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Guided Tour of Accademia Gallery and Skip-the-Line tickets: The David and Stradivarius

Highlights
  • Skip-the-line privileges will save you hours of waiting time
  • This small-group tour makes it easy to discover the masterpieces
  • See highlights of the Italian Renaissance, including Michelangelo’s David
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Guided Tour of Accademia Gallery and Skip-the-Line tickets: The David and Stradivarius
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Guided Tour of Accademia Gallery and Skip-the-Line tickets: The David and Stradivarius
US$68.04
Overview

Don’t waste hours waiting in line: on this afternoon tour, you’ll enjoy skip-the-line privileges at the Accademia Gallery, one of Florence’s highlight museums. With just a small group for company, discover Michelangelo’s iconic David sculpture up close. You’ll also see the museum’s other artworks (by Old Masters the likes of Botticelli), and even visit the collection of historical musical instruments in the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini.

What to Expect

This afternoon, small-group tour kicks off when you meet your guide in front of the Accademia Gallery. One of Florence’s most popular destinations, this museum includes many masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. With skip-the-line privileges, you’ll beat the crowds and enter without delay (and will avoid wasting hours waiting in line).

First, explore the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini, which many visitors miss. Discover the collection of historical musical instruments, including the first modern piano and an original Stradivarius dating to 1690.

Then, view the museum’s collection of Italian Renaissance masterworks, including pieces by Michelangelo and Botticelli. The tour culminates with a viewing of Michelangelo’s iconic David sculpture, a symbol of Florence.

While the tour officially ends after your viewing, you can remain in the Accademia Gallery and explore at your leisure once your guide departs.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
David!!!!

Spectacular sculpture by Michelangelo! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We loved the tour but would not recommend in August particularly thus August! Way too hot and crowded !More

Thank Bob A
KeysOfItaly, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Keys of Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bob A, Thank you so much for your feedback! We are so glad you have enjoyed our tour guide and that you loved the tour! The Accademia Gallery is among the most fascinating galleries in Florence and David is so beautiful! This museum is...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Enthusiastic and Helpful Tour Guide

Our tour guide was Eleanora (apologies if I've misspelled it). Eleanora provided rich and fascinating detail that beautifully brought to life the exhibits. A very friendly, polite, knowledgeable and humorous guide who clearly cared about providing good service, value for money, and a memorable experience....More

Thank Kevin E
KeysOfItaly, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Keys of Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kevin E, Many thanks for your beautiful review! We are so glad you have enjoyed our Early Morning Uffizi Gallery tour. The Gallery is one of the most important and most beautiful in Italy and definitely it worth a visit! We will let Eleonora...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile
Best tour of our Florence stay

For our four days stay in Florence that was the best organised museum tour. Meeting point, punctuality (!), considerate approach and professional guide and explanations. Daniela walked us trough the most important parts of the Galleries of Accademia (David, other works of Michelangelo). Stradivarius, medieval...More

Thank Gergana K
KeysOfItaly, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Keys of Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gergana K, Many thanks for your feedback! Daniela will be so happy to know you have enjoyed her explanations! The Accademia Gallery is so well known in the world because of its statues and, of course, for the amazing David. Not many know that...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Amazing Tour!

The guided tour was great with so much interesting info. Our guide Daniela was awesome and even took the time to show me how to get to the shop where she bought her earrings. The description makes it sound like the tour includes the musical...More

3  Thank Hannah S
KeysOfItaly, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Keys of Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Hannah S, Thank you for your feedback! We will advise Daniela about your review and she will be really happy about it! The Accademia Gallery guided tour unveils stories and anecdotes about every masterpiece included in the Gallery. The part of musical instruments is...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Accademia Gallery Tour: The David

The was an outstanding tour and an essential highlight for our family trip to Florence. Our tour guide, Riccardo was our tour guide and he was great! Riccardo clearly has a love for art and sculpture which was reflected in this wonderful tour experience. His...More

Thank Fred B
KeysOfItaly, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Keys of Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Fred B, Thank you for your review! We will let Riccardo know that you have appreciated the tour and we are so glad for it! The Accademia Gallery is not a big museum, but includes a lot of masterpieces that not everyone knows. The...More

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lcolquhoun
4 August 2018|
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Response from AG1954 | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours. But you must stay longer say about 4.
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