David may be world famous, yet few people know the extraordinary history behind Michelangelo’s stunning Renaissance statue. Widely considered the most important and impressive work of art ever created, David has many stories to tell, from the saga of his commission, to his birth from a massive and long-neglected slab of quarried marble, and finally to his logistically complex placement in Florence.
Michelangelo’s David Tour-The stories
Hear these stories and more, including tales of the tormented genius and miserly ways of Michelangelo, arguably the most talented master of the Renaissance, on ArtViva’s visit to the Accademia Museum. As with all ArtViva’s pre-booked tours, enjoy the fastest possible museum access in the company of a passionate local guide eager to make your experience unforgettable.
Highlights of the Original David Tour include:
- Enjoy the fastest possible access to the Accademia museum in the company of a great guide
- See the David by Michelangelo, a must-see masterpiece in Florence considered by many as the greatest piece of art ever made
- Our David tour will tell you about the amazing creation of Michelangelo’s statue plus an exclusive introduction to other works by Michelangelo
- Discover the interesting history of the marble, where Michelangelo carved his famous statue and the original place it was supposed to be positioned
- Hear about Michelangelo – a fascinating and difficult genius, a tormented poet and one of the most talented masters of the Renaissance who died a miserly multi-millionaire
- Experience an exclusive introduction to his other famous works and much more
- Accademia ticket price and museum reservation fees included in the price, with no hidden extras
David tour with skip-the-line
The most famous sculpture in the world, a must-see masterpiece in Florence. Listen to stories about its amazing creation. Hear about the artist – Michelangelo, a fascinating and difficult genius, who died a miserly multi-millionaire. See where Michelangelo carved the David as well as enjoying an exclusive introduction to his other famous works.
The Original David Tour & Accademia Museum-Exclusive Private Tour?
You can choose to do the Original David & Accademia Tour as a private or small shared group experience.