Situated in the heart of the city, the Galleria dell' Accademia houses Michelangelo’s David, one of the world’s most famous statues. The museum’s paintings and sculptures are a tribute to the Renaissance. Giambologna’s famous Rape of the Sabine Women, the Dispute of the Immaculate Conception by Carlo Portelli and other paintings and sculptures of the Renaissance exhibited here demonstrate the spirit of freedom and artistic expression which spread from Italy to the rest of Europe.
The Galleria dell' Accademia’s splendid collection of Renaissance paintings and sculptures is the hallmark of Florence.
Daily except Monday
This tour does not operate on the first Sunday of every month
1 hourStart time
Meet your guide at the entrance of Accademia Gallery Museum, look for an representative with a “Caf Tour & Travel” yellow sign.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Tour ends at Galleria dell' Accademia
Your guide will meet you outside the Galleria dell' Accademia at 10:15am.
Your expert guide will take you through the Galleria dell' Accademia. Founded in 1784, the museum houses paintings and sculptures by the great Florentine Masters of the 14th and 15th centuries whose works have made Florence the art capital of the world. The museum’s main draw is Michelangelo’s David, probably the most famous statue in the world.
The museum contains works of many of the Renaissance Masters of the 15th and 16th centuries, including Paolo Uccello, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Sandro Botticelli and Andrea del Sarto.
You will have a 1 hour guided tour after which time you are free to stay and explore at your leisure. The tour ends inside the museum.
Passengers have to reach meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure.
Due to security reasons, the Accademia Gallery authorities have set certain access rules for visitors to be followed.
- Drinking is not permitted inside the exhibition. However, you are allowed to carry water bottles not exceeding 0.5 litres. All kinds of bottled or canned beverages will be confiscated by the concerned authorities.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 people (English speaking) or 4 people (Spanish, French, German & Italian Speaking). Should this minimum number not be met for your chosen tour every effort will me made to move you to another date, should this not be possible we will offer you a full refund.
Your tour group will go in the group entrance. While there may still be a short wait it will be far shorter than when joining the regular queue.
The tour guide's knowledge of art and history made the experience at the Galleria so enjoyable. It was a highlight of our two days in Florence. Not to be missed....Andrea Cardey, United States, 04/Apr/2014
I had wanted to see 'David' for most of my adult life. This was a truly magical experience. It was very easy to get around the Gallery. - no stairs and few people so ur viewing...Judith Herman, Australia, 04/Sep/2016