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Florence and Fiesole Tour with Optional Visit to the Accademia Gallery
"Visit Piazzale Michelangelo and see the most amazing view over the city. Take plenty of pictures before continue on to Fiesole.On the drive to Fiesole you will have the chance to see suburban areas hard to reach on foot but still historically and artistically relevant. You will see the exterior of many different places such as Fortezza da Basso Piazza della Libertà San Domenico Church Fiesole Piazzale Donatello
From EUR38.00
 
Florence Sightseeing Tour with Skip-the-Line Options to the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries
"Wondering how much of Florence you can experience in a day? Enjoy your choice of a half-day morning or afternoon tour or a full-day tour of this incredible Renaissance city. See top attractions such as Piazzale Michelangelo the Duomo and a skip-the-line entry to the Accademia Gallery or Uffizi Gallery. See the Itinerary section below for descriptions of each tour option and don’t forget to upgrade your ticket to include an Italian lunch.""""Explore the Renaissance city of Florence with this half- or full-day sightseeing tour. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour and with an expert guide see top Florence sights such as the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria
From EUR53.00
 
Private Tour: Florence Sightseeing Tour
"MORNING TOUR:Drive along the romantic Viale dei Colli to Piazzale Michelangelo and stop to admire panoramic views of the city. Proceed by car through the city center followed by an outdoor guided tour of the Duomo complex: Giotto's bell tower the Baptistery with its bronze doors including Porta del Paradiso and the exterior of the Cathedral with its magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi. A short walk through the streets of Florence brings you to the Galleria dell Accademia (*) where you can adm taking in Fiesole a delightful town set on the overlooking hills in the Arno Valley. Continue to the old city center to visit the Franciscan Church of Santa Croce (exterior). A short walk through historic Florence brings you to the Piazza Signoria where you can admire the Palazzo Vecchio (exterior) and Loggia dei Lanzi. Continue with a guided tour of the Galleria degli Uffizi (**) and admire paintings by Botticelli Michelangelo
From EUR96.00

Galleria dell'Accademia Tips (81)

Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze

the most popular museum in all of Florence will be the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze (Gallery of the Academy of Florence), located a stone's throw away from Piazza San Marco. This is where the...
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machomikemd
Jun 27, 2016

That big naked guy

They come here in hordes; in droves; in mutlitudes. Thousands and thousands of tourists mob the doors of the Accademia every year to see what is possibly the world’s most famous sculpture....
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goodfish
Mar 04, 2016

More than David...

It is indeed wonderful to be in the Galleria di Accademia and a unique experience to see and admire David with our own eyesBut once there, there are other extraordinary creations worth of our...
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EviP
May 02, 2015

David, of course

Yes, David once more.....Already seen and talked about , however worth mentioning once more....meeting Michelangelo's masterpiece is an appointment with history.To respect an enjoy it at the coolest,...
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EviP
May 02, 2015

Accademia

This important museum in Florence holds a wealth of art. But what draw the hordes is a giant nude statue carved out of a used black of carrara marble. The giant nude statue is none other than David,...
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roamer61
Jan 07, 2015

Galleria dell'Accademia

Although the Galleria dell’Accademia is a little far from Florence’s other art museums, it still attracts many people every year. Since 1784, the museum has been inspiring the art students of Florence...
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hungariangirl896
Sep 13, 2014

Accademia & Michaelangelo

Most people come to Florence and have a visit to the Accademia on their must-see list for one statue only – the statue that has come to symbolize Florence: Michelangelo’s David.This massive 13 foot...
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brendareed
Jun 16, 2014

The Accademia

Founded in 1563, this art museum house the one of the finest collections of sculpture and painting in Florence. Its most famous piece is Micheangelo's David. Photography is not allowed so the...
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Jim_Eliason
Dec 06, 2013

Fraud

Academia gallery is a fraud!...the entrance ticket costs the same as the uffizi galery and you have alot alot alot less to see. You can say that you pay €11 to see the David's statue...all together...
lmcpbp
Jul 30, 2012

Galleria dell'Accademia

First of all, get a reservation. I didn't even wait in line 2 minutes. I just walked right in past a very large line of those without reservations. Personally I feel it was worth paying a little extra...
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SullyBiz
May 09, 2012

What Can I Say, Look Away

There is not much a hack like me can add to the volumes of things written about the David.I do have a bit of advice about a great thing to do while you are there. Stand aside and look away from the...
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RoscoeGregg
Dec 12, 2011

Galleria d'ell Accademia - David's Home

The Accademia is one of the most important museums in all of Italy with the Uffizi, also in Florence, being another one of the most important museums in all of Italy. Of course this is the home of the...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Ospedale Degli Innocenti

Although most people, like myself, are drawn to this hospital because it was done by Filippo Brunelleschi, it is still providing care for little ones, as it has done for 500 years. It comes from a...
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Piazza Santissima Annunziata

This gentle little piazza was my favorite in all of Florence and largely free of tourists as it’s tucked away in an area not many of them venture to: fine with me. It is, however, spittin’ distance...
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Palazzo Medici

The Medici family ruled Florence for many years. In the late 1400s, Cosimo I began building his new home in town, which to the horror of other merchants who were jealous of the Medici wealth through...
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Campanile Di Giotto

The bell tower is famous and everything has been said about it, still, if you are in good health and have no problem climbing a lot of stairs, the view from the top is outstanding! you will be able to...
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Piazza Del Duomo

The Piazza Del Duomo Surrounds the famous three structures of the Cathedral of the Santa Maria del Fiore of which is the Cathedral, the famous Giotto Bell Tower and the Florence Baptistry and other...
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Loggia Del Bigallo

Loggia del Bigallo is a late Gothic structure that housed the Compagnia della Misericordia (The Company of Mercy), which commissioned local architect and sculptor Alberto Arnoldi who built it in...
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Getting to Galleria dell'Accademia

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Via Bettino Ricasoli, 60, 50122 Firenze, Italy

Hours

  • Sunday 08:00 to 18:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 18:30
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 18:30
  • Thursday 08:00 to 18:30
  • Friday 08:00 to 18:30
  • Saturday 08:00 to 18:30

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