A quintessential masterpiece: Michelangelo’s David
- Early bird option: be among the first to enter the museum (for the 8AM departure)!
- Priority tickets: the privilege of skipping the long lines
- Private guided tour led by a knowledgeable licensed pro
- Admire Michelangelo's most splendid masterpieces
EVERY DAY (except Mondays) at 8AM, 1PM and 4PM
Approx. 1.5 hours
ITALIAN, ENGLISH, GERMAN, FRENCH, SPANISH
The early bird catches the worm… well, in Florence, the early bird catches an unforgettable Accademia private tour!
You can choose among three options: enter the Accademia Gallery early in the morning with skip-the-line tickets, avoiding most of the crowds, and experience the thrill of being among the first to enter the museum; or if you are a sleepyhead traveler, our afternoon tours are the perfect options for you.
Florence, the “cradle of the Renaissance'' , the city that gave birth to thousands of gorgeous artistic masterpieces and thousands of ideas. Among all these you certainly don’t want to miss seeing Michelangelo’s David in the Accademia Gallery!
Make the most of your time in Florence booking our signature Private Accademia Gallery Tour, especially planned to offer you, and your family or group of friends, an exclusive, and breathtaking, artistic experience.
Meet your dedicated private English-speaking guide, a licensed professional specialized in art and art history, and set off to discover the magnificent Accademia Gallery. Enjoy the privilege of priority reserved access to the Museum, which allows you to avoid the longest queues. Located in the heart of town the Accademia Gallery is home to one of the world’s most famous artworks: Michelangelo’s David, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture.
Originally placed beside Palazzo Vecchio, the city town hall, the statue was transferred to the Accademia from Piazza della Signoria in 1873. Sculpted in marble by young Michelangelo between 1501 and 1504, the statue symbolizes the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Republic of Florence, an independent city-state threatened on all sides by more powerful rival states and by the hegemony of the Medici family.
After delving into the history and artistic value of David, enjoy admiring Michelangelo’s famous unfinished statues - the Prisoners, St. Matthew and the Pietà - and, time permitting of the other artworks on display. Among these are remarkable 13th to 16th century religious paintings, 19th century plaster sculptures and a collection of antique musical instruments from the Cherubini Conservatory.
NOTE: Please consider that access to the Accademia Gallery entails a mandatory security check. In high season this might imply waiting a while even with skip-the-line priority tickets.
- Accademia Gallery priority tickets (skip-the-line)
- Private English-speaking licensed guide
FLORENCETOWN HEADQUARTER, Via deì Lamberti 1 Firenze - SEE ON MAP
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
Even with the skip-the-line entrance, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum.
Big bags, liquid bottles and large umbrellas will not be allowed inside the museums (ok small foldable umbrellas).
Once the tour is finished, clients can remain inside the museum if they want to keep visiting it on their own.
This tour runs rain or shine.