PRIVATE SKIP THE LINE FLORENCE ACCADEMIA TOUR

Real David Florence tour in the footsteps of Michelangelo. With skip the line entry and personalized attention from your expert guide learn the story behind David history and understand Michelangelo genius. Delve into the sights and stories that make Florence a must-see on any trip to Italy. Learn curiosities about Michelangelo and his rival Leonardo. Head straight into the Academia skipping the line. Face to face with the original David. Learn about the techniques involved in its creation. Marvel at its perfect beauty. Feel David comes alive as your art historian guide shares the extraordinary events surrounding Michelangelo most celebrated sculpture. Contact us for an intimate real David Florence tour experience.

* Private Half-Day Walking Tour
* Private Licensed Professional Guide
* Florence Historical Sites and Hidden Gems
* Academia Skip the Line Access

* Best Photo Ops

Real David Florence tour is the perfect introduction to this glorious Renaissance city in the company of a passionate guide. Stroll through Florence historic streets. Experience timeless gems. Gain insights into the history of the city. Pass by the long lines waiting to enter the Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo’s original David. Enjoy the art and history backgrounds of your guide who reveals the extraordinary history behind this celebrated masterpiece. The imposing statue of David which shows the genius of Michelangelo attracts the most attention within the museum. Made of an irregular block of marble the 17 foot high statue portrays the biblical King David before his battle against Goliath. Gaze at the artist other celebrated unfinished works.
Although David is the star attraction at the Accademia Gallery there are also four unfinished marble statues called the unfinished Slaves, or Prisoners. The artist gave each statue a distinct identity. The artworks were commissioned for the tomb of Pope Julius II who died before these were completed. Michelangelo believed the statues existed within the marble and his job was to reveal them. These four statues of human figures breaking out of the marble give the illusion that the slaves are trying to free themselves from the marble. Learn why Michelangelo never finished them.

Optional Upgrades to Enhance Your Private Tour

Tour Florence in Comfort and Style by Private Deluxe Vehicle

ADD ON Private English Speaking Licensed Driver and Deluxe A/C Vehicle

The beauty of a private guided car tour lies in the comfort and flexibility that it has to offer. With this optional upgrade guests have their own exclusive private vehicle, a separate driver and a separate guide for a total of 2 professional people at disposal for the whole length of the tour. A private vehicle and a driver is the perfect solution for those who want to tour in comfort and style. For those who want to see much more of Florence than can be seen on foot. The use of a private vehicle with a driver would maximize the experience helping with connections between the sights.

Enjoy the flexibility to tour at your own pace with the convenience of your friendly on-hand English speaking licensed driver. With this optional upgrade guests looking to maximize their precious holiday time get the benefit of having a private transportation service at disposal for the whole length of the guided tour including Florence hotel/apartment pick up and drop off. Our fully licensed insured a/c deluxe fleet is equipped with all the comforts and in compliance with the quality and safety standards required by the EU regulations.

Safety Alert. At the Accademia Gallery security measures including metal detectors have been introduced. Due to increased security measures some lines may form on tours with skip the line access. Because of the security measures, the lines for entry to the museum may be long during peak seasons and holidays. All visitors must pass through security checks and metal detectors. This cannot be skipped and a lengthy line can form. We can skip the ticket line but not the security check point that applies to all visitors, including those with skip the line access. To facilitate the security checks plan accordingly. Do not bring backpacks, or luggage into the museum. Small handbags are fine. Please consider leaving any items that need to be checked by security at the hotel to speed entry.

The Academia Gallery is free on the first Sunday of every month. There is NO skip the-line access on these days. Visitors will thus enter the Accademia Gallery WITHOUT priority admission.

For safety reasons even with booking reservations, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the Accademia Gallery museum.

The Academia closes on Mondays, Christmas Day, January 1st, August 15th.

Since skip the line Academia tickets sell out fast tour must be reserved well in advance.

Bags, purses, cameras, video cameras, umbrellas, buggies, strollers, pushchairs, mobile phones must be left at the Accademia Gallery cloakroom.
No drinks are allowed into the Academia Gallery, so these must be left in your checked backpack/bag.
Taking pictures inside the Accademia Gallery is not allowed, even without the use of a flash.

Do you combine people to share the tour?

All our tours are private, luxurious, and totally customized to suit your desires, which means that you do not share your tour with anyone else. Our private tours are exclusive to one booking party and we do not combine separate reservations to form groups

Do I need to make reservations for the Accademia Gallery?

Yes. Due to the museum popularity reservations to skip the line and do not waste your precious holiday time is highly recommended. Booking reservation for the Accademia Gallery to skip the line will be made by us on your behalf. Nancy Aiello will take care of the necessary reservation in advance so you do not need to worry. Please Note:Since skip the line Accademia Gallery tickets sell out fast tour must be reserved well in advance.

Do we skip the line to enter the Accademia Gallery?

Yes. This tour includes priority-entrance tickets to skip the line. Your tickets will be pre-booked and prepaid for fast hassle-free entry. line. Please Note: For safety reasons even with reservations there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum. However, no time will be wasted. Your experienced guide will use this time to provide an overview and contextualization for the tour.
Please Note: Since skip the line Accademia Gallery tickets sell out fast tour must be reserved well in advance.

What happens if a site is unexpectedly closed on the day of scheduled tour?

Florence museums are subject to closure due to assembly meetings, strikes or other factors without prior notice. While we regret these inconveniences, these rare unforeseen closures are beyond our control for which we cannot be held responsible therefore, no refunds will be issued. In these rare cases the museums may make change that may affect your tour, your guide will modify the itinerary and give you as complete a tour as possible working with the circumstances given and will do everything possible to make appropriate adjustments but if it is impossible to complete a part of the tour we regret that no compensation can be offered.

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