A pleasant walk in Florence is just what you need as an introduction to the city and its spectacular heritage. A private guided tour through the Accademia Gallery museum can help the visitor understand Michelangelo’s genius, especially as a sculptor.
This tour is the most impressive walking tour of the city center, for the best price. Hear little known stories of Michelangelo
, discover Da Vinci’s thoughts on revolutionizing the town, and astounding events that shocked the Florentines.
Experience one of the most important and charming cities of the world heritage of the UNESC
O. Discover the heritage and breathtaking beauty of Florence’s city center with a professional and witty tour guide. Explore the historic and architectural evolution from the Roman foundation through the medieval century to the glorious Renaissance
up to modern day Florence. Walk the steps trod by some of the greatest minds and artists.See Piazza della Signoria
with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio, the Duomo, the Baptistery with its ‘Gates of Paradise’, Giotto’s independent bell tower, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church, Pontevecchio Bridge and the secret Vasari Corridor
, as well as the famed shopping streets and the Oltrarno – the fourth and last district and the manual crafts neighborhood.Immerse yourself in the art of Michelangelo
. Learn about his most renowned work, the“David”
and his other impressive works of art such as “I Prigioni’’, “San Matteo’’
, and the“Palestrina Pietà”
. Young Michelangelo
carved David from a huge block of rough marble over three years, creating a sculpture of absolute beauty. An icon of the Renaissance he depicted a magnificent nude young man at the height of his physical vigor, with intense expression of strength and courage, originating from David’s absolute faith in God, rose as a symbol of power and invincibility of the Florentine Republic in its prime. The Gallery hosts other masterpieces by this famed artist.
A private guided tour through this museum can help the visitor understand Michelangelo’s genius, especially as a sculptor.
Inside the Accademia Gallery you will see the Prisoners, four unfinished sculptures by Michelangelo; commissioned to adorn Pope Julius II tomb in Rome, the Pietà Palestrina and the Saint Matthew.
This tour can be tailored to visitor’s personal taste and request.
Standard schedule includes a detailed explanation on Michelangelo’s life, history, his work in Florence and Rome and his artistic genius and evolution that is well represented by his numerous works, here, at the Accademia Gallery.
- Highlights: David by Michelangelo, the Prisoners, the Pietà Palestrina and the Saint Matthew
- What’s included: 4 hours walking tour, Licensed English speaking guide. Entrance Tickets to the Accademia Gallery
- Available: Every day except on Mondays
- Persons: Min 1- Max 10.
- Price per tour: on request.