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David and Duomo Tour: Early Accademia and Skip the Line Dome Climb

  • Use fast-entry tickets at the Accademia Gallery and Florence Duomo
  • Make use of privileged access inside Florence Duomo and enjoy close-up views
  • Go straight to Michelangelo’s David on a tour of the Accademia Gallery
David and Duomo Tour: Early Accademia and Skip the Line Dome Climb
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David and Duomo Tour: Early Accademia and Skip the Line Dome Climb
With a wealth of Renaissance history and art, Florence gets busy. Maximise your sightseeing time and avoid the crowds with skip-the-line tours of two of the city’s top landmarks, Florence Duomo and the Accademia Galley, home to Michelangelo’s David. You’ll even have time to visit Florence Baptistery and the duomo’s museum and terraces, too. The tour is led by a local guide and numbers are capped at 15 for a small-group experience.
What to Expect
In the early morning, you’ll head to Piazza San Marco to meet your guide and head straight inside Florence’s Accademia Gallery with your skip-the-line ticket. Make your way straight to the masterpiece of Michelangelo’s David, and hear how the statue came to symbolize the Florentine Republic, before you admire the artist’s unfinished I Prigioni works.

Stroll onward to Florence Baptistery to learn about the Medici, the de facto rulers of Renaissance Florence -- many of whom were baptised in the monument. From the baptistery, you’ll step inside the Florence Duomo museum and step back in time as you see how the original façade once looked. Head into the duomo itself, and get close-up looks at some of the sites that are roped-off to the general public.

Finish on a high note as you ascend to the duomo’s terraces and climb a little further, if you wish to reach the top. Your tour ends at the terraces.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very pleased with quality of tour

We visited Rome and Florence and took Walks of Italy tours in both locations. We were super pleased with both tours and found them super interesting! The only slight disappointment was that the Duomo was so crowded that we were not able to get in...More

Thank asoya
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
Highly recommend

Educational and entertaining, ask for Bernardo if you can, to add that extra something special to your tour. 😉 Like most companies, WofI also uses headsets which is a total game changer and I find them to be totally reasonably priced and well worth it....More

Thank Gazelle27
Reviewed 25 May 2018
Our tour guide was FANTASTIC!

Great walking tour around Florence. Highly recommend. Our tour guide was so passionate and knowledgeable about the David, my kids really enjoyed that. We got to see parts of Florence we wouldn't have known to look for. Really worth the time.

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile
Worth a try

Great trip and the tour guide vast knowledge of the history of the duomo and David was very informative, I wish they would have included a stop at piazzale Michelangelo and given its backdrop and story with the history of Florence , hence the four...More

Thank Suszane K
Reviewed 3 April 2018
A Must see and do!!!

This tour get you into to see the David Sculpture ahead of the crowds. If you have a limited time in the city you really can not wast too much time in line doing nothing. This company is very good and the guides are generally...More

Thank LFA11111
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