Michelangelo’s David Tour – The Real Life David – A Private David Tour
Visit the real original Michelangelo David sculpture
Did you know there are 3 copies of David in Florence? The original statue is in the Accademia Gallery
On this tour you’ll hear dramatic stories of Michelangelo’s commission and the very long journey of a discarded piece of marble which eventually became his masterpiece
With our guides you can get up close to the sculpture and discover details you wouldn’t on your own. Study the fingers, toes and facial features and what they mean or stories behind them.
The Private Original David Tour
Skip the line, fastest entry to the Accademia gallery
Meet your guide who will take you through Florence to the gallery with fun and engaging stories
Ask as many questions as you like and engage with the guide directly
This Private David Tour includes:
An exclusive introduction to the Galleria dell’Accademia, containing Michelangelo’s masterpiece as well as other collections
The tales of Michelangelo’s life will be recounted to you, the tormented artist who while becoming a millionaire lived a poet, artist, and genius in poverty
David wasn’t created in a conventional way, you’ll hear about its creation and origin, why it took so long and the journey to its completion.
You’ll also discover Michelangelo’s other works and other collections in the museum
Learn about the poetry of the four slave sculptures, purposely unfinished writhing sculptures representing man’s eternal attempt to escape his physical restraints…to reach the divine, as the artist does.
The Accademia Gallery in Florence and the streets of Florence with Michelangelo’s traces
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
PLEASE NOTE – Persons under 18 now are required to bring their original ID with them to the tour for museum entry
Most of our customers enjoy having the benefits of a private tour. You have your own guide. You can have rest stops when you like. We can tailor the tour to suit your needs and preferences. We always choose the best guide for your needs, whether you are a family, an art school, or a company doing an incentive event.
All our tours except our Sex, Drugs and Renaissance tour are kid friendly. When doing a private tour with us, you have your own guide, so tell us in the notes of the booking the ages of your kids and we will tailor the tour and choose a guide that’s great for kids for you. We also have 4 special kids’ tours in Florence.
We are offering mainly Private and some Semi-private tours at the moment. We do not offer many semi private small group tours anymore due to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The difference between Private and Semi-private is that the private tours are fully private tours with your own guide and the Semi-private are small shared group tours where individuals can join others.
You won’t have to wait in line with the rest of the visitors that do not have a reservation, there is a separate entrance for people who have skip-the-line reservation but you still have to go through security check and there might be a line for that.
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