Guided tours of the Accademia Gallery and Michelangelo's David, Florence, Italy
tickitaly.com have partnered with a long-established Florentine tour operator in order to offer a guided viewing of Michelangelo's statue of David in the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence, Italy. There are two reasons for this. Firstly, you may prefer to opt for a guided tour as a preference - a way to gain a deeper understanding of this most famous of pieces. Secondly, it's a further attempt to minimise the number of 'sorry, fully booked' messages that we have to send out in response to summertime Accademia availability requests. Oh, and don't forget - no queuing! We offer similar tours of the Uffizi Gallery, and, should you be interested in tours of both galleries, a combined reduced-priced ticket as well as a combined tour with lunch in-between.
The tour lasts approximately an hour and a quarter, and takes in some other lesser-known pieces by Michelangelo as well as David himself; all you need to do is arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour starts, enjoy the sensation of bypassing the queues, present your voucher, and you'll be inside the Accademia, ready to discover David in the presence of an expert guide. Once the tour is over you are welcome to stay inside the gallery and continue exploring at your own pace.
Tours are available in English, Italian, French, German and Spanish and occasionally are conducted in two languages. Children up to and including the age of 5 pay nothing, all other tickets are full priced ones.
Simply select the ideal date for your visit using the calendar below. Next, click the green button and our system will automatically present you with the relevant ticket options and pricing for that date. Tickets are fully inclusive and are all 'skip the line' tickets (you'll find some additional information further down this page).
For groups of more than fifteen people it is obligatory to use the 'Whisper' audio system. Your guide will be talking into a small microphone and you'll each be listening on special earpieces. This is included in the price.
(Do remember that dates are in European (day-month-year) format, and that the Accademia Gallery is always closed on Mondays.)
Simply select the ideal date for your visit by clicking on the calendar to the left*.
Once you've selected a date on the calendar we'll show you the ticket options that are available, one or more of which may be of interest to you.
HOW YOU'LL GET YOUR TICKETS:
To reserve an Accademia Gallery guide tour, just fill out the booking form, supply us with credit card details, and we'll do the rest. There will be no charge whatsoever until we confirm your reservation. We'll then point you to our secure page, where you can print out your entry voucher. Print it out, take it with you to the Accademia and present it at the pre-arranged meeting point. As simple as that!
The tour lasts approximately 75 minutes, after which time you're free to continue exploring the gallery under your own steam. The price includes the entrance ticket, the guide and the audio system that is compulsory for groups of more than ten people - this is necessary to avoid a battle-to-be-heard between various tour groups.
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