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. 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:
Easy access to the Museum, the famous David with a great guide!
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 Accademia Gallery in Florence, streets of Florence where are Michelangelo's signs
The finer details of the Original David Tour:
Prices: Adults - 36 euro; Students (6-17 yrs) - 26 euro*; Children & Infants (0-5 yrs) - free.
Meeting point: Our Office Via Sassetti, 1 in Florence's city centre (see map and directions on how to find us).
Meeting time and dates: 4.45 pm Tuesday to Saturday throughout March to November (plus 2nd-5th Sundays from 1 April to 31 October).
In Italy, tipping is not as common in restaurants as it is in North America. You will sometimes see on your bill that a “coperto” or service fee is already included...
Due to new security measures at the Duomo, all visitors must go through a metal detector for security check. Being a new system, there is only one entry and limited security personnel, as such the lines can be quite long. In case of very long