Enjoy a visit to the Accademy Gallery masterpieces without stress. Make your on-line reservation in advance to get in, avoiding the long lines at the entrance.
By reservation only (tour will take place rain or shine and from 1 participant onwards)
Details: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from NOVEMBER 1st to MARCH 31st - Daily from Tuesday to Sunday from APRIL 1st to OCTOBER 31st
Time: 11:15 am
Length: approx. 1 hour
Meeting point: in front of the Academy Gallery, via Ricasoli 58/60, 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
For the Close-up Florence and the Uffizi: in front of the Hard Rock Cafe, via Brunelleschi 1, just off piazza della Repubblica, 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
Fee: Free for children under 6 years old.
Price includes: guided tour, pre-booking and entrance fee, earphones for groups with more than 15 participants.
MAJOR ADVANTAGE: the visit uses one single language at a time. Scheduled entry, no need to queue. Don’t waste precious time waiting in long lines. Enter with us.
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 fixing 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 dating 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.