2-Hour Private Accademia Gallery Visit with Walking Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Ever wonder why David has become one of the most famous works of art? Learn all about it with an expert. Get up close and personal with Michelangelo’s David on a private visit to the Accademia Gallery and walking tour. Learn the history behind its making and discover how Michelangelo turned an old block of marble, quarried years before he was born, into a record-breaking world wonder.
After the visit, follow your guide on a walk through magnificent squares to see all the sites associated with David’s history.

Learn all about David on this 2-hour Private guided tour with a local guide.
Enjoy priority entrance with fast-track entrance tickets for the Accademia Gallery.
Walk through magnificent squares in the heart of Florence.

What's Included

2-h guided private tour in with an expert guide with walking tour and museum visit

Florentine ice cream tasting with 2 flavors or bottled water

Priority entrance with skip-the-line tickets and reservations to the Accademia Gallery

Radios with headsets

What's Not Included

Hotel pick up and drop up

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Galleria dell'Accademia
The tour begins with a visit to the Accademia Gallery. Enjoy priority entrance with an expert guide and see Michelangelo’s original David. Hear all about the making of the colossal statue. Discover how Michelangelo was actually the third sculptor to work on a block of marble and how he transformed the image of this biblical hero into an icon.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Piazza del Duomo
After the Accademia visit, begin a walking tour The tour stops in Cathedral Square, below the magnificent dome of Florence Cathedral. Here you will see where David was supposed to be placed. Learn about the history of Florence Cathedral and the dome.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
Continue the walk to Orsanmichele. Early Renaissance sculpture adorns the niches outside this Medieval church. Here we will find the art of Michelangelo’s predecessors like Donatello, a source of inspiration for Michelangelo’s masterpiece.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza della Signoria
The tour ends in Piazza Della Signoria at Palazzo Vecchio where a copy of David now stands. Hear the story of how the original statue stood here for hundreds of years and how it survived riots, the city’s tumulus events, and a strike of lightning before being moved to the Accademia.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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