Florence: Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Aperitivo (Happy Hour)

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Florence: Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Aperitivo (Happy Hour)

Durations: 1 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+


Languages: English

Explore the gallery and focus on David’s sculpture of Michelangelo - along with aperitivo!

From £ 56.61 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    A guided tour of the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze with a professional and friendly guide, where you will experience Michelangelo's David as well as other prominent Renaissance artworks.

    Tour Highlights 

    • Accademia Gallery skip-the-line ticket, don't waste your time queuing for the whole day!
    • The home of Michelangelo's original sculpture David
    • A passionate and art-lover local guide 

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Florence: Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Aperitivo (Happy Hour)

    The locally qualified guide will introduce you to this museum revealing all the secrets about David, and the other masterpieces hosted in it. After that quick detour, the guide will lead you to the Hall of the Colossus to see the works of art of Giambologna’s “Rape of the Sabines”, Cassone Adimari, Domenico Ghirlandaio’s solemn “St. Stephen between St. James and St. Peter”, then onto the main Hall of the Prisoners to learn more about the unfinished statues by Michelangelo “Slaves”, and the friendship and mutual influence with artist like Fra’ Bartolomeo, Pontormo, Granacci, etc.. 
    Later, the guide will spend time at The Tribune, sharing all the information of the world-famous statue of Michelangelo “David's Statue” and the Tribune Left Wing "Allori’s Coronation of the Virgin Mary". 
    Finally, the guide will also introduce you to the Gipsoteca Bartolini the plaster casts of the Reclining Venus, Arnolfo, Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Monaco, Documentation center on the first floor. 
    The tour takes about an hour, the perfect amount to see the highlights inside the museum without feeling overwhelmed. You can also return to anything you might want to see again, including the David, after the tour ends.
    At your convenience, after the guided tour to Brunelleschi's Dome, you can have an Aperitivo ( Happy Hour) from the Oldest Cafe in Florence and you will enjoy this Italian Aperitivo ( Happy Hour) and this will make your stay in Florence an unforgettable one. This Italian  Aperitivo ( Happy Hour) includes 1 spritz or 1 prosecco or 1 soft drink with finger food.  All you have to do is to present the tour voucher and enjoy the Aperitivo ( Happy Hour) in an Italian way.

  4. What's Included

    • Official certified guide
    • Radio system to hear the guide
    • Entrance Ticket with reservation
    • We guarantee "Skip the Line" even during peak season, except in the event of delays or strikes by the museum management  
    • An Aperitivo ( Happy Hour ) which includes: 1 spritz, or prosecco, or soft drink with finger food

  5. What's Excluded

    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation to/from attractions  

  6. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
    • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A small amount of walking is involved
    • The tour is accessible by wheelchair
    • "Skip-the-line" access is guaranteed, even during peak season (except in the event of delays or strikes by the museum management)
    • Please note that the tour requires a minimum number of guests to run
    • Please note that if you arrive after the tour start time you will not be able to join and will not be refunded or have your tour rescheduled
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, in the event of this occurring you will be offered an alternative or full refund  
    • The Voucher can be used at your convenience during the hours where the Aperitivo ( Happy Hour ) is offered.
    • The Aperitivo ( Happy Hour ) voucher with details can be collected at the tour meeting point or in Tour Operator's Office.   

  7. Requirements

    • Please note that a valid Identification Document is needed to be carried along with the customers.
    • We recommend to wear comfortable footwear.      

  8. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 48 hours or less before event

  9. Gallery