Guided tour

Academia Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with a Professional Guide

4.7 / 5

86 reviews

Activity provider: StarFlorence

Academia Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with a Professional Guide

Activity provider: StarFlorence

From US$ 47.80 per person

A guided tour of the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze with a professional and friendly guide, where you will experience Michelangelo's David as well as other prominent Renaissance artworks.

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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, German, French, English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available


  • Skip the line with your ticket
  • View Michelangelo's sculpture David in person
  • Learn from a passionate and art-loving local guide
Full description
The Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze is best known as the home of Michelangelo's sculpture David. Admire other sculptures by Michelangelo and a large collection of paintings by Florentine artists, mostly from the period 1300-1600, the Trecento to the Late Renaissance. Your locally qualified guides will introduce you to this museum and show you works of art created by important masters of the Renaissance, with a special focus on David and other sculptures by Michelangelo. Also discover the "Hall of the prisoners". It is an area in this gallery that takes its name from the four large sculptures of male nudes known as the prisoners (or the “slaves”) that were designed by Michelangelo for the tomb of Pope Julius II, and you will definitely discover a lot more on this informative guided tour.
  • Skip-the-line entry tickets
  • Guide
  • Radio system to hear the guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You will receive the confirmation at the time of booking
  • Wheelchairs and strollers are allowed on the tour
  • The skip-the-line access is guaranteed, even during peak season (except in the event of delays or strikes by the museum management)
  • The tour requires a minimum number of guests to run
  • If you arrive after the tour start time you will not be able to join and rescheduling or refunds are not possible
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. In such a case, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund
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4.7 /5

based on 86 reviews

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We had Marco as a guide to the academia museum. This was a great way to skip the line, for tickets and get into the museum. Our guide was great, he was very knowledgeable, and gracefully lead us through crowded spaces. We hit the highlights as a group and then had time to go about the museum on our own. We were able to buy tickets the day before and would have otherwise not been able to get in without waiting in huge lines.

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July 4, 2019

Amazing guide and worth every penny!

I thought seeing David would be underwhelming, but honestly, it was one of our favorite things we did in Florence. It was made better because our guide was SO great. He explained all of the noteworthy pieces of art in the museum, in addition to David. We learned so much and also didn’t have to wait in the line to get in. Worth every penny!

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May 23, 2019

W małej 4 osobowej grupce zostaliśmy oprowadzenie przez przewodnik, która cierpliwie odpowiadała na nasze pytania i przekazała wiele ciekawostek na temat Michała Anioła. Brak kolejek i dużo przekazanej wiedzy warte swojej ceny. W efekcie nasz pobyt w Akademik trwał 2h. Serdecznie polecam.

July 15, 2022


Product ID: 175989