the previous tour a few years ago. It definitely pays to plan well ahead to get the best value for your tours.

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      July 18, 2019

      Nice tour overall. Tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable. Some of the other artists were discussed but it would have been nice to hear a little bit more. The information on David was great. Address to the tour service was not accurate. Same street but different number so it was a block away which made it a bit stressful to find but everything else went smoothly. Great overall...we recommend it!

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      June 12, 2019

      Such an educated and well informed tour guide meant that we didn’t just have pictures of this fine art, but could actually learn from it and appreciate it (and this is coming from somebody who previously had no understanding on the subject). It means I can now look at the Rape of Sabine Women or King David and actually appreciate the labours and imagination that went through the sculptors minds. Would highly recommend to any lover of culture and history!

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      November 11, 2018

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