Highlights / General details
Why is the David the most recognizable symbol of Florence and what did he represent in his time? How did the genius of Michelangelo meet the challenge of extracting the pathos of a being and fxing it forever in time in the Pietà, or the famous Prisoners who still seem to struggle free from their marble blocks?
Have a close encounter with these timeless works of art and get the inside story of the life and times of this consummate artist. The Academy also houses an important collection of paintings from the 14th to the 16th century, plaster casts of famous statues daiting back to the 19th century, and impressive holdings of Russian icons.
Linger as long as you like; at the end of the tour, you are welcome to remain in the gallery on your own until closing time.
Languages available: English, Spanish, French, German.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily, except Monday (April-October); Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (November-March); Departs at 11:15am.
Approximately 1 hour.
Meeting Point: Accademia Gallery, Booked Tickets Entrance Gate.
Free for children under 6 years.
This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate (4 person minimum Dec. 1 - 31).
Guests are requested to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**