Skip the Line Last Entry Florence Accademia Tour with Statue of David

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Location: Florence
Category: Attractions / Museums
Duration: 105.0 minutes
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Currency: EUR
Language: English
TimeZone: Europe/Rome
Highlights - Step inside the Accademia it begins to empty and be among the last of the day to take a tour in a more serene atmosphere.
- See Michelangelo’s iconic ‘David’ in a low crowd setting, allowing you to truly appreciate the piece and its history.
- Learn the story of Michelangelo Buonarroti and see his unfinished ‘Slaves’.
- Discover masterpieces along with the lesser-known gems of the museum’s collection with an expert guide.
- Marvel at the magnificent Duomo and take in the Doors of the Baptistery dubbed the ‘Gates of Paradise’ at the Piazza del Duomo.
- Take in the best of the Accademia with a small group of maximum 15 people.
Summary
Step into the Florence Accademia as the busy daytime crowds begin to disperse and the museum empties for the evening. Once inside you’ll see Michelangelo’s ‘David’ along with his lesser-known works, which you’ll discover with the expertise of a guide fully versed in Italian art history. On this specialized tour you’ll explore the best collection of Renaissance art in the world with an intimate group and a carefully crafted, unique itinerary.
Description
Tickets to Michelangelo’s David are like Florentine gold-dust! One of the most famous statues in the world, it’s also one of the most crowded. Luckily, this specially-timed tour takes advantage of last entry tickets to the Accademia, meaning that you can experience the masterpieces, without the usual daytime crowds.

Begin by strolling inside the Accademia for a unique encounter with the iconic ‘David’. Hear fascinating details about Michelangelo’s turbulent life and let yourself be immersed in the story behind his monumental masterpiece. Without the hoards that usually surround it, you’ll be able to fully take in the significance of the artist’s work in peace.

Of course, like any genius Michelangelo started many more works than he actually finished. You’ll have the chance to see his unfinished ‘Slaves’ for an unparalleled insight into his creative process.

That’s not all. Many more dramatic works of Renaissance art await including the Rape of the Sabines, and the plaster casts of Lorenzo Bartolini, all of which will be brought to life by an expert guide fully versed in Italian art history.

Your tour will finish with a visit to the Piazza del Duomo where you’ll see the Florence Duomo and some of the city’s most impressive architecture, including the Baptistery Doors which Michelangelo termed the ‘Gates of Paradise’. This is a perfect spot to continue your day with a meal or a drink, and your guide will provide you with plenty of top recommendations to try out. 

For lovers of art, history and architecture, this unique last entry tour of the Accademia is just the ticket. 


Commentary English: Guide
Included Last entry tickets to the Florence Accademia (David)
Expert English-speaking guide
Headsets
Excluded Gratuities
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Know before you book Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
Know before you go Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure.
Please note that guests can only carry small handbags inside the Accademia. Larger backpacks and big pointy umbrellas are not allowed. Please also note there is no cloakroom inside the Accademia Gallery.
Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
Additional Information
  • Gratuities to guides are appreciated but never obligatory.
Health Items

Operating Info

Product Start Date 2020-04-01
Product End Date 2020-10-31
Booking Cut-off 2 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 15 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Availability Notes

From To Notes
June 22, 2020 August 31, 2020 5:00 PM Departure - Not running
September 01, 2020 September 30, 2020 5:00 PM Departure - Sun, Fri (except: 06 Sep 2020)
October 01, 2020 October 31, 2020 5:00 PM Departure - Not running

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 43.7779791, 11.2590351
Address: Piazza San Marco, Florence, 50121, IT
Directions: https://www.google.de/maps/place/Piazza+San+Marco,+50121+Firenze,+Italy/@43.7779791,11.2590351,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x132a541b5d55a899:0xfadb5139f44412d9
Notes: This is a centrally-located square adjacent to Via degli Arazzieri and Via Giorgio la Pira, about 1/3 mile north of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral.
Start Location Notes Piazza San Marco, Florence, 50121, IT
End Location Address Accademia Gallery, 60, Via Ricasoli, 58, Florence, 50122, IT
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 43.7768305, 11.2569794
Address: Accademia Gallery, 60, Via Ricasoli, 58, Florence, 50122, IT
Notes:
Start Location Notes Piazza San Marco, Florence, 50121, IT
End Location Address Accademia Gallery, 60, Via Ricasoli, 58, Florence, 50122, IT

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 72 hours
Cancellation Notes: Cancellations received greater than 72 hours prior to tour commencement are fully refundable. Cancellations received within 72 hours of tour commencement are nonrefundable. Amendment requests are subject to availability and price changes. Late arrivals and no shows are nonrefundable. This is applicable to any tour participant that fails to arrive, or arrives after tour departure.

Pricing

2020 PRICING RETAIL PRICE NET RATE
Adult 15-99 years €49.00 Available on request
Child 2-14 years €44.00 Available on request
Infant 0-1 years €0.00 Available on request

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Other Information

Terms and Conditions

Before you travel, please read our important notes about possible disruptions & site entrance requirements.

Voucher Info

Mobile tickets will be accepted

FAQ Can I take photographs of Michelangelo’s ‘David’?

Currently you can – guards at the Accademia have relaxed rules around photography inside the gallery so you are allowed to take photos of David, although we cannot guarantee how long this will last.

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption