Florence: Accademia & Bargello Museum Ultimate David Tour
- Small group
- Skip the line
- Duration: 2.5 hours
Learn how the David became such an important symbol of Florence in the Renaissance, and how this hero became the subject of works of art by great masters. Visit the Bargello Museum to see works by Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Michelangelo housed in a historic medieval palace. Stroll through the streets of Florence, passing through Piazza Duomo to admire the great Cathedral dome, on the way to the Accademia Gallery. Enter inside the Accademia with priority skip-the-line tickets. Admire Michelangelo’s world-famous statue and discover all about its making. Satisfy your tastebuds with traditional Italian Gelato and take home a free souvenir of Florence as a lovely reminder of your visit. Leave with a better understanding of the artworks that you’re most interested in with a personalized tour.
Immerse yourself in the life and times of Leonardo Da Vinci on this fascinating private guided tour. Start your tour from the Bargello Museum, visiting Palazzo Gondi and Uffizi Square along the way. Continue along Piazza Della Signoria where you'll admire the Palazzo Vecchio and discover some interesting facts about the "Salone Dei 500", which is located inside the City Hall palace. Next, admire the Loggia Dei Lanzi and walk past the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to admire the Dome. Finish your tour at the Leonardo Da Vinci Museum and enjoy privileged access with your fast-track entrance ticket. Inside the museum, discover replicas and drawings of the main machines made by the genius during his life. Feel free to remain in the museum and explore the rest of the artifacts at your own pace when the tour ends.
Enter the National Museum of Bargello via the priority entrance to avoid waiting in line. Explore the historic building, which was built between the 11th and the 14th centuries and has had a variety of functions throughout the years. With your guide, discover a large number of artworks, mainly sculptures, statues, and bas-reliefs created by the great Florentine Renaissance artists. See notable works such as the beautiful "Terre Cotte" by Luca and Andrea Della Robbia, and various statues created by Donatello, Mino of Fiesole, and Desiderio Da Settignano. See the "Bottega dei Rossellino" and the "Formelle Bronzee" of the Baptistery of Florence by Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi. See a variety of works by Giambologna Cellini and some early works by Michelangelo. After your guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the museum at your leisure.
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